SVKS Graduation Requirements
- Once a student completes the Spring semester of their final year (High School Class, Seoul Jr. High 2 class), they must complete the following to receive a graduation certificate or a certificate of completion.
- In order to graduate from SVKS, a student must have attended the school for more than 3 consecutive years until graduation year. If the student attended SVKS for less than 3 years, they will receive a certificate of completion.
- In order to graduate from SVKS or complete the course of SVKS, the student must complete the following.
- Turn in an Essay on the form provided by the school by the end of April.
- Complete the Graduation Project.
- Not be absent over 10 times a year. Three tardies or early sign out will be counted as one day of absence towards certification.
- The graduating students who have attended SVKS for over 9 years will be awarded the King Sejong Award and thescholarship.
- If a student applies to be a SVKS volunteer after they complete or graduate from SVKS, they will be given priority acceptance. If they continue to volunteer throughout their senior year of high school, they will receive 100 additional service hours.
– Choose 4 or more activities from the following list:
- Project activities may vary every year.
1) Project Promote Korea: Pro- Korea
As a project to promote Korea better in American mainstream society, students present a presentation about Korea in their American classes and submit the presentation. Submit a proposal through the online link first and submit the presentation to the teacher. (* If it is a performance, take a photograph or video and submit it.)
2) Help at SVKS’s New Year’s Festival
3) Help at SVKS’s Field Day
4) United through Korea: Participate in the UNIT Korea Project (an exchange program with students in Korea).
5) Watch a Korean movie and submit a report.
6) Pairing Activity: Read a Korean book to a child in pre-kinder or kindergarten.
7) Graduation performance / photo and video shooting and editing
8) Calligraphy Contest & Field Trip: Learn Korean Calligraphy and submit works, and visit Calligraphy exhibition in the Consulate General to submit a report after meeting with a consul general.