by Natalia Sosna and Vera Jagielski On Friday, September 21st , the ASW seniors attended their annual senior retreat. Against all odds, including initial doubts about whether the retreat would take place at all, the senior advisory team was able to create a comprehensive plan for a one-day retreat on the ASW campus. But what exactly is the senior retreat? This activity is the … Continue reading Opinion: A Special Retreat for a Special Year
by Zuzanna Kaczmarek and Abaigeal Lorge Like ASW, many schools are now open following the start of the new academic year. With the beginning of the new school year, many of the schools have chosen to implement strict regulations to protect the community. The most common guidelines include maintaining social distancing, the sanitization of hands and surfaces, and mask wearing. Margarida N., a student from … Continue reading Schools Reopen Around the World: How Is It Going So Far?
By Sofia Velkova and Alex Gliwinski As part of a global climate strike on Friday, Sept. 25th, the Polish branch of Fridays for Future, Młodzieżowy Strajk Klimatyczny, has called for a demonstration beginning at 11:00 AM at Plac Na Rozdrożu. Last September, four million people marched through the streets of their countries, many skipping school and work to do so. These people of all different … Continue reading Global Climate Strike Called for Friday
By Zofia Ciolek and Fiona Haze Among the many changes that students noticed when coming back to ASW for the 2020-2021 academic school year, the old water fountains had been replaced with Murdock (H₂O to go!) water fountains. According to Mr. Young (the Finance and Operations Director at ASW), the decision to purchase new water fountains “started in May in connection with COVID mitigation plans … Continue reading COVID Water Fountains: What Pushes ASW to Make Environmentally-Conscious Decisions?
by James Kim This Friday, ASW will see its first-ever on-campus Senior Retreat. According to Mr. Sheehan, the retreat will include many of the same activities as in previous years, despite the new social distancing rules. While the Senior Retreat is going ahead, other trips have been postponed while the school keeps an eye on the Corona Virus situation. Learn more details from Mr. Sheehan … Continue reading Senior Retreat Goes Ahead, Covid-Style