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Sustainability: Eco-Friendly Methods for Sickness Prevention and Symptom Relief, Reminders, and More!
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Sustainability: Eco-Friendly Methods for Sickness Prevention and Symptom Relief, Reminders, and More!

Eco Awareness Campaign Committee (Juan Lucas Umali, Elizabeth Won, Henrietta Ko) Did you know that getting sick is not only bad for your body, but bad for the Earth, too? According to the World Health Organisation, the by-products of health facilities worldwide include toxic, radioactive, and infectious waste. This poses a threat to both our…

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Student opinions on Foshan trip divided

Adya Patil Every November, a group of freshmen in the Humanities 1 in Action course head to 2 orphanages in Foshan, China for 3 days. It’s considered a highlight of the course, presenting students with the jarring reality and consequences of the now terminated One Child Policy. However, after coming back from the trip, some…

Freshmen Stereotypes: An Analysis
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Freshmen Stereotypes: An Analysis

Chloe Tse Illustration by Michael Shum “The freshman class.” The phrase itself triggers scenes of fresh-out-of-middle-school students obnoxiously blocking the hallway and walking with an air of superiority around them—head high, chin up.  The stereotypes associated with this class are clear, but I made it my mission to delve deeper, past the surface of generalizations to…

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HKIS Quiz Bowl Continues on Their Legacy In Mind Over Matter

Aujin Kim On September 21, the HKIS Quiz Bowl team gathered at German Swiss International School to compete in Mind Over Matter, an inter-school trivia competition organized by TSOL (Tvameva Solutions Overseas Limited). After hours of racking brains to answer the most obscure of questions in 9 different rounds, HKIS Team 1, comprised of Danny…

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2nd GINspirational Carnival Continues to Entertain and Inspire

Michelle Ahn On September 27, the Global Issues Network (GIN) club hosted its second annual GIN Carnival to promote and build connections among twenty service organizations. Through fun activities, bake sales, and live performances, people were able to contribute to solving a global issue they are passionate about in a new engaging and entertaining way.  Despite…

HKISMUN II: Highlights from our In-house MUN Conference
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HKISMUN II: Highlights from our In-house MUN Conference

Yoonjung Choi HKIS hosted its 2nd HKISMUN conference from October 12th to 13th, with almost a total of 100 attendees from Hong Kong International School, Island School, Discovery College, American International School, Sha Tin College, Renaissance College, Maryknoll, Diocesan Boys’ School, Nord, and some independent delegates.  Model United Nations is a simulation of United Nations…

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