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COVID Fundraiser Elicits Grateful Letter from Students in India

COVID Fundraiser Elicits Grateful Letter from Students in India

Ishitaa Nayyar, Reporter November 3, 2021

An IISJ School-wide fundraiser for COVID relief raised ¥310,000 last year. The money was donated to an NGO in India where the money was used to support the education of children whose lives had been disrupted...

Paper recycling box set up in the classrooms

Going Green: What Can YOU Do?

Mahati Reddy, Reporter November 3, 2021

Climate change has been affecting us for a long time and it's evolved into a global crisis endangering every living organism. While it may seem that there is not much we can do as students to stem the...

ChitChat: Choosing Your Stream in High School

ChitChat: Choosing Your Stream in High School

Ishitaa Nayyar, Reporter November 3, 2021

Editor's Note: In this issue of ChitChat, Juniors Seher Nijhawan and Arya KJ discuss the different streams in Grade 11 and the changes they experienced going from Grade 10 to Grade 11. Seher chose Economics,...

Currently used as a parking lot, the new campus will feature a 5-story building with 80 classrooms, along with a science lab, library, and a cafeteria.

Plans for New Campus Move Full Steam Ahead

Sneha Vanmali, Reporter November 3, 2021

After years of search, IISJ will finally be breaking ground on its very own campus. "It is very exciting as well as challenging since now the School will double in size of the current School," said IISJ...

Aarav Tiwari and Nahush Sachin Pethe (11B) play basketball in the gym after School.

Afterschool Clubs to Add to Your Extracurriculars

Sahana Vijay, Reporter November 3, 2021

After-School clubs are alive and well at IISJ. Here are just a few to entice you!  Running Club (7:00AM, Saturdays), 7th Grade and Up The Running Club started as a way to get home-bound students...

Disregard for COVID Protocols Put IISJ Students at Unnecessary Risk

Disregard for COVID Protocols Put IISJ Students at Unnecessary Risk

Mia Hoshino, Reporter November 3, 2021

For the past two years, IISJ, along with the rest of the world, has been trying to adjust to the pandemic. Despite constant reminders from teachers and other adults, some students still find it difficult...

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Groundhog Day: Living the Same Reality Every Day

Manasvi Bardia, Editor November 3, 2021

Thanks to the pandemic, do you feel like you’re living in a time loop where every day is the same? Get up, go online, eat, sleep, and then do it all over again the next day? Well, that’s the premise...

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Movie Review: Jungle Cruise Is No Ordinary Cruise

Arpit Chopra, Reporter November 3, 2021

If you need a break from the monotony of the pandemic, watch Jungle Cruise. It’s the 3D adventure of a lifetime as an all-star cast journey to the depths of the Amazon in search of the elusive “Tree...

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Being Japanese in an Indian School

Mia Hoshino, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

Every human wants to belong - whether it’s to a sports team, a club, a religious group, or in my case, a School. Little did I know that I would get to feel that sense of belonging from an environment...

Superstitions: Incredulous or Beneficial?

Superstitions: Incredulous or Beneficial?

Arpit Chopra, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

A black cat crossed your path, that’s bad luck! Don’t open an umbrella indoors or the roof will collapse. Break a mirror and you'll have seven years of bad luck. Whether or not we believe in such...

Build Your Resume with Internships, Volunteer Opportunities

Build Your Resume with Internships, Volunteer Opportunities

Atharv Kasar, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

Want to pump up your resume, learn new skills, hone existing ones, earn some money, or help people in need? Instead of sitting at home this summer, take charge of your free time and intern or volunteer....

COVID Fundraiser Raises Money, but Also School Spirit

COVID Fundraiser Raises Money, but Also School Spirit

Manasvi Bardia, Editor June 25, 2021

IISJ’s first-ever COVID fundraiser was a resounding success with over ¥300,000 raised in a single week. From bake-offs and candy jar competitions to basketball shootouts and principal-for-a-day lotteries,...

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