Month: March, 2019

4 Facts About the ExCo Senator Elections 2019-2020
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4 Facts About the ExCo Senator Elections 2019-2020

This year, the elected Senators are as follows: Presiding Officer: Weilyn Chong (11) Senator of Academics: Daniel Sheremeta (11) Senator of Athletics and Travel: Mady Smith (10) Senator of Discipline: Yong Jae Lee (10) Senator of Public Relations: George Wan (10) Senator of Service: Sofia Singer (11) Senator of Student Life: Mehek Jain (11) Voter…

ExCo Senators 2018-2019 Biweekly Updates
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ExCo Senators 2018-2019 Biweekly Updates

In light of elections yesterday, Junto interviewed current ExCo Senators about what they’ve been up to recently in place of A Minute with Senate (by the Spiritual Community class) last semester. Check it out. Presiding Officer – Guinness Chen (12): Worked on the leadership retreat as well as ExCo elections. Senator of Academics – Gracie…

Archives, Policy

ExCo Elections 2019: Senator Of Student Life Candidates

With four different candidates, the pool running for Senator of Student Life is crowded this year. On the topic of community gatherings, that the student body has ranging opinions on, this is what each candidate had to say. Margi Lonergan (10) HKIS Community Gatherings consist of daily announcements and the occasional teacher speaker for that…

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ExCo Elections 2019: Athletics Candidates on Promoting Lesser-Known Sports

Many deserving and hardworking athletes go unnoticed, overshadowed by highly publicized and accessible sports such as basketball. How will the Athletics candidates address this issue? Krish Shah “It’s not only lesser-known sports that I want to focus on, but also all activities that currently don’t get enough recognition within our community—including performing arts and public…

Gabby Wei: A Big Fish in a Big Pond
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Gabby Wei: A Big Fish in a Big Pond

by Selena Sun At HKIS, one of the most dreaded sports is competitive swimming. The physical and mental toil of waking up at 5 am to repeatedly practice the same strokes until it becomes muscle memory lacks appeal to many. It’s a grind made for the elite few who are able to cling to the…