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Dragon Drop News | 2023-2024

A recap of what's been happening at TCIS through social media

(Read Stories from 2022-2023)

TCIS 63rd Graduation Ceremony

[May 28, 2024]

Last Friday evening, we celebrated the 63rd Graduation Ceremony at TCIS with a heartwarming and inspirational outdoor event! It was a beautiful night filled with laughter, tears, and heartfelt congratulations. The reception afterward was a joyous occasion as we honored the achievements of our amazing graduates. 

Just think – 63 consecutive classes graduated annually here in Daejeon! It truly is a generational legacy of education that we engage in here at TCIS.

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Legacy Student Ceremony  [May 24, 2024]
Yesterday afternoon, we celebrated the Legacy Achievement Recognition, honoring...  Read more

ES Spring Arts Festival  [May 21, 2024]
Last Friday, our school was buzzing with creativity and talent at the Elementary Arts...  Read more

ES Battle of the Books  [May 10, 2024]
Incredible news from TCIS Elementary! Our amazing young readers participated...  Read more

TCIS International Festival  [May 15, 2024]
What an unbelievable International Festival we had this past weekend! From vibrant...  Read more

ES Battle of the Books  [May 10, 2024]
Incredible news from TCIS Elementary! Our amazing young readers participated...  Read more

Elementary SEW  [May 8, 2024]
What an incredible journey we had during Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW) in the TCIS...  Read more

KAIAC Tournament Results  [May 3, 2024]
TCIS athletics saw incredible achievements by the Dragons at the KAIAC end-of-season...  Read more


Grade 5 PYP Exhibition  [April 24, 2024]
Check out the incredible showcase from our TCIS Grade 5 students at the annual PYP...  Read more

Historic Cooking Project  [April 19, 2024]
Grade 8 students at TCIS have embarked on a delicious journey through time with...  Read more

Elementary Library Week  [April 16, 2024]
Celebrating Library Week at TCIS Elementary School was an absolute blast...  Read more

A collection of fruits and flowers sit on the buffet at the TCIS Spring Benefit event, the Cherry Jubilee

TCIS Cherry Jubilee  [April 1, 2024]
This past weekend, our campus came alive with the vibrant energy of spring during...  Read more

Middle school boy builds a robot during robotics class at TCIS

One Week in MS STEAM  [April 9, 2024]
At TCIS, we do not only deliver education; we cultivate dreamers, innovators...  Read more


TEDxYouth at TCIS  [Mar. 21, 2024]
This week, TCIS was graced with an inspirational event as middle and high school...  Read more

G4 Science Project Expo  [Mar. 20, 2024]
Yesterday afternoon, the high school science department at TCIS hosted the G4...  Read more

Disney's Aladdin Jr.  [Mar. 16, 2024]
Did you get to see the recent Spring Play at TCIS, "Disney's Aladdin Jr.?" If not, you...  Read more

KIMEA MS Orchestra Event  [Mar. 14, 2024]
TCIS was honored to host the KIMEA Middle School ensemble orchestra event, bringing...  Read more

National Honor Society  [Mar. 12, 2024]
We are thrilled to announce the newest members of the TCIS Chapter of the National...  Read more

Elementary Soccer Event  [Mar. 7, 2024]
We are thrilled to share the success of our recent elementary school soccer jamboree...  Read more


Student Gives Scholarship  [Feb 26, 2024]
Congratulations to Gina Jeong, for her recognition of a good work done in her local...  Read more

Spring Play Announcement  [Feb 22, 2024]
The TCIS Arts Department proudly presents the Spring Musical – Disney's Aladdin Jr...  Read more

Elementary Badminton  [Feb 21, 2024]
This past weekend, our TCIS Elementary Badminton BOOST team soared in a...  Read more

Career Day 2024  [Feb 20, 2024]
Our recent Career Day at TCIS Secondary School was an incredible journey of...  Read more

Students of Distinction - Q3  [Feb 15, 2024]
Congratulations to the students honored with the Students of Distinction and Growth...  Read more

Super APAC Girls Basketball  [Feb 15, 2024]
Last week, as the TCIS community hosted the Super APAC Boys Basketball...  Read more

TCIS APAC - Game Three  [Feb2, 2024]
Here we are with Game 3 under our belts for the TCIS Dragon Boys Basketball Team...  Read more

TCIS APAC - Game One  [Feb 1, 2024]
TCIS played its first game in the APAC competition this morning versus SFS • Seoul. It was...  Read more

APAC Basketball at TCIS  [Feb 1, 2024]
This week, TCIS welcomes more than 150 visitors to our campus from all around the...  Read more


Elementary Principal Coffee  [Jan 31, 2024]
The Elementary Principal's Coffee was a lovely gathering as we welcomed new...  Read more

Personal Project Exhibition  [Jan 26, 2024]
TCIS students showcased their MYP Personal Projects this week at the annual...  Read more

Ranum Efterskole Visit  [Jan 24, 2024]
We would like to welcome the students and faculty of Ranum Efterskole College, Denmark...  Read more

PTA New Parent Coffee  [Jan 22, 2024]
A delightful afternoon unfolded at TCIS with the "New Parents Coffee" hosted by our...  Read more

Secondary Principal Coffee  [Jan 18, 2024]
We had a wonderful time yesterday at the Principal's Coffee for middle and high...  Read more


TCIS Grades 3-5 Coal Delivery Service Trip Group Photo

ES Coal Delivery Service  [Dec. 15, 2023]
Early yesterday, the TCIS elementary community came together to make a meaningful...  Read more

ES Wintert Arts Festival  [Dec. 12, 2023]
On Friday night, our hearts were warmed with the joy of the season and a celebration of...  Read more

Distinction/Growth Awards  [Dec. 7, 2023]
We would like to congratulate the recipients of the Students of Distinction and Growth...  Read more

Two elementary girls dressed in pajamas read by a window in the TCIS library

Cozy Up With a Book Day  [Dec. 6, 2023]
There is nothing like cozying up with a good book! Our youngest learners recently joined...  Read more

Annual Christmas Bazaar  [Dec. 5, 2023]
On Saturday, TCIS hosted our Annual Christmas Bazaar, a significant gathering where...  Read more

Secondary Holiday Concert [Dec. 1, 2023]
Enchanting melodies of the season filled the air at our recent Winter Holiday Concert...  Read more


Elementary Fall Festival  [Nov. 28, 2023]
For the recent Thanksgiving holiday, TCIS celebrated our annual Fall Festival...  Read more

Visiting Artist: Minhwa  [Nov. 23, 2023]
Our senior art classes had the opportunity to welcome Ms. Koung Hee Jun, a very...  Read more

APAC Orchestra and Choir [Nov. 21, 2023]
TCIS Choir and Orchestra students recently embarked on a remarkable journey...  Read more

Dorm Spiritual Retreat  [Nov. 17, 2023]
The High School at TCIS recently celebrated a significant milestone in the academic...  Read more

MYP Certificate Ceremony  [Nov. 15, 2023]
The High School at TCIS recently celebrated a significant milestone in the academic...  Read more

Gr. 9&10 Leadership Retreat  [Nov. 13, 2023]
Last week, our Grades 9-10 students embarked on a transformative Leadership Retreat at...  Read more

Local Artist Visit: Slab Art  [Nov. 10, 2023]
We were honored to host the talented Ms. Baek Seon Young, a local ceramics artist...  Read more

Senior Chemistry Capstone  [Nov. 8, 2023]
Our Grade 12 science students are immersed in original research at TCIS. Each student...  Read more

Teacher and student on stage recognizing her award for national flute competition achievement

Special Assembly Awards  [Nov. 6, 2023]
Our school recently recognized three students for exceptional awards earned outside of...  Read more


"Heartris" Video Filming  [Oct. 30, 2023]
We are happy to share with our community, this latest Kpop video, filmed at TCIS...  Read more

TCIS middle school students wearing soccer uniforms pose together for a photo

MS Soccer Jamboree  [Oct. 30, 2023]
We're thrilled to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our TCIS Middle...  Read more

Student Distinction Awards  [Oct. 27, 2023]
We would like to congratulate the recipients of the Students of Distinction and Growth...  Read more

APAC Tennis Results  [Oct. 26, 2023]
What an incredible weekend it was for TCIS Athletics! Our students showcased...  Read more

Grade 5 Experiment Design  [Oct. 25, 2023]
The Grade 5 students at TCIS have been on an incredible scientific journey, and...  Read more

University Fair at TCIS  [Oct. 24, 2023]
Yesterday's University Fair was an incredible opportunity for our high school and...  Read more

TCIS students entering the auditorium for the World Science Culture Forum

TCIS@ World Science Forum  [Oct. 23, 2023]
On Friday, TCIS middle and high school students attended the 8th World Science Forum...  Read more

Close up on the back of a boy's t-shirt for the TCIS Houses program

MS October House Event  [Oct. 19, 2023]
This morning on campus, our TCIS Middle School had loads of fun competing in Dragon...  Read more

Two high school boys wearing running jerseys posing for a photo together outdoors

Fall APAC Sports Trips  [Oct. 18, 2023]
TCIS Dragon athletes are setting out on an international adventure across Asia...  Read more

TCIS Foundation Assembly  [Oct. 10, 2023]
Last week, after recognizing Korea's National Foundation Day, a celebration of the...  Read more

Reading Under the Stars  [Oct. 6, 2023]
Yesterday, as the sun gracefully set over the TCIS campus, we experienced an...  Read more

TCIS elementary students wearing Korean traditional hanboks

ES Chuseok Celebration  [Oct.. 4, 2023]
Just before the recent school break, Elementary students at TCIS celebrated the Korean...  Read more


SEW Field Day  [Sept. 20, 2023]
Day Two of SEW was every bit as meaningful and even more exciting! Yesterday was the...  Read more

High school students sing and play instruments as they lead praise music on stage

SEW Day One - Kickoff  [Sept. 18, 2023]
Today marks the first day of Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW) in our Secondary School...   Read more

Merit Scholarship Awards  [Sept. 14, 2023]
This week, seven students were awarded the "TCIS Foundation Merit Scholarship Award...   Read more

Elementary students playing soccer on a green field

TCIS BOOST Soccer Match  [Sept. 11, 2023]
On Saturday morning, our TCIS Elementary Soccer Team played against the S Football...   Read more

Fall Spirit Week & Pep Rally  [Sept. 7, 2023]
In recognition of our first games/first games on campus, the TCIS Student Council...   Read more

TCIS Community Cookout  [Sept. 5, 2023]
At the end of last week, during the after-lunch clubs block, TCIS student leaders...   Read more

HS girl stands looking at a giant drawing of stairs maze in the Daejeon Art Museum

Grade 11 Art & Design Trip  [Sept. 1, 2023]
Yesterday afternoon, TCIS Grade 11 Visual Arts students and Design Tech students...   Read more


A girl holds a poster promoting 3D Printing Club at the TCIS HS Clubs Fair

High School Clubs Fair  [Aug. 28, 2023]
At the end of last week, during the after-lunch clubs block, TCIS student leaders...   Read more

Teacher presents about herself and the class at TCIS' Meet the Teacher Night

Meet the Teachers Night  [Aug. 25, 2023]
Last evening, TCIS hosted our annual "Meet the Teacher Night" on our Techno Valley...   Read more

Younger middle school robotics group members watch a demonstration by the older middle school students

Middle School Robotics  [Aug. 23, 2023]
MS robotics is now up and running for the semester. The team has some new...   Read more

Dorm girls and Dorm mom smile for a photo at the snacks table

First Week Boarding Care  [Aug. 21, 2023]
As students settle into academic routines, our Boarding Care students are also...   Read more

Elementary Art  [Aug. 18, 2023]
"The arts have the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like...   Read more

TCIS professional community photo for the 2023-2024 school year

TCIS Professional Community  [Aug. 14, 2023]
We are happy to introduce the TCIS professional community for 2023-2024. Read more

Elementary students are welcomed by their teacher as they enter the classroom on the first day of school

First Day of School  [Aug. 9, 2023]
On this first day of school for the 2023-2024 school year, we would like to say "Welcome" to all our...   Read more





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