By Caitlyn Veal Covid-19 has altered our education practices, and Ben Gabrovic, who graduated in 2020, took a path in ASW that he believes resulted in his success and set him up well for these tough times. When he arrived at ASW he described himself as a shy 4th grader who was coming from the US. Coming to a new school lets us grasp new … Continue reading One Year Later, An ASW Alum Looks Back on How It Worked Out
by Carolina Barsakov The Atlanta Spa Shootings on March 16, 2021, a series of mass shootings that occurred at three spas or massage parlors, left eight people dead, six of them Asian American women. This event sparked a conversation about hate crimes targeting Asian people. Since this mass shooting, many have opened up on social media about the discrimation they had experienced from simply being … Continue reading Anti-Asian Discrimination Reaches ASW’s Community
By Won Lee Of all the MYP Personal Projects this year, two that were particularly successful were those of Tymon C. and Hyoseo L. Hyoseo made a program virus infection simulator with Python, a computer language, for his personal project. “I made this program to make it easy for normal people to understand what the numbers such as “Infection rate” and “Fatality rate” actually mean,” … Continue reading Grade 10 Students at Work on MYP Personal Project
by Mia Klodowska With the first draft of personal projects due soon, the pressure in the 10th-grade hallways is rising. Now with the final project, complete everyone is hard at work on their report. We interviewed Sara P. to get a scoop on what the reality of the project is. She is particularly ambitious when it comes to these types of projects, and is excited … Continue reading How Are Those Personal Projects Coming Along?
By Caitlyn Veal The PRISM club, ASW’s LGBTQI+ student organization, is in the process of making a mural that they have been working on for 2 years. According to Julia Y., a 12th-grade member of the club, “This mural is made of six individual panels that are joined together so that it can be set up in different places and is transportable. It is a … Continue reading The PRISM Club?
by Fiona Haze Many of you might remember the Relay for Life event that took place in 2019 at ASW, organized by the school administration. Last year, two juniors, Nina B. and Kate M. organized the event, which could not take place as it did the previous year due to ASW transitioning into virtual school. However, last year a basketball fundraiser took place and 15,074pln … Continue reading “Right now, just think dusk, candlelight, celebration and memory”: 2021 Relay for Life at ASW