• Day after encampment sweep, refugees return to central Paris

    Day after encampment sweep, refugees return to central Paris

    Allegra Knox and Tailor Liedtke

    September 18, 2016

    PARIS, Sept. 17 — Thirty-four hours after police evacuated a migrant encampment in central Paris, new refugees were slowly trickling back to the rough street community that was their home.   A visit to the Stalingrad metro station on Saturday afternoon, the epicenter of the encampment, fou... READ MORE »»

    Volunteers pass out baguettes and water to refugees at the encampment near the Stalingrad metro in central Paris on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Photo by Sloane Valen.

    Sloane Valen

  • Thursday deadline for student rep application

    Thursday deadline for student rep application

    September 17, 2016

    By Matthew Oscodar ASPire Staff Writer Students who would like to run for student council representative for the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades should submit papers no later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, according to Brian Brazeau, ASP assistant director. As of this writing, two student... READ MORE »»

    Students throw coloured powder into the air in celebration of the new 2016-2017 school year. Photo credit: screenshot of drone footage by Erick Pessoa.

  • Head to the Blue Zone!

    Head to the Blue Zone!

    December 9, 2015

    We collaborated with the Green School of Bali, Indonesia, and worked really hard to put up some great content about climate change as well as COP21 on the Blue Zone webpage at Global Student Square. Find out more here!

    Blue Zone logo by Candice Leymarie and Louis Serra.

  • The 411 on COP21 social media

    The 411 on COP21 social media

    December 9, 2015

    By Jack Campbell, GSS correspondent PARIS — Social media can give you a TMI headache — too much information and sometimes confusing and conflicting information as well. But many handles, hashtags, pages and photo and video streams have a purpose. Social media adds a whole new dimension to... READ MORE »»

    COP21 Facebook page. Screenshot by GSS staff.

  • Thank you, Bali

    Thank you, Bali

    December 9, 2015

    PARIS — For months now, the ASPire journalism program at the American School of Paris has been planning to cover COP21 for Global Student Square, an international student journalism network.  The opportunity to cover COP21 and possibly see world leaders in action, such as U.S. President Barack Oba... READ MORE »»

    Photo of the western hemisphere of planet Earth by NASA/public domain.

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Day after encampment sweep, refugees return to central Paris

Allegra Knox and Tailor Liedtke

PARIS, Sept. 17 — Thirty-four hours after police evacuated a migrant encampment in central Paris, new refugees were slowly trickling back to the rough street community that was their home.   A visit to the S...  Read More »

September 18, 2016

Thursday deadline for student rep application

By Matthew Oscodar ASPire Staff Writer Students who would like to run for student council representative for the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades should submit papers no later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, accord...  Read More »

September 17, 2016

Les Journées du Patrimoine

Tailor Liedtke, Katerina Holtzapple, Serena Capilla Murphey, and Alia Hadjar

Les Journées du Patrimoine is a weekend out of every year when, the French government opens up unknown museums, buildings, etc. to the public. This is all in an effort to educated people of their history and culture. The...  Read More »

December 5, 2015

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Blue Zone

Head to the Blue Zone!

We collaborated with the Green School of Bali, Indonesia, and worked really hard to put up some great content about climate change as well as COP21 on the Blue Zone webpage at Global Student Square. Find out more here!

Opinion

Thoughts on PAC

April 11, 2016

Every morning, we wake up, brush our teeth, get dressed, maybe get a bite to eat, then head out into the dark, windy morning to wait for the bus (where you ...  Read More »

Too School for Cool

April 11, 2016

  Being a full IB student, I undergo daily pressure and worry.  Deadlines come at you like storms and tests are lightning bolts upon your already very bu...  Read More »

The Rant of a Student Journalist

February 22, 2016

In an environment where honesty and openness are valued to the core, where students are constantly urged to express themselves, and where creativity is the onl...  Read More »

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