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AQT plays in first offline tournament at SFS

Brandon Choi, Executive Copy Editor | 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, Managing 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...

Graphic by Sophie Choi (11)

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, Design & Production Editor | 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...