I want to begin by thanking all parents for your support in the closing weeks of the 2017-2018 academic year. What a super couple of weeks we had saying good-bye to the school buildings and the compound.
Now we move on to a new chapter in the HFS journey. All are busy getting the Hanmaeum Center ready for the upcoming school year. We are confident that this temporary site will be a great place for your children to continue to thrive in their educational pursuits!
Updated Contact/Address Information
All parents are asked to give the office their most recent contact information. We need this information particularly for the development of the bus route for the beginning of school. Please click here and fill out the required form. Thank you for your cooperation.
Parents and students are welcome to attend our Open House on Saturday, August 25th. This will be an opportunity for everyone to tour the facility and get familiar with the new environment. More information regarding the details of the day will be coming soon.
A revised copy of the Parent Handbook has been uploaded on the school website. Please click here and read it carefully. If you have any questions, we would be happy to address them on Open Day or you may contact the office at your convenience.
School Office Hours for Summer
The school office is open all summer, Monday-Friday from 8:30-4:30. Please feel free to contact the office if you have any questions or concerns.
We are all excited about the upcoming school year! Enjoy your summer vacation. Please remind the children that, “Readers are Leaders!”
We would like to thank all parents for a wonderful school year. We appreciate your support. Please click here to go to the shared google drive for downloading photos from this year.
All enjoyed the Final Assembly Celebration today. Please see photos.
An invoice for the next school year was sent home last Monday. Please transfer the amount to the designated school account by July 20th. Thank you for your cooperation.
There will be newsletters during the summer vacation with information about the next school year. Please check regularly for emails from the school during the summer.
Well, this school now comes to a close. We wish all of you a safe and happy holiday. For all the families leaving us here at HFS, we wish you the very best.
See you soon at the Hanmaeum Center!
All is well at school as we prepare for the end of the school year and our time on this beautiful campus. Enjoy the newsletter!
After School Activities
There will be no after school activities next week. We want to thank the teachers who kindly volunteered to run the activities and clubs this year.
There will be a PTA meeting at 9 am on Tuesday in the cafeteria. All parents who will be here next academic session are encouraged to attend.
Parent Volunteer Thank You Luncheon
So many parents have volunteered their time this year on numerous occasions. We would like to have a luncheon with parents On Wednesday June 27th at 1 pm. Students will eat in the cafeteria at 12:30 and then will be taken to the pitch for a dodgeball tournament while the adults enjoy the luncheon. All parents are welcome. Please click here to indicate your attendance.
Farewell Party/Final Assembly
The final assembly will be on Friday June 29th at 9:15 am. Students will be dismissed at 12:30 and the school bus will depart at 12:40.
- Mrs. Marie McClellan – FS1, FS2, Year 1.
Marie is from Canada and is currently teaching grade 2 at Shanghai HD Bilingual School in Shanghai. She has taught in Indonesia, South Korea and Canada. She is married and enjoys crafts, cooking, travel and photography.
- Mr. David Gaffney – Years 4, 5, 6.
David is from Ireland and is currently teaching year 6 at Shaftesbury Primary School, London. He has also taught in Ireland and Spain. He enjoys outdoor pursuits, caving and crafts including woodwork and metalwork.
- Mr. Nathan Dunn – Years 7, 8, 9.
Nathan is from the UK and is currently teaching Year 5 at Peel Park Primary School in Bradford, UK. He has worked in the UK and South Korea. He is married with a Korean wife and one child.
We are all looking forward to our final week of the school year.
Our Parent/Teacher Conferences will be on Wednesday June 20th. There is a sign-up sheet at the school office to confirm your appointment time or call 052-250-2851.
Please note that Wednesday will still be a school day. Parent/Teacher Conferences will take place from 1:30 pm to 6 pm. The school bus will be provided, as usual at 12:30 pm.
Welcome to bring your child to the conference. I feel it is much more productive when the child is present at the Parent/Teacher Conference.
It will be an exciting two weeks ahead of us to wrap up our school year and time on this beautiful campus. We are all looking forward to it and will keep you informed of the events and activities.
Reports will be sent home on Friday. Be sure to fill in the appropriate area and bring it to the Parent/Teacher conference.
Our Parent/Teacher Conferences will be on Wednesday June 20th from 1:30-6 pm. There is a sign-up sheet at the school office to confirm your appointment time or call 052-250-2851. The school bus will be provided, as usual at 12:30. Please bring your child to the conference. I feel it is much more productive when the child is present at the parent/teacher conference.
There will be a meeting on Tuesday, June 26th for any parent interested in being a part of the PTA next session. This is just a group of parents willing to be creative to make the time at school more interesting and fun for the children. Just come and let’s brainstorm our ideas.
After School Activities
Drama Club on June 20th and Softball on June 22nd will be cancelled. The last day of after school activities will be on June 21st.
PTA Movie and Pizza Afternoon
What a huge success! We would like to thank the PTA for sponsoring this fine event!
Thank you for all your support. We should have an exciting two weeks ahead!