Week 21 Jan 22-26, 2018

ISM hosts Tennis Jan 31-Feb 4 and then in season 3 we host IASAS Track&Field/Golf April 12-14. I am pleased to say all the housing for tennis is now complete, thanks to all who have agreed to house and information letters will be coming out via email this week with guest/tournament information.
Housing for IASAS T&F and Golf in April is also available via the links on the home page of the ATAC blog. Please sign up to support these final IASAS sports events of the year.
Congratulations to…MS Girls Touch team who finished runner up in Div 2 of the local league and to Varsity Girls Touch and Varsity Boys Rugby who both won their local league season ending tournaments on Saturday.  Well done to all players and coaches.

Season 3 will begin Feb 4 through until mid April. Tryouts and practice schedules are now posted  on ATAC blog schedules page and on divisional notice boards at school. S3 sports for MS- Track&Field, Badminton and Mixed Touch. HS S3 sports are Baseball, Softball, Track&Field, Badminton and Golf.

The S2 practice schedule concludes this week and teams will have their final training sessions  week of Jan 22-26 for most teams. Thanks to all for your S2 participation.

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.

Jan 23 MS girls Gold Basketball vs BSM at ES gym 3;30pm

Jan 24,25 and 27 HS Hardeman Cup Basketball at Faith/ISM

Jan 27 Rugby finals at Faith (u/13, u/15 and u/17 divisions)

Feb 1-3 IASAS S2 Championships- Tennis at ISM/Basketball at ISB/Rugby and Touch at TAS/Swimming at JIS www.iasas.asia for live stream action and results

Feb 5 HS S3 tryouts begin(Badminton/Track&Field/Golf/Softball/Baseball)

Feb 9-11 Wall climbing team- Hong Kong Climbing competition

Feb 12 MS S3 tryouts begin(Badminton/Track&Field/Mixed Touch)

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.