On Thursday, May 26, following the school shooting in Uvalde Texas, IACS students walked out to recognize gun violence across […]
On March 15, the mask mandate was lifted for IACS students and staff. Now, three weeks later, they provide their thoughts on the recent change.
The removal of half day Wednesdays from the IACS 2022-2023 bell schedule was recently announced in the January 28 IACS Hawk newsletter by Head of School Greg Orpen, in disregard to the opinions and needs of many students and parents.
The elimination of the half day Wednesday is overall detrimental to IACS as a school, and poses no real benefits over the current schedule.
Student government co-presidents Drew Picard and Elea Zegdoun laid out their plans for the coming school year, focusing mainly on rebuilding our school community post pandemic, and taking on an active role in fostering a more diverse and inclusive IACS community.
As their first priority, the co-presidents shared that they wanted to rebuild the sense of community at IACS that was so severely harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. “As a freshman, I knew every single highschooler,” Zegdoun commented. “[I knew] all of the seniors, all of the juniors, all of the sophomores, and all of my freshman class, but now as a senior, I don’t know any of the freshmen or any of the sophomores because we lost that sense of community so bad that year.”