by Vera Jagielski How well does the school prepare us for life outside of the academics? When we leave the school after graduating will we be able to handle everything that the world throws our way? Will we be prepared enough to endure everything that adulthood requires? Will we know everything that adulthood requires? A while back I came across an article written by a … Continue reading Does School Prepare Us for Life?
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
In the third and final instalment of a Warrior News series on Polish Nationalism, Natalia Sosna looks at the future of nationalism at home and abroad. Over the past year, the idea of Polish nationalism has developed a very negative connotation, becoming just another insult used against the current Polish government party, along with adjectives like “xenophobic” and “racist.” “It is not a surprise. It … Continue reading The Future of Polish Nationalism: A Slippery Slope
by Taylor Bata What if you could have Thanksgiving more than once a year? Well if you’re into the holiday that much for some reason, you can! All you need to do is buy tickets to Canada, the United States and South Korea. Let’s begin our journey in the United States, the home of Thanksgiving. As many Americans know, the holiday symbolises the feast between … Continue reading Wait, There’s More than One Thanksgiving?
By Sabina Soltysik Every day walking around the premises of the school, I see plastic use everywhere. Plastic knives and forks are being overused; plastic cups are falling to the ground from the cup dispensers. Frustrated by this, I planned to investigate how much plastic the school actually uses. During a meeting with the School’s Director, Mr Zurfluh, I discovered that the school does not … Continue reading Editorial: How Much Plastic Does ASW Use? Nobody Knows.
by Alex Cysarz and Michał Korczewski According to Ms. Berntson the changes to the ASW schedule this year were needed to accommodate more time for IB classes in the 11th and 12th grade. The changes were also implemented to fit the new 9th and 10th grade MYP schedule in order to allow for a total 9 periods. The process of designing this schedule was done … Continue reading Opinion: New High School Schedule Causing Some Headaches