COP21: Paris

By Klaya Yaxley – With the change in seasons from fall to winter, and as we turn into the New Year, change is in the air. Paris is responding to the call for change by hosting the COP21 conference on Climate Change from late November to early December. The COP21 conference is discussing how countries … More COP21: Paris

Christmas Thoughts

December is here and with it, Christmas is just around the corner. All the NDIHS students would like to wish you all a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! The holiday brings many feelings, happy and sad, as we know the year is coming to close. This year particularly I am happy to be … More Christmas Thoughts

Calling for Change

By Klaya Yaxley Never have I been so close to such a tragedy, such grief on a mass scale that can’t be ignored. The City of Lights fell dim with the pain of those who were murdered, but the scariest thing of all is that they will not be the last. Prayers, warm thoughts scatter … More Calling for Change


Gobble-Gobble! It’s almost that time of year again, and as an American High School we’ll be commemorating! We will be having a thanksgiving get together after lunch in the big room on Thursday, November 26th! But don’t forget, it’s not just the USA who’s celebrating this year-Canada, Liberia, Grenada, Puerto-Rico, Northfolk Island and also Leiden, … More Thanksgiving

Open Mic

By Jeffrey Wezet – On the evening of  November 5, the social committee of NDIHS put together an Open mic for the students to get together and share their musical talents.   The event was characterized by offering free drinks and snacks while the vibrant atmosphere was filled with chords and chants. Chris was frequently … More Open Mic

National Alzheimer’s & Diabetes Awareness Month

By Maria Carrion – November brings National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National Diabetes Awareness Month. As many studies have found, diabetes may increase the risk for cognitive decline. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss the link between the two and how to reduce the risk. Insulin helps the body use or store glucose for energy. A … More National Alzheimer’s & Diabetes Awareness Month

Armistice day

By Kadiatou Diallo – “On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918”, an armistice was signed to declare the end of World War I. At the beginning, it was called Armistice Day by US President Woodrow Wilson, who proclaimed November 11th as the first commemoration of Armistice. But in … More Armistice day