As high school became harder, and much of my time has been wasted procrastinating, and choosing to watch many TV series, I believe that a few hacks on studying for exams can go a long way. Using these tips and tricks, you will be able to study much more effectively in the given period of..
Just this past Wednesday, seven of our own Panther Express heads took a trip to St. Andrew’s Refugee Services (StARS) to donate the dozens of books we collected from our school-wide book and supply drive. If I told you that this trip did nothing to me, I would be lying. In reality, I actually learned..
Since the beginning of human history, information has been passed on from one generation to the other in different forms, starting with simple oral traditions. Soon after, people began grouping into societies and the need for a written language was emerging. After that, laws were created and humans began to realize the need for some type of system to..
Once again it’s time for the annual AIS theatre play. In recent years, we’ve seen Sweeney Todd and we’ve seen Into the Woods, and now it’s time for our AIS students to put on the performance of a lifetime by performing the classic movie, Legally Blonde. This performance will be held on Saturday 20th January..
Moving from country to country is a very big change. It involves many factors ranging from learning a language to understanding a culture. When making this shift in the midst of your studies, there are many things that you don’t expect to happen. Personally, I studied here at AIS from elementary all the way to..
Most people who know me know I love writing and I aspire to be a writer of some sort. Lately, I have been writing college essays and they have been one of the most challenging things. For me, at least. I don’t usually write about myself and as such, I was presented with a few..
All the older people that I talk to on a frequent basis tell me that I should enjoy school while it lasts, as they are the best years of your life, and so far I am inclined to agree. The amount of friends I have and see on a daily basis will not show up again..
Formula for Immortality Paranoid people have been on the search for formulas, alchemical spells, and gadgets to cheat the natural cycle of physical death. These people are so inclined to the mundanely world, as they want to accomplish more in life. For example, Qin Shi Huang (259-210 B.C.), the first emperor of a united China,..
ABOUT THE CAS RETREAT… NOT WHAT IT IS BUT WHAT IT DOES Either by pure coincidence or fate, it just so happened that I would be writing this article today, on the 28th of October — the one-month anniversary of the IB Juniors CAS Retreat. On this very day a month ago, forty-one students were packing..
Should You Join IB? Joining IB is a very hard choice that everyone has faced, or will soon face. This anxious feeling that you get thinking about how hard it’s gonna be as an IB student is one distinct feeling that I still remember. This feeling, along with the pressure of choosing the right courses..
Humans of AIS Uniqueness and creativity appeared to run dry in the minds of the NHS members this year. Due to the extreme proactivity of the AIS student body in recent years, it felt to us like every idea suggested was in some way unoriginal, or plain boring. Our goal was to provide a fresh..
Surely all of you joining IB have heard something along the lines of “you have to be able to manage your time or else (fill in the blank)”. The odds are that so has everyone else around you, including me. As I am approaching my last couple of months as an IB student, I’ve never heard..
Attending School Through an iPad Attending school through an iPad might not be as glamorous as it seems. I had surgery 4 weeks ago, and because of that I was assigned to bed rest. Yet thanks to our school that has went the extra mile, I am currently attending school through an iPad, but unlike what..
Today, October 21st, AISE competed at a tournament in CAC. Four matches were played by 4 different schools, including AISE. To be honest, even though AIS lost, it was an exhilarating experience to be apart of. I have always loved being apart of something bigger than me as an individual. But I never thought that..
I have never imagined that the time to apply for colleges would be so soon. The college application process is so hectic and demanding. You have to ask do so many things: ask for letters of recommendations, chase teachers, meet counselors, research colleges, worry about SAT, ACT, IELTS, and other test scores, write compelling personal..
The Scholastic Aptitude Test, every student’s biggest worry upon entering Grades 11 and 12. What is the Scholastic Aptitude Test? One may ask. It’s what most known as the SAT. The SAT is one of the most mentally challenging tests any student takes upon their educational journey at school. 3 hours and 50 minutes in..
Hello IB Juniors, I am a former IB student who somehow managed to obtain my IB diploma and somewhat maintain my physical and mental health throughout the two years. I wanted to take time and write some tips I believe will really make a profound difference in your IB experience. First tip – organize your..
Create to Donate at AISE Create to Donate, a club at AIS, is one of the great new clubs that we have in our school. To my knowledge, Create to Donate is a great artistic club that involves many artistic people. They collaboratively use their artistic skills to make something, which is later donated to..
What It’s Like to Be A Senior Usually first days of school have brought me a bit of dread for knowing my summer was over and a bit of excitement to see my friends, go to new classes, and see what’s new. This year however a new ingredient was added to my typical mix of..
10 MOTIVATION HACKS Start working at the same time everyday Working at the same time everyday will help you get into habit. Eventually, studying at 6:00 will become part of your daily routine and you will naturally do it. Leave yourself a note or set an alarm to notify you that you must study…