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Elementary Soccer Camp Kicks Off!

IN THIS ISSUE:

■ Saturday Elementary Sports ■ Summer Reading Club ■ College Visits

IN THIS ISSUE:

■ Back to School Night ■ Elementary Chinese & Japanese ■ Internship at the UN ■ Faculty Retreat ■ 2014 Capital Campaign


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Saturday Elementary Sports Program by Ryan Williams, Elementary Soccer Camp Coach

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he Elementary Saturday Soccer Camp has officially started and was a great success! The coaches of this program, Mr. Ryan Williams and Mr. Jeff Underhill, worked hard preparing and planning for the Greenhawk student/athletes who participated in the first session held on August 23. The session started with a quick meeting, including introductions, expectations, the practice plan, what to bring, and goals and objectives for the future. Students quickly got moving, working on their warm-up and fitness routine. This was followed by soccer skill development drills, including dribbling, passing, trapping (stopping), and shooting. And, of course, there was time to discuss concepts, take water breaks, and for the participants to catch their breath. There were lots of sweaty foreheads and smiles out on the pitch. Many parents and other APIS family members stayed and watched to cheer on the group, take pictures, talk, and just enjoy the day. This was a great community builder! After the skill work is done, each practice will include application games/drills, which always have an objective and are just the right mix of structure and fun. A soccer camp would not be complete without some friendly and competitive modified games! Elementary Soccer Camp meets on Saturday under the green and white APIS tent on the bleachers; Grade 3-5 meet up at 10:00 a.m. and Kindergarten-Grade 2 meet at 1:00 p.m. The coaches are proud of the athlete’s effort, participation, and sportsmanship and are already excited about next session.

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Elementary SRC President Hopes to Strengthen Students’ Sense of Community

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llison Lee (Grade 5) remembers what it was like being new to Asia Pacific International School. After moving to Seoul from Austin, Texas, Allison had first been homeschooled by her grandmother and then attended a public school in Korea. But neither of those choices were a perfect fit for Allison. Then her mother offered her the chance to try APIS. “I heard they have very good teachers there … and lots of kids who have stuff in common with me,” Allison said of what drew her to the school. Allison started APIS in November last year, in the middle of the school year when all her classmates already knew each other. It was uncomfortable to be the new student. All it took was one kind person, however, to make Allison feel at home. “One friend came over to talk to me,” she said. That classmate, Davis Beatty, went out of her way to welcome Allison as the new student. The two girls are still close friends. In the spring last year, when officers for Student Representative Council were being elected, Allison thought about how Davis’ friendly attitude had made school so much nicer for her. She thought about the importance of welcoming others and being a good friend at a school like APIS, where so many students come from far away and feel alone at first. Allison ran for the position of president so that she could encourage that attitude among all the students in the younger grades. “My main goal this year is getting more stronger friendships in elementary, getting [everyone] to know everyone better,” Allison said. In addition to serving on the SRC, Allison enjoys art and animals. She has several pets, including turtles, frogs and a dog, Gotsi. Elementary SRC President Allison Lee (Grade 5)

This is the first in a series of stories about the three SRC presidents and their plans and goals for the 2014-2015 school year at APIS.

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Summer Reading Challenge Accepted & Mission Accomplished!

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any students at Asia Pacific International School took on a reading challenge offered to kindergarten through Grade 5 students at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. These students participated in the APIS Summer Reading Club and promised to try to read for 1,000 minutes or more during the summer. It might sound like a daunting task, but the goal could be reached by reading just 30 minutes a day for four days out of the week. “At APIS, we strive to develop students who are great readers and who love to read,” said Judy Park, Literacy Leader at APIS. “The research shows us that the best way to help children love reading is to have them read often and to choose what they are reading. The research also tells us that children who do not read during the summer months can lose valuable reading skills.” The following students, along with teachers and parents who helped, successfully achieved the goal and will be recognized with a certificate and T-shirt at a Chapel for elementary students later this fall:

Kinder: Kurt Cruz, Yurina Kimura, Mrs. Hwang, Mrs. Kirkwood Grade 1: Teddy Russell, Elliot Suh, Juney Go, Katrien Knox-Nielsen Joshua Oh, Jimin Jung, Mrs. Judy Park

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Grade 2: Yeonsue Arata, Matthew Jeon, David Jeong, Jiwoo Jung, Jason Kim, Louis Park, William Yoo, Ms. Cyrus Grade 3: Jean Lee, Amber Lee, Webb Beatty, Margaret Cheon, Adelia Kwak, Johan Shin, Mrs. Iwanuk Grade 4: Margarette Gatesi, Claire Park, Joanna Kim, Christine Jeong, Ms. Wood Grade 5: Jason Misner, Vivian Woo, David Lee, Davis Beatty, Jeremy Kim, Justin Suh, Sophia Park, Sunny Pak, Je-in Kim, Allison Lee, Sunny Choi, Sarah Koo, Eugene Kim, Grace Lee, Hara Choi, Namee Kim, Karen Kim, Matthew Lee, Gabrielle Kern, Hannah Kim, Subin Park, Neo Lee, Mr. Underhill, Ms. Morgenroth Grade 6 (then Grade 5): Lucas Jhun, Bryan Jung, Edward Kim, Alina Chung, Joan Kim, Phuc An Duong, Irene Kim, Helen Kim, Jack Song, Jeany Park, Sally Pak Specialists/ Administrators: Mrs. Kirstan Beatty, Ms. Anna Sea, Mr. Don Weller, Ms. Eunice Myung, Ms. Jennifer Hisko, Dr. Euysung Kim, Mr. Bruce Knox, Ms. Elaine Park

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College Visits Scheduled

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ore than a score of colleges have already scheduled visits to APIS this year to talk about their schools and the kind of APIS student who would be a good fit for their program. "There will be lots more,” Shana Russell, director of college counseling said, noting that last year 52 colleges sent representatives to APIS. While these college visits are particularly geared toward seniors in their fall semester and then juniors in their spring semester, all interested parents and students may attend the presentations. An email to srussell@apis.seoul.kr from parents planning to attend is requested. For those students outside of the senior seminar class who would like to participate, a signed permission slip from the student's teacher that period is required. A special opportunity to gather information from multiple colleges at one time at APIS will occur October 14 when approximately 30 colleges will be represented during the Linden Group traveling college fair. In addition to the onsite college representative visits, APIS students will have the opportunity this year to attend the Council of Independent Schools Tour off campus, where between 40 and 50 colleges are expected to be represented. For more information about how to participate in any of the above events, students can see Ms. Russell in the new College Counseling Center at 405A or email her for more information. The current, upcoming college visit schedule at APIS is:

• Drexel University on 9/1 at 1:10 p.m. • Trinity College, Smith College and Kalamazoo College on 9/4 at 11:25 a.m. • Purdue University on 9/18 at 8:10 a.m. • Drew University, Occidental College and Whitman College on 9/15 at 9 a.m. • University of Colorado at Boulder, The University of Iowa and University of Missouri on 9/15 at 3:35 p.m. • Sciences Po on 9/16 at 9:50 a.m. • Washington and Jefferson College on 9/18 at 9 a.m. • Rhode Island School of Design on 9/26 at 8:15 a.m. • University of California, Los Angeles, on 9/29 at 8:10 a.m. • St. John’s University - Manhattan Campus on 9/29 at 11:25 a.m. • Boston University on 10/8 at 8:10 a.m. • Linden Group traveling college fair (approximately 30 colleges to participate) on 10/14 at 8:10 a.m. • California College of the Arts (San Francisco) on 10/22 at 8:10 a.m. • Felician College on 11/3 at 2 p.m.

Please note that all APIS college visits will take place in the College Counseling Center, except for the September 26 visit by the Rhode Island School of Design and October 22 visit by the California College of the Arts, which will be in the Secondary Art Studio. 6

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From Model UN to the Real UN: An Unforgettable Internship

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John Kim (Grade 12) did an internship at the United Nations for six weeks.

by John Kim (Grade 12)

had the amazing opportunity to experience the United Nations this summer and also New York City, which I fell in love with immediately. My interest in the UN stems from my participation in international Model UN conferences and from my role as president of the APIS Model UN team for the past two years. I was driven by a desire to experience the real thing and see for myself the diplomacy that takes place every day in the conference rooms of the United Nations headquarters. After researching extensively for internships at the UN, I finally came across one, applied, and was eventually accepted to an organization from the UN Economic and Social Council.

The internship was a total of six weeks. While I was there, I had invaluable opportunities to meet some amazing people at their embassies and offices and ask them questions. Just to list a few, I was able to visit the U.S. Mission to the UN; the German Mission to the UN; Children in Armed Conflict; UN Women; WHO; the Baha’i Community; and countless representatives from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). I was lucky to be at the UN while member states and NGOs were convening for the High Level Political Forum, a sustainability forum, and the conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) that focused on environmental sustainability, which I was involved in. I even found myself at an informal, specialized meeting around a table with the U.S., Japan, Canada, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea, and the G77 discussing climate change. It was obviously an intimidating experience, but I liked the thrill I got from being able to discuss with actual member states, something I never could have imagined doing when I started Model UN three years ago.

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Another major aspect of my internship was a research paper and presentation that I developed using the extensive resources at the UN, including the historic Dag HammarskjĂśld Library. My particular research project focused on the feasibility of sustainable environmental development and I presented my research at the UN Church Center, where my NGO was based, at the end of my internship. It was truly an invaluable experience that taught me so much about diplomacy and issues that taunt our world today. It made me realize the great change that is happening due to the efforts of the UN, but also the incredible amount of time and deliberation it takes to make decisions and actual change in the international community. This experience further reinforced my desire to explore the field of diplomacy, international relations, and sustainable development, but is also motivating me to advocate for change in the field of international diplomacy. John was able to see the United Nations in action! W W W. A P I S . S E O U L . K R

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Crossing a Bridge to China

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ver the summer break, six Asia Pacific International School students had the opportunity to get an up-close look at a different culture and different traditions in a different country. Chris Sun, Grace Y. Kim, Crystal Cho, Daniel Bae, Dongmin Choo, and Andrew (Kihwan) Kim (all Grade 10) visited China this summer for Chinese Bridge Summer Camp, a program funded by China’s government. The six students were part of a group of 21 Korean students that from July 28 to August 10 visited Beijing and then Harbin, a city to the north of the capital, to tour historic sites and learn more about Chinese culture and language. The students came back enthusiastic about their experience. “As our camp supervising teacher said, it’s different when you learn the language of a certain country just through textbooks and actually ‘feeling’ the country physically,” Daniel said. “If anyone has the chance to go to China, I’d definitely say go for it.” The APIS students who participated in the program presented slides from their trip and described their experience to their Chinese language classes at APIS on August 27. In Beijing, the students’ visits included the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Beijing Zoo, the Beijing Capital Museum and Tiananmen Square. “It might not look that big, but it’s huge,” Daniel said as they showed a slide of Tiananmen. At Harbin, the students stayed in the foreign students’ dormitory at Harbin Engineering University and received 30 hours of instruction on the Chinese language. In addition, they were introduced to Chinese calligraphy, drank tea, listened to traditional Chinese music and learned some kung-fu. “One of the best things we did there,” Daniel said. Also at Harbin, the students each experienced a home stay, where they spent a day with an assigned family. Adjusting to the food away from home was a challenge for some of the students, who noted that they missed kimchi. During Bae’s home-stay visit, the mother of the home served kimchi with his meal. “I literally almost cried,” Daniel said. The Chinese Bridge program is designed to enhance communication between Chinese and foreign students, and to deepen foreign high school students’ understanding of Chinese language and culture. “Maybe in the future, you will have a chance to go there,” Mrs. Grace Gao, department chair of Chinese language studies at APIS, said to the students in the Chinese language classes who watched the students’ presentation.

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APIS Students Participate in 2014 Global Youth Talk & Activities Expo!

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n August 9, several APIS students participated in the 2014 Global Youth Talk & Activities Expo which was held in COEX, Seoul. This expo, hosted by EBS and sponsored by the Presidential Committee on Young Generation and Maeil Business Newspaper, attracted more than 1,500 students from 160 different student clubs and NGOs from Korea. The expo provides a platform for student clubs to showcase their club activities and share information. P.A.I.N.(Poor Animals In Need), a student club at APIS, participated by setting up a booth to raise awareness of homeless animals. They displayed pictures of the club members volunteering in various animal shelters, including pictures of abandoned dogs that were in need of care and love. P.A.I.N.’s booth attracted attention from a lot of people, and they raised more than 200,000 won that day! The funds raised were sent to the animal shelters they closely work with. At the expo, five speakers were chosen to speak on the stage about “The World I Dream of,” and among many students from various schools in Korea and abroad, Lia Kim (Grade 10) was chosen as one of the top five speakers. Her speech was from a TedTalk assignment she did in Ms. Brittany Lawson’s writing class last year. It was about the rising problems of our generation and what she hoped the world would look like for the future generations. She encouraged the audience to become “something more, that cannot be shown on the screen” and explained that this is the world that she dreams of. After the speech, Lia also performed in a talent show at the expo by singing and playing the guitar. The judges were clearly impressed by her talent as she won 3rd place!

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P.A.I.N. was among the 160 student clubs that took part in the Expo.

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APIS Boasts Great New Facilities

The new wing on the 4th floor houses a recording studio, live room and a college counseling center.

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sia Pacific International School is growing. Not only have scores of new students joined the student body this year, the facilities at APIS have expanded and been enhanced to meet the needs of all APIS students. The school’s fourth floor now includes an additional wing, which houses a new, larger college counseling department, more classrooms, and a new recording studio and live room. “For a school, it’s an incredible facility,” said Robert Sim, teacher of the recording arts classes. “It’s the same equipment you’d find in professional studios.” The larger college counseling department on the fourth floor offers expanded space for college-related workshops and seminars, as college representatives visit the school and meet with APIS students throughout the year. “It’s beautiful,” said Shana Russell, director of college counseling, as she sat in the new college counseling center before school started. “I'm really excited for the students to arrive.” Ms. Russell said she is hoping students will see the larger space as a spot where “they’ll have access to me … talk about the college application process, the information they’ll need and a place they can be creative, get homework done … whatever they need.” 10

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The counselor's office and school chaplain's office have been moved to the lower level, while the school store has been relocated to the first level. Another exciting addition is the woodshop on the first floor.

There are changes on the first floor as well. The admissions office is now more easily accessed, located just to the left of the school’s main entrance. And the school store was also relocated to the first floor. When the admissions office was moved up to the first level, it created a larger area for the counseling department in the lower level, which was also welcome as an additional counselor was added to the staff this year to increase the school’s commitment to supporting students both academically and emotionally. The chaplain’s office was also moved next door to the counseling department to allow better student access and pastoral care. In addition, a capital campaign is under way to create a woodshop and a cooking/multipurpose lab on the first floor. Thanks to APIS parent support, the woodshop was ready for use when school started August 18. “The year will start out with an extensive safety component (understandably so) as the students are introduced to some major pieces of equipment,” said Randall Kondruk, instructor for the new program. “After safety is introduced, each student will start a small introductory project to further familiarize themselves with the safe use of the tools and machines ... It is the intention of APIS to have the woodworking program and shop continue to grow as student demand and abilities grow.” Funds are still being raised to fully outfit the woodshop, and work is still being done on the cooking/multipurpose lab, which will also be located on the school’s first floor. “These new specialized classes will help us to increase our elective offerings and further expand student opportunities for experiential/project-based learning at APIS,” Dr. Kim said. W W W. A P I S . S E O U L . K R

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New Students Introduced to APIS

Principal Bruce Knox introduces the faculty to new students and parents.

What are some How do I get to the cafeteria?

of the school

Where is my homeroom?

rules at APIS?

(Is the food good here?)

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hese were just some of the questions answered at the APIS New Student Orientation held August 15 at the school. The event was designed to give this year’s new members of the student body a closer look at the school and to deal with some of their most pressing concerns just a few days before school year began. Accompanied by family members, the students had their photos taken for their student ID and then attended a group session in the school auditorium, where Principal Bruce Knox introduced himself and the APIS school mission -- to encourage students to Aspire, Persevere, practice Integrity and be Spiritually grounded. Participants then spent time in their homerooms, where teachers reviewed some of the school’s rules and expectations and then gave a tour of the school’s facilities. The two-hour event concluded with lunch in the cafeteria and a chance to visit with the staff and other new APIS families. And, yes; the food was good. 12

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APIS Faculty Preps for the New School Year

The entire APIS faculty gets ready for the new school year.

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t was a time to strengthen ties and get to know some new faces as the APIS administrators and faculty, along with family members, traveled to the east coast on August 6 for a three-day retreat at Mangsang Beach. “The purpose of the retreat was to build the culture of working together,” Bruce Knox, principal, said after the event. “Because a school is only as strong as the teachers and how the teachers work together.”

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To foster that collaborative attitude, group activities at the retreat included a challenge to work in teams—with limited opportunities for those teams to communicate with one another—to create a single, large paper structure that could successfully deliver a ping pong ball to a designated location. Responding with cheers (and palpable relief), the group successfully accomplished its goal on its first trial run. In addition, participants spent an afternoon on the beach creating sand castles of a dream APIS campus. The castle builders envisioned features like a wind farm to power the campus, a large arts center, programs that increased APIS outreach opportunities, student dormitories and expanded sports fields and programs, including a zip line, among other highlights. The retreat was also an opportunity for the new faculty members to get to know their APIS colleagues a little better as the staff prepared together for the start of the new school year.

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Welcome Back to School!

Parents met their child's homeroom teachers and learned about the exciting new changes at the annual Back to School Night event.

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ugust 29 officially marked the beginning of another new year at APIS through the Back to School Night. As an annual event, Back to School Night was the perfect chance to introduce what students will be learning throughout this year. The event began with the senior parents gathering in the CLC to learn about the college application procedures from Shana Russell, college counseling director. Ms. Russell reminded the parents of the important deadlines coming up this fall semester and she encouraged parents to support their child and respect their child’s decisions. With the help of Ms. Russell, senior parents new to the college admissions process were able to better understand the new voyage they will be embarking on. In each homeroom, teachers prepared presentations to help parents understand what their child will be learning this year. After the presentations, parents had a chance to tour the APIS building, in particular, the new 4th floor wing and the other new facilities that were renovated over the summer break. Afterwards, all the parents gathered in the gym for the convocation service beginning with the wonderful sounds by the APIS band. Deputy Head of Academics Scott Paulin opened the service with a prayer, and also a short presentation regarding the new developments at APIS. Improvements in facilities and the launch of new programs are great - but as Mr. Paulin mentioned at the convocation service, it is the great faculty that completes APIS. With this being said, each faculty was introduced to the whole audience and everyone gave a round of applause for the teachers who make APIS more than a school. Back to School Night reached its end as Pastor Zachary Luginbill came up on stage so that the audience can dedicate the school year to God. He explained that God is love, and that we can fulfill the words of God with love and respect to others. With all the audience singing along with the high school praise team, the night ended with great expectations for a fantastic new year at APIS!

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Welcome Back to School

4 p.m. College Counseling Dept. Ms. Russell gave a presentation to senior parents on the nuts and bolts of the college application process and reminded them of important deadlines.

5 p.m. Homeroom Session

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5:30 p.m. Classroom Visits Parents were given the opportunity to visit other subject teachers, and learn about the changes this year.

6 p.m. Convocation Service

The convocation service opened

with a prayer by Mr. Paulin, deputy head of academics, and music by the high school band.

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New Members of the Admin Team

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his year, four new appointments have been made in the admin team. Here is what the new members of the admin team hope to see in the 2014-2015 school year.

Scott Paulin (Deputy Head of Academics) My prayer for the students of APIS this year is that they would experience the world in new ways, and do more than just learn about the subjects they study. I hope they will discover new passions and unlock an unquenchable curiosity and deep sense of wonder that sparks their imagination. This is to truly live.

Bruce Knox (Principal)

As I stood on the front steps on Monday, August 18 welcoming all the students through the door, I was reminded why the first day of school is my favorite day of the

year. The big nervous eyes of the new students, wondering if they will make new friends or if their teachers will be OK. Warm embraces in the lobby as returning friends reunite and trade stories of a summer spent apart. Returning teachers welcoming old students, commending new hairstyles and exclaiming at how tall everyone has become. And new teachers, finally relieved to have students in their room, to have their year underway. And now, with the year begun, I am looking forward to the challenges it will throw at us, the successes it will uncover and the new faces we will all be able to meet. As we work through all of this together, students, teachers and parents, I know we can achieve great things this year at APIS!

Andrew Murphy (Dean of Students)

Elaine Park (Principal of Research & Studies) Student areas of engagement, inquiry, experimental design, theory development, selfawareness, risk-taking, "ah-ha" moments, development of life learners and eagerness to learn are what I look forward to.

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My hope is that every student can be successful and have an enjoyable year at APIS. It is my goal that students will aspire for greatness, persevere through challenges, and overcome obstacles to learn and gain skills that will make students successful leaders in the 21st century.


Quick Guide APISContact Quick Contact Guide ☎ Please dial 02-907-2747 and listen to the automated system for redirection to the relevant office or directly enter the extension number.

ADMINISTRATION Inquiry

Division

Director’s Office

All divisions Principal’s Office

SCHOOL OFFICE Inquiry

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Attendance, late arrivals, absence Report cards, transcripts Making appointments with the principal/teachers Teacher recommendation letters Contacting your child Lost and Found Translation/ Interpretation

PTO activity support Inquiries about volunteer & school support opportunities

Rm. 200

Mr. Scott Paulin (Deputy Head of Academics) ☎ ext. 5103/ spaulin@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 209B

Mr. Bruce Knox (Principal) ☎ ext. 5104/ bknox@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 207B

Ms. Elaine Park (Principal of Research & Studies) ☎ ext. 5125/ Elaine.park@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 209A

Mr. Andy Murphy (Dean of Students) ☎ ext. 5124/ amurphy@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 207A

Elementary

Ms. Angela Kim (Elementary Registrar) ☎ ext. 5107/ angela.kim@apis.seoul.kr

Secondary

Ms. Keira Lee (Secondary Registrar) ☎ ext. 5105/ keira.lee@apis.seoul.kr

All divisions

Ms. Keira Lee (Secondary Registrar) ☎ ext. 5105/ keira.lee@apis.seoul.kr

Parent participation  

Office

School Office Manager: Jade Shim, ☎ ext. 5106/ jshim@apis.seoul.kr Division Contact Office

Academics & general inquiries   

Contact Dr. Euysung Kim (Director) ☎ ext. 5164/ ekim@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 208

STUDENT SUPPORT Inquiry Behavioral & emotional counseling

College counseling & Teacher recommendation for colleges Learning Center 

EAL/ In-school & after-school academic assistance

Division

Contact

Office

Ms. Kirstan Beatty ☎ ext. 5162/ kbeatty@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 005A

Mrs. Jodi Nielsen ☎ ext. 5165/ jnielsen@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 005B

High School

Ms. Shana Russell (Director of College Counseling) ☎ ext. 5167 / srussell@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 405B

All divisions

Ms. Patricia Hallinan (EAL Specialist) ☎ ext. 5145/ phallinan@apis.seoul.kr

Rm. 002A

All divisions

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OTHER SERVICES Inquiry

Division

Contact

Office

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Admissions Scholarship & financial aid

Ms. Sula Kang (Admissions Officer) ☎ ext. 5111/ sula.kang@apis.seoul.kr

Tuition / Other fees

Ms. Nalee Lee (Accounting) ☎ ext. 5113/ apisadmin@apis.seoul.kr

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School bus routes Activities field trip information After-school program enrollment

Ms. Julie Jung (Faculty & Student Service Coordinator) ☎ ext. 5174/ juliejung@apis.seoul.kr

Uniform

Ms. Katy Park (Business Administration Staff) ☎ ext. 5117/ katy.park@apis.seoul.kr

Borrowing and returning books

Ms. Jenny Kim (Librarian) ☎ ext. 5108/ jenny.kim@apis.seoul.kr

Multimedia Center & Library (Rm. 304)

First aid & medication administration

Ms. Esther Lim (School Nurse) ☎ ext. 5119/ esther.lim@apis.seoul.kr

Health Services (Rm. 210)

All divisions

Admissions (Rm. 112)

Business Administration (1st Floor)

School Store (Rm. 111)

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2014 Capital Campaign Is Underway

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n order to increase our elective offerings and further expand student opportunities for experiential/project-based learning, APIS embarked on a capital fundraising campaign to furnish a new woodshop and a cooking/multipurpose lab. As of the end of August, we have already raised 47,700,000 KRW from our current parents as well as from our alumni parents! We are grateful to the following parents who have contributed to the 2014 Capital Campaign. (We will continue to update the list of the donors in future issues.)

Platinum Level Donations

Silver Level Donations

Bronze Level Donations

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W W W. A P I S . S E O U L . K R EDITORIAL TEAM: ■ Euysung Kim Director ■ Nicole Suh Art & Design Editor ■ Josephine Shim Communications & PR Team Leader ■ Susan Craton Writing / Editing Staff ■ Soora Koh Communication Officer

Issue 23 APIS Online Update August 2014  

Issue 23 APIS Online Update August 2014

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