IASAS Cultural Conventions 2011:
Next week, March 3rd our Cultural Convention delegations depart for Kuala Lumpur (Dance, Drama, Debate and Forensics) and Jakarta (Art and Music). We wish all delegates the best of luck and hope that the hard work in the lead up to the Convention will be reflected in the big performances required next week. This week is previews week for all sections of the conventions and details of the after schools previews nights can be found via the school bulletins and the Fine Arts office. Previews take place this Wed through Friday evening (Feb 23-25) You will witness some fantastic performances please make the time to suppport our IASAS Cultural Convention delegates.
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 annual event for our school 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
8-8:30 Opening ceremony and parade of gymnasts
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.
ISM INTERNATIONAL SWIM MEET: Last weekend ISM Sailfish Swim team hosted the first international swim meet at our school pool with teams from Shanghai, Thailand, Jakarta and Singapore joining local teams from British School Manila, Brent and Assumption College for a meet held Saturday and Sunday morning. Over 240 swimmers raced and with fantastic weather and superb organization by Coach Andy and his team of Sailfish Parent volunteers the meet was a big success. Thanks also to sponsors Fitness First, SM Supermarkets, Aquamondo and S&R Shopping. See Coach Andy’s Sailfish blog for meet details and results.
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)
Feb 23 IASAS CC previews at HS Assembly/CC participants send of lunch hosted by parents HS Courtyard
Feb 26 ISM Track Meet starts at 8am
Mar 2 IASAS Cultural Convention Teams Depart
Mar 3-5 IASAS Cultural Convention (Art/Music @ JIS, DDDF @ ISKL) Buses depart from HS drop-off.
Mar 4 Friday Twilight Track Meet v Faith/Brent at ISM 4-8pm
Mar 5 ISM Goodwill Gymnastics Meet 8-5pm
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 4-8pm
April 17 (Sunday) Teams depart for IASAS
Track at ISB, Softball at JIS, ISM is hosting Badminton
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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: 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.