Week 14 Nov 13-17, 2017

IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE– DUE TO THE ASEAN CONFERENCE THIS WEEK- ALL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS WILL BE CANCELLED MON/TUES/WED NOV 13,14 AND 15. THIS INCLUDES ES/MS ACTIVITIES AND ATAC YEAR ROUND AND SEASON 2 TEAM TRAININGS.

NORMAL PROGRAMS WILL RESUME THURS/FRI NOV 16/17 UNLESS OTHERWISE ADVISED. 

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

Housing forms for hosting IASAS tennis players Jan 31-Feb 4 is available here. If you are participating in our tennis program S2 or were housed at a S1 IASAS event in Bangkok or Singapore please help out by housing a pair of tennis players. Bearcat community support is encouraged and needed to support these events.

The S2 practice schedule is posted (see link below) and is on the ATAC blog schedules page and are posted on notice boards around school.

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

2nd season practice sched 17-18

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

A big thanks to all our Sailfish staff/swimmers and parents for a great meet last Saturday. We have record entries across the day with just under 500 entries! Thanks to Coach Holly/Hazel and all others who made this such a successful and well run meet and a special well done to all our swimmers who raced hard last Saturday.

This Saturday at the ISM Climbing wall we will hosting a round of the Young Wild and Free wall climbing series. Stop by the MS gym wall and see some incredible climbing feats from our ISM climbing team as they compete against the best young climbers in and around Manila. Climbing action will start from 8am.

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.

Nov 18 Wall climbing comp at ISM

Nov 18  Rd #2 Local Touch league at BSM

Nov 18 Rd #1 Local Rugby league at  ISM

Nov 18 MS Tennis ISTA league at ISM

Nov 18 Basketball at ISM (MS/JV teams)

Nov 17-19 S2 exchange weekend. Rugby and Girls tennis to ISKL/Touch and Boys Tennis to Singapore/ Basketball teams to Jakarta/ Swim team to Bangkok

Nov 21 HS Academic Bowl at Faith

Nov 22 MS Academic Bowl at ISM

Fri Nov 24th Friday Night Lights #2- Touch and Basketball vs Brent and Rugby vs Brent/BSM/Faith from 4pm

Nov 25 Sailfish Aquathon at Pool/MS field 7-11:30am

Feb 1-3 IASAS S2 Championships- Tennis at ISM/Basketball at ISB/Rugby and Touch at TAS/Swimming at JIS

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.