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New Delhi Love Songs

Something amazing happend last February: one of our teachers, Mr. Creighton, published a book. When you hear the word ‘book’, you likely think of a story with chapters. However, Mr. Creighton’s new book, New Delhi Love Songs, is a collection… Continue Reading →

Shrek Jr: A (Late!) Play Review

This was it. Months of preparation were finally going to be showcased. Tremendous effort was going to be put onstage in front of an audience of hundreds of friends, family, faculty, and students. Soon, they were going to be enveloped… Continue Reading →

Double Dub for AES!

The ASIAC 2018 tennis tournament was hosted by the American School of Bombay. Sweat pours out of our perseverant players while they were fighting for each point. Watching our tennis players represent our school and chase for every ball is… Continue Reading →

30 Reasons Why Not To Be In A Play!

A few days before fall break was the school play, 30 Reasons Why Not To Be In a Play. If you are wondering what the play is about, look back up at the title. In the play, the actors gave… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reads

Are you ever tired of watching TV on the weekends? Do you want to try something more constructive in your daily life? If so, then try out this weekend’s book! The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan, is about three demigods… Continue Reading →

Weekend reads

Are you bored? Do you need to stop watching TV and start doing something more productive? If so check out this weekend’s book, The Land of Stories, by Chris Colfer. In The Land of Stories, two twins, Alex and Carter, fall into their… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reads

Do you ever get bored on the weekends? Wondering if you should start a new series? Or maybe just read your go to book. I am happy to announce the start of a new Direct Message series, Weekend Reads. This… Continue Reading →

Get Cultured at the MS Art Show

What: MS Art Show Where: Theatre Atrium (outside the main theatre) When: Now through Thursday May 18   When semester two started, many people’s electives changed from one thing to another. For some students, that meant joining in to mixed… Continue Reading →

Minute By Minute Review of the 2017 Talent Show

11:15 Mr. Currey: Students are filing in. 8th grade is unruly as usual. You wouldn’t know that they are actually four years away from contracting the dreaded disease, Senioritis, by looking at them now. Hershey: And here come the hosts, Yuval… Continue Reading →

May the House Come to Order!

When people talk to me about MUN, they give all this boring expression. MUN is so boring, you have to do so much work, there is so much preparation. Yes! I agree there is a lot of commitment, but it… Continue Reading →

AES Middle School Drama: Aladdin – A Play Review

The eager cast of 6th, 7th and 8th graders rushed out of their classes at the end of the day to prepare for one of the most anticipated plays of the year: Aladdin. I got behind the scenes access to… Continue Reading →

Friday Night Lights: Just a Tiny Bit Awkward.

So Friday Night Lights was last Friday on the 7th of April, and it was really amazing, yet really awkward (at least for this reporter). It was my first Friday Night Lights ever, and the best part is I got… Continue Reading →

Friday Night Lights: Can someone help me?

Friday Night Lights was held on- you guessed it: Friday. While you may be that smart to figure that out, I had a hard time understanding what was going on. After all, it was the first time I had been… Continue Reading →

8th Graders: Too Cool to Social?

The most recent social was Oscar-themed and well-planned. However, there was a problem, one that has been occurring for years now: the absence of eighth graders. Although that could be blamed on the volleyball and tennis tournaments that had many… Continue Reading →

Overwatch Game Review

Overwatch was the best game in 2016. This game genre is Hyper FPS (FPS: First Person Shooter and tactical based shooter game). Overwatch was made by Blizzard Entertainment. Overwatch can be played on console, or PC, but just to let… Continue Reading →

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