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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....

Ishitaa Nayyar, Preksha Prashanth, Ishana Tupe, Anjali Joshi, and Seher Nijhawan visit the Indian Embassy with Founder Nirmal Jain to present the ¥310,000 they raised for Sapna's COVID relief efforts. Also in the picture are Ambassador Sanjay Kumar Verma and Mrs. Gunjan Verma.

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,...

New Year, New After-School Clubs

New Year, New After-School Clubs

Ishitaa Nayyar, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

At IISJ, the start of a new School term means the arrival of a whole slate of new after-School Clubs. In this issue of Hibiki, we focus on the Model United Nations Club.  Model United Nations Club,...

A Look Back at the COVID Fundraiser!

A Look Back at the COVID Fundraiser!

Hibiki Staff June 25, 2021

The past few months have been a difficult time for our students and Faculty. Not a day went by when we did not hear about someone's mother dying or uncle passing away from COVID. The mood at School was...

Olympics: To Attend or Not to Attend

Olympics: To Attend or Not to Attend

Sneha Vanmali, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

Excited about the Olympics? Sentiment is divided among IISJ students about the upcoming Games. Many have tickets to events but are reconsidering their attendance due to the pandemic.  "I want to go,...

Mr. Tanmay Goel speaks to IISJ Seniors and Juniors during Career Chat.

Career Chat: Tanmay Goel, Product Manager at Rakuten

Sahana Vijay, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

Deciding what to major in college is always the million dollar question. Law? Engineering? Medicine? IT? To give students access to real-life stories and professionals, IISJ debuted a talk series called...

Healing Power of Music

Healing Power of Music

Mahati Reddy, Hibiki Reporter June 25, 2021

While music classes have been canceled at IISJ because of the pandemic, experts say music can lower stress and anxiety levels.  "Listening to music has a direct and indirect effect on arousal levels...

Book Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini

Book Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini

Manasvi Bardia, Editor June 25, 2021

Centered in war-torn Afghanistan, A Thousand Splendid Suns is the heart-wrenching tale of Mariam and Laila as they face the daunting and unprecedented circumstances of war and female oppression.   Mariam...

Class of 2021 Senior Superlatives: And the Winners Are...

Class of 2021 Senior Superlatives: And the Winners Are…

What are Senior Superlatives? They are awards voted on by the Senior class. Nothing serious. Just an opportunity to recognize the funny and end the year on a happy note. The entire Senior class was given...

Manasvi Bardia: “Being isolated from others for most of this year taught me that my real competition is with myself and not with others.”

The Peculiar “Pan-ademic” Calendar

Manasvi Bardia, Editor May 6, 2021

The academic calendar this year is far from conventional. Like everything else, we adjusted to the new normal. As everyone altered their lifestyles, students accommodated the pandemic into their plans....

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