Weekly Roar

14 November 2022


GIS Yard Sale | 052-088-777
Click here to view the details of the Yard Sale.


Tiger Pride Dress-Up Day | elementary.office@gisthailand.org
Elementary will be having a Tiger Pride Dress-up Day on Wednesday, November 30, to show our school spirit.  The theme will be MISMATCHED DAY!  On that day students are encouraged to dress mismatched.  If your child chooses not to participate in the Tiger Pride theme, they should come to school in their normal Grace uniform.

LIFT Week | mmauck@gisthailand.org
LIFT Week (Living In Faith Together) is a time set aside each year so that we can meet together for worship, hear from a special speaker, and our drama and puppet teams will perform as well.  Our LIFT Week chapel times are 8:20-9:05 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday this week.  Parents are welcome to come join us! If you have any questions, please direct them to Madde Mauck of the Spiritual Life Office. mmauck@gisthailand.org

Upcoming Holidays | mkennedy@gisthailand.org
There will be no school on Friday, November 25.


Yearbook 2022-23 Pre-Order | yearbook@gisthailand.org 

  • Click here to Pre-Order (reserve) the Secondary 2022-2023 Yearbook – it will be ready in May!

Yearbook Senior Highlights | yearbook@gisthailand.org 

  • Calling all Senior parents, friends, relatives, dorms, and churches: the time has come to begin designing Senior Highlights!
  • Find all the information you need to know about purchasing space in the Yearbook as a Senior Ad or Highlight here!

“The Secret Garden” Semi-Formal  | gthomas@gisthailand.org 

  • StuCo (Student Council) will be hosting a Semi-Formal Dance for students in grades 9-12.
  • When: Saturday, November 19 from 7-11 PM
    • Students need to arrive by 8 PM and will not be allowed to re-enter if they leave early!
    • Location: Lanna Palace Hotel
  • For GIS students only (non-GIS dates/guests will be allowed for our Spring Formal)
  • Students are encouraged to come as friends (dates are not required): this is an optional and fun event for our High School students!
  • Ticket Sales will take place November 14-18 during lunch for 380 baht per person near the Ping Pong Tables in the Secondary Building
  • GIS Dress Code applies (under Special Events, Non-Uniform Days in the PSMO)
    • Dresses/tops for semi-formal and formal dances must have straps at least 3 cm wide
    • Dresses/tops are not to show cleavage
    • Clothing must not be see-through or have slits
    • Clothing may not be tight-fitting/body-forming/figure-hugging, must not reveal the midriff, and must cover at least the bottom half of the back
    • Shorts, skirts, & dresses should be at least mid-thigh in length when standing straight
    • Undergarments must not be visible
    • If students do not follow the above dress code, they will be asked to change in order to enter (parents called for a change of clothes or provided leggings/sweaters while “supplies” last)

PSAT for Grade 8 | counselor@gisthailand.org 
Mark your Calendars for PSAT testing for GIS and HDE students in Grade 8

  • Grade 8 students will take the PSAT 8 on Wednesday, November 30, 2022
  • Grade 8 students will need to come to campus by 8:15 AM for the morning of testing, instead of a normal Wednesday late arrival time. 

 Tan Chin Tuan Excellence Scholarships for GIS 11th Grade Students | counselor@gisthailand.org 

  • GIS in partnership with the Tan Chin Tuan Foundation of Singapore seeks to promote and reward educational excellence in academics, athletics, leadership/community service, and the fine arts.
  • These scholarships offered to juniors are based on a combination of excellence in areas of education, student essay, teacher recommendations, and financial need.
  • The scholarship application was emailed to the entire Junior class in October and the application closes on December 16, 2022, at 8:00 AM.

 UPDATED: Extracurricular Clubs | secondary.office@gisthailand.org 

  • Colleges and Universities greatly value and appreciate school-sponsored club involvement and we’re here to help out!
  • Check out our wide variety of Extracurricular Clubs in Secondary

Upcoming Secondary Dates

  • November 14 Grade Check (Eligibility)
  • November 16 SCAD College Visit
  • November 18   Debate Scrimmage
  • November 19 “The Secret Garden” Semi Formal Dance
  • November 25 No School (American Thanksgiving)
  • November 28 Grade Check (Eligibility)
  • November 30 PSAT for GIS Students in Grade 8
  • December 13-16 Finals Week
  • December 16 CLOSING OF TCT Scholarship Applications for GIS Students in Grade 11


This Week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Monday, Nov. 14
🏃🏼‍♀️ U12 – U14 Cross Country Tryout 3:30-5:15pm
🏀 JV Boys Basketball vs. Asia Arena Academy @ SBS 5:30pm

Tuesday, Nov. 15
🏃🏼‍♀️ U12 – U14 Cross Country Tryout 3:30-5:15pm
⚽️ U14 Boys Soccer Tryout 3:30-5:15pm

Thursday, Nov. 17
⚽️ U14 Boys Soccer Tryout @ Field 1 3:30-5:15pm

Friday, Nov. 18
🏀 JV Boys Basketball vs. Suan Bun @ Suan Bun 4:00pm
🏀 V. Boys Basketball vs. Asia Arena Basketball Club 5:30pm
🌯 Border Run will be available

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