Cross Country Teams Successful in Prague

by Sabina Soltysik On the 9th of November the ASW middle and high school girls and boys cross country teams travelled to Prague, Czech Republic to participate in the CEESA tournament. The Middle School boys finished in 3rd place, Middle School girls finished in 2nd place, High School boys finished in 2nd place, and High School girls finished in 4th place. On Friday, 10th of … Continue reading Cross Country Teams Successful in Prague

Wait, There’s More than One Thanksgiving?

by Taylor Bata What if you could have Thanksgiving more than once a year? Well if you’re into the holiday that much for some reason, you can! All you need to do is buy tickets to Canada, the United States and South Korea. Let’s begin our journey in the United States, the home of Thanksgiving. As many Americans know, the holiday symbolises the feast between … Continue reading Wait, There’s More than One Thanksgiving?

ASW Rockets Soar into the Sky

by Sua Yoo After months of hard work and dedication, the HS design classes launched their air rockets during the last week of October. All 35 students from the HS Intro to Design class took part. Rockets reached up to 80 meters up the sky. Driven by the motivation of creating a rocket, students have been following the MYP design cycle keenly since September. From … Continue reading ASW Rockets Soar into the Sky

What Makes an 8 an 8?: An MYP Grading Primer

by Amelie Rehbein It’s been eight weeks since school started, and as sophomore Taylor B. says, it’s been a “MYPtastic beginning of a school year.” Coming fresh off a week of break, students are getting back their grades for the many summative that were due shortly before the break. For some subjects, the grades that are given for these test, projects, papers, and presentations will … Continue reading What Makes an 8 an 8?: An MYP Grading Primer

Mr. Sheehan Promises Grade 9s a Return to Częstochowa

By: Fiona Haze and Sophia Ciolek From the 19th to the 22nd of September, the ninth graders spent three nights not far from Częstochowa on their “Journey to Adventure” trip. Due to rainy weather, the students couldn’t complete two of the trip’s key events: rock-climbing and entering a cave. The rock was too slippery to climb on and the chambers in the cave had become … Continue reading Mr. Sheehan Promises Grade 9s a Return to Częstochowa