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Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

This movie has been highly anticipated since the first teaser trailer came out in October of 2014 and I have to say it did not disappoint. It brought the team back with an amazing action sequence where the Avengers were facing off against a Hydra base. In the first two weeks of the movie’s showing […]

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Lions Enjoy Some Friendly Competition Against ICS

          On Friday, the ICS track team traveled to the Lions’ home track in Thalwil for a friendly meet. As the meet only lasted two hours, only a sample of events were scheduled. Nevertheless, students not competing in ISST’s next week were happy to have one more meet to complete the […]

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Nepal Quiz Night: Resounding Success

Less than a month ago a great travesty fell upon the people in Nepal; they were hit with not one, but two earthquakes. Leaving thousands injured and scared. The frightening occurrence had the school rethink the Nepal CWW unfortunately. This had the students and faculty frantically searching for an alternative. Those who signed up to […]

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Baltimore Protests

On April 12th, at 10:00 AM, African-American Freddie Gray is admitted to the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland, due to “serious medical distress”. His following death, along with its subsequent investigation, ignited rows of protests across Baltimore and resurfaced tensions across the US. The start of the protests can be traced back to a […]

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Lions Triumph in Softball Friendly Against Zug

          On Monday 18th of May, the ZIS Girls softball hosted their final home game of the year against local rival, ISZL Eagles. With home field advantage and a supportive crowd, the girls exhibited solid defense with double plays by Georgina Bielenstein (’17) and Roos Heeringa (’17). The Lions also played […]

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Lions’ Track Team Pounce Again in Munich

Selected members from the ZIS track team headed to Munich on Friday for the SCIS championships. After coming third last year, the team was hoping to win, despite having only 9th and 10th graders on the trip as the older students had exams. The team had some amazing results. Both our boys’ and girl’s middle- […]

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The Ghana Cup: Football, Food and Fundraising

May 24, 2015

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Tennis Fights It’s Way to a 4th Place Finish

May 11, 2015

This past weekend, the Lions’ Varsity Tennis Team crossed the lake to take part in the annual SCIS tournament at ICS. Although this was the first official competition for the team, many junior and senior players were unable to compete due to exams. Lead by Coach Freisen and Coach Jalylen, the young Lions fought their […]

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Lions Show Potential at Golf SCIS

May 11, 2015

          On the Thursday morning of May 7th, Zurich International School’s Lions Golf team headed to Frankfurt for the SCIS Golf tournament of 2015, held at Frankfurt International School. After an extremely long, yet fun, bus ride, the team was welcomed by amazing weather, bestowing them with even more enthusiasm. After […]

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Softball Places 3rd at SCIS

May 11, 2015

On Friday morning, the Girls Softball team arrived in Basel for SCIS tournament. The first game was against the International School of Zug and Luzern, and the girls won with a final score of 12-4. Kara Nordlin (’17) had excellent base running skills, and got a double off of a hit right in front of […]

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Racing Beyond the Bounds of Possibility

May 10, 2015

It is 6:30 in the morning at Lake Coeur D’Alene. The cool morning air is little comfort to the thousands of restless athletes wading waist deep in the lake.  All are ready, bustling with nervous energy, veins pumping with adrenaline. The athletes, organised and separated by age and gender, will soon begin a swim that […]

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Crossing the Niger River

May 8, 2015

At the door, on the bookshelf that stands next to the radiator, there are masks and all sorts of photos of my family. Living all around the world. Nigeria, Liberia, Brazil, Singapore, the Philippines… My Grandfather is constantly telling stories about how he lived in Nigeria and Liberia, and how he became a missionary. “I […]

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The General Election: A Pre-Result Perspective

May 7, 2015

Today, millions of Brits are going to the polls to decide on who will lead the country for the next 5 years. This General Election is, however boring it might sound, far from ordinary, and one of the most interesting in British history. For the last 90 years, British politics have been dominated by the […]

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Running like a Girl

May 7, 2015

Just keep going. Just keep going. Just keep going. This is the mantra I ingrained upon my mind as I embarked upon my first ever 10km race. Whereas in movies this line is uttered determinedly through gritted teeth by an actor in a grey hoodie, I assure you I exhaled it with all the pitifulness […]

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Softball Faces Tough Competition Against Frankfurt

May 2, 2015

On Thursday April 30th just as the school bell rang, the ZIS softball team got ready to face the Frankfurt Warriors. The Lions knew that it would be a difficult weekend as Frankfurt is a Division 1 team, but they were up for the challenge. The first game started out well with a triple by […]

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Lions Face Strong Competition in Matches Against ICS

May 2, 2015

On Wednesday, the 29th of April, the ZIS varsity tennis team had the opportunity of participating in some friendly competition against the ICS team. As soon as the school bell rang after the last period of the day, nine players (four boys and five girls) of the team headed straight for the bus that took […]

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