Week 15 Nov 20-24, 2017

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

This past Saturday at the ISM Climbing wall we hosted the final round  of the Young Wild and Free wall climbing series. ISM Climbers had a great day bagging 3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze medals. ISM hosted the fifth and final leg of the Young Wild and Free Climbing Series 2017 last November 18. Competitors from all over Metro Manila climbed their best to accumulate enough points to be hailed as the overall Champion this year in their respective categories.

YWF Climbing Series 5th leg winnersJuniors A-Boys Patrick Peterson – Bronze, Ethan Liu – Silver.

Juniors A-Girls Li Ling Warwick – Bronze, Gabie Ong – Gold,

Juniors B-Boys Sebastian Phemister – Bronze

Juniors A-Girls Ananda Abiad – Silver Ruitong Liu – Gold.

ISM joined in 4 out of the possible 6 categories and was able to get 3 overall championships. OVERALL CHAMPIONS Ethan Liu – Boys A Gabie Ong – Girls A, Ruiton Liu – Girls B. Congratulations to everyone in the climbing team for an amazing season!


Well done to our HS and MS Academic Bowl teams who placed 3rd and 1st respectively at the Fall events this past Tuesday at Faith and Wednesday at ISM. A big thanks to all the students who participated and to the advisors, Mr Winters & Hobbins for HS and Ms Walker & Ellwell for MS. Your support to prepare the students is greatly appreciated.

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 22 MS Gold basketball team vs Essington School from Darwin Australia 3:30pm in ES Gym

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

Nov 25  Rd #3 Local Touch league at ISM from 1pm

Nov 25 Rd #2 Local Rugby league at  Brent

Nov 25 HS and  MS Tennis ISTA league at CSA/ISM

Nov 25 Local league  Basketball at ISM (MS/HS teams

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

Nov 28 Twilight Touch league games 5-7pm

Nov 28 Bonifacio Cup swim meet at ISM 3-6:00pm

Dec 2 Rugby Rd #3 at Brent/MS Tennis at ISM/ES girls soccer team at ISM

Dec 9 Touch Rd #4 at Faith/Rugby Rd #4 at Faith

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.