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Art that Impresses and Intrigues

Art that Impresses and Intrigues

Anna S., Reporter

February 23, 2020

This week, the 12th grade visual art students had the chance to showcase the pieces they have been working hard on for the past year and a half at the DP Arts Exhibition. There were a lot of unique and creative works being displayed and we were excited to hear more about their inspiration as well...

What’s Your Language Part 3

What’s Your Language Part 3

Various English B students

February 20, 2020

Chiharu - Japanese My name is Chiharu. I come from Japan and my mother tongue is Japanese. I can speak English. I have lived in the South of Japan, so I have a southern accent in Japanese.  A difference between Japanese and English The alphabet is totally different. In Japanese, there are 3 sets of ...

What’s Your Language Part 2

What’s Your Language Part 2

Various English B students

February 19, 2020

Youngah My name is Youngah Choi. I come from South Korea and my mother tongue is Korean. Besides English, I know a little bit of Japanese as I have learned it in Japan but I cannot read Kanji, which are the Chinese characters .  A difference between Korean and English  Korean is more complicated compared ...

What’s your language?

What’s your language?

Various English B Students

February 18, 2020

Dan C 안녕하세요. 제 이름은 최단입니다. 저는 한국에서 왔습니다. 제 모국어는 한국어입니다. 저는 한국에서 태어나고, 자랐기 때문에 한국어는 원어민 수준입니다. 현재는 국제학교에서 공부하고 있기 때문에 영어도 열심히 ...

MUN – Exciting Closing Ceremony

MUN – Exciting Closing Ceremony

Anna S., Reporter

January 31, 2020

The day's closing ceremony for SISMUN 2020 started off with the Under Secretary General, Seol Li, welcoming head chairs up to the stage to present a short speech and award the best delegates from each committee: Yoonsik (head chair of the Security Council) - praised delegates and said there wer...

Gossip Box

Gossip Box

Anna S. and Sofia B., Reporters

January 31, 2020

In the last minutes before lunch, final resolutions were formed and today's debates came to an end. The delegates in UNEP 2, who were discussing deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest, managed to get a unanimous vote to pass a resolution that MEDC's should help Brazil in funding to stop the forest fires,...

MINIMUN Seeks to Prepare Future MUN Delegates

MINIMUN Seeks to Prepare Future MUN Delegates

Junheok C., Reporter

January 31, 2020

Not only was SISMUN active, but so was SIS miniMUN. Chaitanya K. is head Chair of class 6 - c. Not like SISMUN, miniMUN doesn't have committees. Instead, they're divided into class and share same topic within each grade. According to Chaitanya, grade 6 had a discussion about climate change, while g...

Resolutions are Rolling in

Resolutions are Rolling in

Sarra C, Reporter

January 31, 2020

As the debate is nearing the end, resolutions are starting to roll in to the administration of SISMUN. You can feel the tension in the air as the Under Secretary General collects the resolutions and nominations for best delegates. Some resolutions are pages long and will need to be summarised whilst...

Impressive Organisation

Impressive Organisation

Sarra C, Reporter

January 31, 2020

Bethan Roberts, a teacher from the Albanian College, Tirana gave us her thoughts on this year's SISMUN. She said that she was excited about all of the topic but in particular the Venezuelan economic crisis as she has lived there and is interested in how it plays up. She would like to hear about how t...

Lively and Energetic Atmosphere

Lively and Energetic Atmosphere

Anna S. and Sofia B., Reporters

January 31, 2020

During the first morning break, the atmosphere was lively and energetic. This was a great opportunity for us to interact with some of the MUN chairs and do a small interview with them about the current activity in their committee. When speaking to Saga and Dennis in DISEC 1, they mentioned that even...

Vaccination Hesitation, Serious Debate

Vaccination Hesitation, Serious Debate

Junheok C., Reporter

January 31, 2020

Discussion in the World Health Organisation committee centred around vaccination hesitation. Dan C. Chair of this committee said that 21 countries are represented by students in the conference. Representatives for Pakistan, Afghanistan and other countries around that region were highly active during...

Mini MUN – Global Health is the Issue today

Mini MUN – Global Health is the Issue today

Sarra C, Reporter

January 31, 2020

Mini MUN started with a guest speaker- Bruno Ciancio from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). He started off talking about the UN sustainable development goals and the talked about the global burden of disease by cause. This is particularly relevant today especially since...

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