Behind the Scenes of Agnieszka Holland’s Visit

by Tina Nguyen On February 15, Agnieszka Holland, a Polish film director, visited our school to talk about filmmaking, Polish cinema and culture, women working in the film industry, and her views on politics. Iga Lis (11) held the panel interview with the director. As one of the organizers, Iga shared insights into the planning of the event as well as her experience. How did you … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Agnieszka Holland’s Visit

Alum Interview: QingFeng Chai

by Sneha Ramshanker and Amy Oh On December 15th, ASW alum QingFeng Chai visited ASW to share what it is like being a student at the University of Chicago.  Is there anything you miss about high school? I think one of the biggest things was the familiarity because I’ve been in high school for 4 years and it stayed with me for all 4 years. It … Continue reading Alum Interview: QingFeng Chai

Soundtrack of Your Life – Jan Żyndul

by Emily Brownsey Each person I interview is encouraged to share 5-6 tracks that represent a memorable time in their lives, they’re not necessarily their favourite songs. This gives me an opportunity to share new tunes, and introduce someone you may not know by giving a special insight into their life in music. Our second guest is ASW senior, Jan Żyndul. Waking Up – Explosions in … Continue reading Soundtrack of Your Life – Jan Żyndul

Soundtrack of Your Life – Alex Pienkowski

by Emily Brownsey Each person I interview is encouraged to share 6 tracks that represent a memorable time in their lives, they’re not necessarily their favourite songs. This gives me an opportunity to share new tunes, and introduce someone you may not know by giving a special insight into their life in music. Our second guest is Alex Pienkowski, an ASW alumna. Since graduating ASW … Continue reading Soundtrack of Your Life – Alex Pienkowski

Soundtrack of my life – with Lily Hübert

by Emily Brownsey The “Soundtrack of my life” series is something I’ve wanted to do with the ASW community for a long time. Each person Diana and I interview are encouraged to share 6 tracks that represent a memorable time in their lives, they’re not necessarily their favourite songs. It gives us an opportunity to share new tunes, and introduce someone you may not know … Continue reading Soundtrack of my life – with Lily Hübert

Better Know a Teacher: Mr. Wyatt Edition

by Kasia Hope A man goes to university believing his parents want him to be an engineer, while at heart he knows his passion lies elsewhere. No, this isn’t the plot of the newest coming-of-age movie, it’s part of the story of our own Mr. Wyatt. We know him as our English and TOK teacher, but what else can we find out about him and … Continue reading Better Know a Teacher: Mr. Wyatt Edition