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Physical education classes go virtual

Physical education classes go virtual

Alice Jimin Lee | March 18, 2020

Amid the growing concerns regarding the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), SIS officially commenced online classes on Feb. 25. For the first two weeks of virtual learning, students enrolled...

Novel coronavirus spreads rapidly, raises concerns

Novel coronavirus spreads rapidly, raises concerns

Alice Jimin Lee | February 25, 2020

On Jan. 31, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was labeled a global emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). The virus, which originated in Wuhan, China, has been spreading rapidly to other regions...

Ms. Hu subs-in for Ms. Shelby upon maternity leave

Ms. Hu subs-in for Ms. Shelby upon maternity leave

Alice Jimin Lee | October 30, 2019

On Oct. 14, Ms. Jinnie Hu began to sub-in for Ms. Shelby upon her maternity leave. In addition to implementing the course syllabus, Ms. Hu is also working toward establishing close connections with students...

Student athletes prepare for tournaments

Student athletes prepare for tournaments

Alice Jimin Lee | October 9, 2019

As the fall sports season nears its peak, student athletes are training harder than ever to ensure optimal performance in the upcoming AISA Fall Tournaments and the Dragon Cup Tennis Tournament. Student...

Teachers, students enjoy their summers in diverse ways

Teachers, students enjoy their summers in diverse ways

Alice Jimin Lee | September 5, 2019

June 12 officially marked the beginning of SIS’s summer vacation. For some, the summer meant a relaxing long break from the school year for traveling; for others, it served as an invaluable time to pursue...

“Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” urges readers to reconsider life values

“Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” urges readers to reconsider life values

Alice Jimin Lee | June 1, 2019

In today’s society where we are often preoccupied with our work and academics, it is difficult to find time to remind ourselves of the life values that we wish to prioritize, such as love and happiness....

“The Metamorphosis” describes core of human existence

“The Metamorphosis” describes core of human existence

Alice Jimin Lee | April 23, 2019

A timeless classic, “The Metamorphosis” by Franz Kafka enthralls readers with its witty elements of magical realism. Despite the seeming absurdity of the story’s plot, the text covers topics that...

Three sites with beautiful cherry blossoms

Three sites with beautiful cherry blossoms

Alice Jimin Lee | April 23, 2019

Walkerhill Walkerhill Hotel is famous for its annual spring festival. At Walkerhill, people can breathe the fresh air of Han River while appreciating the beautiful scenery with their loved ones. It...

“Paper Menagerie” explores sociocultural pressures on personhood

“Paper Menagerie” explores sociocultural pressures on personhood

Alice Jimin Lee | March 23, 2019

Ken Liu’s award-winning short story “Paper Menagerie,” which was first published in the February 2011 issue of the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, explores subjects such as race, identity,...

Practice makes perfect: quiz team strives for success

Practice makes perfect: quiz team strives for success

Alice Jimin Lee | February 15, 2019

The Quiz club has been holding practice sessions to prepare students for upcoming competitions. From academic subjects to pop culture references such as movie titles, quiz bowls cover an extensive range...

K-drama “SKY Castle” appeals to scholastic audience

K-drama “SKY Castle” appeals to scholastic audience

Alice Jimin Lee | February 14, 2019

Since its release on Nov. 23, 2018, the Korean drama “SKY Castle” had garnered the attention of many. The 20-episode drama illustrated the story of fictional elite mothers brutally competing against...

The Story of Your Life explores new mode of thinking

“The Story of Your Life” explores new mode of thinking

Alice Jimin Lee | December 10, 2018

Our brains are wired to think chronologically. In Ted Chiang’s sci-fi novella, “The Story of Your Life,” however, some fictional extraterrestrial aliens that belong to a species categorized as “heptapods”...