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Lions Put Up a Strong Fight Against ICS

On February 3rd, the Lions basketball team played a home game against Inter-community School of Zurich (ICS). The Lions started the game off very well, having a solid lead against a big ICS team, although they were missing one of their key post players in Alex Glansk (‘18). They had a lead of 1 point […]

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Swim Team Thrash Opposition at Home Meet

As of Saturday, the swim team can add another first place win to their impressive list of victories this season. The meet, which was the annual home meet, was the first competition of the season for many swimmers, and for a few, it was their first time swimming competitively ever. Since almost the entire Upper […]

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Ace the Interview

Many seniors who applied to universities in the U.S. have in recent months had to deal with a daunting task: the interview. I was one of them. Interviews are a part of some university applications and are usually done with an alumni who graduated from the school you are applying to. This year I had […]

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Great Weekend for the JV Boys

On the 6th of February the Lions JV Basketball team travelled to Basel to take part in the northern school championships where five other Swiss International schools took part in, International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL), Inter-Community School (ICS), The American School School in Switzerland (TASIS) and the hosts Basel International School (ISB). The […]

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THIMUN ’16

    “It was a great experience, and was so cool to see people from all over the world going to the conference for this one week,,” said Christian Jorgensen (17), reminiscing about the week of 25 January spent at The Hague Model United Nations, a week-long conference during which 31 ZIS students joined about […]

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Strong Win for the JV Boys Against ICS

On the 3rd of February 2016 the Lions played at home against ICS for the second time this season having a current record of 3 wins and 3 losses. JV started off slow up to Coach Bruno’s expectations leading the first quarter 18-0. The team knew that ICS had no experience of playing basketball before […]

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Varsity Girls Places 5th in SCIS

February 4, 2016

On Thursday 28th January, the Varsity Girls Basketball team travelled to American International School of Vienna (AISV) to participate in the SCIS competition. In total there were 8 teams attending this tournament. The Zurich Lions played their first matches on Friday 29th. The first game was against École Internationale Geneve, (Le Chat), whom the girls […]

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Varsity Boys Have Mixed Results Against Strong Opposition

February 4, 2016

On January 29th and the 30th the Lions Varsity basketball team went to Basel to play in the SCIS tournament. In the end results of the tournament the Lions went 2-2 beating American International School of Vienna (AISV) and International community school in Zurich (ICS) whilst losing to International School of Zug (ISZ) and International […]

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Lions place 4th at the European International Schools Ski Race

February 2, 2016

On Thursday, January 28th, the ski team set out to Wengen for their second competition of the season. They were to participate in the European International Schools Ski Race (EISSR), racing against nine other international schools. The sun was shining on Friday morning over the Jungfrau region, and the team would get the chance to […]

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Varsity Girls Have a Successful Weekend

January 28, 2016

On Saturday 23rd January, the Varsity Girls Basketball team travelled to Inter Community School (ICS) to play in the Swiss Northern Schools Tournament. Unfortunately, two teams pulled out of the tournament leaving only 3 teams playing against each other. The Zurich Lions played their first match against International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL), whom […]

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Cross Country Ski Team Finds Success in First Race

January 27, 2016

On Sunday, the ZIS Cross Country Ski team headed to Rothenthurm to take part in their first race of the season. Seven skiers challenged themselves to ski the 22.5 km Volksskilauf, racing with some of Switzerland’s top World Cup skiers. Dan Millar (’16) set the fastest time for the ZIS skiers, at 1:09.40. Isabel Lane […]

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Varsity Boys Gain Experience at TASIS

January 27, 2016

On Saturday the 23rd the Varsity Boys Basketball team went to TASIS to take part in a friendly tournament against ISZL (International School of Zug and Luzern),ISB (International School of Basel), TASIS, and also ICS (International Community School of Zurich). In the first game of the tournament the Lions played against TASIS which although the […]

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Vietnam: 40 Years On

January 25, 2016

Walking through the streets of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, if one didn’t know better, they would be surprised to discover that Vietnam is a communist country. For American, communists are stereotyped as evil, dangerous freedom-haters. From the 1950s through the 1970s, Communism was the arch-enemy of the United States, and all its Western ideals. […]

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Applying to Film School: A Portfolio Process

January 25, 2016

Watching the way a story is woven together and the way the audience reacts to it is what I would consider one of the greatest pleasures in life. I have been creating stories since I began taking dance classes at age five. So for a while, I’ve known that I’ve wanted my professional career to […]

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Swim Team Wins the Annual Munich Invitational Swim Meet

January 24, 2016

On Friday, the Zurich International School Upper School (ZIS) (US) Swim team were bussed to Munich in order to compete in the annual Munich Invitational Swim Meet. The team was able to bring 9 swimmers, which successfully presented the team by winning 1st place in the overall US category. Not only did the team top […]

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Varsity Boys Just Fall Short In A Close Game Against ICS

January 21, 2016

On Monday the 18th of January, the Lions Varsity basketball squad came up against the International Community School of Zurich (ICS) in a very close home game. The Lions knew going into the game that it would be a tough matchup with some very strong ICS players. Despite the Lions managing to be up by […]

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