Fake News, Aluminium Cans, and a Dedicated American

Most schools are pretty liberal places, so in one where most students are immigrants, it would be pretty surprising to find many people sporting Make America Great Again hats and retweeting the US President’s 3 am tweets. I think it’s fair to say that not many ZIS students have even talked with a Trump supporter […]

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The Movie Disaster

A cliche love story. A forbidden romance. Two best friends and many rules. Elle, the main character of the Kissing Booth, is best friends with a boy Lee. Yet, she has had a crush on his brother for a long time. While Noah is off-limits for Elle based on a set of rules that Elle […]

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Deb8 Mile

His palms are sweaty. Knees weak. Arms are heavy. Nope, we’re not talking about some underground rap battle here. Last weekend, the ZIS debate team competed with ISZL, FIS, and ASL in our third annual debate tournament, where topics from technology to immigration to technology were disputed. The tournament was split into two parts: the […]

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@humansofzis

 Humans of ZInStagram Have you ever wondered about teachers’ personal lives?  About their past? About your peers’ guilty pleasures? Or even their biggest fears? Well, your days of wonder are GONE! Open up Instagram and follow @humansofzis to discover ‘the stories of Zurich International School, told one human at a time!’

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Curtain Call: Starting a Theatre Company

Lion’s Journal had the pleasure of interviewing both Tara Brodin, a ZIS drama teacher and her colleague Joanne Willmott, who have recently joined forces to start their own theatre company called Close Encounters Theatre. Read on to find out about their process of starting their very own company, how they met and all about how […]

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Varsity Football Ready for D1!

THE OFFICIAL ROSTER for the 2018/2019 Varsity Football team was released last Monday and many players are eager to start the season off with a win when they play their longtime rival, International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL), this Friday at ZIS. As the dust settles from last season’s Division 2 ISST victory, the […]

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