Better than What?: Warrior Awards Shake Up Competition at ASW

By Natalia Dokla Humans, like many other living organisms, are programmed to survive. It is only natural that we compete against others to establish dominance, earn respect, and make ourselves a harder target. In the context of school, students experience the adrenaline of academic competition when they try to establish academic superiority over their peers. The presence of competition in a learning environment is inevitable. … Continue reading Better than What?: Warrior Awards Shake Up Competition at ASW

ASW First-Ever MYP Personal Projects Begin

By Vera Jagielski Wouldn’t it be nice to dedicate a year to a project that you have always wanted to do or you never knew you wanted to do? Well, this year’s 10th graders, the first ASW grade to do the MYP Personal Project, have the chance to do exactly that. The personal project is a year-long project during which the students create either some … Continue reading ASW First-Ever MYP Personal Projects Begin

Ms. Crinis Headed to Singapore

By JiJi Kim The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Back to the 80s, All in the Timing, and Arsenic and Old Lace. What do these plays have in common? Well, they were all directed and produced by Ms. Georgia Crinis, who has been a drama teacher at ASW for 5 years. Next year, however, she will be joining the Stamford American International School (SAIS) community … Continue reading Ms. Crinis Headed to Singapore

The Semi-Formal Dance: To go or not to go?

By Natalia Dokla and Nikoline Thomassen The semi-formal dance is an event awaited by students all throughout the middle school. Approximately 180 people attend, annually. The event is hosted at the Intercontinental Hotel near the palace of culture, tickets costing 150 pln each. But even the murmurs and chatter of the middle-school hallways can not hush the persisting question; Is it worth the money? According … Continue reading The Semi-Formal Dance: To go or not to go?

Mr. Young’s First Year at ASW Comes to a Close

By Phoebe Sirotin As the school year comes to an end, so does the first year at ASW for Mr. Jim Young, the Director of Finance and Operations. Previously, Mr. Young worked for Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in Warsaw from 2002-2017. He “arrived to Warsaw in 1996, transferring from KPMG in New York to the Warsaw office.” He came to work at ASW, because when … Continue reading Mr. Young’s First Year at ASW Comes to a Close

Mr. Moon Leaving ASW for Singapore

By Jeong Bin Lee Less than 2 years ago, Warrior News introduced a new History and Economics teacher, Mr. Moon, through a profile (check this article). After this school year, however, Mr. Moon will sadly depart to enlighten a different international school in Singapore with his economical wisdom and his-story. Like most cases, Mr. Moon was directly contacted and recruited from his previous workplace by … Continue reading Mr. Moon Leaving ASW for Singapore