·
Co-curricular
Activities

·
·
Co-curricular Activities

Handong International School co-curricular activities are aimed to cultivate creativity, help students discover and develop their talents within the community, and provide a practical outlet for what they learn in the classroom.

Elementary School Co-curricular Activities

Elementary co-curricular activities are divided into the areas of Specialized Programs, Event Programs, and After-School Programs.

1 | Specialized Programs

EPE (English Practice Everyday): During the school day, students are required to communicate in English in order to improve their English skills.

ESL (English as a Second Language), KSL (Korean as a Second Language): The ESL and KSL programs take place during class or after school and are offered to students who need supplementary language instruction.

Scholastic Literacy Pro online reading program: This online reading program run by publishing and education company ScholasticⒸ allows students to read English books online while also assessing their reading comprehension.

2 | Event Programs

3 | After-School Programs

After-school clubs allow students to discover and develop their interests. Each club is supervised by a teacher, and students are allowed to join more than one club.

2022 Regular Clubs * Clubs offered may vary by semester

공예/공작
(Crafts)

뜨개질
(Knitting)

캘리그라피
(Calligraphy)

퍼즐
(Jigsaw Puzzles)

보드게임
(Board Games)

찬양팀
(Praise Team)

합창
(Choir)

음악감상
(Music Appreciation)

동물탐구
(All About Animals)

코딩
(Coding)

농구
(Basketball)

풋살
(Futsal)

배구
(Volleyball)

문법
(Grammar)

영어독서
(Book Reading)

영어 드라마
(Skit)

Middle & High School Co-curricular Activities

Middle & high school co-curricular activities can be divided into Independent Activities, Club Activities, Community Service Activities, and Career Activities.

1 | Independent Activities

Students are given the opportunity to plan and prepare their own events, and in the process develop their gifts and serve each other within the community.

2 | Club Activities

After school, students can participate in various academic, arts, or sports-related clubs. Regular clubs are organized and guided by teachers and student-led clubs are formed and led by students themselves. Students may join one regular club (compulsory) and one student-led club (optional).

Homeroom Activity
Community activities arranged by homeroom.
Team Activity
Community activities taking place in teams made up of grades 7-12. 
Community Week
A week of activities that enables students to socialize and develop community spirit.
Camping Trip
A 3-day trip within Korea, including activities such as a 100km walk, hiking, participation in local events, or career exploration.
Spirit Week
School anniversary event taking place in the last week of May, including community activities and special programs such as Blue/Gray Day, Sports Day, H-Festival, or the HIS
Variety Show
Annual school arts festival, including dance, music, and acting performances with a biblical theme, planned and produced by students and including the participation of the entire middle and high school.
Friday Evening Worship
Prayer meetings led by the Student Council.
Handong Premier/Basketball League
Intramural sports organized by the Student Council.
SKAC Competitions
Southern Korean Activities Conference. Students can participate in various events and competitions in sports and academics with other international schools in the Daegu, Gyeongbuk, Busan, Gyeongnam, Gwangju, and Jeonnam areas.
Previous
Next

2022 Regular Clubs * Clubs offered may vary by semester

챔버
(Chamber)

드라마
(Drama)

또래상담
(Peer Counseling)

과학논문연구
(Science is Amazing)

프로그래밍
(Programming)

미술
(Art & Publishing)

배구
(Volleyball)

웹툰
(Webtoons)

비지니스클럽
(Small Business Club)

시사토론
(Issue Debate)

한소리(방송)
(Broadcast)

한개룡(음악)
(Music Project)

농구
(Basketball)

풋살
(Futsal)

체스
(Chess)

코코보코 (도서부)
(cocoboco : Book Reading)

수학
(Math)

1인 미디어 창작
(Media Content)

제자훈련
(Going Deeper)

수공예
(DIY)

프랑스티치
(French Embroidery)

비지니스 마인드
(Future Business Minds)

영화 감상 및 비평
(History Cinema & Discussion)

2022 Student-led Clubs

Mock Trial Club

경영경제 동아리
(Handong Business Club)

E.B.S
(Economy & Business Club)

3 | Community Service Activities

Through community service, students can practice love for their neighbors and share with the community. There are three main types of community service activity.

- Service done as a group within the school (e.g. cleaning)
- Service done independently within the school (e.g. praise team, interpretation/translation, reading club)
- Service done independently outside of school

4 | Career Activities