Week 23 Feb 5-9, 2017

IASAS week has come and gone and what a fantastic week it was for our Bearcats. All teams acquitted themselves very well and at the end of the 3 days our Bearcats returned with medals in all sports. Congratulations to all teams and coaches on a wonderful S2 IASAS. Results- Girls Touch Gold, Boys and Girls Tennis Gold, Boys Basketball, Rugby and Girls swimming Silver, Girls Basketball Bronze and Boys Swimming 5th place. S2 sports awards will be held at the FAT next Tuesday 5:30pm with a new format for this year. 5:30-6pm Light snacks at FAT foyer/balcony, 6-7pm main awards/MVP presentation at FAT, 7-7:40pm team break out with athletes and parents for other awards and coaches speeches.
ISM is hosting in season 3 IASAS Track&Field/Golf April 12-14.
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.

Season 3 begins this week Feb 5 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.

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.

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

Feb 9-11 Wall climbing team- Hong Kong Climbing competition/Feb 10&11 ISM Aikido invitational

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

Feb 24 PRADA Track meet at Brent

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.