Should Plastic Bags be Banned?

The convenience of using plastic bags is highly affecting our environment and our health. By throwing away plastic bags, they don’t just disappear. According to Conserve Energy Future, “currently, there are approximately 46,000-1,000,000 plastic fragments floating within every square mile of the globe’s oceans”. This is one reason why plastic bags should be banned. As…

The Psychology Behind Friendship

This article was written by Sharon G10. We all have friends. I know you do. Whether you met them at school, online, or you’re simply just neighbors, you consider them to be your friends. But, have you ever thought about why you consider them your friends? Well, this article will explore the psychology behind friendship…

ServICE- You are missing out!!

Trust me when I say you’re missing out. One of the highlights of 2018 was the ServICE conference held at ASB from 16-18th November. The name itself may not sound intriguing or inviting, but this event is more than just any day spent doing service.                     …

How To Be A Mess

The following poem was composed by Jedi G10. Write a poem. Forget that, write seven a day. Write until you start calling writer’s block the blank period. There’s a myriad of colors that others can see but to you the sky will never be blue and you still feel sad but can’t bare to see…

Paws & Pens: Forty Six Pots of Parabolic Sobriety

ROUND 2 OF STUDENT SUBMISSIONS!! This is another one by el-Aurens Ximenis, whose poetry prowress is beyond compare. This poem is a tad somber and a little disturbing, but truly profound and thought-provoking. Enjoy! My vision is out of whack, I can’t see white or black. Axiomatic phrases flash by me, I’m red and dead all…

Paws & Pens: The Second Age of Stone

OUR FIRST STUDENT SUBMISSION THIS YEAR!! A poem by the ever ambitious el-Aurens Ximenis, whose real name must not be mentioned for reasons of anonymity. Please enjoy this amazing poem and feel free to send in any of YOUR work (poems or short stories) to be featured on KISToday :’) Into the dirt, A flag…

The World’s Largest Lesson

The following article was written by Hana, Angel, Iya and Malin (G7). The World’s Largest Lesson is a project created by an organization from Japan, called Educational Cooperation NGO Network (JNNE). It is a global event to help understand the current state of education around the world and to think about the importance of it….

Through Thick and Thin

This speech was written by Martin G10 as part of an English assignment. Have you ever looked at yourself in a mirror and just started crying? Have you ever just looked down at every part of your body noticed​all the​flaws you have,​all the fat that’s clinging on every part of your body and​ all the…

Distorted Refractions

The following speech was written by Fah G10 as part of an English assignment.  A disguise, a coverup, or a label? Sometimes I question if people really see me. My whole life, I’ve been compared to my sister. I’ve been her twin, merely just a reflection of her. Despite resenting these comments, despite not wanting…

Patana Workshop

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, a few students from 6th, 7th and 11th grade attended a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) workshop at Patana International School with Mr. Mechum. Students from many other schools in Bangkok met at the workshop and each grade had a different plan for the day. For 6th graders, the…