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Chess Club organizes intra-school tournament

Chess Club organizes intra-school tournament

Jack Lee, Reporter | May 19, 2022

On Wednesday, May 16th, the SIS Chess Club organized a tournament for middle and high schoolers in the atrium. Desks were set up with chess boards, chess pieces, and chess clocks, and there were around...

Graduation returns to ‘normal’

Graduation returns to ‘normal’

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | May 19, 2022

For the past two years, the SIS administration has made many adjustments to meet COVID-19 protocols for the graduation ceremony. However, with the government loosening many of its policies, it looks as...

Graphic by Minjae Chun (11)

Chance to take more APs lies in your hands, not others’

Bin Ma, Reporter | May 17, 2022

Recently, SIS students had the chance to make appeals to take additional AP Courses. However, not everyone’s appeals were approved by the administration. Curiously, the AP recommendation form has...

SIS holds its annual Forensics, Music, and Drama awards ceremony

SIS holds its annual Forensics, Music, and Drama awards ceremony

Daniel Shin, Copy Editor | May 13, 2022

On May 2, SIS held its annual Forensics, Music, and Drama Spring Awards ceremony, during which nine high school students were recognized as recipients of either the Coach’s Choice or Director’s Choice...

2022-2023 HSSC informational session takes place

2022-2023 HSSC informational session takes place

Minjae Chun, Design Editor | May 4, 2022

On April 27, the high school student council advisors held an informational session for students interested in running for office. The session was mandatory in order to be placed on a ballot next semester.  “I...

Awards ceremony honors seniors

Awards ceremony honors seniors

Cherlin Kim, Reporter | April 30, 2022

With the approaching end to the ‘21-22 school year, seniors experience their final days at SIS—their hard work rewarded through the Senior Awards Ceremony held on April 29.  Both Academic Excellence...

Graphic by Grace Lee (10)

Academic Anecdotes: Friday Fatigue

Joseph Chun, Reporter | April 28, 2022

After yet another long school week of summatives and assignments, the week’s highlight was awaiting me––Friday night. After a few more hagwons, I rushed back home and turned on my PC game where my...

SIS holds first live concert since COVID-19 outbreak

SIS holds first live concert since COVID-19 outbreak

Cherlin Kim, Reporter | April 28, 2022

With the start of COVID-19 in 2020, all concerts held by the music department have either been postponed or held virtually through pre-recordings and live streaming. On April 21, HS Strings, High School...

AP Art show opens with inspiration

AP Art show opens with inspiration

Minjae Chun, Design Editor | April 22, 2022

From April 21 to 28, the art department is hosting the annual AP Art show in the atrium. Current AP 2D Art, Design, and Drawing students displayed four to five artworks from their AP art portfolio...

Korean history, no longer a mystery

Korean history, no longer a mystery

Minjae Chun, Design Editor | April 18, 2022

Wait, so what exactly happened in the Gwangju May 18 uprising? What about the 6.25 war?  A couple of months ago, when I asked my grandfather these questions, he was truly taken aback by my lack of...

Changing the feedback culture, Part 3: Inflated grades, inflated expectations

Changing the feedback culture, Part 3: Inflated grades, inflated expectations

Jordan Kim, Managing Editor | April 15, 2022

Straight As no longer hold much meaning within our school. When most students’ grade point averages (GPA) typically reside in the mid to high 90s, the distinction is not as special as it once was. Back...

Applications for executive positions begin for the 2022-23 school year

Applications for executive positions begin for the 2022-’23 school year

Daniel Shin, Copy Editor | April 14, 2022

As the second semester comes to a close, clubs have begun sifting through piles of applications to select new executive members for the 2022-'23 school year. The application process differs slightly from...