GSIS Grade 5S Students Featured in Korea Herald English Edition
March 15, 2012
As part of the PYP Exhibition, Mr. Mike Stanley's Grade 5S students, Miyabi Kamigawa, Junwoo Park and Honoka Onishi, who's exhibition project focuses on poverty, captured the attention of the Korea Herald and was featured in their English edition. The article was entitled:
International school students have raised cash to buy coals for people living in a Korean shantytown after reading about others’ work to help them in The Korea Herald.
The students read about the 2,500 people living in makeshift huts in Guryong Village in southern Seoul while researching poverty as part of a class project at Gyeonggi Suwon International School.
After learning about Mannam International volunteers’ recent donation of 4,000 coals to help residents keep warm throughout the winter, the grade 5 students decided to raise cash for the cause.