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MS Reading Appreciation Program Introduces New Activities

By Susan Sevey Mar 30, 2019

March 4-15 was the annual Middle School Reading Appreciation Program (RAP), which included activities designed to build appreciation for reading.

HS Community Spends Night Under the Stars

By Matthew K. Mar 22, 2019

On February 22, the High School Student Council hosted its annual Winter Banquet at the Grand Ambassador Hotel.

YISS Students Ski Well at President Cup Seoul Ski Competition

Mar 15, 2019

Eleven YISS students participated in the 2019 Presidents Cup International Students Ski Competition hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Ski Association.

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!

Middle Schoolers Spread the Love Through Candy

By Kimberly Kershner Feb 22, 2019

Middle school students showed how they care for one another on Valentine’s Day through the Student Council’s annual candy-gram sales.

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.

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.

Elementary School Grants Student Proposal for Buddy Bench

By Kathy Falkner Jan 23, 2019

The ES administration fulfilled a student's creative request when she presented a proposal that would benefit the entire elementary school.

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.

YISS Gets Lost in Wonderland for FunFest 2018

By Sherifa Ali Oct 29, 2018

On October 15, the YISS campus followed the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole into its very own “YISS in Wonderland” for FunFest.

Students Value Others Throughout Stand Up Campaign

Oct 26, 2018

For this year’s fall Stand Up campaign which took place from October 8-19, students worked to make YISS a place where everyone feels supported.

WALKaSOCKathon Provides Goats for Families in Niger

By Simon Adams Oct 1, 2018

YISS Elementary's WALKaSOCKathon campaign proved to be another good year of fundraising and ended with a great hike up to N Seoul Tower.

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