Korean Folk Village


Last week, the First Grade classes took a field trip to the Korean Folk Village as part of their third-trimester transdisciplinary unit, “Homes Around the World.”  As part of this unit, students are designing a home to meet the needs of a specific family. They need to take into consideration such things as the family’s: culture, favorite activities, location of the home, and number of children. Before they began to design their own homes, they took some time to…

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Performances, Talent, and Charity: MS StuCo


The Middle School Student Council (MS StuCo) has had another busy month as we: hosted an all-school Assembly, performed our annual Talent Show (entitled “Produce KIS”), and completed a Charity Project. As usual, our Assembly was the talk of KIS, with our pinpoint planning and amazing performances, including the Math Department’s final round of the “Math Olympics.” …Not to be outdone, our Talent Show was another huge hit! Our students performed admirably, and they were an inspiration to everyone…

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KIS Forensics: The Year in Review


  It was an exciting end of the season for the Forensics team this year, as their ongoing rivalry with SIS (Seoul International School) made for a photo finish. The first three preliminary tournaments, beginning in October and finishing in March, make up the KAIAC Conference Championship. (KAIAC stands for the Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference.) The team won the first tournament here at KIS, but then fell significantly behind by dropping the second tournament at SIS in November. This…

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