The Quirky Quibbler

Glimpses of What Students Think …

Empty classrooms when students work from home.

Sarra C, Reporter

May 15, 2020

At the beginning of this quarantine, students didn’t really have an idea of what life would be like in distance learning. However, with the upper school being closed for almost two months now, we all have had the opportunity to adapt and become more familiar with this new style of learning. Now, all...

When in Need for a break from the Screen

When in Need for a break from the Screen

Saga M., Editor

May 5, 2020

It seems to be a misconception that we upper school students have an overflow with time these days. In fact, school work is proceeding as usual. However, we all need a break once in a while so we’ve compiled a list of things you could do. Did you see Mrs. Wegdell’s tips on ManageBac? The Quirky Q...

Crazy Stuff to do During Quarantine!

Crazy Stuff to do During Quarantine!

Junheok C., Reporter

April 29, 2020

Are you guys enjoying your life at quarantine? I thought focusing on schoolwork would be the most difficult challenge. However, finding stuff to do during quarantine has become the biggest challenge for me. I have come up with some crazy ideas about what to do during quarantine so students like me...

Alone at Home

Alone at Home

Dan C., Reporter

April 1, 2020

Firstly, I think that the biggest impact is on academic aspects. There are both benefits and downsides to this newly implemented way of learning. A benefit is that I can save time that would normally be used for going back and forth from school and allocate this for studying. Also, I get to spend more time ...

Digital Learning- A Revolution?

Digital Learning- A Revolution?

Saga M., Editor

March 16, 2020

I’m sure none of you have missed the fact that school has transitioned to distance learning. Some of us are more excited about this than others as we are facing a big change with the transition to a digital learning programme. Thanks to the two-week quarantine rule, some of us have already gotten ...

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

Captain Jennifer Jones

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

UNEP Committee

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,...

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