By Sabina Soltysik Every day walking around the premises of the school, I see plastic use everywhere. Plastic knives and forks are being overused; plastic cups are falling to the ground from the cup dispensers. Frustrated by this, I planned to investigate how much plastic the school actually uses. During a meeting with the School’s Director, Mr Zurfluh, I discovered that the school does not … Continue reading Editorial: How Much Plastic Does ASW Use? Nobody Knows.
by Alex Cyzsarz and Michał Korczewski Are you excited for Halloween? If you are we have good news for you! This year, the ASW high school is organizing two events to celebrate this magnificent holiday. The first is a Halloween parade, taking place on the 31st of October during the assembly. According to Bartek T. (12), who is part of the event-planning team, “Everyone should … Continue reading What does ASW have planned for Halloween?
by Diana Stoyanova Describing himself as a storyteller, Jordan Hattar came to speak at our school from the 9th to the 11th of October. Though he is only in his twenties, Jordan has developed ties with multiple refugee camps, worked as Michelle Obama’s intern in the White House, and started his own organization. He describes his main goal as “trying to put a human touch … Continue reading Jordan Hattar Returns to ASW
Welcome back to this month’s edition of “What’s in my backpack?” Our subject of today owns the same bag as half the girls in the school, including me, Haruka S! Haruka would describe her style as basic, however, it is apparent from what she wears, there is a little more to it than that. Bag Choice Fjallraven Kanken embellishes the center of Haruka’s backpack, “This … Continue reading Is Haruka’s Bag as Basic as She Says it Is?
by Anna Pesthy ASW’s UN day will be held this Thursday, the 19th of October. UN day calls attention to the United Nations. The main theme of this organization is to maintain international peace and security, and to protect human rights. The UN helps people to maintain their rights. As it famously declares in its founding Charter, “All human beings are born free and equal … Continue reading UN Day is Coming!
by Phoebe Sirotin The Anime Club was established two years ago by Miko Z. (12) and Qing Yu C. (12). According to Miko, the club was established because after having moved to ASW from the Hong Kong International School, he “missed [his] previous school’s Anime club.” Since then, participation has grown and the club now has 11 to 13 students attending each meeting. “I like … Continue reading The Anime Club in Action