Week 8 Sept 25 to 27, 2017

This Wednesday a special presentation will be given by guest presenter Lynn Kachmarik for HS athletes from 3-4pm, For teams that train on Wed a special training session has been approved from 4-5:30pm. Bus travelers should arrange alternative transport on this day, if they are not able to then please ensure you take the final bus home at 4:55pm.

Montessori Integrated School of Antipolo hosted the 2nd leg of the Young, Wild and Free Climbing Series last Sept. 23. With almost 60 competitors from all over Metro Manila, ISM climbers were on a hunt  for medals in the top rope competition. ISM was able to get 3 golds, 1 silver and 1 bronze in the 3 different age categories for boys and girls. Well done, Laura, Pilar, Kalyana, Sebastian, Joshua V. and Avery. Next event is on October 7th at Power Up Tandang Sora which is also celebrating their 23rd anniversary and is the first commercial climbing gym in the Philippines. Gold- Ruitong L, Gabie O and Ethan L, Silver- Ananda A, Bronze- Anya C.

IASAS rosters will be decided by coaches by this Wed Sept 27 and for those students selected to the IASAS traveling teams the online travel packet will be sent to parents on Sept 28/29. Please complete asap and submit your child’s passport to the ATAC office if you have not already done so.

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 14 until 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 26 MS Boys volleyball vs CSA 3:30pm/VBoys soccer vs Ateneo 5pm

Sept 27 Lynn K talk at Lofthouse for HS athletes 3-4pm/ *Special training for selected HS teams 4-5:30pm/MS A1 soccer vs CSA 3:30pm/MS A2  soccer vs Don Bosco 5pm/VGirls soccer vs CSA 5pm

Oct 3 MS A1 vs Ateneo 5pm/VGirls vs BSM semi final 5pm

Oct 4 IASAS S1 teams lunch at LT/JV Girls  soccer 3rd place final vs San Beda Alabang 5pm

Oct 5 VBoys soccer vs BSM at BSM 3:45pm

Oct 5/6 No training for MS teams due to MS CWW

Oct 6 HS Volleyball teams at Brent

Oct 7 MS girls Rifa soccer festival final round and finals at ISM 1pm/A1/A2/Asp soccer finals venues tbc?

Oct 9-12 Finals training week for Season 1 sports/Rifa soccer teams

Oct 11-15 S1 IASAS Championships- Teams depart for IASAS Soccer to Bangkok and XC/Volleyball to Singapore.

Oct 26 S1 sports awards at Fine Arts Theatre 6pm *new format this year

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!