Week 13 Nov 5-9, 2018

HELP NEEDED PLEASE…Rugby housing update- 20 beds still needed for this weekends Rugby exchange. Please see below for online sign up link if you can host a pair of rugby boys Nov 16/17.
Please register HERE  asap to complete the online housing form. 
Welcome back from the break Bearcats. We have a busy 6 weeks coming up.
ISM hosts the HS Rugby exchange Nov 16-18 and we need beds for 80 rugby boys for two nights.  All ISM HS rugby boys are expected to be able to house to support this event.
We are also hosting IASAS swimming at the end of January. Online housing form is also available on the ATAC blog.
S2 exchanges are coming up Nov 16-18 weekend. ATAC office will be sending out online medical and permission forms to parents for completion if your child makes the exchange travel teams for swimming/tennis/basketball and touch.  Passports will need to be submitted by Nov 6th at the latest to Joan at Athletics office for these trips.

HS S1 sports awards are this Wednesday November 7th from 5:30pm at  the Fine Arts Theatre. All S1 athletes and parents are invited. 5:30pm light cocktail food/iced tea at FAT lobby, 6-6:50pm MVP awards in FAT, 6:55-7:30pm Team break out final meetings and other awards distributed.

The S2 practice schedule is posted…HERE . Check schedule carefully for dates/venues and times.

S2 sports for MS are- Basketball/Tennis/Boys Rugby/Girls Touch football and for HS S2 sports are- Varsity Swimming/Tennis/Basketball/Boys Rugby/Girls Touch football…

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 matches– check game schedule via parent portal for exact date/times venues for all weekday and weekend matches. Coaches will advise players in advance of matches at weekly training sessions.

Week of Nov 5 S2 practice schedule begins

Nov 7 HS S1 sports awards 5:30pm at FAT

Nov 10 ISM Fall swim meet/Varsity Touch league/Varsity girls and boys basketball and MS tennis leagues all begin at ISM

Nov 10 Varsity tennis league begins at CSA

Nov 10 Wall climbing team at ROX BGC comp/Chess team at LSGH/Table Tennis team at Xavier

Nov 13 MS Academic Bowl at ISM

Nov 14 HS Academic Bowl at Faith

Nov 16-18 S2 exchange weekend Basketball to TAS, Tennis to KL/JIS, Touch to SAS, Swimming to ISB, Rugby at ISM.

Nov 23 Friday night lights #2 Rugby/Touch/Basketball from 4pm

For our Sailfish swim team program please check information at Sailfish blog

For gymnastics team information please check Gymnastics blog or look for Coach Jas or Coach Ramon at the MS gym if you have gymnastics teams questions.

Please note the practice times for ATAC programs for SY 18-19 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 3:15-4:45pm.
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 products and items to purchase including items from our service partners.

Bearcat Den hours of operation- 7am-4pm Mon-Fri.