The Rise (and Fall?) of ASW Ping Pong

by Amy Oh A new sensation has taken over ASW: ping pong. Students spend time playing with their friends during free periods, break, lunch, and after school. They lay out multiple ping pong tables in the new building hallway. It seemed likely that the activity would momentarily paused due to IB finals, but students kept playing it in the HS commons area. Some teachers viewed … Continue reading The Rise (and Fall?) of ASW Ping Pong

ASW Knowledge Bowl Team Out-Knowledges Less Knowledgeable Knowledge Bowl Teams

by Jeong Bin Lee The ASW Knowledge Bowl team traveled to Kiev, Ukraine on Feb. 2nd in order to participate in the annual Knowledge Bowl Tournament. The team, which consisted of 4 student members and 2 supervising coaches, arrived back in Warsaw on the 6th victorious. For the past 7 years, ASW Knowledge Bowl teams have been on a successful streak achievement of either second … Continue reading ASW Knowledge Bowl Team Out-Knowledges Less Knowledgeable Knowledge Bowl Teams

The Math Team Returns from CEESA

by Amy Oh The ASW math team dominated the CEESA Math competition in Moscow from the 3rd to 4th of February. They swept 1st and 2nd place individual in the senior division and got 1st place for group senior division, as well as 2nd place in group junior division. On the 2nd of February, the team gathered in the morning at the airport to fly to … Continue reading The Math Team Returns from CEESA

Speech and Debate Comes Home Successful

by Sneha Ramshanker In the CEESA Speech and Debate tournament that took place in Budapest this year, ASW won medals (or trophies) in four out of the five categories. Penelope Gerosa and Kasia Hope won first place for duet acting, Diana Stoyanova and Amy Oh came third for debate, Sneha Ramshanker came third for impromptu, and Kasia Hope won third for Oral Interpretation. Overall, teams … Continue reading Speech and Debate Comes Home Successful

MUN takes on Berlin

by Tina Nguyen Last week, the ASW MUN delegation traveled to Berlin, Germany, for the annual BERMUN conference. Prior to the conference, the delegation spent weeks preparing their policy statements and draft resolutions for their committee’s debates. The delegation represented Cuba in Disarmament Committee, Environment Committee, Human Rights Committee, Political Committee, and Special Conference. There were also two members participating in the Youth Assembly. Most … Continue reading MUN takes on Berlin