IASAS Week 10, Oct 9-13, 2017

To the IASAS traveling teams congratulations and best wishes as you travel  this coming week to represent ISM at Soccer in Bangkok and Volleyball/Cross Country in Singapore. Live stream and results can be accessed via www.iasas.asia.  Tournaments begin Thurs Oct 12,13,14. IASAS match fixtures and times can be found at http://atac.ism-online.org/iasas/iasas-schedules/ Go Bearcats!

For Season 2 and 3 ISM proudly hosts Tennis in S2 and Track&Field/Golf in S3.

Congratulations Girls Soccer Rifa League Champions 2017 5-1 win over Miriam College





Well done also to our VBoys and Girls Volleyball teams who finished 4th and 3rd respectively in the ISSA league finals this past weekend.

Power Up Tandang Sora, the first commercial climbing gym in the Philippines hosted 3rd leg of the Young Wild & Free Climbing Series last Saturday.  Competitors from all over Metro Manila went and tried their best against the new bouldering wall of Power Up. ISM Climbers were able to snatch 1 Gold and 2 Silvers in the hot and humid morning of the gym. Congratulations to: Gold – Gabie O, Silver-Ruitong L and Ethan L. Well done to Anya, Josh, Ananda, Liling and to Laura for exciting everyone with their performance.  Power Up ROX will host the next leg at the end of the month.

This week will be the final week of Season 1 training for our MS/HS teams. Coaches of MS teams will be arranging at the final training session for award certificates to be presented with some snacks and drinks.

Season 2 tryouts and practice schedule are now released (see links below) and are on the ATAC blog schedules page and are posted on notice boards around school.

Tryout and Practice Schedules for S2 sports SY ’17-18:
(MS- Basketball/Touch/Rugby/Tennis)
(HS- Basketball/Touch/Rugby/Tennis&Varsity Swim team)

MS 2nd season tryout schedule

HS 2nd season T-outs schedule

2nd season Practice schedule

For our year round teams practice schedules are posted on notice boards around the school and on the schedules page of the ATAC (Athletics) blog and provided in the ink below.

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.

Sun Oct 8th
MS A1 soccer semi final vs Ateneo 8am won 7-0
Mon Oct 9th
VBoys soccer qtr final vs Claret 4pm
Sat Oct 14th
E2 and G1 ES soccer teams Rifa festival finals at ISM 8am
C1 MS soccer team Rifa festival finals at Xavier 10am
MS A1/A2 soccer team playoffs date/venue tbc?
MS Girls Gold Volleyball playoffs at Brent 10:30am/2:15pm
ISM Chess team away at LSGH 8am/ISM Table Tennis team away at Xavier9am
Sun Oct 15th
TKD team away at Don Bosco
MS A1/A2 soccer team playoffs date/venue tbc?


Oct 26 S1 sports awards at Fine Arts Theatre  *new format this year. This year a new format for the HS sports awards will be used as follows…5:30-6pm Light snacks/refreshments at the Fine arts Theatre Lobby area, 6pm awards begin in the Fine Arts Theatre with MVP awardees recognised for JV&Varsity teams, along with 4 year recipients and any special IASAS awards. From 6:45 to 7:15pm teams will go to break out areas for final team talks/coaches speeches relevant to the teams season and highlights. Parents are welcome to attend both the formal presentation of the major awards and break out sessions for the coaches season end talk specific to their son/daughters team.

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!