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19 Oct 2020


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GENERAL

Community Conversation with the Superintendent – Save the Date! | superintendents.office@gisthailand.org 
This is an opportunity for the superintendent to give you an update on the school, address school-wide topics, and answer questions from parents. You’ll also have an opportunity to enjoy some snacks and fellowship with other GIS parents.

  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 3:30-5 pm
    Library, 2nd Floor, Admin Building

Please RSVP by clicking this LINK

If you have specific, school-wide questions you would like the leadership to address, you may share them ahead of time on the RSVP form (in the above link).

 

Tiger Shop Restocked | finances@gisthailand.org
The Tiger Shop has received a new batch of PE shirts and shorts in additional sizes (L and 2XL) and restocked our supply of uniform polos. If you were previously unable to find the sizes you were looking for, please stop by the shop on Monday, October 19, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM to see our new selection just in time for the start of the second quarter.

 

Christmas Market 2020 Taking VendorsJill Stewart (PSC Rep.)
The 4th Annual PSC sponsored GIS Christmas Market is coming! Saturday Dec 5th 10-2. Are you wanting to sell your arts, crafts, homemade goodie,  fresh food? Last year we had 88 vendors, would you like to be one of them this year? Here’s the form to see guidelines and to sign up:
https://forms.gle/3UPYb2RAgHTrn1v66 . Deadline to register: October 30th.

 

2019-2020 Yearbook Sale | gkaufman@gisthailand.org
The yearbook staff is selling extra yearbooks from previous years, including last year’s edition (Rooted, 2019-2020).  If you would like to purchase a book from previous years, please complete this form.

 

ELEMENTARY

Tiger Pride Dress-Up Day | mkennedy@gisthailand.org
Thursday, October 22, will be Crazy Hair and/or Crazy Hat Day for elementary!  Students are encouraged to come to school with their craziest hair or hat.  Participation is optional, of course.  Students should wear their regular Grace uniform on this day. (elementary students only)

 

SECONDARY

December Calendar Change | secondary.office@gisthailand.org
Due to changes made by the Thai Government to holidays, GIS is reordering some holidays in December. This has resulted in a few changes to the dates, as follows:

  • Monday, December 7 is now a school day, E Day
  • December 11 is now a school holiday.
  • December 14 is now an All Day, with all 7 classes meeting during the day.

You can see all the changes on the Secondary Google Calendar or on the ABCDE Rotation Schedule

 

Reminder: Report Cards | secondary.office@gisthailand.org
Report Cards will be available after the October Break on Wednesday, October 21.

 

Tan Chin Tuan Senior Excellence Scholarships for G11 Students | counselor@gisthailand.org
Grace International School 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 opens October 1 and ends December 1, 2020. 11th graders will receive an email with application details just prior to October 1.

 

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

  • October 19: Quarter 2 Starts
  • October 23: No School – Professional Development Day for faculty/staff

 

ATHLETICS

This Week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Welcome back to quarter 2! If you’re wanting to join U8/U10 Soccer or CMAC XC, you can sign up or look for more information on our website athletics.gisthailand.org

 

Monday, Oct. 19

⚽️ JV Girls Soccer vs. School of Promise @ Grace 4:00pm

🏀 Calling all athletes (out of season) who are interested in trying out for JV and Varsity Basketball this year. Coach Avera will be hosting basketball skills development on M,T,TH,F from 3:30-5:20pm on the covered courts. If you have any questions, please email tavera@eacompany.net

 

Tuesday, Oct. 20

⚽️ V. Girls Soccer vs. LIST (7 a side) @ Grace 4:00pm

 

Thursday, Oct. 22

⚽️ JV Boys Soccer vs. Wachirawit @ Grace 4:30pm

⚽️ V. Boys Soccer vs. Hang Dong @ Grace 4:30pm

 

Friday, Oct. 23

No school!