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16 Dec 2019

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GENERAL

*New* Re-Enrollment 2020-2021 | registrar@gisthailand.org

It is now time to begin the Re-Enrollment process for the 2020-2021 school year. Parents, please be on the lookout for an email coming to you this week with more details. This process needs to be completed by Friday, January 31, 2020

Please be sure to complete all 3 parts – Google form (coming in an email), physical exam form (return to Nurse), and the payment of 10,000 baht (non-refundable fee per student).

*New* Going Out As Lights (GOAL) Campaign Launches | development@gisthailand.org

Last week letters were sent home with students as well as a short Secondary Chapel event to announce the GOAL Campaign launch. You can help us complete the Multipurpose Athletics Complex by praying, sharing, and giving towards this instructional and ministry tool. More details at this link.

Health announcement! | nurse@gisthailand.org

Re-enrollment time is coming soon for all students. The required medical records are part of the re-enrollment. Please pay attention to your child/children’s immunization records and the TB skin test.  Students’ medical information is on the Parent Web in the Renweb system under the medical tab.

Medical requirements: 

  1. All students including ESD are required to have an annual comprehensive physical exam each year. This examination should be completed within 3 months of the date of the re-enrollment time. Health Examination Policy.
  2. All students must be in compliance with the GIS immunization policy here
  3. The TB skin test should be renewed every 3 years. For more information on our TB policy, click here.  If a student’s last TB skin test was in 2017, they will need to renew for the upcoming school year 2020-21. This is recorded by a physician on the Physical Examination form for each student. 

If you have any questions and concerns, please contact the school nurse.

*New* If Not For Grace Podcast is up and running communications@gisthailand.org

The wonderful stories of the Grace community should be celebrated! We’re making that happen through our podcast. You can search us on Apple Podcast (“If Not For Grace Podcast”) or visit gisthailand.org/podcast.

SECONDARY

StuCo: Upcoming Events! | joshmckeown@gisthailand.org 

  • Tiger Pride Day: Tiger Pride Day is coming up on December 20! The theme for this month is Tacky Christmas. Dress up with mismatched Christmas themed clothing. The wackier, the better! Remember, the GIS dress code still applies.

Dress Code Reminder – Cooler Weather | secprincipal@gisthailand.org

  • Outerwear: All outer clothing (jackets, sweaters, sweatshirts, etc.), if worn, are to have the GIS logo or be solid navy without any lettering or symbols or print. 

Reminder! No school Monday, 6 January, students return to school on Tuesday, 7 January.

ELEMENTARY 

Elementary NEWS! | mkennedy@gisthailand.org

Please bring your child all the way into the elementary office and sign them in when they are arriving late.  Thank you, we appreciate your help with this.

Parents are invited to attend our Christmas Chapel, Tuesday, December 17, at 8:30am in the elementary atrium.  Please have your child(ren) wear their navy GIS polo on this day, they can bring their PE clothes if necessary.

Students are encouraged (but not required) to wear fun Christmas colors/outfits to school for our Christmas Festival on Wednesday, December 18.  A regular GIS uniform will be required if they do not want to dress up in Christmas colors. Also, we still need some parent volunteers and some items donated for the Festival.

  • Click here to volunteer
  • Click here to see the list of items you can contribute

ATHLETICS

This week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Monday, Dec. 16

🏃‍♂️ U12 – Varsity XC vs. School of Promise @ SoP 4:30pm

🏀 JV Girls vs. Suan Bun @ Suan Bun 4:30pm

Tuesday, Dec. 17

⚽️ U12 Boys vs. NIS @ GIS 4:00pm

⚽️ U14 Boys vs. Thai team @ GIS 4:45pm

Thursday, Dec. 18

⚽️ U12 Boys vs. School of Promise @ GIS 4:00pm

🏀 V. Girls vs. Yuparaj @ Yuparaj 4:30pm

🏀 V. Boys vs. Yuparaj @ Yuparaj 5:30pm

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


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