Games, Puzzles and Zoom Meetings — The State of Polish Quarantined Education

by Zofia Ciołek Right off the bat, the quarantine hit schools across Poland hard. If the school wasn’t privately funded, on top of the yearly rankings, or was simply in a rural area, the idea that now school would have to be run effectively for students to learn from home posed a great deal of stress on many parents, teachers and students. Most Polish schools … Continue reading Games, Puzzles and Zoom Meetings — The State of Polish Quarantined Education

A New Club at ASW? Yes: Warriors Weekly!

By Fiona haze A new club, known as Warriors Weekly, was recently started by Marci V. (11) and Annika J. (11) at ASW. Warriors Weekly is a club which is in association with Warrior News and is a “Weekly News Recap” discussing events at ASW. Annika J. (11) tells Warrior News that so far, the club has ten members: Marci, Ian, Leo, Fiona, Zofia C, … Continue reading A New Club at ASW? Yes: Warriors Weekly!

ZYGMUN Goes Online

by Marcell Veer As schools are cancelled around the world, and events shuttered, one activity seems to live on virtually. I am talking about Model United Nations.  This year, the third annual ZYGMUN conference was set to be held early April at the American School of Warsaw. After the recent restrictions on events being held in ASW, and the subsequent move to virtual school, the … Continue reading ZYGMUN Goes Online

The Quarantine Heads to Instagram

by Zuzanna Kaczmarek The American School of Warsaw shifted to online school on March 16th, having all of its students conduct self-isolation. To get through the stresses of social distancing, an Instagram account called @asw.quarantine was created. The account is controlled by a junior at ASW, Julia A. She is in charge of the account, however, Julia stresses that the page “wouldn’t be possible without … Continue reading The Quarantine Heads to Instagram

What is to be Done?: History and the Coronavirus

By Liliana Stansberry  Is COVID-19 an example of history repeating itself, a repeat of the Spanish influenza pandemic that occurred almost exactly 100 years ago?  How do these two deadly pandemics compare and what have we learned from the past that can help us battle this current global issue?  The Spanish Influenza pandemic began in January 1918 and lasted till December 1920 and infected a … Continue reading What is to be Done?: History and the Coronavirus