ASW Raises 32 200 PLN for WOŚP

by Ola Pietruszkiewicz On the Sunday of the 12th, a very special annual event took place in the whole of Poland. Wielka Orkiestra świątecznej Pomocy, otherwise known as WOŚP is a fund-raising organization that raises money for sick children in need by providing expensive and professional medical equipment. For the past 28 years, on the 12 of January, the streets of Poland get filled with … Continue reading ASW Raises 32 200 PLN for WOŚP

The Snowball is Tonight!

by Maya Sirotin The high school student council is organising a Snowball semi-formal on December 6th from 19:00 to 22:00. The theme of the dance is Winter Wonderland. A group of freshmen, with help from upperclassmen, have organised the dance. It will take place in the cafeteria and tickets sell for 25zl before and during the event. An exclusive DJ has been invited.  Food and … Continue reading The Snowball is Tonight!

Deck the Halls is Dead; Long Live Deck the Trees

By Fiona Haze and Jake Lupu As the Christmas break draws closer, the HS students restlessly run from classroom to classroom through the ASW hallways. But something is different this year. Usually the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade hallways would be decorated, the grade levels eager to compete for first place in the Deck the Halls event. This year however, the Student Council is … Continue reading Deck the Halls is Dead; Long Live Deck the Trees

No Shave November Comes to ASW

by Marcell Veer Every year in November, the No Shave November Organization plans an event aimed to raise awareness and money for cancer prevention, research, and education. Their goal is to encourage participants to grow out their facial hair, and donate the money that they would have otherwise spent on shaving/grooming products. By doing this, they raised more than 1.76 million dollars just last year.  … Continue reading No Shave November Comes to ASW

Warsaw, Poland: A Global Strike Gone Wrong

By Abaigeal Lorge and Zuzanna Kaczmarek  On November 29th, global climate strikes, following the call from Greta Thunberg, took place all over the world. In Warsaw, Poland the global strike was organized by a youth climate activist organisation (Młodzieżowy Strajk Klimatyczny or MSK). The participants gathered at Plac Bankowy at 10:00, heading south through Senatorska, Krakowskie Przedmieście, and Marszałkowska to end at the Palace of … Continue reading Warsaw, Poland: A Global Strike Gone Wrong

“What Do We Want? Climate Justice! When Do We Want it? Now!”: Hundreds March in Berlin

By: Fiona Haze and Natalia Sosna Despite what you might think, this protest was not like every other Friday for the Future event. According to Antonia Messerschmitt, a young climate activist based in Munich, on November 15th there was “a special action here in Berlin.”   On the 15th of November, students and parents marching for Fridays for the Future gathered in the four different cardinal … Continue reading “What Do We Want? Climate Justice! When Do We Want it? Now!”: Hundreds March in Berlin