Teachers Before They Were Teachers: Mr. LaBarge Edition

By Ji Ji Kim Teaching the young generation and inspiring them to enjoy learning are valuable and rewarding life experiences, which is why a lot of people choose to become teachers. Mr. Denny LaBarge, the IB physics teacher, had also found pleasure in teaching and had decided to enter the field of education after years of being an engineer and a business consultant in the … Continue reading Teachers Before They Were Teachers: Mr. LaBarge Edition

Igor M.: Hidden Celebrity

by Grace Oh and Denny Cheong It all started during summer break when Igor M.’s brother, a graphic design student, was using Photoshop to create images. Out of curiosity, Igor asked his brother to teach him Photoshop, and subsequently had classes with him every day. Now Igor, a 9th grader, has an instagram account named football_showcase. It currently has around 2500 followers. “After a couple … Continue reading Igor M.: Hidden Celebrity

Just How Many Books are in the ASW Library?

By Yoo Jin Lim Students from ES and Upper School visit the school library frequently to read books and study during free block. But how much of what the library has to offer are we using? Warrior News has the answers. The ASW library is open from 7:30 to 4:30 pm every weekday (it closes at 4:00 pm on Fridays). According to Upper School Librarian … Continue reading Just How Many Books are in the ASW Library?

What Makes an 8 an 8?: An MYP Grading Primer

by Amelie Rehbein It’s been eight weeks since school started, and as sophomore Taylor B. says, it’s been a “MYPtastic beginning of a school year.” Coming fresh off a week of break, students are getting back their grades for the many summative that were due shortly before the break. For some subjects, the grades that are given for these test, projects, papers, and presentations will … Continue reading What Makes an 8 an 8?: An MYP Grading Primer

Jordan Hattar Returns to ASW

by Diana Stoyanova Describing himself as a storyteller, Jordan Hattar came to speak at our school from the 9th to the 11th of October. Though he is only in his twenties, Jordan has developed ties with multiple refugee camps, worked as Michelle Obama’s intern in the White House, and started his own organization. He describes his main goal as “trying to put a human touch … Continue reading Jordan Hattar Returns to ASW