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Book Swap Demonstrates That YISS Loves Books

By Monica Pereda Mar 23, 2019

The YISS community loves to read, so a favorite event organized by the PTO is the annual Book Swap.

Award-Winning Author Yangsook Choi Addresses YISS Students

Mar 20, 2019

Having an author visit with students and share about the writing process is a fantastic way to inspire them to write and enjoy reading in a new way.

Poetry Slam Encourages Students to Look Beyond Themselves

By Stephanie Vachon Mar 12, 2019

The finals of the 2019 Poetry Slam, which took place on Monday, March 11, had a theme of “Beyond Me.”

ES Concludes Read-A-Thon with Pancake and Pajama Day

By Kathy Falkner Mar 11, 2019

On Friday, March 8, students concluded Read-A-Thon with a favorite event—Pancake and Pajama Day!

Universities Offer Early Acceptances to Class of 2019

Feb 20, 2019

Students in the YISS Class of 2019 have been admitted to many leading colleges and universities around the world.

Kindergarten Commemorates 100th Day of School

Feb 14, 2019

As a way to celebrate the 100th Day of School, the kindergarten classes had a fun party on January 31.

YISS JV Team Sweeps History Bowl

By Jay B. Jan 30, 2019

YISS high school students who have a love of history competed in the International History Bee & Bowl at Dulwich College Seoul on January 26.

Columbia Model UN Conference Brings Out Best in YISS Team

By James Biersteker Jan 30, 2019

The YISS Model UN team traveled to New York City from January 15-20 to participate in the annual Columbia Model UN (CMUNCE) Conference.

YISS Forensics Team Excels in Speech Events

By Jonathan Hannah Jan 29, 2019

The YISS Forensics team participated in their third tournament of the year at Asia Pacific International School (APIS) on January 18 and 19.

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.