The Standard

StuCo Blog Entry #2

November 16, 2014

Dear Student body, On behalf of the high school Student Council, I am attempting to inform you all on our most recent initiatives. Read More »...

The sextualization of technology

October 7, 2014

It used to be that someone would have to muster up the courage to go, face-to-face, and ask someone out if they were interested in them. But in this modern world in which numerous ways to communicate are so conveniently available,...

Outside perspectives

June 3, 2014

While the ASL community often formulates perceptions of other school populations, it is often overlooked that the very same people whom they generalize, students from The American School in England (TASIS), A.C.S Cobham, and ...

World cup predictions

June 3, 2014

JAMES MALIN 4 Semifinalists: Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Germany Winner: Brazil The home advantage was clearly beneficial for Brazil in last summer’s Confederations Cup and I can’t see that changing. Their squad is full o...

Make athletics mandatory

June 3, 2014

Athletics are a big part of ASL’s culture and there is no changing that, nor is there anything wrong with it. The school’s athletic teams teach teamwork, discipline, and good fitness; that is why joining an athletic team should ...

Alternative sports

April 4, 2014

Josey Troyer ('17) Water Polo Josey Troyer’s (’17) endeavors as a water polo player stemmed from the location of his birth. He grew up in Southern California where he says almost everyone plays the sport. Instead of dro...