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Middle School Retreat Examines “Real Life”

By Ruth Schaefer Sep 10, 2018

From September 7-9, 180 students and staff members gathered for a weekend of fun and fellowship for the 2018 “Real Life” Middle School Spiritual Retreat.

Kindergarten and First Grade Playdates Build Relationships

By Brian Marshall Sep 10, 2018

The YISS upper playground played host to more than 80 kids playing soccer and climbing like monkeys for the Kindergarten and First Grade Playdates.

KIMEA Jazz Festival Features World-Famous Guest Conductor

By Tori Palmer Sep 10, 2018

On Saturday, September 1, select students from international schools across Korea participated in the annual KIMEA National Honor Jazz Festival.

Mock Trial Team Receives Praise from Yale Judges

By Allison R. Sep 7, 2018

The YISS Mock Trial team competed at the annual Yale-Korea Mock Trial Association (KMTA) competition at the COEX Convention Center on August 25 and 26.

PTO Hosts Newcomers’ Coffee for New Families

Sep 6, 2018

The YISS PTO together with school administrators hosted a Newcomers' Coffee to welcome families who joined the YISS community this year.

High School Retreats Create Healthy Class Dynamics

Sep 6, 2018

On Monday, August 27, the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes participated in a day-long retreat.

Model UN Team Accepts New Members After Competitive Tryouts

By James Biersteker Sep 5, 2018

On Saturday, September 1, the YISS Model UN Team conducted its tryout for the 2018-19 year with about 30 students seeking spots.

Senior Retreat Encourages Introspection and Goal Setting

By Wilson Lee Sep 5, 2018

From August 25 to 27, the Class of 2019 attended the annual school-sponsored Senior Retreat at Team Vision Center, located in northwest Seoul.

Simon Lee Awarded Scholastic Silver Medal for Sculpture

Sep 4, 2018

High school senior Simon Lee was a Scholastic Art and Writing Awards silver medal winner for his sculpture Einstein Tower.

Adrienne Ahn-Upton Wins Major Texas Golf Championships

Sep 3, 2018

YISS 6th grader Adrienne Ahn-Upton had a busy summer participating in golf tournaments organized by the North Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation.

Orientation Connects New Families with YISS Community

By April Reyes Aug 31, 2018

YISS wants to make moving to a new school as easy as possible, so every year, the school hosts a New Student and Parent Orientation.

Award-winning Author Nancy Pearcey Trains YISS Staff

By Stephanie Vachon Aug 26, 2018

“America’s preeminent evangelical Protestant female intellectual” (The Economist) recently led a day of professional development for YISS faculty and staff.