Jawoon High School

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Jawoon High School
Jawoon High School Badge.jpg
School Badge
Information
School Motto Kindness· Gratitude· Health
Location Dobong-gu, Seoul, Korea
Type Public
Established 2004
Principal Soon-Ja Song
Number of Faculty 85
Number of Student 1310
Name
Hangul 자운고등학교
Hanja 紫雲高等學校
Revised Romanization Jaun Godeung Hakgyo
McCune–Reischauer Chaun Kodŭng Hakkyo
Other
Website http://jawoon.hs.kr

Jawoon High School (Korean:자운고등학교 Hanja:紫雲高等學校), established in 2004, is a public high school located in Chang 4-Dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul. Jawoon High School is one of the newest schools with up-to-date facility in Dobong-gu, and it is well known as a Dobong-Vision School with Sunduck High School.

Educational objectives[edit]

  • Education Goal
With mutual harmony, we perform our roles to create a happy school community.
  • School Motto
Kindness· Gratitude· Health
  • School Badge
Circle: completion, harmony
Triangle: summit of Mt. Dobong
Cloud: auspicious advancement
Purple: the highest status
  • School Tree & Flower
Zelkova serrata: great figure, majesty
Royal azalea: faith, temperance

School Introduction[edit]

Brief History[edit]

  • May 27, 2002 Approval of school foundation project(coeducation, 36 classes)
  • Mar. 1, 2004 The inauguration of Mr. Hwa-seoung Hwang as the 1st principal
  • Mar. 2, 2004 1st entrance ceremony(12 classes, 422 students)
  • Mar. 1, 2007 The inauguration of Ms. Soon-ja Song as the 2nd principal
  • Mar. 2, 2008 Designated as a school for "school community" programs(for 2 years)
  • Nov. 26, 2008 Designated as a school for "Education for International Understanding" programs
  • Feb. 3, 2009 3rd graduation ceremony(total graduates: 1,237)
  • Mar. 2, 2009 6th entrance ceremony(12 classes, 438 students)

Facility[edit]

Facilities
Facilities Number Facilities Number
Classroom General 36 Conference room 1
Multi-level 3 Counseling room 1
Special room Computer lab 2 Health care room 1
English only 1 Library 1
Music 1 Broadcasting studio 1
Science 2 Club activity room 4
Art 1 Pressroom 1
Home management lab 1 Toilet 30
Manual training lab 1 Lounge 2
Study 1 Cafeteria 1
Staff room 12 Night duty room 1
Gym 1 Dressing room 2
Audio-visual room 1 Guard room 1
Shower room 2 Preparatory room 7

Faculty[edit]

Faculty
Teaching staff Administrative staff total
principal viceprincipal appointed teacher teacher sub total chief vicechief clerk technical official assistant sub total
Number 1 1 11 61 74 1 1 1 3 5 11 85

Organization of classes & the number of students[edit]

Organization of classes & the number of students(2009.4.30 up to now )
1st grade 2nd grade 3rd grade total
classes student humanities & social science math & natural sciences humanities & social sciences math & natural sciences classes student
classes student classes student classes student classes student
male 6 225 3 124 3 95 3 117 3 108 18 669
female 6 212 4 162 2 55 4 150 2 62 18 641
total 12 437 7 286 5 150 7 267 5 170 36 1310

Extracurricular activities[edit]

  • QUASAR (Science Club)
  • Sharp (Basketball&Soccer Team)
  • J-Sprit (Jawoon Dance People : Dance Group)
  • 씨밀레 (Library Club)
  • Mamanty (Cartoon Club)
  • 밀알 봉사부 (Voluntary Work Group)
  • J-Story (Broadcast Group)
  • DICE (Band)
  • SHUTTER (Photo Club)
  • Newsy (Newspaper)
  • 가온누리 (Debating Club)
  • 천유아 (Drama Club)
  • MID (Film Production Club)
  • 크리스탈(UCC Production Club)
  • JBC (Music Club)

Special program[edit]

  1. International Understanding Program
    • As society changes to globalized and multi-cultural and emphasize autonomy and responsibility of education in school, School specialized programs for International Understanding Curriculum. It includes integrated operation of subject-centered activities, discretionary activities, and extra-curricular activities. Main goal of this program is training global talent.
    • Subject-centered Activities
      • making lesson plans for International Understanding and teaching them
    • Discretionary activities
      • the subject of English conversation for 1st grade
      • CCAP(Cross-Culture Awareness Programme)classes with foreigners, lectures related with multicultural education and globalization activities
    • Extra-curricular activities
      • 7 clubs related with International Understanding Education
      • overseas volunteer activity: selected among 1st & 2nd graders → to Southeast Asia
      • interchange with foreign school: student exchange between Korea & Japan
    • Support system of International Understanding Education
      • agreement to cooperate with HUFS(Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
      • support of UNESCO(related with CCAP)
  2. Model School for School Community
    • Needing for create an educational environment where the school community participates and play a role as a center of education & culture in the community, School raised the level of education by creating a new school.
    • Creating an educational environment by developing a school community
      • school development committee: with teachers, parents, and local figures
      • building consensus among the members of community: parents' association & workshop
      • healthy school life: parents' organization monitoring of school lunch
    • Educational activities with the members of community
      • reading club, fathers' meeting to discuss what's happening in the school, literature-related trip
      • MBTI(Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) Test with teachers, students, and parents
    • School community activities with local residents
      • to open facilities in school: library and gym
      • parents' voluntary organization(Saffron)

Reputation[edit]

Direction[edit]

Citation[edit]

  1. http://www.siminilbo.co.kr/article.aspx?cat_code=02020000N&article_id=20100104161700139
  2. http://jawoon.hs.kr

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