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ATAC Announcements Week of April 4-8 2011

IASAS 3rd Season information:

See these links for IASAS Track Schedule in Bangkok IASAS Track Meet Schedule and IASAS Softball Schedule in Jakarta IASAS Softball Schedule

IASAS travel packets for 3rd season teams have been distributed via coaches. Please get documents and information returned asap. Please bring your passport to Joan at ATAC office so we can begin processing for your trip.

IASAS Send off lunch sponsored by parents is at the HS courtyard immediately after assembly on Wednesday April 13th

IASAS 3rd Season sports awards is Friday May 6th at HS Gym starting at 5:30pm – dress to impress!

Congratulations to Prerna Bhargava, Julia Saubier and Enzon Razon who achieved new school records at the Brent Track Meet last Saturday

Prerna ran in 11:23 the 3000m, Julia threw 27.28m in the  discus and Enzo ran a blistering 11:08 seconds in the 100m dash.

GAME SCHEDULE PDF: (new procedure in place for access to game schedule pdf information)

Information about all mid week/weekend fixtures for ISM teams can be found via the ATAC blog. You can also access this information via the ES/MS/HS divisional web pages. Please note the game schedule does change often due to involvement with many local schools so please check the page regularly to find out the latest information of where and when the Bearcats teams are playing. Click on schedules tab or the Bearcat logo to be directed to the http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/ You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf now located in power school

ATAC HIGHLIGHTS/UPDATES – (for ALL match/schedule details check game schedule page as above)

Friday April 8 HS Twilight Track Meet at ISM v  Brent

April 8 Varsity Girls Softball v Brent at ISM

April 9 ISM Boys Softball Invitational – HS Field

April 17 (Sunday) Teams depart for IASAS

Track at ISB, Softball at JIS, ISM is hosting Badminton

April 29- May 1 SACAC Gymnastics Competition Singapore American School

April 29-May1 JIS Invitational Mixed Touch Tournament Jakarta

BEARCAT DEN:

Regular Opening Hours for the Bearcat Den:

Mon, Wed and Fridays from 11:30am – 1:00pm  and 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Tues and Thurs afternoons from 2:30-4pm. Thanks to all our great volunteers. If you are interested in joining our group of volunteers in the Bearcat Den please contact our BCD volunteers coordination Chantel (fam.wanten@hotmail.com) or pop in to the Den near the HS Cafeteria and talk with one of our volunteers they will be very happy to make you welcome.

PLEASE NOTE: Last day of den operations for this school year is TUESDAY JUNE 7th. The Den volunteers will be in hibernation from June 8th until reopening day on Monday August 8th, 2011

 IASAS BADMINTON at ISM: April 18-21:

ISM is very excited to host the IASAS Badminton tournament in 3 weeks time, final preparations are well underway and our teams are training hard for this tournament. See ATAC blog for tournament draw and information.

Information related to the IASAS Badminton Tournament can now be found on the ATAC Blog http://atac.ism-online.org

Housing for IASAS Badminton is now almost complete. We had had a couple of withdrawals so if anyone else can offer housing for the tournament please let ATAC office know asap.

For families that have agreed to house your guest information letters will be distributed week of  April 11th  via the divisional offices. Please return the slip attached so we know you have received the information letter.

ATAC Announcements Week of March 28-April 1 2011

IASAS 3rd Season information:

IASAS travel packets for 3rd season teams have been distributed via coaches. Please get documents and information returned asap. Please bring your passport to Joan at ATAC office so we can begin processing for your trip.

IASAS Send off assembly for all 3rd season IASAS teams is April 6th

IASAS Send off lunch sponsored by parents is at the HS courtyard immediately after assembly on Wednesday April 13th

IASAS 3rd Season sports awards is Friday May 6th at HS Gym starting at 5:30pm – dress to impress!

GAME SCHEDULE PDF: (new procedure in place for access to game schedule pdf information)

Information about all mid week/weekend fixtures for ISM teams can be found via the ATAC blog. You can also access this information via the ES/MS/HS divisional web pages. Please note the game schedule does change often due to involvement with many local schools so please check the page regularly to find out the latest information of where and when the Bearcats teams are playing. Click on schedules tab or the Bearcat logo to be directed to the http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/ You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf now located in power school

ATAC HIGHLIGHTS/UPDATES – (for ALL match/schedule details check game schedule page as above)

April 2 Track Meet at Brent MS/HS track teams

April 8 HS Twilight Track Meet at ISM v  Brent

April 8 Varsity Girls Softball v Brent at ISM

April 17 (Sunday) Teams depart for IASAS

Track at ISB, Softball at JIS, ISM is hosting Badminton

BEARCAT DEN:

Regular Opening Hours for the Bearcat Den:

Mon, Wed and Fridays from 11:30am – 1:00pm  and 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Tues and Thurs afternoons from 2:30-4pm. Thanks to all our great volunteers. If you are interested in joining our group of volunteers in the Bearcat Den please contact our BCD volunteers coordination Chantel (fam.wanten@hotmail.com) or pop in to the Den near the HS Cafeteria and talk with one of our volunteers they will be very happy to make you welcome.

PLEASE NOTE: Last day of den operations for this school year is TUESDAY JUNE 7th. The Den volunteers will be in hibernation from June 8th until reopening day on Monday August 8th, 2011

 IASAS BADMINTON at ISM: April 18-21:

ISM is very excited to host the IASAS Badminton tournament in 3 weeks time, final preparations are well underway and our teams are training hard for this tournament. See ATAC blog for tournament draw and information.

Information related to the IASAS Badminton Tournament can now be found on the ATAC Blog http://atac.ism-online.org

All housing for IASAS Badminton is now complete. For families that have agreed to house your guest information letters will be distributed next week April 4th – 8th via the divisional offices. Please return the slip attached so we know you have received the information letter.

ATAC Announcements Week of March 14-18 2011

IASAS 3rd Season information:

IASAS travel packets for 3rd season teams will be distributed this week. Please get documents and information returned asap. Please bring your passport to Joan at ATAC office so we can begin processing for your trip. If you require your passport to travel during the spring break please bring a copy of your passports details page.

IASAS Send off assembly is April 6th

IASAS Send off lunch sponsored by parents is April 13th

IASAS 3rd Season sports awards is Friday May 6th at HS Gym starting at 5:30pm – dress to impress!

GAME SCHEDULE PDF: (new procedure in place for access to game schedule pdf information)

Information about all mid week/weekend fixtures for ISM teams can be found via the ATAC blog. You can also access this information via the ES/MS/HS divisional web pages. Please note the game schedule does change often due to involvement with many local schools so please check the page regularly to find out the latest information of where and when the Bearcats teams are playing. Click on schedules tab or the Bearcat logo to be directed to the http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/ . You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf now located in power school

ATAC HIGHLIGHTS/UPDATES – (for ALL match/schedule details check game schedule page as above)

Sat April 2 Track Meet at Brent MS/HS track teams

Friday April 8 HS Twilight Track Meet at ISM v  Brent/Brent Subic

Friday April 8 Varsity Girls Softball v Brent at ISM

April 17 (Sunday) Teams depart for IASAS

Track at ISB, Softball at JIS, ISM is hosting Badminton

BEARCAT DEN:

Regular Opening Hours for the Bearcat Den:

Mon, Wed and Fridays from 11:30am – 1:00pm  and 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Tues and Thurs afternoons from 2:30-4pm. Thanks to all our great volunteers. If you are interested in joining our group of volunteers in the Bearcat Den please contact our BCD volunteers coordination Chantel (fam.wanten@hotmail.com) or pop in to the Den near the HS Cafeteria and talk with one of our volunteers they will be very happy to make you welcome.

 IASAS BADMINTON at ISM: April 18-21

Information related to the IASAS Badminton Tournament can now be found on the ATAC Blog http://atac.ism-online.org

We are currently accepting housing offers for the 80 visiting Badminton athletes if you can help with housing please read details on the blog and a housing letter can also be accessed via the blog or hard copy picked up from the ATAC office.

ATAC Announcements Week of March 7-11 2011

HS Academic Bowl March 8th at Brent:

ISM HS Academic Bowl team have made it 16 in a row with a win  at Brent in the Spring Academic Bowl. They defeated  Brent/Faith and 2 teams from Shanghai American school  by 90 points! Congratulations to all participants and to David Birchenall our team coach…..the winning streak of 16 continues!

IASAS Cultural Conventions 2011:

Congratulations to our debate/forensics delegates who came away from the competition with a bag load of IASAS medals. To all advisors and delegates well done on an incredible effort. ISM competed in 5 events and came home with 3 GOLD and 2 SILVER medals!

GOLD: Debate- Akshar Bonu/Esther Park (Advisor Peter Curry)

GOLD: Impromptu Speaking: Shrey Chandra (Advisor Fred Biggar)

GOLD: Extemporaneous Speaking: Leandro Leviste (Advisor Filipa Pavic)

SILVER: Original Oratory: Michi Ferreol (Advisor Andrea Thompson)

SILVER: Oral Interpretation: Young Sun Park (Advisor Kelly Arndt)

Our Dance/Drama groups led by Yek Barlongay/Vicki Close received outstanding reviews along with standing ovations and many positive comments on the superb performances.

At the Art/Music Convention in Jakarta ISM musicians again performed incredibly well with a number of our individuals/groups being selected for the showcase concert. These included

Julie Han in flute: Julie was chosen by the ISM team to present to the Friday showcase. Other musicians selected as outstanding by the adjudicators were:

Caitlin Coyiuto in Flute

Jin Wook Lee in Oboe

Marianne Mae Chan in Marimba &

The Woodwind Quartet doing “Tico-tico”

Eun Jee Kang Violin La Clochette

Dinesh Mohnami Tenor Nuit D’Etolies

Mahek Tulsiani Soprano Chanson Tristes

ISM’s Vocal Ensemble singing Twa Tanbou and the Strings Octet were also selected to perform in the showcase concert.

ISM GOODWILL GYMNASTICS MEET – SAT MARCH 5TH MS GYM: ISM wins overall team champions trophy!

ISM hosted a very successful Goodwill Gymnastics meet last Saturday with 290 gymnasts competing. Thanks so much to all our parent volunteers and a special thanks to Ane Preysler/Kerrie Uytengsu for coordinating all the volunteers and for their support with sponsors and many other aspects of this event. Individual results will be available in the next bulletin and at the final awards presentation of the afternoon the ISM gymnastics team, with gymnasts in all 5 levels throughout the day, were able to win the team overall all around trophy which is a fantastic effort by our gymnasts and coaches. 2011 ISM Gymnastics Team:

Level 5: McKenzie Kinsella, Alicia Preysler

Level 4: Andrea Preysler, Chiara Amor, Georgina Pekin, Kayla Uytengsu

Level 3: Celine Teh, Jessica Morris, Lara Fernandez

Level 2: Jessica Zhang, Elise Malvicini

Level 1: Jaeah Kim, Gaby Montinola, Anna Lewis-Workman, Ines Tambunting, Awe McCallum, Yehjin Katrina Lee, Gabriela Ellis, Zoe Stephens, Nathalie Prebich, Johanna Olafsson, Kayla Markley, Alaina Hauber, Paula Fernandez

Level 1 (Mens Artistic Gymnastics) Aidan Carter, Hiroyuki Tabe

GAME SCHEDULE PDF: (new procedure in place for access to game schedule pdf information)

Information about all mid week/weekend fixtures for ISM teams can be found via the ATAC blog. You can also access this information via the ES/MS/HS divisional web pages. Please note the game schedule does change often due to involvement with many local schools so please check the page regularly to find out the latest information of where and when the Bearcats teams are playing. Click on schedules tab or the Bearcat logo to be directed to the http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/ . You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf now located in power school

ATAC HIGHLIGHTS/UPDATES – (for ALL match/schedule details check game schedule page as above)

Mar 11-13 SAS Eagles Track Exchange- varsity track

Mar 11-13 ISB Softball Exchange – varsity teams

Mar 12 Brent Track Meet – HS/MS Track team

Mar 12 softball v Brent at ISM

April 2 Track Meet at Brent

April 8 Twilight Track Meet at ISM v  Brent at ISM

April 17 (Sunday) Teams depart for IASAS

Track at ISB, Softball at JIS, ISM is hosting Badminton

BEARCAT DEN:

Regular Opening Hours for the Bearcat Den:

Mon, Wed and Fridays from 11:30am – 1:00pm  and 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Tues and Thurs afternoons from 2:30-4pm. Thanks to all our great volunteers. If you are interested in joining our group of volunteers in the Bearcat Den please contact our BCD volunteers coordination Chantel (fam.wanten@hotmail.com) or pop in to the Den near the HS Cafeteria and talk with one of our volunteers they will be very happy to make you welcome.

 IASAS BADMINTON at ISM: April 18-21

Information related to the IASAS Badminton Tournament can now be found on the ATAC Blog http://atac.ism-online.org

We are currently accepting housing offers for the 80 visiting Badminton athletes if you can help with housing please read details on the blog and a housing letter can also be accessed via the blog or hard copy picked up from the ATAC office.

ATAC Announcements Week of March 1-4 2011

Twilight Track Meet: This coming Friday March 4th is the first of our varsity twilight track meets with Brent and Faith Academy varsity athletes joining us. The event is run by the coaches and volunteer parents and is a fun meet for the athletes. It will run from 3:30pm to approximately 8pm

IASAS Cultural Conventions 2011:

Information about the CC events can be obtained via the IASAS website next week as results for the debate and forensics competition will be posted regularly by the host schools. www.iasas.asia

Good luck to all delegates and advisors at Cultural Convention 2011 in Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta

ISM GOODWILL GYMNASTICS MEET – SAT MARCH 5TH MS GYM:

ISM will host our annual gymnastics meet on March 5th. This is a huge event for our gymnastics team  and this year we have record numbers of entries with 300+ gymnasts coming to twirl/tumble and flip their way through routines on Floor, Beam, Bars and Vault from level 1 to 6 competition. This is a great event for our school to host and our gymnastics coaches led by Coach Ramon along with the Gymnastics parents volunteers have been very busy coordinating many details for this event.

Please come along to the MS gym on Saturday March 5 to support our Bearcat Gymnastics Team and to watch the event. Food and drinks are available and it is a great day to watch some excellent gymnastics here in Manila.

Schedule is as follows:

7-8am General Warm-up

8:30-10:30- WAG Level 1 competition

11-12:30- WAG Level 2 competition

12:30-1pm- Warm -up for Level 3, 4, 5 and Level 1 boys

1-4:30pm- WAG Level 3, 4, 5 and MAG Leve 1 competition

Awards will take place in the Little Theatre right after each section of the competition.

GAME SCHEDULE PDF: (new procedure in place for access to game schedule pdf information)

Information about all mid week/weekend fixtures for ISM teams can be found via the ATAC blog. You can also access this information via the ES/MS/HS divisional web pages. Please note the game schedule does change often due to involvement with many local schools so please check the page regularly to find out the latest information of where and when the Bearcats teams are playing. Click on schedules tab or the Bearcat logo to be directed to the http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/ . You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf now located in power school

ATAC HIGHLIGHTS/UPDATES – (for ALL match/schedule details check game schedule page as above)

Mar 3-5 IASAS Cultural Convention (Art/Music @ JIS, DDDF @ ISKL)

Mar 4 Friday Twilight Track Meet v Faith/Brent at ISM

Mar 5    ISM Goodwill Gymnastics Meet

Mar 7 MS Academic Bowl at Faith

Mar 8 HS Academic Bowl at Brent

Mar 11-13 SAS Eagles Track Exchange- varsity track

Mar 11-13 ISB Softball Exchange – varsity teams

Mar 12 Brent Track Meet – HS/MS Track team

Mar 12 Varsity/JV softball v Brent at ISM

April 2 Track Meet at Brent

April 8 Twilight Track Meet at ISM v  Brent at ISM

April 17 (Sunday) Teams depart for IASAS

Track at ISB, Softball at JIS, ISM is hosting Badminton

BEARCAT DEN:

Regular Opening Hours for the Bearcat Den:

Mon, Wed and Fridays from 11:30am – 1:00pm  and 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Tues and Thurs afternoons from 2:30-4pm. Thanks to all our great volunteers. If you are interested in joining our group of volunteers in the Bearcat Den please contact our BCD volunteers coordination Chantel (fam.wanten@hotmail.com) or pop in to the Den near the HS Cafeteria and talk with one of our volunteers they will be very happy to make you welcome.

 IASAS BADMINTON at ISM: April 18-21

Information related to the IASAS Badminton Tournament can now be found on the ATAC Blog http://atac.ism-online.org

We are currently accepting housing offers for the 80 visiting Badminton athletes if you can help with housing please read details on the blog and a housing letter can also be accessed via the blog or hard copy picked up from the ATAC office.