Ms. Berntson Looks Back on Her First Year at ASW

By Annabell Werner Last August, the multifaceted Ms. Laura Berntson joined the ASW community. She is not only the Vice Principal for high school, but also a mother and coach. Ms. Berntson started her teaching career 18 years ago as a social studies teacher, specializing in Economics and Psychology. Since then she has worked in Minnesota, Kuwait, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and currently here in Warsaw. … Continue reading Ms. Berntson Looks Back on Her First Year at ASW

Ms. McGuire Headed Home to Canada

by Fiona Haze The Middle School Associate Principal Ms. McGuire, who has worked at ASW for 8 years is, leaving for Montreal, Canada. According to Ms. McGuire, “ASW has been like a family – my children and I have felt at home here and made lifelong friendships.” She also says that she will always remember Living History Day in 8th grade, the school-wide UN Day … Continue reading Ms. McGuire Headed Home to Canada

Faces of ASW: Mr. Beach Edition

By Jeong Bin Lee Mr. Beach, ASW’s new IBDP Coordinator this year,may be a master of IB requirements, but he also holds a secret wealth of culinary experience.   Mr. Beach started his extensive teaching career in Thailand and since then he has explored and taught in Germany, South Korea, Spain and, at last, here in Poland. When Mr. Beach was asked about the main … Continue reading Faces of ASW: Mr. Beach Edition

ASW Hosts Summer Send Off

by Amelie Rehbein This past weekend ASW hosted its annual Spring Fair on June 4th, 2017. The Spring Fair is organised by American School of Warsaw’s Parent Teacher Organization [PTO], which is an organisation made up of dedicated parent volunteers who, according to the official American School of Warsaw School website, “help bring together faculty, staff and families to enhance the children’s educational experience.” It is … Continue reading ASW Hosts Summer Send Off

Warrior News Eats Things: Secado Edition

by Alex Cyzarz and Michał Korczewski If you’re ever in the mood for a good and informal lunch, you don’t have to look further than Secado. Secado is located on Marszałkowska street in the city center. The interior of the restaurant is very modern which matches their concept of food as well. Secado combines food  from, Thai, Indian, French, and American cuisines. If you’re really … Continue reading Warrior News Eats Things: Secado Edition

Graduation Ceremony Ends High School for Class of 2017

by Diana Stoyanova After months of hard work, some procrastination and lots of class bonding, the Class of 2017 took the stage one last time for their graduation on Saturday, May 27th. This year, the auditorium at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews overflowed with distant relatives, parents, and friends eager to see the seniors’ rite of passage. As the ceremony commenced, … Continue reading Graduation Ceremony Ends High School for Class of 2017