World Youth Forum

Racism. Sexism. Refugees. Wars. Terrorism. These are all problems our modern day world faces. Problems that we may not have a solution to yet. Problems that we may not have complete control over. But maybe together, we could be the solution. If we want to stop or lessen some of the world’s biggest problems, then…

Thanks Giving

Of course everyone knows what Thanksgiving is, but most  people don’t know what the history of Thanksgiving is.    It first started at 1621 when Pilgrims (aka Religious refugees from England) invited the Native Americans to a celebration called Plymouth Plantation, to celebrate the success of growing many seeds. Afterwards, at 1620 the Pilgrims were starving…

Halloween

  Origins: This holiday originates to almost 2,000 years ago, Where Celtics would celebrate a festival called Samhain on November 1st. The night before Samhain(October 31st), people would believe that the dead would roam the world in the form of ghosts. Later the Christian Church renamed Samhain All Saint’s day or All Hallow day, and…

Cinco de Mayo

  Most people barely recognize their own cultural celebrations, let alone those of other cultures. This is unfortunate because cultural celebrations offer an excellent window into other people’s beliefs and lifestyles. Understanding other cultures and appreciating their diversities is the only way we can achieve world peace. This article will attempt to give you some…

El Clasico 2017

  During this hyped soccer match, FC Barcelona ended their losing streak against Real Madrid. Believe it or not, for the first time in a couple of years, the annual El Clasico results were switched around. Understandably, there was much anticipation for this matchup, as they both are the highest ranked soccer teams in the word.…

A Tribute To A Lost Friend: Madame Laurance Tinnes

  Earlier this month, we lost one of our most admired teachers at AIS, Madame Laurance Tinnes, in an accident. Although it was her first year at AIS, both teachers and students adored her. Madame Laurance Tinnes was always a fun and outgoing teacher, even when we crossed the line and were scolded by her.…