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  • Word in the Halls: Donald Trump

    Word in the Halls: Donald Trump

    Emaad G., Anna O., and Jon Netzler

    January 29, 2017

    Official portrait of President Donald Trump / Date: 15 December 2016 / Source: whitehouse.gov / Author: The White House

  • A Job That’s Out of This World

    A Job That’s Out of This World

    Anna O.

    January 23, 2017

    Cassandra Rodriquez loves challenges and loves her job. Originally from Texas, Rodriquez works at NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) as a flight controller for the international space station and an astronaut instructor. As a result, her daily life is enjoyable if not stressful. That being said, some days can get truly bizarre. Rodriquez recalled one especially memorable incident during an interview... READ MORE »»

    Cassandra Rodriquez engaging in an interview with the ISGJ Today team on Sunday Dec. 11 2016.

    Photo taken by Katlyn Thomson

  • WWOW Highlights 2016

    WWOW Highlights 2016

    December 8, 2016

    This year, WOW Week consisted of a variety of options to attend, both locally and internationally. We interviewed a couple students from each trip, and saw what they had to say.

  • Winter Concerts 2016: Choir

    Winter Concerts 2016: Choir

    Jon Netzler, Adviser

    December 7, 2016

    There's still no app that evokes the same kind of awe as live, harmonious, human vocalizations and performance, such as the classic snapping of fingers, clapping of hands, and then stomping of feet to create the scene of an African rain storm (for a treat, skip to 4:10 in the video down below for the MS/HS choir's rendition of Toto's "Africa"). These vocal and percussive elements were among the simple delights included... READ MORE »»

    Program cover art by Abby Leigh Doig

  • AP Language and Composition: Digital Stories

    AP Language and Composition: Digital Stories

    Jon Netzler, Adviser

    December 5, 2016

    Students had to demonstrate their knowledge of Jolliffe's Rhetorical Framework: establishing exigence, appeals to ethos, pathos, logos, fallacies and surface features. READ MORE »»

  • Singing in the Hallways

    Singing in the Hallways

    Kyla Guinza, Editor

    December 2, 2016

    Mr. Netzler and the students from the yearbook club organized a singing telegrams to raise money for the club. "The purpose...was to sort of have a group task for the yearbook staff as a whole so we could just...work together on something that was kind of affecting the whole school...cause yearbook is basically the whole school. It's affected by the yearbook, you know? That was the number one thing for the fundraiser, and obvi... 

  • Meet JJ the mascot

    Meet JJ the mascot

    Anna O.

    December 1, 2016

      In late October, ISG welcomed JJ the Jaguar, the school mascot. This is the first mascot our school has had since it was founded in 1978 -- back when it was called, Jubail Academy. JJ was made to be a Jaguar with human characteristics. The Jaguar is an obvious reference to our school's logo that depicts a prowling Jaguar, and sports team, he Jubail Jaguars. JJ first made an appearance during a friendly tournament wi... READ MORE »»

    JJ the Jaguar, our new mascot

  • Livin’ in a Laptop School

    Livin’ in a Laptop School

    Phillip B.

    June 27, 2016

    A survey was conducted of 146 middle school and high school students and faculty and many of the answers varied. The survey was about their opinions and experiences on the first year of being a laptop school. The survey consisted of five multiple choice questions and an optional box for short response. READ MORE »»

    Students in grades 6-12 are required to bring their own laptop to every class every day.

  • Jubail’s Heritage Festival

    Jubail’s Heritage Festival

    Sarah Y., Editor

    June 20, 2016

     The Royal Commission of Jubail (RCJ) is organizing their annual Heritage and Craft Festival on the Fanateer water front from March 15-31. "It was awesome, it gave such a good feel of what's going on in Jubail from an Arabic point of view and also from the surrounding areas. [...] They also have that huge international section which every expat, I think, in Jubail should see," commented Felicity Langhans, the school nurse... READ MORE »»

    This booth featured a wide array of Pakistani culture.

    Wali Y.

  • Binge Watching Is The New Normal

    Binge Watching Is The New Normal

    Auni I., Editor

    June 15, 2016

    Productive procrastination (noun); getting through as many television show episodes in one sitting while avoiding daily tasks is becoming the new normal. With easier access to technology, we are more distracted than ever. Watching television is becoming more common and is usually included in our daily life. The term “binge-watch” is a brief description of watching multiple videos or episodes of a TV show, in one sitt... READ MORE »»

    Photo courtesy of Auni I.

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News

A Job That’s Out of This World

A Job That’s Out of This World

Anna O.

Cassandra Rodriquez loves challenges and loves her job. Originally from Texas, Rodriquez works at NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) as a flight con...  Read More »

Jan 23 • No Comments

WWOW Highlights 2016

WWOW Highlights 2016

This year, WOW Week consisted of a variety of options to attend, both locally and internationally. We interviewed a couple students from each trip, and saw what they had...  Read More »

Dec 8 • No Comments

Winter Concerts 2016: Choir

Winter Concerts 2016: Choir

Jon Netzler, Adviser

There's still no app that evokes the same kind of awe as live, harmonious, human vocalizations and performance, such as the classic snapping of fingers, clapping of hands,...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

AP Language and Composition: Digital Stories

AP Language and Composition: Digital Stories

Jon Netzler, Adviser

Students had to demonstrate their knowledge of Jolliffe's Rhetorical Framework: establishing exigence, appeals to ethos, pathos, logos, fallacies and surface features.

Read More »

Dec 5 • 1 Comment

Singing in the Hallways

Singing in the Hallways

Kyla Guinza, Editor

Mr. Netzler and the students from the yearbook club organized a singing telegrams to raise money for the club. "The purpose...was to sort of have a group task for t...  Read More »

Dec 2 • No Comments

Meet JJ the mascot

Meet JJ the mascot

Anna O.

  In late October, ISG welcomed JJ the Jaguar, the school mascot. This is the first mascot our school has had since it was founded in 1978 -- back when it was called...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Time for a change: ISG Jubail’s new school

Time for a change: ISG Jubail’s new school

June 11, 2016

ISG Jubail’s First Prom: Hit or Miss?

ISG Jubail’s First Prom: Hit or Miss?

June 5, 2016

Southern Hemisphere Expedition: Teacher Ray Timm Went on a Journey to the End of the World

Southern Hemisphere Expedition: Teacher Ray Timm Went on a Journey to the End of the World

May 5, 2016

Fools Coming to a School Theater Near You

Fools Coming to a School Theater Near You

May 5, 2016

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Features

A Job That’s Out of This World

A Job That’s Out of This World

Anna O.

Cassandra Rodriquez loves challenges and loves her job. Originally from Texas, Rodriquez works at NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) as a flight con...  Read More »

Jan 23

WWOW Highlights 2016

WWOW Highlights 2016

This year, WOW Week consisted of a variety of options to attend, both locally and internationally. We interviewed a couple students from each trip, and saw what they had...  Read More »

Dec 8

AP Language and Composition: Digital Stories

AP Language and Composition: Digital Stories

Jon Netzler, Adviser

Students had to demonstrate their knowledge of Jolliffe's Rhetorical Framework: establishing exigence, appeals to ethos, pathos, logos, fallacies and surface features.

Read More »

Dec 5

Singing in the Hallways

Singing in the Hallways

Kyla Guinza, Editor

Mr. Netzler and the students from the yearbook club organized a singing telegrams to raise money for the club. "The purpose...was to sort of have a group task for t...  Read More »

Dec 2

Livin’ in a Laptop School

Livin’ in a Laptop School

Phillip B.

A survey was conducted of 146 middle school and high school students and faculty and many of the answers varied. The survey was about their opinions and experiences on the first year of being a laptop school. The survey consisted of five multiple choice questions and an optional box for short response.

Read More »

Jun 27

Jubail’s Heritage Festival

Jubail’s Heritage Festival

Sarah Y., Editor

 The Royal Commission of Jubail (RCJ) is organizing their annual Heritage and Craft Festival on the Fanateer water front from March 15-31. "It was awesome, it gave suc...  Read More »

Jun 20

Binge Watching Is The New Normal

Binge Watching Is The New Normal

June 15, 2016

24 Hours to Live: Cory Borisko

24 Hours to Live: Cory Borisko

June 12, 2016

Time for a change: ISG Jubail’s new school

Time for a change: ISG Jubail’s new school

June 11, 2016

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Opinions

Word in the Halls: Donald Trump

Word in the Halls: Donald Trump

Emaad G., Anna O., and Jon Netzler

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Jan 29 • No Comments

“What do You think makes a good student?”

“What do You think makes a good student?”

Ahmed Ibrahim, Editor

Summa Cum Laude! What does this phrase mean to you? This phrase roughly means a 4.0 or above, in the language Latin. This phrase may mean that you are a good student...  Read More »

Jun 9 • No Comments

Teens should get more sleep

Teens should get more sleep

Abdul K., ISG Jubail Student, Grade 10

I am a 16 year old sophomore in high school, and yes I am also one of you with that same expression every time my mom tells me to get 8 hours of sleep a night. IT ISN’T POSSIBLE! My point? SCHOOL STARTS WAY TOO EARLY!

Read More »

May 31 • 1 Comment

What are your opinions on the final exams?

What are your opinions on the final exams?

Sarah Y., Editor

Students and faculty voice their thoughts about the upcoming final exams.

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Mar 17 • No Comments

What do teachers misunderstand about you as a learner or student?

Carlie R., Editor

“They interpreted my, my quiet nature as being unintelligent." — Mr. Borisko, English teacher   “When I was in school, my teachers never listened to me and never gave me opportunities to ask ...  Read More »

Dec 17 • No Comments

If you could have dinner with any person — alive or dead — who would it be, and why?

If you could have dinner with any person — alive or dead — who would it be, and why?

Jon Netzler, Journalism Adviser

From U.S. presidents to scientists to celebrities, ISG Jubail wishes they could dine with a wide variety of people.

Read More »

Dec 13 • 1 Comment

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

November 29, 2015

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