The Addams Family Musical at ASW, During COVID-19

By Carolina Barsakov, Despite the ongoing global pandemic, the American School of Warsaw found a way to put together The Addams Family spring musical.  The performance took place in March in our theatre on campus. Having the knowledge of how many people it takes to put together a show like that (cast, crew), leaves some people questioning how this was possible, during covid. Ms. Bechdoldt, … Continue reading The Addams Family Musical at ASW, During COVID-19

#MeToo Movement Explored in DP Theatre

By Carolina Barsakov The ASW DP1 Theatre class is finishing rehearsals this month for their collaborative verbatim piece, inspired by the #Me Too Movement. The Me Too movement is a social movement against sexual abuse and sexual harassment that was started by activist and sexual harassment survivor Tarana Burke. Burke started this movement back in 2006 to help women, who had experienced sexual harassment stand … Continue reading #MeToo Movement Explored in DP Theatre

How has academic life changed for students in Polish high schools?

by Zofia Ciołek Students all across Poland had to once again return to virtual learning back on November 9th, regardless of age. This meant that once again the entire country had to shift into virtual classrooms, something that from the first wave of the virus many had realised they were unprepared for. Still, now having some experience in the implementation of these types of lessons, … Continue reading How has academic life changed for students in Polish high schools?

HS Produces Noises Off

by Marcell Veer The American School of Warsaw High School just finished its annual fall play. This year, the production that was presented was called Noises Off by Michael Frayn.  Due to Covid regulations, only HS students and staff were allowed to watch the show live. Additionally, all the performers wore masks throughout the show. The concert was one of the first ever ASW shows … Continue reading HS Produces Noises Off

Maintaining Tradition: UN Day at ASW This Year

by Fiona Haze As the end of October draws closer, students are starting to wonder if UN Day, which traditionally occurs at the end of October, will take place this year. And, if it will, how will it differ from previous years due to the coronavirus restrictions set in place?  Maria Daifoti, the PTO president, states that the PTO is “still having discussions about UN … Continue reading Maintaining Tradition: UN Day at ASW This Year