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Elementary School House Activity

Students had fun last week working as teams in their House Groups!  Everyone in Kindergarten through grade 5 are placed on one of three teams.  Students build relationships across grade levels and work together to achieve their goals.  

New BIFS Hoodie and Crew-neck Sweatshirts Second Chance

Dear Parents,

We are excited to be able to offer a new BIFS Hoodie and Crew-neck Sweatshirt to all students, parents, teachers and staff at BIFS! Check out the design at the bottom of the order form (link provided below). A few of our HS students have seen it and expressed their enthusiasm!

These BIFS Hoodies and Sweatshirts are fleece lined and, thus, perfect for the transition before the really warm weather begins!

Deadline: The deadline for ordering your BIFS Hoodie or Sweatshirt was Wednesday, April 12, at 4:00 pm. If you really want one please contact Mrs. Baker at dbaker@bifskorea.org.

Delivery: We anticipate delivery before April 25th and will notify you when they arrive.

Cost: Hoodie 25,000 KRW Sweatshirt 20,000 KRW

Order instructions: Select ORDER NOW!!

Payment instructions: Please submit cash payment to the BIFS PE Uniform Shop

Questions? Please direct any questions to Mrs. Baker at dbaker@bifskorea.org

BIFS Procedures for Emergency Situations with North Korea

Dear Parents,

Having resided in Korea for the past fourteen years, I can attest that the current rise in tensions on the Korean Peninsula is not necessarily unusual. However, I would like to take this time to assure you that our school stays in close contact with multiple agencies that are closely monitoring the situation and that we have school emergency procedures in place.

On a regular basis, through formal and informal channels, the school maintains communication with many embassies, various military agencies, and other international schools as part of our monitoring protocol. Several of our faculty are embassy wardens and are in direct contact with regional security officers. Additionally, the school has emergency response procedures in the case of any eventualities. I am including an outline of our specific responses to various possible scenarios for your information and edification. Please review this document and note that it covers various evacuation scenarios. Please note that if there is an escalation and evacuation, the school has the capabilities to continue our student’s education program virtually.

At this present time, it is our understanding that there is no actionable concern on the peninsula; however, we will continue to vigilantly monitor all of our communication channels.

In closing, it is important to remind all of our parents that you should be registered and work with their respective embassies if the current situation escalates.

Kind Regards,
Kevin Baker
Head of School
Busan International Foreign School

Download Scenario Situations in English

Download Scenario Situations in Korean

 

2017 BIFS Summer School Registration Available Now

Dear Parents,

We are pleased to invite you to this year’s BIFS Summer Program! We have a number of adventure, sports, academic, technology, music and culture enrichment programs. The activities are a mix of indoor and outdoor events.

In addition to our BIFS teachers, we are expanding our partnerships with sports and technology institutes from Korea and the United States during our summer school.

Course description
Registration form (One form per child)

You may choose to enroll your child/ren during Week 1, Week 2 or both. Private music lessons is flexible and may be scheduled as many hours as you prefer during each week.

Please sign up by April 21st. For any questions, please email Leda Cedo at ledacedo@bifskorea.org.