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by Skylar Ward
2018-SAS-Impact-Fellowship

There is plenty that sets an SAS high school education apart from that of other international schools, and certainly, from that of other US high schools. One of the most notable is the Catalyst project, an in-depth personalized learning experience. Check out some of the SAS Impact Fellowship student profiles and their work. 

Kinjal Shah

One of the top favorites when it comes to experiences in high school, Interim Semester offers a variety of perspectives, life-changing moments, and skills, as students soak up different cultures, people, and places.

SAS Catalyst Impact Fellowship: Who's Who?
by Skylar Ward
2018-SAS-Impact-Fellowship

There is plenty that sets an SAS high school education apart from that of other international schools, and certainly, from that of other US high schools. One of the most notable is the Catalyst project, an in-depth personalized learning experience. Check out some of the SAS Impact Fellowship student profiles and their work. 

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WHERE SHOULD WE LIVE?: SAS PARENTS ON SINGAPORE NEIGHBORHOODS
by Cara D'Avanzo
Singapore City

We asked a number of SAS parents what they like about living where they do, and their answers reveal the range of priorities for our families, as well as the diversity of accommodation options available. Wherever you live, you’ll find you’re part of a neighborhood community, as well as part of the SAS community at school and around the island!

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EAGLES PERFORM AT INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN FESTIVAL
by Tom Schulz
Making memories in Nebraska

Every summer, thousands of high school Thespians bring their love of all things theater to the International Thespian Festival (ITF), a celebration of student achievement in the performing arts. This year, 11 SAS theater students attended the Festival. The Eagles performed to standing room only as part of the week-long performances, workshops, and festivities this June. 

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THE CONNECTED CLASSROOM: DOES SPACE MATTER?
by Charlotte Hewson
Does Space Really Matter?

Our world is globally connected and technology driven. We are in a continuous period of transition and modification. As teaching practices and student learning journeys evolve to accommodate success in an ever-changing world, how important is the role of space to support and elevate student performance?

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WHY FLEXIBLE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS?
by Lauren Mehrbach and Chris Beingessner
Flexible learning spaces

When people think of a flexible learning environment, they often think only of the physical space. While it is true that the space is flexible in nature, there is much more to a flexible learning environment than just the physical floor plan or furniture choices. Read more to learn about how our sixth grade A-side classes benefitted from a flexible learning environment. 

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A GRADUATION TRADITION EXPLAINED: WHY THE CAP AND GOWN?
by Cara D'Avanzo
Following traditions

Most of us unthinkingly accept that wearing a polyester “gown” and square “cap” with a tassel is just part of the ceremony surrounding modern high school and college graduation exercises. But these weird accessories actually have ancient and interesting origins. 

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A GUIDE TO EDITING
by Kayleen Bettencourt and Aaron Graybill
Students offer tips for 'workshopping'

What does it take to edit an article, a feature, or even a book? Seniors from the AT Writing Seminar class—Kayleen Bettencourt and Aaron Graybill—are part of the editorial team for the recently published Present Tense Future. Here they deep dive into the process and share a guide for anyone that wishes to edit a piece they have written. 

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