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Skills-based exams loom over SIS

Skills-based exams loom over SIS

Paul Moon, Copy Editor | December 13, 2021

As the first semester comes to a close, classrooms across the school discuss the instructions, expectations, and grading of one particular summative: skills-based exams (SBEs). These tests constitute exactly...

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SIS student Teresa Hyoju Chang wins Korea-Israel logo contest

Cherlin Kim, Copy Editor | December 10, 2021

From June 17 to Aug. 13, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Embassy of Israel hosted a logo contest to celebrate the 60th year anniversary of Israel and Korea’s diplomatic relations for the upcoming...

SIS participates in first KAIAC robotics tournament

SIS participates in first KAIAC robotics tournament

Minjae Chun, Design & Production Editor | December 10, 2021

The SIS Robotics team participated in the first KAIAC-VEX tournament after school on Wednesday, Nov. 24. Members of the team have been practicing for over a month every Monday and Friday in preparation...

Takis rapidly climb the school store ranks

Takis rapidly climb the school store ranks

Isabelle Lee, Reporter | December 1, 2021

On Nov. 29, the school store revealed its newest good, Takis Fuego. This addition has been a response to years of student requests to bring in the fan-favorite snack. By having a quick taste test and discussing...

Investigating SISs bus back seat culture

Investigating SIS’s bus back seat culture

Minjae Chun, Design & Production Editor | November 24, 2021

Students file into the bus parking lot as the bus officer rings the bell, and high school upperclassmen enter their designated after-school bus and immediately sprint down the aisle, heading toward the...

Number of sick students surge at SIS

Number of sick students surge at SIS

Erin Choi, Reporter | November 24, 2021

Over the past few weeks, as the daily temperatures in Seoul have dropped nearly 10 degrees Celsius, a noticeable number of students have gotten sick. Stuffy noses, sneezing, and hoarse voices are common...

News Flash: Students engage in various competitions over weekend

News Flash: Students engage in various competitions over weekend

Tiger Times Staff | November 23, 2021

SIS History Honor Society participates in history bowl By Paul Moon ​​On Nov. 20, three SIS teams from the History Honor Society club entered into a history bowl competition against 41 other...

RAK hosts Garden of Gratitude

RAK hosts Garden of Gratitude

Cherlin Kim, Copy Editor | November 22, 2021

On Nov. 15, Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) finalized the school’s annual Garden of Gratitude, currently displayed in the atrium until Nov. 19. As Thanksgiving is just around the corner, elementary,...

Michelle Bok (11) who plays Katniss falls to the ground in horror after receiving the message that her family has been killed.

Macbeth returns to the stage

Jordan Kim, Co-Editor-in-Chief | November 18, 2021

Walking down the hallways of the high school building, many would have heard sounds of splendid soliloquies flowing out of the auditorium or the atrium over the past couple of weeks. From Nov. 11-18, English...

Pepero day celebrated all over campus

Pepero day celebrated all over campus

Paul Moon, Copy Editor | November 18, 2021

On Nov. 11, Pepero Day was celebrated all over SIS, with many boxes of Pepero being shared among friends and teachers. There were some who ordered Pepero from the Red Cross Youth club fundraiser, some...

SADD hosts anti-anxiety coloring activity

SADD hosts anti-anxiety coloring activity

Bin Ma, Reporter | November 16, 2021

Members of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) are hosting activities in the atrium every day from Nov.15-19 to increase awareness about mental health. This has been the first mental health...

Letter to the Editor from Gray Macklin

Letter to the Editor from Gray Macklin

Gray Macklin | November 16, 2021

SIS high school Vice Principal Gray Macklin writes in response to Erin Choi's article on implementing a follow-through system for club executives.   Dear Editors, I am writing in response...