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HS Student of the Quarter 1 2019

𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗲𝗿 HS 𝗦𝗛𝗔𝗥𝗞 𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘀 who were recognised during this morning's HS assembly: - 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗰𝗶𝗼𝘂𝘀: Arina 😌 - 𝗛𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴: Oleg, Evan, & Won Jeong 📖 - 𝗔𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗰𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲: Luke 👌 - 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗳𝘂𝗹: Hammad 👂 - 𝗞𝗻𝗼𝘄𝗹𝗲𝗱𝗴𝗲𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲: Michaela, Ejew,…

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NHS Induction 2019

Congratulations Wendell, Haram, Ewon, Junhyun, Chiyeon, Eunsaem, Lucy, Hammad, and Elizaveta who were inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS). The NHS is an internationally-recognized organization that is founded on the pillars of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. In order…

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A word from the Principal

Dear Parents, Our school year is off to a fantastic start. Our mission as a school is to prepare our students to “enter top universities worldwide and become responsible, contributing citizens in a rapidly changing world.” We have been fortunate…

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PTC sign up

You can now register for Parent-Teacher Conferences.  Please visit www.myconferencetime.com/busan to schedule your conference.  We are looking forward to seeing you.

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Awards, accolades and honors

Awards, accolades and honors We saw 51 BFS students sit for 124 AP exams this past AP testing season  -- the most test takers in the school's history. 31 of these test takers earned some degree of recognition for their…

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BFS access July 2019

Dear Parents and BFS Community, we would like to inform you that building access will be limited during the month of July due to ongoing maintenance. We hope you are enjoying the summer break and look forward welcoming you in…

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Moving On Ceremonies

As tradition dictates, at Busan ForeignSchool, we acknowledge those students moving to Grade 1, Grade 6, and Grade 9 and commencing their journeys to Elementary, Middle and High School. We are confident they are ready to a successful start of…

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SOQ: MS & HS

Almost the end of the school year. This last week is an intensive one, with final exams and the moving on and graduation ceremonies. We are also taking the time to acknowledge those individuals that have excelled and lived our…

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2019 Prom

This year's prom was fantastic. Everyone looked so sharp out there. The place was amazing as well. StuCo was already there setting the place up, then we greeted as others were coming in. This year's prom was more diverse than…

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MS Stuco Leaders

Time to congratulate to our next year's Middle School Stuco leaders: Co-Presidents: - Sona - Kirill Secretary: - Bella Historian: Tanvi Treasurer: David We are all set to start the 2019-20 SY!ASQ CSSBB Certification Braindumps Tseng Kuo fan out of…

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MS End of Year retreat

The majority of BFS Middle School spent 2 school days at Gyeongju for their MS Retreat! We went paintballing, Go-karting, did archery and looked around Gyeongju National Museum, Bulguksa, and Seokgatap., and Wolji Pond.   Paintballing and Go-Karting were very…

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Vice-Principal

Dear Parents, I regret to inform you that Mrs. Lauren Harvey, Vice Principal, is leaving BFS to begin a new position in Hawaii. Mrs. Harvey’s last day at BFS will be April 24, 2019. Over the past three years as…

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Student of the month: March 2019

Today we hosted the March Student of the month. We are proud of our hardworking sharks! Ivan (PK3) Akim (K4) Andrew (K4) James (K5) Lora (K5) Riley (Gr.1) Ainazym (Gr.1) Zachary (Gr.2) Given (Gr.2) Yunji (Gr.2) Daniil (Gr.3) Irene (Gr.3)…

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HS Late Night

The High School Late night hosted by the HS StuCo was a successful event. It first started off with everyone either chilling with their friends or doing some charades. Then we had each grade go against each other in an…

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Student Testimonial: BFS’ Diversity

Check our latest BFS official video: this is a student testimonial about BFS' community and its diversity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDTJ8azmuFw&list=PLcJBHhmOQVhKeg3snwDPajdEnp0F6_c0Q If you have not yet done so please subscribe t our BFS YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-jVTfFmvclyo_fPUyd3TEAMost Important Oracle 1Z0-133 Certification Braindumps Unexpectedly, I…

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MS Recreation Night

The majority of  BFS Middle School students participated in the MS Recreation Night on the last day of February. There were several events hosted for the students to enjoy their time. The MS STUCO (Student Council) hosted several rooms for…

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PTSO meeting

The minutes of yesterday's PTSO meeting have been published. Please access them through the link below. Many thanks for everyone's participation. https://busanforeignschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019.02.28.PTSO-Handout.pdfIIA IIA-CIA-PART2 Vce Files IIA IIA-CIA-PART2 Vce Files Jumped off the car. This is a golden world. Nurse Li,…

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New NHS members

Congratulations to the new BFS NHS (National Honor Society) members: Elizaveta T, Hammad S, Haram C, Jun K, Ruth C, William S. Making the World a Better Place. Oracle 1Z0-133 Exam Demo In the days before, although http://www.passexamcert.com/1Z0-133.html 1Z0-133 Exam…

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History Bee and Bowl Tournament

History Bee and Bowl Tournament - Dulwich College, Seoul The History Bee and Bowl tournament was a huge success this year for BFS.  Both teams performed excellently, with high school winning 3 and middle school winning all of their games…

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BFS’ Orchestra Charity Concert

The BFS Orchestra has had the opportunity to hold charity concerts for the KACLC (Korean Association for Children with Leukemia and Cancer) every winter for the past four years. This year's winter concert was undoubtedly a great success. The BFS'…

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Winter Holiday Office Hours

Busan Foreign School wishes all its families a happy winter holiday. The school’s main office will remain available during the winter break: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Please note the school will be closed from December 22nd…

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MS Student of the Quarter: Q2 2018

Congratulations to our MS Student of the Quarter SHARK winners: Socially Conscious: Alexander - grade 7 Hardworking: Stanley - grade 8 Articulate: Nathan - grade 7 Responsible: Brianna - grade 7 Knowledgeable: Ethan - grade 7 Good job grade 7…

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SKAC Spelling Bee

BFS set off to Scripps Spelling Bee in Kwanju Foreign School competing against several international schools. Woorim Chang and Noah Cressey did an outstanding job representing first grade, spelling words like, ‘yummy’ and ‘rain’ correctly! They made it up to…

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BIWA Christmas Bazaar

The BIWA Bazaar was an excellent day for communicating with many different people! BIWA stands for Busan International Women’s Association, made for the international women currently living at Busan. Most of the people there were international women, but there were…

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SKAC STEM Fair

Tuesday November 20thmarked the annual SKAC STEM fair and BFS should up and showed off their scientific and technological abilities.  This year the event was hosted by D.I.S and they put on a fantastic show that everyone enjoyed.  There about…

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Fencing Club News

On November 24th, two members of BFS Fencing Club, Andrew Junyoung Lee (Secretary) and Edward Kim competed in the 1st Busan Metropolitan City Superintendent of Busan School Sports Club Fencing Competition. Andrew won bronze in the MS Men's Foil and…

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Gracias! Thank You!

Los voluntarios/as de la clase de español desempeñan un papel fundamental ya que contribuyen a que el proceso de aprendizaje se enriquezca y se llene de autenticidad al permitir que los estudiantes vivan experiencias nuevas en las que pueden aplicar…

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Fencing Club News

Fencing Club News: Recently, three of the BFS Fencing Club members participated in the "2018 6th Korean Fencing Association, The National Club, The Korean Fencing Competition," which took place on Oct. 27 - Oct. 28. Hyunzu Kim (President) secured silver…

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BFS Turns 22

This year’s founder’s day was amazing. We had a short day schedule. Then everything kicked off with Mr. Macfarlane’s speech. Soon after, everyone rushed out to the field or the gym with their teams. The level of participation was amazing.…

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2018 Halloween

2018 Halloween at BFS So spooky! It was nice to see everyone dress up and spook each other. From elementary kids being the master chief to the high school stuco all dress up as the patient or doctor. Even some…

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Cross Country Meet at KFS

BFS took him five medals in a very successful day of cross country running at Kwangju Foreign School last Monday October 22nd. With a total of 26 students running for BFS, it was a day filled with personal accomplishments. In…

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ELE Futsal SKAC Finals Oct 2018

Elementary Girls Futsal On Tuesday, October 16th our BFS Sharks ES girl's futsal teams traveled to Handong International School in Pohang to compete in the 2018 SKAC ES Futsal Finals Tournament.  Our girls were outstanding on the day outscoring their…

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Parent Teacher Conferences

Due to Parent-Teacher Conferences, all after-school activities are cancelled Thursday, October 11th. All students will be sent home on their usual buses at the 3:30 p.m. dismissal time. Please be also reminded that Friday, October 12th, there is no school for…

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SKAC MS Futsal meet Postponed

SKAC MS Futsal meet postponed Dear Parents, after monitoring progress of Typhoon Kong-rey the SKAC has decided to postpone the upcoming Saturday, October 6th futsal meet to Thursday, October 25th. The location remains unchanged (ISB). Thank You!

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NO LATE BUSES TODAY

NO LATE BUSES TODAY After monitoring progress of Typhoon Kong-rey, we have decided to cancel all after school clubs for today, Friday, October 5th. All students will be sent home on their usual buses at the 3:30 p.m. dismissal time.…

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NHS Induction

On Friday, 9/28 at 3:40 pm, National Honor Society had an induction ceremony to welcome 12 new members of the 2018-2019 NHS. Throughout the 2018-19 year, returning and new members will be performing various activities and donating the money they…

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Newsletter Published

The 1st edition of the BFS Newsletter has been published! check Mr. Macfarlane's message, and everything that happened at the school during the last month. There is so much to share and be proud of!

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Update on Typhoon Soulik

Update on Typhoon Soulik After monitoring the progress of Typhoon Soulik, we have decided to cancel bus routes 11 (Jinhae) and 13 (Geoje) on Thursday, August 23rd. All other bus routes will operate as usual. This is due to the…

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Typhoon Soulik

Typhoon Soulik approaching South Korea Dear Parents, As you may be aware, Typhoon Soulik is expected to hit the Korean mainland sometime on Thursday. We are monitoring the situation closely.  While our goal is always to be open for learning,…

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Fencing Club News

Did you know? over the vacation period, two of our students, Andrew Lee and Edward Kim, participated in a fencing competition at the Busan Metropolitan City Base Sports Club. They were both awarded medals and Andrew even placed 1st in…

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2018-19 SY School Supply Lists

Could not come to Orientation day and would like to make sure you purchase the classrooms supplies ahead of time? no problem: below you can find the School Supply lists. For Elementary Pre-K 3 Kindergarten 4 Kindergarten 5 1st Grade…

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Another great year has come to an end

2017-2018 has been outstanding for BFS!  Athletically, artistically and academically we have accomplished more than ever before.  Our inclusive and welcoming community helped us all to grow as learners and leaders. As the end of the year approaches, we are…

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Anchor4Life

Today we gave away 28 leaving kits to students moving away from BFS. The A4L (Anchored4Life) team leaders passed them out and explained the kits to kids from grade K4-11. We will miss all of our friends departing and now…

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May 2018 ELC & ELE SOM

Congratulations to our respectful ELC & ELE Sharks! Akim (pk3) Kritika (k4) Janis Park (k5) Woorim Chang Kamea Jacobsen Mir (1st) Yuanqiang (1st) Tiffany (2nd) Rosalina (2nd) Silas (3rd) Kristina (3rd) Jonairis (3rd) Harry (4th) Alexander (4th) Rocky (5th) Chloe…

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Updates to 2018-19 school calendar

The 2018-19 SY calendar has been updated as follows: Parent Teacher conferences have been advanced of approximately three weeks and will now take place on: => October 11th (evening) and 12th (day), and => March 7th (evening) and 8th (day)…

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Jangsan Creek Stream Flow

Introduction The environmental science students took advantage of our school’s location next to the local creek and went on a trip to the Jangsan Creek in order to use it to expand our knowledge about environmental science. On this trip,…

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Prom Pictures

On May 18, 2017, student council hosted another huge event: Prom! The theme this year was A Spring Nights Dream, which matched well with the flock of fancy golden birds on the ceilings and arrangement of flowers at every table.…

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Family Fun Day

Balloons strewn about, music pumping, children laughing, teachers and parents vending, bartering, socializing and exploring, football on the field, the smell of barbecue floating in the air, pies flying, super bubbles, splashing water, artistic faces, roasting marshmallows on chopsticks over…

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Spring Break

Enjoy the break BFSers. Our main office will remain open from Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm. We look forward to seeing you again on April 2nd.

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Literacy month

For the month of March, thousands of schools around the world celebrate literacy. Literacy is defined as the ability to read and write. Here at Busan Foreign School, we stayed incredibly busy and active to celebrate these essential skills that…

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2018-19 SY Calendar published

Dear Parents, the first version of the 2018-19 School Calendar has been published and can be found on our website: https://busanforeignschool.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2018-2019-BFS-Academic-calendar.pdf Please note: The school calendar can be subject to change, in which case you will be notified. In case…

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Happy Winter Holidays

Dear Parents, With the holiday season approaching I am grateful for the opportunity to lead this amazing community.  Education is the promise of a better future.  Everyday, our faculty and students work together to fulfill this promise.  We are Socially…

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MS & HS SOQ Winners

Let's celebrate our MS & HS Students of the Quarter: Socially Conscious     Eunsaem   (8), Allison   (11), Mary   (12) ​Hardworking              Chloe   (6), Ejew   (10), Hidaya   (9) ​Articulate                     George (Ian) (7), Wontag   (11), Alex   (12) Respectful                    Markel  …

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Elementary Winter Concert

On Friday December 1st BFS elementary students performed at the annual Elementary Winter Concert for their families and friends. Students demonstrated their musicianship through a variety of vocal performances, instrumental pieces, movement improvisations, and dances. It was a memorable and…

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SOM – November

This month we celebrated "Respectful: be responsible for yourself and others" at the elementary student of the month assembly. We also looked into what respect looks like at recess. We are proud of the following students who particularly show respect…

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MS&HS SKAC STEM FAIR

Yesterday 5 schools gathered with 50 science projects and 85 students for a science fair at BFS.  Students presented their projects 4-6 times individually to various members of a panel of 25 judges made up of community members, teachers and…

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MS&HS SKAC STEM FAIR

Yesterday 5 schools gathered with 50 science projects and 85 students for a science fair at BFS.  Students presented their projects 4-6 times individually to various members of a panel of 25 judges made up of community members, teachers and…

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ELC and ELE Student of the Month – October 2017

Congratulations to our Student of the Month winners for the ESLR category "Articulate: Be an active listener!" PK-3            Toby K-4              Maya K-5              Noah and Corban 1st               Ian and Junho 2nd              Mason and Sandra 3rd               Ana Maria and Amber 4th               Hana…

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MUN invitational with BIFS

On Thursday, November 9th, BFS hosted the 1st Annual BFS/BIFS Invitational Model United Nations Tournament. 39 students represented 27 countries in a Model UN, where they debated such current issues as the crisis in the Ukraine, North Korean nuclear weapons, gender…

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Olympic Torch

Reminder: due to expected traffic congestion and road closures as the Olympic Torch makes its way through the streets of Busan, there will be no after school clubs, nor late buses, today Monday 6th. Thank You.

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MS 2017-2018 Retreat

On September 28-29, The 2017-2018 middle school of BFS went out on a water-filled retreat at Namhae Island. This trip included many exciting things that truly showed the school spirit and teamwork of BFS. Many students went snorkeling and kayaking…

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University Visits

The university visit season is well underway. We were visited by the Linden College Fair, the oldest group college tour in the US. It was an opportunity for BFS high school students to meet with 12 university representatives to learn…

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2017 School Supply Lists

Dear Parents, below you can find the School Supply lists. For Elementary Prek-3 Kindergarten 4 Kindergarten 5 Kindergarten 5 - Arts 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade Elementary Arts ELE ELL Middle School & High School Ms.…

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HS Students of the Quarter

Congratulations to our HS Sharks that have represented us so well this quarter: Socially Conscious: Ran (10) Hardworking Achievers:  Ilya (10), Danny (12) Articulate Communicator: Anastasia (9), Eleasah (10) Respectful Citizens: Samuel (12) Knowledgeable Critical Thinkers: Cindy (11)

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Poetry Café

The sixth grade class hosted parents, family, and friends for a “Poetry Café” at Ediya’s Coffee this morning.   They showcased their poetry books and illustrations and each student read a poem of their choice.  The theme for all the…

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Elementary Student of the month

Congratulations to our Early Childhood and Elementary winners for the Student of the month award: "Hardworking: Be your best!" - month of March Maya (Prek-3) Connor (Prek-3) Catalina (k4) Janis (k4) Catherine (K5) Ian (K5) Taewoo (Gr.1) Dominic (Gr.1) Sophia (Gr.2) Alexa (Gr.2) Justin (Gr.3) Tanvi (Gr.4) Byeong-Soo (Gr.4) Jack (Gr.4)…

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NHS Clothing Drive

During March, the National Honor Society has conducted a clothing drive for the local orphanage. NHS has recently delievered the donated clothing to the local orphanage "Jongdukwon" with success. The orphanage and NHS send thanks to those who participated in…

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NHS Clothing Drive

Participate in the upcoming NHS Clothing Drive! Who? NHS. What? Donate outgrown clothing to orphans in a local orphanage. Clothing size from pre-school to teenagers would be preferable but all clothing will be accepted. When? March 8, 2017 - March…

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MS Volleyball SKAC

Middle school girls volleyball team did an outstanding job at their first tournament!  Teamwork and positive attitude was the theme of the day.  The girls encouraged each other and at the end, the girls improvement over the day was clear…

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BFS Spirit Week

Get ready for BFS Spirit week this coming Monday through Thursday: Monday: Pajama Day Tuesday: Twin Day Wednesday: Wacky Day Thursday: Shark Day Show your BFS spirit!

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School cancelled Wednesday October 5th

Urgent: due to the imminent approach of Typhoon Chaba, and in order to guarantee your child’s safety, school will be cancelled tomorrow, Wednesday, October 5th. For information in English about Typhoon Chaba please check: http://web.kma.go.kr/eng/weather/typoon/typhoon_5days.jsp http://www.accuweather.com/…/busan/…/weather-forecast/222888 Thank You for your…

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Environmental Class

This year we introduced an Environmental Science Class at Busan Foreign School. On September 2nd, the class went on their first walking field trip. Located just 7 walking minutes from the school, the little creek that runs out of the Daecheong…

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MS&HS Clubs Fair

Today, Wednesday August 17th, we held our MS&HS Clubs Fair. Representatives from each club, and external companies the school has strong links with presented their clubs in the sports, academics, arts domain. BFS students had the opportunity to discover everything…

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2016 School Supply Lists

Dear Parents, below you can find the School Supply lists. For Elementary Prek-3 Kindergarten 4 Kindergarten 5 Kindergarten 5 - Arts 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade Elementary Arts Middle School & High School Mr. Evans -…

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2016 Graduation

Busan Foreign School warmly invites you to this year's Class of 2016 Graduations. The K5 and Grade 5 graduation will take place at 9:00am whilst the Grade 8 and Grade 12  ones at 10:30am. Graduations will be followed by a…

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2016 Talent Show

This year BFS held its annual talent Show on Friday may, 13th. Students, teachers and parents enjoyed over 20 acts of great variety (circus, classic music, singing, dancing, etc.) and participated in a final raffle raising funds for this year's HS…

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ESLR = SHARK

The Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs) at BFS have been revised and are now simpler, clearer, and easier to measure. The BFS ESLRs represent the summative skills and characteristics that we believe are most important for students to develop by…

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MS goes skating

On Friday February 5th the entire BFS MS went skating to ... the beach! as Ms. Lund mentioned: what an awesome afternoon! Mr. Wojcik pointed out that it is always neat to see people shine and you didn't know they had that kind…

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Yearbook Pictures

January 27, 28 and 29 yearbook pictures will be taken at the school. Please be reminded of the below dress code for all students: Girls BFS collared shirt and navy blue BFS sweater or HS blazer in the case of high…

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Q3 after school clubs

Signing up for after school clubs for quarter 3 is now open! check the after school clubs section of this website for all offerings: https://busanforeignschool.org/bfs-community/after-school-clubs/

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Office Hours during Winter Break

Busan Foreign School wishes you a happy winter holiday. The school’s main office will remain available during the winter break from Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm and can be reached by email at bfs@busanforeignschool.org or telephone at +82(0)51 747…

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2015 Founder’s Day

Did you know BFS is now 20 years old? last Friday October 9 we celebrated the founding of the school (1996). Student Council exceeded all expectations co-ordinating and leading a variety of games for all BFS students, from K-3 to…

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UK Universities Fair

College Visits go strong at BFS with the upcoming UK Universities fair, Thursday October 8th at 3:30pm (BFS Auditorium). University of Birmingham University of Glasgow University of Leeds King’s College London University of Sheffield University of Southampton This rare opportunity to…

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Shark Tank is back

The Shark Tank is back!!! We have some familiar faces and some new ones too! It's great to see a totally student produced product. Learning by doing! Shout out to Mr. Morrison and his Yearbook Class. Check it out on…

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2015 Club Fair

First BFS Club Fair is a Success! Many students at Busan Foreign School join clubs, especially athletic clubs, to make new friends and stay healthy. Earlier this month, the students of BFS gathered together to share their interests in an after-school activities and the…

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Typhoon message

IMPORTANT MESSAGE At this time, BFS will be running buses and holding classes tomorrow (Tuesday, August 25). A text message will be sent if the weather situation changes.

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2015 Orientation Day

A big thank you to all our families -- new and returning -- for the big showing at the BFS 2015-2016 Open House on Saturday August 8th. We had well over 200 people in attendance including 40 new families who…

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