The Standard

US History course comes under fire

October 7, 2014

One of the most well-known Advanced Placement (AP) courses, AP United States History [APUSH], has come under fire recently by the Republican National Committee (RNC) after changes were made to the exam. Read More »...

Scottish independence vetoed

October 7, 2014

The vote cast on September 18 was one that could have ended Scotland’s 307 year union with Great Britain. The question for Scottish people to vote on was a simple yes or no: Should Scotland be an independent country? Read More »...

Summer of conflict

October 7, 2014

After decades of hostility and violence between Israel and Palestine, tensions rapidly escalated again this past summer. In June, three Israeli boys: Eyal Yifrach, Naftali Fraenkel, and Gilad Shaar were kidnapped and murdered...

Southbank teacher accused of molestation

June 2, 2014

When Kaia Skillman (’16) attended Southbank International School, she didn’t think much about the rumors she heard of incidents involving her male classmates on school trips. “I remember hearing jokes of kids waking [up] ...

CollegeBoard changes SAT

June 2, 2014

When an ASL student makes the decision to apply to an American university, it comes with the requirements of standardized and subject test scores for most schools. The CollegeBoard announced on March 5 that the current SAT exam...

ASL Evacuated

ASL Evacuated

February 5, 2014