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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...

Celebrating One Year of Hibiki!

Celebrating One Year of Hibiki!

Hibiki is a Japanese word that means echo. And as this online student newspaper approaches its one year anniversary, we hope that it has accomplished its goal of amplifying and echoing IISJ student voices.  The...

Class of 2021 College Compilation:  Where Are They Going?

Class of 2021 College Compilation: Where Are They Going?

The college application process is a stressful time for any high school senior. Will I get in? Am I good enough? Thousands of questions race through our minds as we anxiously await that all important email....

StuCo Vice President Lokesh Mudhalvan (left) and President Kenneth Daniel (right).

StuCo Activities Kick Into High Gear

Jahnavi Kumar and Sahana Vijay May 6, 2021

With the start of the new academic year, the Student Council is in full action. Elected in late February, it’s led by Kenneth Daniel (President) and Lokesh Mudhalvan (Vice President). Anisha Pillai is...

IISJ Teaching Staff Additions

IISJ Teaching Staff Additions

Priya Mukkundi and Sahana Vijay January 22, 2021

While this academic year has been a tumultuous one, two new staff additions have helped students navigate these tough times. Today, we are interviewing Mr. Raph Lobo, High School English teacher, and Mr....

Get Bored to Stimulate Your Creativity

Get Bored to Stimulate Your Creativity

Abhiram Oggu January 20, 2021

Nowadays, everything is made to grab your attention - social media, advertising, games - which makes it incredibly hard to focus on one thing at a time. But as the saying goes, “If you pay enough attention,...

Ace Your Boards - Yes, It Can be Done!

Ace Your Boards – Yes, It Can be Done!

Arpit Chopra January 20, 2021

As a CBSE student, you’ve been prepping to take the 10th and 12th grade Board Exams since you entered high school. But two months before the tests, you realize you’re not sure how to study for the...

The IISJ Earth and Welfare Club at work.

New Clubs Debut at IISJ Despite Pandemic

Gunjan Srivastava, Editor January 20, 2021

Undeterred by the virus, students at IISJ managed to debut a handful of clubs that will continue into the new year. Each club meets online for now.    Vitalis (Biology Club), Grades 8-12, Fridays,...

Gap Year: Yay or Nay?

Gap Year: Yay or Nay?

Lucy Lin, Reporter October 25, 2020

Maybe you’re in high school and are wondering if you should take a gap year after you graduate from IISJ. Wikipedia defines a gap year as a “year-long break before or after college/university during...

Innovations and Inventions Continue Despite Pandemic

Innovations and Inventions Continue Despite Pandemic

Priya Mukkundi, Reporter October 24, 2020

As the doom-and-gloom of the pandemic seems to have no end in sight, it’s good to spend a few minutes and remind ourselves of the positive that is happening all around us. Life does not stop with the...

Teachers Adapt to Online Classes at IISJ

Teachers Adapt to Online Classes at IISJ

Empowers Quiet Students to Speak Up
Priya Mukkundi and Dharani Baskaran June 26, 2020

As the pandemic continues, how effective are online classes? While convenient for IISJ students, faculty may not feel the same. However, with time and experience, IISJ teachers have adapted and embraced...

Maniaryal Chandra moved to Japan to live his dream of owning a restaurant.

Economic Crisis Hits Restaurants

Restaurant Falls Victim to Virus
Lucy Lin, Reporter June 12, 2020

Maniaryal Chandra moved from Nepal with his wife and young child to Japan to live his dream of running his own restaurant. Twelve years later, he saw his hard work bear fruit. Then the virus hit.  “Now,...

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