Week 5 Sept 4-8, 2017

Well done to all our festival soccer teams that played in the C, E, G and MS girls festivals held at ISM and BSM last Saturday. The next festival date is Sat Sept 16.

Also well done to our MS/HS Cross Country runners who raced at Faith last Saturday morning. This Friday we host the ISM twilight XC meet 5pm MS race 3.2km and 5:30pm HS 5km race. Come out to support our runners against teams from Faith/Brent/BSM.

We also will be hosting HS volleyball this Friday vs Faith and Brent from 4:15pm. All matches will be 3 sets with the 3rd set to 15pts.

HS Gym- 4:15pm VGirls and Boys vs Faith
MS Gym- 4:15pm JVGirls and JV Boys vs Faith
HS Gym- 5:30pm VGirls and Boys Brent vs Faith
MS Gym- 5:30pm JVGirls and JV Boys Brent vs Faith
HS Gym- 6:45pm VGirls and Boys vs Brent
MS Gym- 6:45pm JVGirls and JV Boys vs Brent


Sept 15-17 is the first pre IASAS exchange weekend. ISM will host the boys and girls soccer tournament with ISB/TAS flying in along with Ateneo University mens/women’s team joining us for a great weekend of soccer.

All matches 2×30 min halves with 10min halftime break
Friday Sept 15 HS Field MS Field
4:00 PM B-ISM vs TAS G- TAS vs ISB
5:45 PM B-Ateneo vs ISB G- ISM vs Ateneo
Saturday Sept 16 HS Field MS Field
8:00 AM G- TAS vs Ateneo B- ISB vs ISM
9:45 G- ISB vs ISM B- Ateneo vs TAS
Lunch Break
1:15 PM B- ISM vs Ateneo G- Ateneo vs ISB
2:45 PM B- TAS vs ISB G- ISM vs TAS
ISM players/hosts will meet all ISB/TAS guests at the HS bleachers after play each day. Curfew is 9pm!


HS soccer team parents thank you to all who signed up to be host families for the ISB/TAS teams coming in. Guest detail information will be sent to you at the start of next week.

That same weekend our Cross Country team will fly to Bangkok for a race weekend and our volleyball teams are off to Taipei. These exchange weekends provide great preparation for the season ending IASAS tournaments in mid October.

For our year round teams and season 1 sports teams practice schedules are posted on notice boards around the school and on the schedules page of the ATAC (Athletics) blog and provided in links below. Our S1 practice schedule runs from Mon Aug 14until Oct 13th. See schedule links…

1st season 17-18-Practice sched

All season sports sched 17-18.xls – 17-18

Please take the time to navigate the ATAC blog as it is our one stop shop for all information related to the competitive ISM sports program.

Upcoming Events:*matches at ISM unless specified as *away venue. Check ATAC game schedule at the parent portal for all the midweek and weekend matches upcoming. Please check on a regular basis as venues and time do change at short notice. Players will always be informed by their coaches if times/venues change.

Sept 6 MS A2 soccer vs Xavier 5pm/VG soccer vs Miriam 3:30pm/VBoys soccer at *BSM 3:30pm

Sept 7 HS Aspirants boys soccer vs Ateneo 5pm HS field

Sept 8 ISM Twilight XC race #3 5pm MS 3.2km race and 5:30pm HS 5km race.

Sept 8 HS volleyball vs Faith and Brent

HS Gym- 4:15pm ISM VGirls and Boys vs Faith 3 sets
MS Gym- 4:15pm ISM JVGirls and JV Boys vs Faith 3 sets
HS Gym- 5:30pm Varsity Brent vs Faith Best of 3 sets
MS Gym- 5:30pm JV Brent vs Faith Best of 3 sets
HS Gym- 6:45pm ISM VGirls and Boys vs Brent 3 sets
MS Gym- 6:45pm ISM JVGirls and JV Boys vs Brent 3 sets

Sept 9- local league Volleyball and Soccer matches/Wall climbing team at Climb Central Comp/Chess team at Brent meet/Table Tennis team at Xavier meet. (TT moved to Sept 16)

Information on our ES/MS Activities program is available on the ES and MS Activities blogs. Links to these blogs are on the helpful shortcuts menu on the home page of the ATAC blog or accessible via the ISM website.

For our Sailfish swim team program please check information about tryouts at Sailfish blog

For gymnastics team information please check Gymnastics blog  Look for Coach Jas or Coach Ramon at the MS gym when attending training sessions.

Please note the practice times for ATAC programs for SY 17-18 are as follows:
  • All year round team team training sessions are – 3:15-4:30. See schedule for our All year round teams program here
  • See Sailfish blog for swim squad start and finish times after the tryouts period has concluded and squads have been finalised.
  • Gymnastics team training is  3:10-4:50pm every M,W,F
All HS seasonal teams practice from 3:05- 4:50pm.
MS seasonal teams practice 3:15-4:40pm.
In order to clear the campus prior to 5pm all after school programs will conclude by 4:50pm or earlier. The last bus is 4:55pm  this is due to the ever increasing traffic concerns in our area.

Parents and students please take some time to peruse the ATAC blog it has a wide variety of information and links to our sports and activities program. If you have any questions regarding the competitive program of sports at ISM after reading the information on the blog please send an email to pekinm@ismanila.org and I will assist you as best I can.

Bearcat Den- drop by our fantastic spirit store. There is a  a range of new products and items to purchase including items from our service partners.

Bearcat Den hours of operation- 7am-4pm Mon-Fri.

GO BEARCATS…in 2017-18!