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..
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..
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..
“Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it a rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul”. “BEEP BEEP”, goes your alarm to wake you up for school. You hit the snooze button and turn on your morning playlist to start getting ready. You..
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..
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…
Tips to Stay Healthy And Fit During School Yes, school work and assignments can suck the life out of you at times, you may feel like you have no time to take care of your body and your health but believe me, it isn’t too hard to change little things in your daily school routine..
It’s rare when siblings spend much time together. Students rather spend their time alone, especially when there is a great age gap between them and their siblings. When it comes to interests, one person’s opinion may differ from another. Now that the seniors are almost leaving, siblings are trying to spend some quality time before..
Dear everyone at AISE, The end of the year is coming; it’s finally here! With only one month and ten days left until the end of the year, I thought someone should reflect on the year as a whole. Although I would change a few things I did this year, it turned out to be..
On Thursday, April 13, 2017, during March Madness, “Refresh,” a student-run speaking event, took place in the auditorium at AIS. Refresh is somewhat similar to TEDx; it has the same purpose, which is giving people the voice to express their ideas. There were a decent amount of people who spoke at the event – all..
It is finally the middle of the school year. In terms of the new grading period, this comes as a huge relief. It is the first time that you can finally get a fresh start. The term has been insanely stressful, so consider this like a new year. Take a little break, relax, and be..
Teachers Should Coordinate Due Dates What do I mean by that? Okay, so, as a High School student, I either have 20 assignments due in one day or absolutely nothing. Then, I am told to manage my time. How is that even possible? As a solution to this, teachers should try to coordinate their assignments…
We have all experienced it before, as we lay sound asleep in a cloud like bed filled with wonderful dreams. Then, suddenly, the irritating dreadful sound of the alarm interrupts the peaceful sleep and brings one to the unfortunate reality, it is time to get up for school. It is of no surprise that it..
“Education is the most powerful tool you can use to change the world” a wise man one said. There are many reasons why you are educating yourself. For some it maybe because their parents forced them and for some it might be to prepare for college although education is much more important than that. Education..