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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...

Mr. Cowieson instructs Tyler Castaño (10) on his acting.

A “dream” come true: SIS hosts first live production in three years

Hannah Yi, Reporter | September 4, 2022

On Aug. 23, rehearsals for SIS Drama’s new play, “A Midsummer Night's Dream”, started, with the performance dates set to Nov. 3-5. Although there were some ideas for productions in the last three...

The contents of the 50th anniversary pouch displayed.

SIS gives out 50th anniversary pouches to students and faculty

Andrew Shin, Reporter | August 30, 2022

On Aug. 19, the SIS administration gifted orange pouches to students and faculty as this year marks the 50th year anniversary. The pouches, "50th Anniversary Welcome Kit" designed by the Marketing &...

Eric Cho (10) informs participants about an example HiMCM prompt.

MAΘ holds first practice meeting for HiMCM

Joseph Chun, Reporter | August 30, 2022

Mu Alpha Theta (MAΘ) held its first practice meeting for High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM) on Aug. 26 during activity period. Nathan Warkentin, MAΘ adviser, said that he is “excited...

Students gather in the auditorium to watch a movie.

HSSC hosts Freshman Late Night

Eric Cho, Reporter | August 29, 2022

  To start the year on a high note, the HSSC hosted the annual Freshman Late Night on Aug. 26. The event aimed to help freshmen bond with each other and familiarize themselves with the high...

Introducing the groups plans moving forward, Mr. Kowalski leads the first NHD meeting.

National History Day student council meets

Sophie Choi, Reporter | August 27, 2022

The National History Day (NHD) student council held their first meeting on Monday, as James Kowalski and Steven Nave introduced the group’s roles and expectations. SIS will be hosting NHD next February,...

HSO auditions take place during the second last week of August

HSO auditions take place during the second last week of August

Erin J Choi, Reporter | August 26, 2022

HSO auditions took place in the strings and band room during the second-last week of August for strings, wind, and percussion students. Julia Kim and Michael Ganus, the directors of HSO, had released the...

SIS offers new lunch options during cafeteria renovation

SIS offers new lunch options during cafeteria renovation

August 24, 2022

With the cafeteria under renovation until Aug. 31, the SIS administration has allowed students to either bring packed lunches or enroll in the temporary lunch plan that began on Aug. 11.  Students...

Mr. Lambert takes students rock climbing

Mr. Lambert takes students rock climbing

Paul Moon, Copy Editor | May 27, 2022

On May 19, Niko Lambert, AP Biology teacher, took 14 high school students to the Yangjae rock climbing gym. This was an unexpected trip that was announced a week before the event, which was organized by...