ASW Students Head to Romania for Language Conference

by Annabell Werner From Wednesday, 22nd to Friday, 26th of March, ASW took part in the first Beyond Bilingual Conference, in Oradea, Romania. The conference was held by the Colegiul National Emanuil Godju, a public school in Oradea. The trip was mostly about integration and interaction between students from different schools and offered many activities such as biking, swimming, horse riding, sightseeing, and a video … Continue reading ASW Students Head to Romania for Language Conference

The Old College Try: A Look at the International School College Application

By Shayla Sandoval and Tina Nguyen For many high school students around the world, much of the motivation to achieve top grades, participate in a variety of extracurriculars, and spend hours studying for standardized tests all amount to one goal: college. In the second installment of a joint American School of Warsaw-Hong Kong International School series on international education, Shayla Sandoval (12) and Tina Nguyen … Continue reading The Old College Try: A Look at the International School College Application

IB Mock Exams: Good Practice and Absolute Torture

by Adrianna Carter Last week a large crowds of students could be seen outside of the MPR throughout the day. Signs asked passerby to be quiet. The reason: Mock Exams. Every year in March, the seniors sit a condensed version of the IB Exams, dubbed “Mocks.” According to Mr. Beach, the IBDP Coordinator, the Mocks give students the chance to experience writing the exams in … Continue reading IB Mock Exams: Good Practice and Absolute Torture

Grade 11 Investigates Some Seriously Chocolatey Science

by Jeong Bin Lee On Tuesday, March 21, the 11th grade complete their group IV science project; this year’s students solemnly investigated the various physical, chemical, and rheological properties of chocolate. There were numerous groups, each holding a distinct goal and a thesis. Amy Oh’s group determined to look at how cocoa affects heart rate and blood pressure. “To do this we had 3 participants … Continue reading Grade 11 Investigates Some Seriously Chocolatey Science

Varsity Boys Basketball Takes 4th in Bucharest

by Annabell Werner From Wednesday, March 8th to Saturday, March 11th, Varsity Boys basketball travelled to Bucharest, where they finished 4th in the CEESA tournament. From the beginning of the season the Varsity Boys looked very much forward to competing in the CEESA tournament happening in the end of the season. Getting closer to their meet, the team got closer and created “a special bond amongst them”, … Continue reading Varsity Boys Basketball Takes 4th in Bucharest