Interim

Interim is a weeklong, off-campus, learning experience for all four Grades of High School

Interim is an alternative education program designed to challenge the hearts, minds, bodies and souls of HKIS High School students. Incorporating a number of Student Learning Results into the experience, the program forms an integral part of the High School curriculum that serves as a graduation requirement for all high school students. The diverse Interim program offerings include community service, outdoor adventure and cross-cultural learning in Africa, Australasia, Europe, India, Southeast Asia, Mainland China and Hong Kong.

PURPOSE AND GOALS
  • Interim is a carefully constructed program that presents students with many challenges and opportunities for personal growth. The Interim experience is designed to help students achieve the following goals:
  • Build relationships and interactions with other students and faculty members.
  • Cultivate a spirit of community.
  • Expand exposure to diverse cultures and traditions.
  • Work as a member of a team.
  • Develop communication and leadership skills, self-reliance and compassion.
  • Venture out of their physical, emotional and intellectual comfort zones.
  • Discover new talents and interests.
  • Gain greater self-knowledge and a richer understanding of the world around them.
  • Grow in responsibility and independence.

Interim Slideshow