High School Spring Concert Tonight

By James Kim Tonight, May 11th, the ASW high school is performing a spring concert which includes HS choir and HS string ensemble playing a variety of pieces for the audience.  According to Ms. B the HS choir teacher the concert will include a few modern pop songs like ‘Say Something,’ which features beautiful solos, according to Ms. B, and ‘Wake Me Up,’ with a … Continue reading High School Spring Concert Tonight

The Addams Family Musical at ASW, During COVID-19

By Carolina Barsakov, Despite the ongoing global pandemic, the American School of Warsaw found a way to put together The Addams Family spring musical.  The performance took place in March in our theatre on campus. Having the knowledge of how many people it takes to put together a show like that (cast, crew), leaves some people questioning how this was possible, during covid. Ms. Bechdoldt, … Continue reading The Addams Family Musical at ASW, During COVID-19

#MeToo Movement Explored in DP Theatre

By Carolina Barsakov The ASW DP1 Theatre class is finishing rehearsals this month for their collaborative verbatim piece, inspired by the #Me Too Movement. The Me Too movement is a social movement against sexual abuse and sexual harassment that was started by activist and sexual harassment survivor Tarana Burke. Burke started this movement back in 2006 to help women, who had experienced sexual harassment stand … Continue reading #MeToo Movement Explored in DP Theatre

Community Members Weren’t Supposed to Travel. Some Did.

by Carolina Barsakov Despite the global pandemic, and Mr. Zurfluh’s request that members of the community not travel for the time being, some ASW students travelled both within Poland and abroad over February break. One ASW high school student, who along with the others interviewed asked to remain anonymous, travelled to Zakopane by car. Her and her family rented an apartment and made plans to … Continue reading Community Members Weren’t Supposed to Travel. Some Did.

Grade 10 Students at Work on MYP Personal Project

By Won Lee Of all the MYP Personal Projects this year, two that were particularly successful were those of Tymon C. and Hyoseo L. Hyoseo made a program virus infection simulator with Python, a computer language, for his personal project.  “I made this program to make it easy for normal people to understand what the numbers such as “Infection rate” and “Fatality rate” actually mean,” … Continue reading Grade 10 Students at Work on MYP Personal Project

International School Events During Coronavirus- How Are They Keeping Up?

by Joseph Han During times of coronavirus, there are many restrictions to the events that are held by different clubs in ASW. Most of them are competitions held and participated by many different international schools around the world. However, how are they managing to open these competitions? What do the competitions look like, when they are held without the participants physically being there? To answer … Continue reading International School Events During Coronavirus- How Are They Keeping Up?