Features, Local

‘Collective’ Director Alexander Nanau on Romania’s systemic corruption and what an Oscar would bring to the country 

In November 2015, more than 25,000 protesters flooded Bucharest’s streets—the largest demonstration since the fall of communism in 1989. “Corruption kills!” they shouted. “Health for all, not just the rich!” “Reset Romania!” Their words echoed throughout Piața Victoriei, full of pain, grieving for the 27…

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AISB Hosts 20th Annual Terry Fox Run Online 

The most anticipated back-to-school charity event, Terry Fox, will be held virtually this year. Starting Sunday, September 20th and continuing through Sunday, September 26th, AISB community members are encouraged to support cancer research by joining the Terry Fox Foundation’s virtual run. For 20 years, AISB has…

AISB, Features

“Angst” is Coming to AISB! 

AISB’s second-ever movie screening will take place next Tuesday and Wednesday. The event plans to showcase the movie “Angst,” which deals with the topic of mental health in adolescence. Here’s a brief look into the details, as well as how you can sign up to…

AISB, Arts

Carving Spooktacular Pumpkins for Halloween 

On the 26th of October, PAVEL Service Group visited Fundeni Oncological Hospital to carve pumpkins with the children. Meanwhile, AISB also held a fun pumpkin-decorating contest for secondary students. Here’s a look at some of the most outstanding designs! PAVEL’s visit to Fundeni Hospital Children…

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Details on Next Week’s Spirit Week 

Remember the fun house events we had in September? Well, the house system is really kicking off now, with a full week of activities coming up. Spirit Week is happening from Monday, October 28th until Friday, November 1st, with events organized by many of our…

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Dr. Brindley to Leave AISB with a Strong Legacy 

If you weren’t in the AISB theater during senior awards, it ended with Mr. Ian Edwards yelling, “Didn’t you forget something?” That something, of course, was an old, “dusty” diploma–for none other than our departing director, Dr. Robert Brindley. Dr. Brindley leaves us after five…

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Get Ready to Rock in the Park 

On June 13th from 3:15pm-6pm, AISB’s courtyard will transform into an outdoor music festival–with 14 different musical acts taking the stage (aka the gazebo). This is one of the many events organized by this year’s Arts Council, and is the first time the school has…

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The Bite is Now in Print 

Starting tomorrow (Thursday, May 29th), The Bite will launch its first-ever print magazine (on recycled paper, of course!). Tenth graders Clara, Naomi, Raquel, and Matei designed 16 pages of glossy goodness to celebrate how far the journalism program has come. The inaugural edition is all…

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The End of Plastic Bottles at AISB? 

In order to become a certified “Eco school,” AISB has to meet certain criteria. One of the most important? Stop selling plastic bottles on school grounds. Over the past few months, the Eco Council has been running a petition to stop these sales. And according…

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Peer Tutoring Service Launches at AISB 

This week marks the beginning of an exciting new service learning initiative: The Peer Tutoring Club. Led by AISB’s Learning Support Team, the group of 9th and 10th graders are now offering extra help for elementary and middle school students, in a variety of subjects….

Global

No More YouTube in 2019? #SaveYourInternet 

The European Parliament’s controversial Article 13, created to prevent copyright infringement within the EU, may not only affect meme culture, but also YouTube content. According to YouTube’s new “SaveYourInternet” initiative, if Article 13 is passes, it “could have unintended consequences that would dramatically change the…

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What’s going on with the Winter Ball? 

In order to “bring our community together,” tenth graders Duru O. and Niki B., decided to plan a dance–AISB’s first Winter Ball. Unfortunately, due to lack of interest from the students, not too many people bought tickets. Some reasons have been: “Teachers being at the dance…

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Harvest Festival Comes to AISB This Thursday 

On Thursday, November 15th, AISB’s annual Harvest Festival will give students the opportunity to try homemade food from across the globe. There will be dishes for all tastes, from savory to sweet, with 20 different nationalities represented. Pie from last year’s Harvest Festival. This time…

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The New Schedule: Why The Change? 

Most classes at AISB are now a staggering 85 minutes instead of the previous 55; and although it’s been more than a month, students still haven’t quite gotten used to the changes. What are the reasons for this change? Secondary Vice Principal Fiona Moss, who…

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The School has Been Yarn Bombed! 

If you thought that the school lacked color, this is your lucky day. The 10th grade Textile students have “yarn bombed” the covered pathway between the cafeteria and secondary school. “Yarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colorful displays of…

Fake News

CEESA Canceled due to Stolen Air Pump 

BUCHAREST, RO — Security guards at the American International School of Bucharest (AISB) have launched a school-wide investigation after an air pump was stolen from the P.E. department yesterday morning. The pump is the only one in possession of the school, and its absence means…

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Wrapping Up Our 1st Year @ The Bite 

The MYP Design Cycle: essentially seeing the need for a product, creating that said product and then evaluating it. Students choose to make all sorts of thing–3-D fidget spinners, furniture, simple robots, even articles of clothing. But what happens when you decide to create a…

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