Life from the Void: A 12th Grade Perspective After the End of My Senior Year

School ended about four weeks ago for myself and the rest of the Senior Class. Usually around this time, a typical IB student would be frantically studying for the exams (which were canceled) due to take place May 1-22. In the midst of this pandemic, I have been trying to keep busy and get my mind off the situation. Besides studying for my university’s entrance … Continue reading Life from the Void: A 12th Grade Perspective After the End of My Senior Year

ASW Moves from Level 2 to 4 to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

by Taylor Bata According to an email from Mr. Zurfluh, the ASW Director, the school will be closing from the 16th to the 30th of March. Official statements from the government have requested that “schools be shut down from the 12th to the 25th.” When asked why the dates are slightly different from the released statements, Mr. Z assured the high school assembly that, “[We … Continue reading ASW Moves from Level 2 to 4 to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

“Rules and policies.. do not change hearts”: UN Day and the Environment

by Taylor Bata As environmental concerns grow within the student body, distinct efforts to mitigate waste have been taken up within the school. Most notably, the plastic cup ban came into effect last year. But what about an event as large as UN Day?  Tables like Vietnam and China used wooden utensils as opposed to plastic ones, and Turkey utilized toothpicks for their balaclava and other food … Continue reading “Rules and policies.. do not change hearts”: UN Day and the Environment

Hey Dude! Where is my Flag?

By: Taylor Bata UN Day 2019 was arguably the largest yet for ASW. With a record number of 38 tables, the Main Building Gym, Flag Hall, and surrounding areas were full of activity, and dazzled visitors with vibrant displays of the nations represented. Display sizes ranged from over three folding tables long, such as China, or two tables shared among the three countries. This was … Continue reading Hey Dude! Where is my Flag?

Man of Mystery Fashion Deep-Look

Marcin F.  Mysterious Marcin, a junior warrior, started school in ASW back in Middle School. He is known for his artistic abilities, and creative mind.  What are you wearing today? I’m wearing a Raf Simons sweater, Massimo Dutti pants and Balenciaga Triple S shoes today. What was your inspiration for this look? I was going for matching colors, and focusing on the color red for … Continue reading Man of Mystery Fashion Deep-Look

Swipe Right On the New Phone Policy?

BY: Jake Lupu The start of the school year welcomed many faces of new and returning students alike. Whilst students made their way through the hallways, everything nearly the same as when they left (albeit a bit more clean), they were met with a new addition in the classes. The first block they saw this in, most thought it was a quirk. The second block, … Continue reading Swipe Right On the New Phone Policy?