ASW Pi Record Broken, Then Broken Again

by Alex Buckley On the 13th of April, ASW held it’s second annual Pi day, although the date did read 4/13 instead of 3/14, the official pi day. The strange date came as a result of seniors having mock exams on the official Pi day, and thus the ASW event was postponed. During the Pi Day assembly the Pi Reciting competition saw several ASW students place in leaderboards … Continue reading ASW Pi Record Broken, Then Broken Again

The Old College Try: A Look at the International School College Application

By Shayla Sandoval and Tina Nguyen For many high school students around the world, much of the motivation to achieve top grades, participate in a variety of extracurriculars, and spend hours studying for standardized tests all amount to one goal: college. In the second installment of a joint American School of Warsaw-Hong Kong International School series on international education, Shayla Sandoval (12) and Tina Nguyen … Continue reading The Old College Try: A Look at the International School College Application

Play it Again: An Inside Look at Athletics at HKIS and ASW

Sports are an integral part of the high school experience in America in a way that they are not in most other places. In fact, as The Atlantic reported in 2013, the United States spends more tax money per high school athlete than it does per high school math student. How does this emphasis on sports work when American schools go overseas? How do student … Continue reading Play it Again: An Inside Look at Athletics at HKIS and ASW