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Varsity boys’ basketball team destroys DeBakey in first game of season

Varsity boys’ basketball team destroys DeBakey in first game of season

Lojain B., Reporter

December 19, 2019

ASD’s boys’ varsity basketball team played their first game of the season Dec. 9, and the Dragons completely destroyed their opponent, DeBakey. Right off the bat, ASD scored seven points in the first minute of the game with the first shot made by E. Robinson ('23), who started strong. By the e...

Boys’ and girls’ varsity volleyball teams fight for MESAC medals

Boys’ and girls’ varsity volleyball teams fight for MESAC medals

Victoria C., Athletics Section Editor

December 12, 2019

In a tournament notable for its extreme parity -- most teams in the girls' and boys' divisions were of very similar quality this year -- the ASD varsity volleyball teams fought vigorously for their placement in the MESAC competition. This year's tournament was hosted by the American British Academy...

ASD Academic Games teams dominate in Kuwait

ASD Academic Games teams dominate in Kuwait

Ishwar K., Reporter

December 7, 2019

After hours and hours of after-school practices and strategy sessions, the ASD Academic Games teams emerged victorious in their season-ending tournament. Both JV and varsity teams returned from an Academic Games Invitational hosted by AIS Kuwait. In addition to the 15-minute buzzer rounds, known as “Quiz Bow...

School rules against vaping: Have the changes helped?

School rules against vaping: Have the changes helped?

Claire R. and Rida F.

December 6, 2019

Vaping is a current buzzword at ASD, and as new studies globally release more information about its impact on health, ASD's administration has grown increasingly concerned with helping students avoid e-cigarettes. In fact, this year, the administration installed vaping detectors in several places ...

Ask Anonymous Post #6

Ask Anonymous Post #6

The Incognito Pink Panther

December 6, 2019

The teachers will (read: should) help students with their classes. If your teacher is awesome, you both should be able to meet up to go over what you don't understand (if they aren't, good luck).

ASD swimmers bond, shine in Shanghai season-ending meet

ASD swimmers bond, shine in Shanghai season-ending meet

Lojain B., Reporter

December 6, 2019

ASD’s swim team just competed in a swim meet in Shanghai, China, where 23 schools competed. The Shanghai meet was not the MESAC season-ending competition ASD athletes have traditionally attended, but rather a substitute competition in which ASD athletes could participate. Because of the ongoing...

EFFECT: Mysteries revealed

EFFECT: Mysteries revealed

Annika T.

December 2, 2019

What is the story behind EFFECT's green logo? It's found everywhere around ASD: near the light-switches in the classrooms, near the paper towels in the bathrooms, and around the commons. Their work can be seen in every nook and cranny across campus. On ASD Clubs: Mysteries revealed, Annika T. ('2...

That’s a wrap! ASD’s fall musical finishes with a bang

That’s a wrap! ASD’s fall musical finishes with a bang

Amira T., Arts Section Editor

November 25, 2019

The Old Man and the Old Moon (or OMOM as nicknamed by the cast), ASD’s fall musical, has officially wrapped! The challenge was on for the small, 18-person cast to produce a show that lived up to the caliber of past musicals, and according to multiple audience members, they certainly succeed...

New Feature: An Issue in 3D

New Feature: An Issue in 3D

Rida F., Senior Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

The ASD Times is interested in getting a wide variety of opinions about even the most controversial issues! That is why we are launching An Issue in 3D. The concept is simple: each month we will focus on a new topic or issue, and we will publish three select perspectives: (1) from a student, (2) fr...

High school musical cast presents preview, readies for Opening Night(s)

High school musical cast presents preview, readies for Opening Night(s)

Jacob S., Reporter

November 11, 2019

This year's high school musical is The Old Man and the Old Moon. An epic tale of an old man who must abandon his duties of filling up the moon with liquid light to cross the seas in search of his missing wife. He hides his identity, lies, and winds up in a whirlwind of trouble. ASD's Sahifa calls it...

ASD students attend Qatar’s largest student-led conference in the Middle East

ASD students attend Qatar’s largest student-led conference in the Middle East

Lena I., Activities Section Editor

November 7, 2019

ASD students were well-represented recently at the Middle East’s largest student-led conference of the year. Students from schools around Qatar gathered for the 8th annual Qatar Leadership Conference, which was hosted by The Hague International Model United Nations in Qatar (THIMUN-Q). QLC i...

All systems go for JV Academic Games team

All systems go for JV Academic Games team

Ishwar K., Reporter

November 6, 2019

ASD Times published a previous piece on the JV Academic Games team's preparations, and now the team is ready to compete! ***************************************************************************************************************** Two teams of four students each will soon represent ASD in an Academic Gam...

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