Service Work at ZIS: Are We Really Helping?

Service trips are common at ZIS: the CWW trips to Ghana, Nepal and  Sri Lanka are always something students have to look forward to. I feel lucky to go to an international school, where funds enable usto go on these types of trips. Of course, I’m very grateful to be able to have access to […]

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Mr. Markus Addresses Student Questions

Mr. Markus’ background, plans for the year, and Sudoku prowess revealed During the first week of school many students asked me questions about my background  such as: “Do you really speak Russian? How about other languages?”, “Are you as good at Sudoku as your bio says”, and most importantly “Why did you choose to come […]

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Will the Area 51 Memes ever end?

Although Area 51 seemingly has an almost mythical status among UFO obsessives and conspiracy theorists, it really exists. Area 51 is a U.S Air Force facility in Nevada and, as very little is disclosed about what actually goes on inside, is one of the world’s most famous secret places. It is so secret, in fact, […]

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The Rita Effect

“I think it’s fair to say that one of the challenges is always going to be to what extent students are open and honest about their experience with stuff like this,”
ZIS US Principal John Switzer.

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Ever wondered what bugs taste like? Well, let Aksel Paul be your guide on this short digital journalism podcast describing the wonderful world of edible bugs

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Freddy Macdonald: The Future of Filmmaking

He knew it. He knew the moment he took the last photo. A feeling of ecstasy washed over him. He knew that he was meant to tell stories; what he didn’t know was that he had just embarked on a journey to discover his passion.

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