What Does it Cost to Run ASW?

By Jeong Bin Lee There is a considerable bill to pay to be a student at the American School of Warsaw. So where does this tuition money go? To find out more about the school’s finances, Warrior News talked with Mr. James Young, ASW’s finance and operations director. Running ASW requires expenditures on vast resources and personnel, which in turn requires generating considerable revenue. For … Continue reading What Does it Cost to Run ASW?

Student Voices Heard in Warsaw Climate Strike

by Taylor Bata March 15, 2019, a day to remember for a multitude of reasons, but for the estimated 12 thousand youths marching in Warsaw, it was their opportunity to raise their concerns about climate change. Organized by Młodzieżowy Strajk Klimatyczny, a student group based in Warsaw, this protest took the streets from the Place of Culture and Science, all the way to the steps … Continue reading Student Voices Heard in Warsaw Climate Strike

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?