COVID Water Fountains: What Pushes ASW to Make Environmentally-Conscious Decisions?

By Zofia Ciolek and Fiona Haze Among the many changes that students noticed when coming back to ASW for the 2020-2021 academic school year, the old water fountains had been replaced with Murdock (H₂O to go!) water fountains.  According to Mr. Young (the Finance and Operations Director at ASW), the decision to purchase new water fountains “started in May in connection with COVID mitigation plans … Continue reading COVID Water Fountains: What Pushes ASW to Make Environmentally-Conscious Decisions?

Senior Retreat Goes Ahead, Covid-Style

by James Kim This Friday, ASW will see its first-ever on-campus Senior Retreat. According to Mr. Sheehan, the retreat will include many of the same activities as in previous years, despite the new social distancing rules. While the Senior Retreat is going ahead, other trips have been postponed while the school keeps an eye on the Corona Virus situation. Learn more details from Mr. Sheehan … Continue reading Senior Retreat Goes Ahead, Covid-Style

Graduation to be Drive-in Style This Year

by Natalia Sosna High school graduation. On the surface level, it’s just an event to mark the end of the school year. But for some, high-school graduation is a deeply rooted tradition in which we take the time to look back on the year, celebrate our achievements, and look forward to the next chapter of our lives. It’s safe to say that the question of … Continue reading Graduation to be Drive-in Style This Year

Ms. Ranado leaving ASW for Northern Virginia

By Lia Lipinski and Maya Sirotin After being at ASW for 4 years, Ms. Ranado will be moving to North Virginia next school year.           Ms. Ranado, who teaches HS English and DP Lang. & Lit. came to ASW because of her husband’s work as a US diplomat. “I’m just lucky enough to have a portable career,” Mrs. Ranado told Warrior News.  When she arrived … Continue reading Ms. Ranado leaving ASW for Northern Virginia

A Blessing or a Curse? Adjustments Made to the ToK Presentation Schedule

by Fiona Haze As many of the 11th graders have noticed in the HS assessment calendar, Theory of Knowledge (also referred to as ToK) presentations are coming up at the end of May. Presentations are scheduled to take place between the 25th of 28th. However, unlike last year, the Juniors now have a choice whether they want to present at the end of their 11th … Continue reading A Blessing or a Curse? Adjustments Made to the ToK Presentation Schedule