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Students Introduced to Computer Programming During Hour of Code

By Mike Smith Dec 13, 2018

YISS students were introduced to a number of different coding activities which included a variety of coding languages during Hour of Code.

World Religions Students Visit Local Places of Worship

By Sylvain Vachon Dec 6, 2018

The 10th graders in the Oasis World Religions class visited The Chabad Jewish Community of Korea and the Saint Francis Catholic International Parish.

MUN Team Puts on Fine Show at Yale MUN Conference

By James Biersteker Nov 28, 2018

Over the Thanksgiving long weekend, the YISS Model UN (MUN) Team opened up their season by competing in the Yale Model UN Conference in Korea.

Student Leaders Assess Strengths & Opportunities at ASCEND Summit

By Billy Fisher Nov 13, 2018

Throughout the weekend of November 9-11, Darren Youngstrom unpacked leadership lessons for the attendees of ASCEND to help them grow as leaders.

8th Graders Explore the Mountains and Beaches of Jeju

By Craig Mooi Nov 12, 2018

This year’s 8th Grade Week Without Walls, which took place from October 29 – November 2, 2018, was the smoothest Jeju trip so far!

YISS Forensics Receives Notable Recognition at KIS Tournament

By Shelley C. Oct 29, 2018

For the first forensics tournament of the year, the YISS Forensics Club competed at Korea International School (KIS) on October 19 and 20, 2018.

6th Graders Offer Creative Solutions to Trash Crisis

By Charissa Stair Oct 26, 2018

The 6th grade Pop Science class tackled the trash crisis head-on in their Trash Solutions Project Fair.

Fourth Graders Act in Character for Celebration Tea

By Lauren Green Oct 22, 2018

Every student in the fourth grade read a fiction book, took notes on their main character, and acted in character for a celebration tea.

National Honor Society & Tri-M Induct New Members

Oct 15, 2018

On Monday, October 8, National Honor Society and the Tri-M Music Honor Society held a joint induction ceremony.

Math Coach Trains Elementary Teachers

By Brian Marshall Sep 27, 2018

Elementary teachers worked with a visiting math coach to increase their efficacy in math instruction during the week leading up to Chuseok break.

6th Graders Become Good Stewards During Week Without Walls

By Ruth Schaefer Sep 26, 2018

This year’s 6th grade Week Without Walls trip to Daecheon Beach took place from September 18-20.

Mock Trial Team Receives Praise from Yale Judges

By Allison R. Sep 7, 2018

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