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14 Sept 2020

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Ordering Photos from U Smile Kids | marketing@gisthailand.org
A week has flown by and we’re so proud of how all our kids handled the photo sessions. Here are a few dates to keep in mind concerning the photos:

  • U Smile to send the order forms: 23 September 2020
  • Grace to receive: 24 September 2020
  • Collection of orders (U Smile Team): 1-2 October 2020 (7:00-16:00)
  • Delivery of finished products from Bangkok: 20 October 2020
  • Grace to receive the parcels: 21 October 2020

Vaccine Clinic | nurse@gisthailand.org
Our September 22 vaccine clinic is full. If you want to get a vaccine, please sign up here for our October 27th clinic.


Elementary Dress-Up Day | mkennedy@gisthailand.org
“Uniform Free Day!”  Elementary will show our Tiger Pride this year by having a monthly dress-up day.  This month’s Tiger Pride Day will be Thursday, September 17 and students are encouraged to come to school wearing their normal (non-uniform) clothes/shoes.  (no spaghetti straps or short shorts/skirts, please) We will have plenty of opportunities to dress up in costumes later in the year.  Please note, this is not mandatory, if your child would like to wear their uniform to school that day, they are free to do so. This is for elementary students only, secondary is NOT participating.


Secondary Courtyard | secondary.office@gisthailand.org
We are excited to showcase our new banners that adorn the Secondary Courtyard. Each class is represented by a banner that they have designed themselves. Take a peek!

This Week in Advisory | mrandolph@gisthailand.org   

  • Day A – Grades 7-12 will be discussing “hot topics” in their groups.

Christian Colleges | counselor@gisthailand.org
Wanting to research Christian College in the US and Canada?  Here is a great opportunity to interact online with over 100 Christian Colleges!  Tuesday, September 15 from 5:00 to 10:00 AM Thailand time. Register at VirtualChristianCollegeFairs.com.

Substitutes (School Aides) Wanted | jakhtar@gisthailand.org
Not a teacher but looking for a way to help GIS maintain health and quality during this season? Look no further…Secondary is looking for Substitute Teachers to fill in when teachers cannot be in the classroom (immigration, sick, professional development, personal days, etc.).  We will be hosting a short training session in September for those who are interested and want to know more about this service opportunity.  If you have an interest in serving as a Substitute Teacher in the secondary, please contact the Substitute Coordinator, Jennifer Akhtar, at jakhtar@gisthailand.org.

Preparing Gen Z Resource | secondary.office@gisthailand.org
See this article from Growing Leaders about how to prepare Gen Z for the new normal after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

  • September 16: Worship Night (see Spiritual Life section for more info)
  • September 24: Grade Check
  • September 24: Senior Parent Meeting (in the Cafeteria)


This week in athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Tuesday, Sept. 15

⚽️ JV Boys Soccer (7 a side) vs. LIST @ Grace 4:00pm
⚽️ JV Girls Soccer (7 a side) vs. LIST @ Grace 4:00pm
🏀 U12 Girls Basketball vs. LIST @ LIST New Primary Campus  4:15pm

Wednesday,Sept. 16

🏀 U14 Basketball Game Day (Semis & Finals) @ Grace 3:30pm

  • There will be TWO games played today. First game starts at 3:30pm, second game (finals) starts at 4:00pm.

Thursday, Sept. 17

🏀 U14 Girls Basketball vs. LIST @ Grace 4:00pm
⚽️ V. Boys Soccer vs. LIST @ Grace 4:00pm
🏀 U12 Boys Basketball vs. LIST @ LIST New Primary Campus 4:15pm
🏐 V. Boys Volleyball vs. Suan Buan @ Grace 4:15pm
🏐 V. Girls Volleyball vs. Suan Buan @ Grace 4:15pm

Friday, Sept. 18

⚽️ V. Girls Soccer vs. Sankampang @ Grace 5:00pm

Saturday, Sept. 19

⚽️ Rec League Soccer

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