How the Ukraine Crisis Has Affected AIS

By: Esha Banerjee Just a few months ago, Russia launched a full-scale invasion against Ukraine, spurring one of the largest European wars since World War II. This conflict has shocked the world- more than three million refugees have left the country, and thousands have been killed in the crossfire. Europe is primarily dealing with the … Continue reading How the Ukraine Crisis Has Affected AIS

Vienna International Science & Engineering Fair

The annual Vienna International Science and Engineering Fair is an opportunity for students around the world to participate in science and consider STEM for their futures. Nicole Reed The fair was organized in partnership with the Vienna Chapter of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Women in Nuclear, and the United Nations Nuclear Young Generation. … Continue reading Vienna International Science & Engineering Fair

AIS Middle and High School Spring Break Reading Contest

For the first time in AIS history, the Secondary Library hosted a reading contest over spring break. Anna J. Pruess For the first time in AIS history, the Secondary Library hosted a reading contest over spring break. While the library has held a school-wide reading contest over summer break for several years, this year, they … Continue reading AIS Middle and High School Spring Break Reading Contest

The dress code is sexist and perpetuates double standards

A female student at AISV was dress coded for wearing this outfit on a warm autumn day. As a female student, I have had my fair share of dress code violations. My first incident was when I was twelve-years-old; it was 30℃ on a June day and I was wearing shorts. I was dress coded … Continue reading The dress code is sexist and perpetuates double standards

JV Girls’ Volleyball Team Ends Season Early but Technically Undefeated

Like all other sports teams at AIS this year, the junior varsity girls’ volleyball team ended their season early, but they had a great result to show for their work: they won their only match in straight sets, beating the team from Danube International School. Like all other sports teams at AIS this year, the … Continue reading JV Girls’ Volleyball Team Ends Season Early but Technically Undefeated

The AIS High School Anime & Manga Club: Fans of Modern Japanese Storytelling Unite!

When the word “anime” is spoken in a conversation, there are a few possible reactions. By Anna J. Pruess - Freshman student When the word “anime” is spoken in a conversation, there are a few possible reactions.  Someone might mention a classic anime, like Naruto or Sailor Moon, or someone might make the mistake of … Continue reading The AIS High School Anime & Manga Club: Fans of Modern Japanese Storytelling Unite!

Give Her a Chance

Girls are being left out in PE, and here’s what we can do about it. Anna J. Pruess, freshman student The bright orange Frisbee flies through the air, landing neatly in the hands of a running boy who pivots to pass to his teammate.  After another clean pass, the team is close to the end … Continue reading Give Her a Chance