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Beyond the Blonde Boys Football get a strong win against Paris Zurich Openair Brought Back To Earth "Where's the Math House?" Girls Football Cruise Past Rivals ISZL Alternative Advisory Adventures
 
Beyond the Blonde

Beyond the Blonde

“If I’ve only one life to live, let me live it as a blonde!” Clairol advertisements, from the 1960s, boasted slogans like this along with pictures of beautiful, radiant blondes who had every man staring. By 1959, Clairol was the leading brand for hair dye in the United States, even in a time where most […]

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Boys Football get a strong win against Paris

This weekend, the boys Varsity team (along with JV boys, Varsity girls and JV girls) traveled to Paris for a showcase game against the British school of Paris (BSP). Subsequent to a 6 hour commute, the boys arrived at the BSP campus, eager to turn their season around after two demoralizing defeats. After an inspirational […]

Zurich Openair Brought Back To Earth

Zurich Openair Brought Back To Earth

Zurich Openair 2016 was a great experience and lots of fun for everyone who attended; even though the setup was terrible. The lineup included bands such as Chvrches, The Last Shadow Puppets, M83, Amy Macdonald and many more. Openair has stepped up their game in terms of scheduling their bands, but when one act finishes, you have to sprint to the next stage to watch the next show. However, the improved scheduling was about […]

"Where's the Math House?"

“Where’s the Math House?”

On Thursday 8th October, the school welcomed the parents of students to come and find out about the forthcoming year at the yearly ‘meet the teacher’ night. This annual event allowed parents to meet the teachers that their child will have for the rest of the year. They also found out about what is going […]

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Girls Football Cruise Past Rivals ISZL

On Friday the 9th of September the Girls Varsity Soccer Team brought home a victory against the International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL). The end score was 5-0 to Zurich International School. Man of the match was awarded to Sofia Maher (’20).  Maria Marschalik (’17) scored an amazing goal from a free kick; Fiona […]

Alternative Advisory Adventures

Alternative Advisory Adventures

Every year, all grade levels of Zurich International School go on an ‘Advisory Adventure’, designed for the individual advisories to bond and the new students to be integrated into the ZIS ‘society’. For the past two years, the Grade 11 students went canoeing in Lucerne. This year, however, things were done differently – an unusually […]

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JV Volleyball win against ICS!

September 23, 2016

On Wednesday the 21st of September, Zurich International School’s Junior Varsity team travelled to Zurich to verse Inter-Community School Zürich (ICS) in a friendly tournament. The game started at 5pm and finished one hour later with an overall win to the Zurich Lions; 3 matches of 25 with an individual win in each. Junior Varsity […]

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Another win for Varsity Volleyball!

September 22, 2016

This Wednesday, the ZIS Varsity Volleyball team travelled to the other side of the lake for a friendly game against ICS. We were feeling confident after our victory at the home tournament last weekend and our team was eager to show off our new skills. After the short travel to the ICS gym, the team […]

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Wandering off the Foxtrail

Wandering off the Foxtrail

September 11, 2016

On Wednesday the 31st of August, the year 10’s travelled to Zurich to participate in a Foxtrail with their advisory.  Beginning at the usual time of 9:55 am, the cafeteria had a buzz unlike any other day so far. Instructed to sit with our advisories, the quality bonding time had already begun. With the smell […]

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First victory of the season for our varsity volleyball team

September 11, 2016

This weekend, the varsity volleyball team competed in the Annual ZIS Invitational. Despite missing some of the key players due to ACT testing, sickness and school trips, the ZIS Lions managed to pull out their first win of the season. This tournament started quiet early, with warm up starting at 8 am, however this did […]

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Hiking for the Bronze

September 9, 2016

Duke of Ed Hike: Early on Saturday morning a group of young and excited hikers arrived at the Upper School. As a group we amounted to twelve students and consisted of two groups, a boys and a girls group. We were lugging heavy packs comprised of tents, food and clothes. Despite the heavy packs spirits were […]

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Meet the New Varsity Coach: Coach Taylor

September 8, 2016

In the 16-17 Volleyball season, the Lions Varsity team are welcoming Coach Taylor as the new Varsity coach. As we all know, with great power comes great responsibility, so I am sure many are interested to learn a bit more about the new set of hands to the Lions coaching team. The first thing that […]

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Movie Review: Now You See Me 2

Movie Review: Now You See Me 2

September 8, 2016

This year’s summer movie season has been jam-packed with sequels and remakes, but as it comes to a close there might have been one movie that you might have missed. As you can tell by the title, Now You See Me 2, is a sequel to the surprisingly enjoyable 2013 original. Most of the main […]

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Why I Don’t Want To Go To Harvard

September 7, 2016

The mood is tense and sleep levels low as high school seniors write essays and CVs for their dream universities. Being an affluent school with a successful community of parents, ZIS students are hit disproportionately with the pressure of gaining a spot in an Ivy League or international equivalent. Gaining entry into an elite university […]

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ZIS rugby narrowly loses to ISZL in intense heat.

September 6, 2016

On Friday September 2nd, the Lions’ rugby team was set to play their opening game of the season against local rivals, the International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL). After a historic win over them at ISSTs last year, this game would serve to give an insight to the new season. Unfortunately, the game was […]

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XC Team Heads to Train at Melchsee- Frutt

September 6, 2016

This weekend the Cross Country team made their way to the mountains to the quaint town of Melchsee- Frutt for their annual mountain training weekend. The team enjoyed three days of intensive running amongst the serene surroundings. The team worked hard to improve speed, build endurance, and push themselves, depicting the very spirit of the […]

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