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10 May 2021

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SECONDARY

Update: Announcement |  secondaryoffice@gisthailand.org

  • We are moving ahead with a digital video in lieu of an in-person Awards Day. We will release the video during the week of May 17.
  • We are in the process of requesting permission to have a graduation ceremony like last year, the date is still to be determined.
  • More information will be available on or before May 14 regarding our options for the coming week(s).

 

Update: AP Exams |  secondaryoffice@gisthailand.org

  • We were given permission to have in-person AP Exams on campus.
  • Please direct any questions regarding the testing times and general rules regarding the exams to the Academic Counselors at counselor@gisthailand.org 

 

Reminder: Eligibility Grade Check | secondary.office@gisthailand.org

Eligibility Grade check will be on Friday, May 14. This grade check will determine extracurricular eligibility for Secondary students. Please see the PSMO Handbook for more information

 

Reminder: Attendance in Continuous Learning |  attendance@gisthailand.org

Attendance will be taken during live sessions in the afternoon and during Advisory. Teachers will provide instructions on how to join these lives sessions in their weekly checklists. Your student will need to attend a mandatory live session that a teacher will conduct in order to be marked present. Note: Teacher’s may choose to not have a live session, in which case there would be no attendance for that class on that day.

 

Visual Arts Show – Launches May 15th! | kmccall@gisthailand.org

This year’s annual Visual Arts Show will be launched May 15th at 7pm. Silent Auction is back! New – Ordering Prints of Artwork! Check out this year’s Purchase Award winner! Can’t miss – Kindergarten self-portraits! This link will be live Saturday night! Silent Auction and Print Orders will only be available for the first three days of the show (until Tuesday, May 18th, 5pm). In order to ensure the safety of our students, we are requiring website visitors to login through a GIS account. You can use your student’s account information to do this.

 

Communication |  secondaryoffice@gisthailand.org

If you have any questions regarding the coursework for your student, then please contact the teacher in question. If your student is having any issues with their classes, please contact the relevant teacher first and they will be able to assist you directly. Teacher office hours are 9 AM to 4 PM.

 

Continuous Learning – Week 4 | secondaryoffice@gisthailand.org

Monday, May 10 @9am –  Secondary students can expect their weekly checklists posted in Google Classroom for all courses they are enrolled in. Suggestions for parents to engage their child(ren) during continuous learning:

  • Have you made a schedule for the week based on scheduled class times and Advisory?
  • Tell me about your live classes…
  • Are you using your checklists to track your progress?
  • What work might you be avoiding?
  • Tell me about what you accomplished for school today…
  • Are you communicating with teachers when you need to? (suggest office hours) Asking for help or clarification?

 

Student Council Elections |  joshmckeown@gisthailand.org

Due to Continuous Learning online, Student Council elections will be done virtually and this will include the speeches. Students will be sent specific instructions through the weekly student announcements on the morning of Wednesday, May 5, including deadlines for the applications, and the lengths of the videos, and when and how these will be released for voting.

 

The Student Council is looking for various candidates with leadership, creativity, and confidence, and hope to see many applications for the upcoming school year of 2021-2022!

 

Mark your Calendars with Upcoming Events | secondary.office@gisthailand.org

  • May 10 – 14: Continuous Learning

 

SPIRITUAL LIFE

Online Chapel | spirituallife@gisthailand.org

You can tune in to Secondary online chapel this Friday to hear an interview with Keegan Brady from CMCC Church. The link to Chapel will be sent out to Secondary students on Friday and it will also be available on our Spiritual Life Instagram page

 

Wednesday Prayer Time | spirituallife@gisthailand.org

We will have an online time of prayer time for our Secondary students on Wednesday from 12:00-12:20pm. The link to this meeting has been sent through the Secondary weekly email. 

 

RightNow Media | spirituallife@gisthailand.org

If you would like access to a free RightNow Media account, send us an email. RightNow Media is a library of Christian videos, Bible studies, and other resources.

 

ATHLETICS

This Week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Saturday, May 15

The Sports Award link will go live at 7:00pm on our Facebook page!! Tune in to hear about this year’s sports seasons and the winners of each category!

 

For more details and information, please check our website athletics.gisthailand.org