High School

Library

Our Services

  • Wi-Fi access, computers, photocopier, charging stations, discussion and study spaces
  • Fiction, non-fiction, and reference works in print and electronic formats to meet the needs and interests of our community: students, faculty, and parents
  • Personal assistance with research questions

Collections

Destiny - SFS online Catalog

Our online catalog supports a well-rounded collection of 15,000 resources including audiobooks, books, DVDs, ebooks, graphic novels, parenting collection, periodicals, and professional resources.

Online Databases

Accessed via Destiny Homepage

Periodicals

We subscribe to over 50 international publicataions. The High School Library or Middle School/Key Stage 3 Library house the most current issues for patron usage and both locations make past issues available for checkout.

Online Databases

  • Active History
  • BrainPop
  • EBSCO
    • Advanced Placement Source
    • Book Collection
    • ERIC
    • European Views of the Americas
    • New World Encyclopedia
    • GreenFILE
    • Health Source
    • History Reference Center
    • LISTA
    • Literary Reference Center
    • MAS Ultra
    • Middle Search Plus
    • Newspaper Source
    • Professional Development Collection
    • Science Reference Center
    • TOPICsearch
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • Proquest Research Library
  • Safari Montage- Educational Video Source
  • SIRS
    • Issues Reseacher
    • Government Reporter
    • Renaissance
    • WebSelect
    • Discoverer
  • World Book

Periodical List

Periodical list for Media Commons/High School Library
  • Additude
  • Artist’s Magazine
  • Bicycling
  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Booklist
  • Boy’s Life
  • College Bound
  • Dramatics
  • The Economist
  • Everyday with Rachel Ray
  • Girl’s Life
  • Group
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Health
  • History Today
  • Instrumentalist
  • Internet @ Schools
  • Learning and Leading with Technology
  • Library Media Connection
  • Lucky
  • Mac World
  • More
  • National Geographic
  • New Moon Girls
  • The New Yorker
  • Nouvel Observateur
  • O: The Oprah Magazine
  • People
  • Popular Photography
  • Que Tal
  • Runner’s World
  • Saudi Aramco World
  • Scholastic Art
  • School Library Journal
  • Scientific American Mind
  • Seventeen
  • Scholastic Art
  • Slam
  • Smithsonian
  • Social Education
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Stategies
  • Swimming Australia
  • Swimming World Magazine
  • Tae Kwon Do Times
  • Teaching Theatre
  • Teen Vogue
  • Tennis Magazine
  • Time
  • Transworld Skateboarding
  • Voice of Youth Advocates
  • Yoga Journal


2016 Morning Calm Award Nominees

High School nominations for the annual Korean book award chosen by the international students of Korea.

Title

Author

 

She Is Not Invisible

Marcus Sedgwick

 

The Shadow Hero

Gene Luen Yang & Sonny Liew

 

The Story of Owen: Dragonslayer of Trondeim

E. K. Johnston

 

The Young Elites

Marie Lu

 

This Is What Happy Looks Like

Jennifer Smith

 
 
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SFHS Library Hours:
Monday - Friday:
7:30am - 5:00pm
Contact Us:

Library Media Specialist:
Joren Roth

HS Ed. Tech. Integrationist:
Hope Myers

HS Library Assistant:
Jee Hee Kim

82-2-330-3100 ext. 14209

SEOUL FOREIGN SCHOOL
39 Yeonhui-ro 22-gil, Seodaemun-Gu
Seoul, Republic of Korea 03723
82-2-330-3100

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Welcome to Seoul Foreign School, a K-12 IB World School, founded in 1912. We are widely regarded as the leading international school in Seoul. We are a non-profit school where 100% of your tuition directly impacts student learning. Of the international schools in Seoul, we offer an unrivaled 100-year+ legacy of educational excellence, international diversity and commitment to educating the leaders of the future.

About SFS

Welcome to Seoul Foreign School, a Pre K-12 IB World School, founded in 1912. We are widely regarded as the leading international school in Seoul. We offer an unrivalled 100-year+ legacy of educational excellence, international diversity and commitment to educating the leaders of the future. We are a non-profit school where 100% of your tuition directly impacts student learning. 

Admissions

We welcome the opportunity to meet you and show you a firsthand look at our campus. Contact us by email or by telephone to make an appointment. We understand a visit is not always possible. The entire admissions team is ready to help you in any way we can. 

Academics

The Elementary and Middle Schools follow a US-style curriculum. The British division follows the National Curriculum of England. In the High School Gr. 9-10 students may choose to take the IGCSE Program and for Gr. 11-12 we offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. Namsan Int'l Kindergarten is a PYP candidate school.

Athletics

SFS athletes develop character, responsibility, dedication, commitment, teamwork, leadership, and experience applicable in all areas of life.  While our teams enjoy winning results in competitive conferences, we measure success well beyond the win-loss column.

Fine Arts

Seoul Foreign School enjoys a long history of rich curricular and co-curricular performing and visual arts programs.  Over 90% of our students are involved in the arts each year and are showcased in our visual arts displays and over 40 annual public performances put on by our music and drama departments.  

Student Life

At SFS we care about the development of each individual student academically, emotionally, physically and spiritually. There are many choices for participation at SFS. We encourage students to not try to do them all, but to choose wisely. 

Alumni

With a history of over one hundred years, SFS has provided education for extraordinary Alumni. Today, more Alumni are becoming a part of our parent community. Having ‘Legacy’ students at SFS is a compelling testament to our tradition of excellence.

Giving

The Annual Fund provides additional resources to help continue the tradition of excellence at SFS. Your support provides many needs throughout the school, further enhancing our academic and extracurricular programs – setting us apart from other international schools in the world.

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