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Robotics team competes at KIS

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Dec 1, 2022

On Nov. 30, the SIS Robotics team played in its first in-person KAIAC robotics competition at KIS, with 14 teams from APIS, Dwight School Seoul, and KIS competing in a total of eight qualification rounds....

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Large scale firings occur across tech companies

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Nov 29, 2022

After Elon Musk, CEO of Twitter, fired nearly half of its employees soon after buying the company, tech giants like Meta, Amazon, and Stripe followed suit by laying off employees throughout November. Musk’s...

A new Lego area for students.

Renovated Elementary School library opens

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Nov 23, 2022

The SIS Elementary School’s renovated library opened on Nov. 1, featuring new collaborative spaces and over 11,000 books for elementary school students, along with access to electronic books and...

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Kyrie Irving faces criticism for antisemitism

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Nov 9, 2022

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was suspended from playing at least five basketball matches after posting a link to an anti-Semitic documentary, “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America,” to Twitter...

Supreme Court hears affirmative action case

Supreme Court hears affirmative action case

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Nov 7, 2022

The Supreme Court heard two cases of affirmative action on Oct. 31 regarding Harvard University and University of North Carolina (UNC), where it will decide whether the race conscious admissions policies...

Coding Club computes the Collatz Conjecture.

Coding Club confronts Collatz Conjecture

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 28, 2022

On Oct. 27, the Coding Club opened a discussion about the Collatz Conjecture, an unsolved mathematical problem that states whether repeating arithmetic operations allows numbers to eventually reach one.  The...

An excerpt of 곤전어필 exhibited.

Korea celebrates Hangul Day with activities

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 18, 2022

Hangul Day on Oct. 9 marked the 576th year since the proclamation of Hunminjeongeum by King Sejong, the book detailing the mechanisms behind creating the Korean language. Various organizations hosted activities...

Joseph Kim (10) sings “Lazenca Save Us.”

MP3 club fills atrium with music

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 18, 2022

On Oct 14, the Music Production Club (MP3 Club) held its first performance of the year in the atrium and sold pizza to students. Students sat around the atrium to hear the students sing and recorded...

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Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 12, 2022

As college application season rolls around, seniors are finalizing college lists and their preferred major. Notably, students applying for Computer Science programs have been increasing due to lucrative...

James Kowalski describes the website category for NHD

NHD council hosts information session

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Sep 29, 2022

The National History Day (NHD) co-coordinators led an information session about the NHD contest on Sept. 23 during office hours. James Kowalski, advisor of the NHD council and affiliate coordinator of...

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Squid Game sweeps Emmys

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Sep 19, 2022

At the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards Ceremony on Sept. 12, Korean Netflix show “Squid Game”, directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, won six Emmys and was nominated for another eight, becoming the first non-English...

Robotics team discuss future plans.

SIS Robotics Team commences

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Sep 5, 2022

The SIS robotics team started its first practice on Aug. 26 after school from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Practice takes place every Friday in the former boys locker room above the swimming pool and will end in February...