Introducing our first student blogger–Kimia Pourali, she is a 15-year-old junior at K¹² International Academy. Kimia resides in the state of North Carolina in the United States. She is greatly interested in computer science/programming, political science, and international relations. Her hobbies include playing cello and piano. She is also fond of learning about various languages and cultures. She is a Staff Writer and the Assistant Editor for iCademy’s school newspaper (iGlobe). She enjoys contributing thought-provoking article and presentation topics. She is the Chairperson of iCademy’s Model United Nations club, and an active member in Mu Alpha Theta (MATH) and National Honor Society (NHS). She serves her community as a Certified Reading Tutor with American Youth Literacy Foundation. She is enthusiastic about, and adores all of her activities with iCademy, which provide opportunities to strengthen her abilities in scholastics, character, leadership, and camaraderie, which all benefit her future, in college and later career. Welcome Kimia, to our K¹² International Academy School blog!