Lockdown drill. Two words that strike a feeling of uncertainty into the minds of many students at ASW. Looking across the pond, lockdown drills are performed in about 70 percent of schools in America since the year 2000, according to Vox. With the rise of recent school invasions such as the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting and the now more recent Stoneman Douglas shooting, the question … Continue reading Lockdown, A Cry for Change?
by Fiona Haze This is the second article in Warrior News’ series on nationalism. On the 11th of November 2017, headlines like “‘White Europe’: 60,000 nationalists march on Poland’s independence day” hit worldwide. But is Poland really more nationalistic today than it has been in its past years? According to Mr. Gasiejewski, a native Pole who works at the American School of Warsaw as a … Continue reading Do Nationalism and Social Media Share a Common Link?
By Yoo Jin Lim From February 6th to 15th, ASW 10th grade student Sung Hyun K. attended an “unification experience camp” in South Korea. At the camp, 153 people including Korean next generation families, multicultural families, adoptees, and even foreigners explored and received an opportunity to understand what would happen if Korea is reunified and what Koreans can do to make Korea whole again. Warrior … Continue reading ASW Student at Work on Korean Unification
By Lucia Lupu The month of January is a busy one for teachers, not just because it’s the end of the first semester, but also because it’s the period when they have to put in a list of all the materials that need to be bought for next year. The form then gets reviewed by the principals, and they in turn submit a total budget … Continue reading As ASW Budgets Come Due, We ask: How Much Does a School Cost?
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
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