Writer’s Opinion: The IA Lottery

By Diya Ramesh (’23) Lotteries. Those who are determined to find a cheap and easy way to earn some money spend a decent chunk of their income investing in tickets in a prize that they have almost close to no probability of winning. Yet, so many people spend their time and hard-earned money on these lotteries. However, that is not the type of lottery we … Continue reading Writer’s Opinion: The IA Lottery

IA Model UN Team Falls to BHHS in OUMUN Rematch

After an upset victory in last year’s meeting at Oakland University Model United Nations (OUMUN), the International Academy failed to defend their title of best delegation at the hands of their crosstown rivals: Bloomfield Hills High School. However, with just one conference remaining in the school year, IA begins to look forward to the future of their Model UN program. Continue reading IA Model UN Team Falls to BHHS in OUMUN Rematch

Judge and Timer Ready? The Ninjas of the IA Phoenix Forensics Team

By Adriana Doria (’19) On March 4, 2017, the IA forensics team competed in the “Ninjatational”, its third tournament this season, at Avondale High School.  The forensics team was awarded a second place trophy in the “Shogun” (large entry) division of the the team sweepstakes.   The public address category consists of the categories Broadcasting, Extemporaneous, Impromptu, Informative, Oratory, and Sales.  In Oratory, competitors must write a … Continue reading Judge and Timer Ready? The Ninjas of the IA Phoenix Forensics Team

Judge and Timer Ready? Another Victory for IA Phoenix Forensics

By Adriana Doria (’19) With the forensics season progressing, the IA Phoenix “forensicators”, or forensics team members, successfully competed at the Frankenmuth Invitational.  The IA forensics team, coached by Ms. Sarah Clancy, took 31 members to this tournament- it ended up with 18 students making it to semifinals, and 12 of the 18 semi finalists making it to finals.  The team was also awarded 2nd place for the … Continue reading Judge and Timer Ready? Another Victory for IA Phoenix Forensics

IA Model UN Team Travels to Chicago for MUNUC

The University of Chicago hosts one of the most competitive Model UN conferences in the country, with attendees ranging from California to New York. However, that didn’t stop the IA from making themselves noticed once again, coming out with two awards, an abundance of resolutions, and memories that will last a lifetime. Continue reading IA Model UN Team Travels to Chicago for MUNUC