ATAC Announcements Week 3 Aug 22-24, 2012

The 1st season practice schedule which runs from Aug 14th to Oct 12th is now posted on notice boards around school and is also now available on the ATAC blog. http://atac.ism-online.org/schedules/hs/

Elementary school soccer tryouts for 1st season teams which compete in the RIFA festivals have concluded, teams have been selected and the first festival was played last weekend. We had over 1000 people at ISM for the Midgets E and C festival last Saturday morning and afternoon. More information about our ES soccer teams, the RIFA festivals etc can be found here http://atac.ism-online.org/atac/1st-season/es-soccer-rifa-league-festivals/ and flyers have been posted on ES notice board and on the notice board located under the tent at the ES field.

Middle school soccer tryouts for 1st season teams which compete in the RIFA festivals have concluded and teams have been selected, see information link below for MS soccer teams information. More information about our MS boys and girls soccer teams that also compete in the 7 a side festivals can be found here http://atac.ism-online.org/atac/1st-season/ms-soccer-rifa-league-festivals/

The next RIFA League 7 a side festivals will be held Saturday Sept 15th and Sept 22nd

•             Midgets C teams (C1, C2, C3 and C4 Coach Eric/Chris/Kleng and Jay’s teams) at ISM kick-off is at 8am.

•             Midgets E teams (E1 and E2 Coach Popoy and Coach Francis) at CSA (Colegio San Augustin Dasmarinas Village) kick off is at 8am

•             Midgets G teams (G1 and G2 Coach Mike and Coach Isa’s teams) at British School Manila kick-off is at 8am.

  • MS girls festival at ISM kick off is at 1pm
  • 7 a side Festival finals will be played at Ateneo on Oct 13th for teams that qualify.

Permission slips will be issued to all players via the coaches at training prior to each festival. Please consult the ES and MS links above to get the latest information.

The All year round program for Sailfish, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Aikido, Table Tennis, Chess, Gymnastics and Wall Climbing started last week from Monday Aug 13th. For detailed information about our Sailfish Swim Team program please visit the Sailfish blog and get in contact with Coach Andy. Students can join our all year round teams at any time, just go and talk with the coaches at the venues after school if you are interested.

Our annual HS Friday twilight opening season volleyball matches will be on this Friday Aug 24th vs Brent. This will be a great chance to come out and show your support for our ISM varsity teams. Volleyball matches will be in the HS and MS gyms with Varsity volleyball starting at 4:15pm in the HS gym and JV teams playing in the MS gym also from 4:15pm.

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 http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/

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

HS Student registration for ATAC activities: (new for school year ’12-13) A Google doc registration is now available for all HS students who will take part in any ATAC seasonal sports teams, MUN and Cultural Convention programs. Please take the time to complete this online registration for activities that you plan on joining next school year. Please access the form via the HS Student Registration tab found under the Helpful Shortcuts bar on the ATAC blog home page. *please note this is for HS students only and you must use your school email address to access the link. Personal gmail or hotmail addresses will not allow you to access the page.

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

Our Bearcat Den is up and running and 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 Melanie Ball at melaniehball@gmail.com our volunteer coordinator. We have a new range of dri fit t-shirts now available along with new Bearcat bags…Regular Opening Hours for the Bearcat Den: Wed and Fridays from 11:30am – 1:00pm and each afternoon from 2:30-4pm.

Have a great year at the Home of the Bearcats!

ATAC Announcements Week 2 Aug 13-17, 2012

What a 1st week of school with so much rain and interuption…..with the school closure to after school programs last Tuesday followed by total school closure Wed and Thursday a revised tryouts schedule was posted on notice boards around the school and communicated to students via the ATAC blog, assembly and classroom announcements.

Tryouts for 1st season teams have now concluded and the normal practice schedule has kicked into action from Tuesday Aug 14th.  The 1st season practice schedule which runs from Aug 14th to Oct 12th is now posted on notice boards around school and is also now available on the ATAC blog. http://atac.ism-online.org/schedules/hs/

Elementary school soccer tryouts for 1st season teams which compete in the RIFA festivals also have now concluded and teams have been selected., see information link below for ES soccer teams information. ISM will enter ES teams in the following age divisions (students born, 02, 03, 04, 05 and 06). More information about our ES soccer teams, the RIFA festivals etc can be found here http://atac.ism-online.org/atac/1st-season/es-soccer-rifa-league-festivals/

The All year round program for Sailfish, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Aikido, Table Tennis, Chess, Gymnastics and Wall Climbing started from Monday Aug 13th. For detailed information about our Sailfish Swim Team program please visit the Sailfish blog and get in contact with Coach Andy. Students can join our all year round teams at any time, just go and talk with the coaches at the venues after school if you are interested.

Our annual HS Friday twilight opening season soccer and volleyball matches will be on Aug 17th vs Faith Academy. This will be a great chance to come out and show your support for our ISM varsity teams. Soccer matches will start at 4pm at the HS and MS fields and the volleyball will be in the HS and MS gyms. Varsity soccer teams both boys and girls play at 4pm to allow a number of our student leaders to catch a bus straight after their game to the student leadership retreat. Varsity volleyball will also start at 4pm in the HS gym, with JV teams playing in the MS gym.

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 http://powerschool.ismanila.org/public/  You will need your power school user name and password to access the game schedule pdf.

HS Student registration for ATAC activities: (new for school year ’12-13) A google doc registration is now available for all HS students who will take part in any ATAC seasonal sports teams, MUN and Cultural Convention programs. Please take the time to complete this online registration for activities that you plan on joining next school year. Please access the form via the HS Student Registration tab found under the Helpful Shortcuts bar on the ATAC blog home page. *please note this is for HS students only and you must use your school email address to access the link. Personal gmail or hotmail addresses will not allow you to access the page.

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

Our Bearcat Den is up and running and 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 Melanie Ball at melaniehball@gmail.com  our volunteer coordinator.

We have a new range of dri fit t-shirts now available along with new Bearcat bags…

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

Have a great year at the Home of the Bearcats!

ATAC Announcements Week 1 Aug 6-10, 2012

The ATAC (Athletics & Activities) Department extends a warm welcome to all our ISM community members for the start of school year ’12-’13 and extends a special welcome to our new ISM families, we hope you have a smooth start to the school year.

Our program kicks off on day 1 Aug 6th at 3pm with 1st season tryouts for High School volleyball, cross country and soccer teams. The tryouts schedule is available on this blog and is also posted on notice boards around the school. http://atac.ism-online.org/schedules/tryouts/

Middle School tryouts begin for Volleyball and Cross Country teams on Wednesday Aug 8th and soccer tryouts start on Thursday Aug 9th for MS boys and girls teams.

Elementary school soccer tryouts for 1st season teams which compete in the RIFA festivals will begin Wed Aug 8th at the ES field. ISM will enter one ES teams in the following age divisions (students born, 02, 03, 04, 05 and 06)

More information about our ES soccer teams, the RIFA festivals etc can be found here http://atac.ism-online.org/atac/1st-season/es-soccer-rifa-league-festivals/

The 1st season practice schedule which runs from Aug 13th to Oct 12th will be posted on notice boards around school next week, and is also now available on the ATAC blog.

http://atac.ism-online.org/schedules/hs/

Our annual HS Friday twilight opening season soccer and volleyball matches will be on Aug 17th vs Faith Academy. This will be a great chance to come out and show your support for our ISM varsity teams. Soccer matches will start at 4pm at the HS and MS fields and the volleyball will be in the HS and MS gyms.

For new families take some time to peruse the ATAC blog as this will help orientate you with the wide variety of co-curricular programs ISM offers.

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.

Have a great year at the Home of the Bearcats!

 

ISM Summer Vacation Announcement

ISM is currently on summer vacation (June 1 to August 6th 2012). The ATAC blog will be back on line the first week of school. The draft tryouts schedule and 1st season practice schedule is now posted on the schedules tabs.

If you are a new student to ISM please take some time to peruse the different areas of the blog to find out about our program.

Mark Pekin (ISM Director of Athletics/Activities)

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