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James Kowalski describes the website category for NHD

National History Day Information Session

Andrew Shin, Reporter | September 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...

NBMUN delegates in DISEC

First MUN conference of the year

Danny Donghyun Han , Reporter | September 27, 2022

MUN members had their first conference of the year on Sept. 18, participating in No Borders MUN III (NBMUNIII).  The conference was held online, with 30 different schools participating. There were...

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New Teacher Feature Q&A: Mr. Halter

Minjae Chun, Design & Production Editor | September 23, 2022

This year, the SIS community welcomes 15 new high school teachers, including Mr. Halter, who teaches AP English Literature and Composition and English 11. In this New Teacher Feature Q&A, Mr. Halter...

Assassin board tracks which participants are eliminated.

HSSC hosts Assassin

Joseph Chun, Reporter | September 23, 2022

The HSSC-hosted event Assassin, an annual game where participants take a selfie with their assigned targets to eliminate them, began on Sept. 19. For each of the three rounds, HSSC notifies participants...

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AQT plays in first offline tournament at SFS

Brandon Choi, Reporter | September 19, 2022

The Academic Quiz Team (AQT) participated in their first offline tournament since the COVID-19 pandemic on Sept. 17. AQT enters this year with a new coach and a different team with the graduation of...

Forensics speech members getting to know one another during the first speech meeting of the school year.

Forensics club meetings begin

Cherlin Kim, Copy Editor | September 19, 2022

On Aug. 6, Public Forum (PF) and Lincoln Douglas (LD) teams met virtually through Zoom to hold their first club meeting for the ‘22-23 school year.  Amber Watkins, the new PF and LD coach, and students...

Students meet college admissions officers

Students meet college admissions officers

San Schwede, Reporter | September 15, 2022

As college application deadlines draw near, students have the chance to meet college admissions officers at SIS. The visits started on Sept. 1 and last until late October, with pre-registration available...

Clubs start with updated guidelines for 2022-23 school year

Clubs start with updated guidelines for 2022-’23 school year

Sophie Choi, Reporter | September 15, 2022

Club meetings for the 2022-‘23 school year have started on Sept. 8, with updated guidelines regarding funding that will ensure transparency.  Club funding is a club’s lifeline, the source that...

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SIS introduces new high school testing policies

Sophie Choi, Reporter | September 7, 2022

SIS has created new guidelines for the 2022-’23 school year to combat the prevalence of academic dishonesty and students’ failure to complete formative assignments. Most rules will apply to all high...

Forensics applicant presenting his speech

SIS Forensics team inducts new members

Chelsea Kim, Reporter | September 5, 2022

From Aug. 30 to Sept. 2, high school students auditioned to earn a spot on the SIS Forensics team which gives students with a passion for public speaking and argumentative writing an opportunity to improve...

Chong Min (10) scheduled a meeting with his mentor Bryan Lee (12) to ask questions about the upcoming cafeteria.

Peer Mentor program enters its second year

Waan Choi, Reporter | September 5, 2022

The Peer Mentor program for the 2022-’23 school year resumed its activities on Aug. 18. Last year, the Peer Mentor program was pitched by Sunny Lee (Class of 2022), who wanted to help incoming freshmen...

Robotics team discuss future plans.

SIS Robotics Team commences

Andrew Shin, Reporter | September 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...