AFS Night: the past and the present

BY YASMIN MOHD SOHAILIN — In the SHS library, AFS hosted the AFS International Dessert Night, a speaking night where people could hear stories from the people who studied or are studying abroad through AFS program. Shorewood and the AFS program have always has a close relationship. This year marks the 66th year that the AFS program has been working with Shorewood High School. “Shorewood [has] been hosting since 1950. This is our 66th year hosting,” said Pablo Muirhead, chairman of AFS adult chapter. “[Shorewood AFS] is one of the longest lasting American field service clubs and organization in the … Continue reading AFS Night: the past and the present

Showcase gives insight into student talent

Instrumentalists, dancers, comedians and singers: the 2015 rendition of AFS Showcase “Rise Up” lived up to its name on November 21 and 22, exceeding my already high expectations in SHS’s auditorium. Marie Matthias, Zach Lipo Zovic and Justine Spore, seniors, and Grace Anderson, Ellie Schmitt and Dayton Simenz, juniors, directed this student-run performance. The six students, with the support of Joe King, performing arts teacher, and Maylan Thomas, technical director, organized the two three-hour-long shows featuring a quarter of SHS’s student body and benefitting American Field Service (AFS). These directors started the show off well, performing Faces’s “Ooh La La.” … Continue reading Showcase gives insight into student talent