Month: October 2016 - page 2

IB Juniors CAS Retreat

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During the days of September 30 to October 4th, 2016, the IB Juniors of the graduating class of 2018 went on their first CAS Retreat to Marsa Alam. Speaking personally, I myself was one of the juniors who went on the retreat, and to be one hundred percent honest, it was amazing. For those of..

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AIS4Egypt’s Visit to the Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357 & Being In-Denial

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AIS4Egypt has just accomplished its very first task of the 2016-2017 school year. In the early morning of the 22nd of October, we rapturously visited the well-known and distinguished Cancer hospital in Egypt: 57357. I was inexplicably eager to find out the hospital’s facets, especially because of its every-day, unceasing advertisements that pop out in..

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10 Reasons Why You Should Adopt a Pet

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I love animals. They are the absolute CUTEST little things ever (and I am in no way being biased). If anyone out there reading this actually owns a pet, you know what I’m talking about! Once you own a pet, your life just suddenly gets better – every animal you will ever see just becomes…cuter,..

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5 Crazy “Special Occasions” in October

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October is one of the craziest months and has a ton of occasions including Halloween and United Nations Day. You must think these occasions include 6th of October, World Mental Health Day, or National Bullying Prevention Day. Would you think that these days include National Nut Day or National Dictionary Day? Neither would I, so..

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Best Friends or Lovers?

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Is it possible? Is it really possible to have a best friend of the opposite sex that doesn’t turn into the person you love? I don’t know, I mean your best friend is the person you can tell anything to, the person you feel the most comfortable with, the person that’s always there for you,..

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Insight on Current Corruption

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An invisible hand Branding us with our employee badges Controlling our ethics and money The top 5% That built our world based on a manipulative fantasy A fantasy where the people are ignorant to the brutal reality of the world It is thrown casually behind our backs Buried beneath the routine and the “right from..

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The Man Who Changed the World

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Sometimes I’ll talk about Kurt Cobain, and I’ll get responses like “isn’t that the guy who killed himself?” Media and people usually focus on his death and ignore all of his achievements and his influence on the world. No, he is not ‘some dead guy.’ Not to mention how some people just spend their time..

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The Perks of Wearing School Uniforms

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Everyday I hear countless complains about the School Uniform, but have we ever thought that there could be an upside to wearing uniforms.  With school uniform, we are able to equalize the student body as a whole, leveling less space for competitive behavior. This allows students to achieve their highest form of academic achievements. Students..

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Arts Festival

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This year, the National Honor Society – or better known as NHS – is hosting its first ever Arts Festival! The event will be held on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 12:00 PM and will be jam-packed with numerous forms of art. The purpose of this festival is essentially to showcase the many artists of..

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Sweet dreams, Rosetta and Philae

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Well, that’s it, folks. The end of a 12-year long mission from Earth to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Now, if you’re not an astronomy fanatic like me, you may or may not have heard of the Rosetta, Philae, and the Rosetta mission that began in 2004 and wrapped up last month. Here’s a bit of background..

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NBA Eastern Conference Standings Predictions

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The eastern conference of the NBA is very difficult to predict because of all the different trades that went on during the summer. It was mainly a one-horse race for the past two or three years but I believe that there is some serious competition this year. Here are my predictions for the standings of..

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Swansea City Rue Missed Chances As Watford Hold Them To a 0-0 Draw

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In Bob Bradley’s first home game in charge of the Swans, Watford showed resilience to fight back in what was a completely one sided affair, contrary to what the scoreline suggests. Swansea’s starting lineup was shuffled following last week’s unlucky defeat to Arsenal, with the back four especially being changed. Neil Taylor was dropped following..

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