Irrational: How do ASW Students Memorise so Many Digits of Pi?

By Alex Buckley Last month, the ASW Pi Recitation record was broken twice in one day, with many competitors reciting Pi to dozens of digits. How do people do that? In order to memorize anything in a large amount, people need a method to help them. This holds especially true for memorizing Pi. The reason Pi is used so often as a way to gauge … Continue reading Irrational: How do ASW Students Memorise so Many Digits of Pi?

Middle School Volleyball Triumphant at CEESA

By Vera Jagielski On Thursday, May 11th, the Middle School boys and girls volleyball teams travelled to the CEESA tournaments. The girls played in Kiev, Ukraine and the boys played in Moscow, Russia. Both teams showed what they had learned and brought home the first place awards. The girls travelling team consisted of 11 players and their coaches Mr. Senrick, Ms. Linehan, and Mr. Merrit. Before … Continue reading Middle School Volleyball Triumphant at CEESA

Middle School MUN Heads to Bucharest

by Lucia Lupu and Natalia Sosna On April 27th, four middle school students flew into Bucharest for a CEESA MUN conference hosted by the American International School of Bucharest (AISB). For four days, the middle school students debated global topics, such as “‘Promoting the development of water-based energy source’” and ‘Measures to increase access and provision of physically accessible drinking water that is clean, safe, … Continue reading Middle School MUN Heads to Bucharest

ASW Hosts Its First Maker Faire

By Yoo Jin Lim and Taylor Bata The American School of Warsaw hosted its first annual School Maker Faire on April 27th, 2017. According to the official American School of Warsaw school Maker Faire website, “Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, scientists, authors, artists, students, and community makers. All of these ‘makers’ come to Maker Faire to … Continue reading ASW Hosts Its First Maker Faire

Color Run Sends Seniors off in Style

by Annabell Werner On Friday, April 20th ASW hosted the second PTO  community color run that was open to all ages. During the color run, runners had a chance to run 1, 2 or 3 laps around a course on the school grounds. On each lap, runners passed through 8 different stages at which volunteers threw colorful powders at them. Prior to last year, there was … Continue reading Color Run Sends Seniors off in Style

Visiting Artists Bring New Forms of Poetry to ASW

by Sabina Soltysik The week of April 24th, filmmaker Randy Kelly and poet Jamaal Jackson Rogers (also known as Just Jamaal the Poet) are visiting ASW, running workshops for all 9th and 10th grade students about cine poetry and spoken word poetry. According to Randy and Jamaal, their objective is teaching creative writing to students by trying to teach what spoken word poetry and cinepoetry is. … Continue reading Visiting Artists Bring New Forms of Poetry to ASW