by Zofia Ciołek It’s been just over nine world-changing months since Greta Thunberg, a high school activist for climate change, began her strike for a better future in front of Sweden’s main legislature building, the Riksdag. Almost immediately her bravery and perseverance became a worldwide sensation — and not only that, her protest for a better future inspired thousands of others to join the fight … Continue reading Are More Radical Solutions the Answer? – An Editorial
By Vera Jagieski In April ASW had a visitor from the non-profit substance abuse prevention organization Freedom Chemical Dependency. FCD is a non-profit substance abuse prevention organization, where all of the individuals are recovering addicts. The organization travels to schools to try and give the facts of what substance abuse truly is. With the individuals being former substance abusers themselves, it adds a more personal … Continue reading Who, What, and Why Was FCD at ASW?
By Fiona Haze, Jake Lupu, and Jemma Jones Have you ever wondered what changes will be made in the school mentality and facilities in the near future? According to Board of Trustees documents as well as an interview with ASW Director Mr. Zurfulh, by 2024 ASW will have gone through the process of bringing a new school vision into reality, as well as becoming a … Continue reading ASW Board Approves New Vision for the School
By Jeong Bin Lee There is a considerable bill to pay to be a student at the American School of Warsaw. So where does this tuition money go? To find out more about the school’s finances, Warrior News talked with Mr. James Young, ASW’s finance and operations director. Running ASW requires expenditures on vast resources and personnel, which in turn requires generating considerable revenue. For … Continue reading What Does it Cost to Run ASW?
By Jan Stebnicki and Aleks Adamkowski Global Warming. Heard of such a thing? Students from multiple countries such as, United Kingdom, Germany, Poland have been skipping school on Fridays in order to organise coordinated protests, to demand stronger action on climate change from their respective governments. T-shirts, Banners, large rallies are just a few method’s that the students use to raise awareness. The movement started … Continue reading Why Are Students Around the World Missing School on Fridays?
By Adam Whitmore and Theo Wyatt According to documents from the ASW Board of Trustees November meeting, ASW has begun selling Priority Seat Reservations at the school to companies that wish to be given priority for their representatives’ children’s admissions. As many know, the ASW Annex building began in June of 2011 and was finished in September 2012 shortly before school started. The Annex now … Continue reading ASW Launches Priority Seat Reservation Program