The images and information that we receive through our social media accounts are strongly mediated and censored. However, as a generation, there is one medium that we have seemingly completely disregarded: television. When was the last time you turned on your TV and watched cable for entertainment? A long time ago I assume. This industry […]Read More
Coming to us from the booming metropolis of Washington DC, our new Upper School principal, Mr. Markus, is hoping to use his love of learning, multilingualism, and political activism to invigorate our school community. Mr. Markus has a number of tasks he wishes to complete over the next two school years, but he still […]Read More
Being bilingual herself, Ms. Lyle appreciates both the beauty and the struggle of being caught up in a mix of cultures – it was this mindset along with her drive to improve communities that drove her to join ZIS. Our new ZIS director, Lisa Lyle, spent much of her life studying and teaching all […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
“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.