Announcements Week 34 April 29-May 3, 2013

4th season practices are now taking place for some of next year’s HS teams to start training. This is open for current gr.8’s who will be freshmen 9th grade next year to join these practices. If you have questions talk with the coaches.

A big thanks to Coach Joey from our TKD team who coordinated with the Philippine TKD Association to host a great meet last Saturday. There were 90+ participants and the kids were treated to a great opening ceremony display from the national TKD demonstration team. We look forward to hosting this event for international schools TKD teams on an annual basis. 

This coming  Saturday May 4th we host the local Judo competition at the MS gym. ISM is the host venue for this event however the meets are coordinated and run by the local Judo association. Best of luck to all our ISM martial arts Judo competitors in this upcoming meet. Weigh in starts from 6am meet proper is scheduled for an 8am start.

Please remember the swimming facility will close for renovation works May 17 and the planned reopening of the pool is set for September 1st. We are building a new 2 level grandstand, new locker rooms, new storage area, new coaches locker rooms, additional restrooms for the public and resurfacing the pool surrounds.

ISM Summer Sports Camps information is now available on the ATAC summer camps blog page. The informational flyer will also be in the parent bulletins. Signups are on a first come first served basis!

A great way to stay in touch with the ISM ATAC program is to subscribe via RSS feed to the ATAC blog and also to follow via twitter (see twitter feed on the blog home page). Each Monday I will post the weeks happenings and highlight important events for students and parents information on the ATAC blog and in the regular Friday parent bulletins.

GAME SCHEDULE PDF: (access to game schedule information) Information about all mid-week/weekend fixtures for ISM teams can be found via the ATAC blog. 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 power school secure site http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/

You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf.

BEARCAT DEN: http://atac.ism-online.org/bearcat-den/

Our Bearcat Den is open for business, please drop by to check out the range of Bearcat products. We have a great team of volunteers who run the den and are always looking for more people to help out. If you are interested in joining a fantastic group please contact any of our den members during den opening hours. If you’re interested in joining the Den volunteers please contact Carolyn Ching for details carolynqching@yahoo.com. We are always looking for new volunteers and encourage parents from ES/MS to join our group. Please note end of year lunch for Den volunteers is May 30th from 11:30am (venue to be announced) Final selling day for the Den will be June 4th, Den will be closed for inventory and summer pack up June 5. The den will re-open for business in the new school year on Monday  August 12th 2013

ATAC Announcements Week 33 April 22-26, 2013

4th season practices are now taking place for some of next year’s HS teams to start training. This is open for current gr.8’s who will be freshmen 9th grade next year to join these practices. If you have questions talk with the coaches.

Thanks to Coach Andy and the sailfish coaches for running a great meet last weekend with great feedback from the visiting overseas schools that attended. All results will be available via the sailfish blog

We look forward to hosting an invitational Tae Kwon Do(TKD) meet this coming Saturday April 26th at the MS gym and the following week Saturday May 4th we host the local Judo competition at the covered court. ISM is the host venue for these events however the meets are coordinated and run by the local TKD and Judo associations. Best of luck to all our ISM martial arts competitors in these upcoming meets.

Please remember the swimming facility will close for renovation works May 17 and the planned reopening of the pool is set for September 1st. We are building a new 2 level grandstand, new locker rooms, new storage area, new coaches locker rooms, additional restrooms for the public and resurfacing the pool surrounds.

ISM Summer Sports Camps information is now available on the ATAC summer camps blog page. The informational flyer will also be in the parent bulletins. Signups are on a first come first served basis!

A great way to stay in touch with the ISM ATAC program is to subscribe via RSS feed to the ATAC blog and also to follow via twitter (see twitter feed on the blog home page). Each Monday I will post the weeks happenings and highlight important events for students and parents information on the ATAC blog and in the regular Friday parent bulletins.

GAME SCHEDULE PDF: (access to game schedule information) Information about all mid-week/weekend fixtures for ISM teams can be found via the ATAC blog. 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 power school secure site http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/

You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf.

BEARCAT DEN: http://atac.ism-online.org/bearcat-den/

Our Bearcat Den is open for business, please drop by to check out the range of Bearcat products. We have a great team of volunteers who run the den and are always looking for more people to help out. If you are interested in joining a fantastic group please contact any of our den members during den opening hours. If you’re interested in joining the Den volunteers please contact Carolyn Ching for details carolynqching@yahoo.com. We are always looking for new volunteers and encourage parents from ES/MS to join our group. Please note end of year lunch for Den volunteers is May 30th from 11:30am (venue to be announced) Final selling day for the Den will be June 4th, Den will be closed for inventory and summer pack up June 5. The den will re-open for business in the new school year on Wednesday August 14th 2013

Regular Opening Hours for the Bearcat Den: Wed and Fridays from 11:30am – 1:00pm and each afternoon from 2:30-4pm.

ATAC Announcements Week 32 April 15-19, 2013

MS/HS 3rd Season sports have now concluded with the IASAS Championships taking place this past week.

The 3rd season sports awards will be held April 24. 3:15-4:15 for MS (Badminton/Track teams) at the Little Theatre and from 5:30pm at the Lofthouse for the HS awards (Badminton/Softball/Track/Golf teams)

IASAS Results: A huge congratulations to our boys track athletes who won GOLD for the first time. It was a fantastic effort to win at home and made a great event even better! Thanks to all our coaches and athletes. the boys and girls Golf team won SILVER and BRONZE in Kuala Lumpur at the first ever IASAS Golf Championships. Our softball girls won BRONZE and boys came 4th in Taipei and our Badminton girls won SILVER in Jakarta. 

Results;

Track boys 1st, girls 6th

Softball girls 3rd, boys 4th

Badminton girls 2nd, boys 6th

Golf boys 2nd, girls 3rd

A huge thanks to all the host families who housed for IASAS track. We cannot put on such great events for our students without your support.

Please remember the swimming facility will close for renovation works May 17 and the planned reopening of the pool is set for September 1st. We are building a new 2 level grandstand, new locker rooms, new storage area, new coaches locker rooms, additional restrooms for the public and resurfacing the pool surrounds.

ISM Summer Sports Camps information is now available on the ATAC summer camps blog page. The informational flyer will also be in the parent bulletins. Sign ups are on a first come first served basis!

A great way to stay in touch with the ISM ATAC program is to subscribe via RSS feed to the ATAC blog and also to follow via twitter (see twitter feed on the blog home page). Each Monday I will post the weeks happenings and highlight important events for students and parents information on the ATAC blog and in the regular Friday parent bulletins.

GAME SCHEDULE PDF: (access to game schedule information) Information about all mid-week/weekend fixtures for ISM teams can be found via the ATAC blog. 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 power school secure site http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/

You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf.

BEARCAT DEN: http://atac.ism-online.org/bearcat-den/

Our Bearcat Den is open for business, please drop by to check out the range of Bearcat products. We have a great team of volunteers who run the den and are always looking for more people to help out. If you are interested in joining a fantastic group please contact any of our den members during den opening hours. If you’re interested in joining the Den volunteers please contact Carolyn Ching for details carolynqching@yahoo.com. We are always looking for new volunteers and encourage parents from ES/MS to join our group.

Regular Opening Hours for the Bearcat Den: Wed and Fridays from 11:30am – 1:00pm and each afternoon from 2:30-4pm.

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