Middle School Moves away from Year-End Awards

by Natalia Dokla and Nikoline Thomassen This year‘s middle school grade leaders have made a big decision: there will no longer be awards at the middle school end-of-year ceremony. To many, this has been a long-awaited decision, but it took others by surprise.   At the end of every year, there is a ceremony for each grade from 6-8. In the past, the purpose of these … Continue reading Middle School Moves away from Year-End Awards

11th Grade at Work on Wide Variety of EE Topics

By Grace Oh and Denny Cheong For this year’s Extended Essay, ASW students have chosen a wide range of 15 subjects to write on, including dance, art, psychology, and language. Right now, the juniors are just starting to take initial steps in finding their topic and more specifically their research question. “I chose to do my EE on chemistry because it’s something that I plan … Continue reading 11th Grade at Work on Wide Variety of EE Topics

Chemistry Students Tour Anpharm Lab

by Grace Oh On May 10, the 11th grade IB DP Chemistry class visited the pharmaceutical company Anpharm to see how the things they learned in class (organic chemistry) are applied in the real world. According to a presentation given during the tour, Anpharm is “one of the eleven Manufacturing Sites of the Servier Group, and at the same time one of the first original … Continue reading Chemistry Students Tour Anpharm Lab

ZYGMUN Conference Gets off to a Great Start

by Annabell Werner with additional reporting by Denny Cheong After an exciting opening ceremony the previous day, the first day of the ZYGMUN conference turned out to be a success for delegates, chairs and members of the secretariat. Starting from 8:30 in April 13th, the first official day of debate of the ZYGMUN conference officially began, the first official debating day in ZYGMUN history. In … Continue reading ZYGMUN Conference Gets off to a Great Start

Back Gate Closure Causes a Traffic Conundrum

by Michał Korczewski As of Tuesday, February 6th, ASW’s back gate is closed to traffic. According to an email from the ASW Director, Mr.Zurfluh, “We have lost access to the road that provides access to the back of the campus.” This means that teachers, students, and parents will need to use the main entrance exclusively to enter and leave the school grounds. In an email … Continue reading Back Gate Closure Causes a Traffic Conundrum