Weekly Roar

2 May 2022

GENERAL

COVID Updates | cmt@gisthailand.org
What if my student has had a +ATK test in the last 30 days but is re-exposed?

If your student has symptoms, they should quarantine. However, if they do not have symptoms, they do not need to quarantine again. For more COVID details, please visit the COVID FAQ page.

Visual Art Show | kmccall@gisthailand.org
On May 7th, we will be hosting our first in-person art show in three years!!! Artwork from students (grades K-12) will be exhibited in the cafeteria and it will be a show you don’t want to miss! Come admire the artwork and enjoy refreshments and live music! Everyone is invited – no tickets or RSVP necessary.

ELEMENTARY

Tiger Pride Dress Up Day | elementary.office@gisthailand.org
Our next Tiger Pride Dress Up Day will be Friday, May 6 and our theme is Summer Days!  Students are encouraged to come to school dressed up in whatever they plan on doing this summer.  Is it riding their bike, painting, birdwatching, hiking or lounging by the pool?  Any fun summer clothes will do.  (No swimsuits, please)

SECONDARY

Student Council Elections | sbohrer@gisthailand.org 
Student Council Elections for the 2022-23 school year are coming up. The elections for Officer positions will be on May 5th and the elections for Grade Representatives will be on May 13th. Further instructions will be given to students through the weekly announcements and their grade classrooms. 

Substitutes (School Aides) Wanted 2022/2023 | jakhtar@gisthailand.org
Not a teacher but looking for a way to serve with GIS? Look no further…Secondary is looking for Substitute Teachers for 2022/2023 School Year 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 August 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.

Upcoming Dates 

May 2 – No school

May 4 – No school

May 6 – Eligibility Grade Check

  • Speech & Debate Society

May 13 – Grade 7&8 Band and Choir Concert

SPIRITUAL LIFE

RightNow Media | spirituallife@gisthailand.org
Would you like access to a free RightNow Media account? If so, email us and we’ll send you an invitation! RightNow Media is a library of Christian video content. This is a great resource for family devotionals over the summer! 

Living In a Gray World by Preston Sprinkle | spirituallife@gisthailand.org
The Spiritual Life Office has purchased copies of Living in a Gray World by Preston Sprinkle. This is one of the best resources for Christian teenagers on navigating the topic of sexuality––especially in regards to same-sex attraction. If you would like to purchase a copy for 350 baht, you can email the Spiritual Life Office to reserve a copy. 

ATHLETICS

This Week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Monday, May 2
🥤  No school BUT Nic’s night!!! Every Grace guest gets FREE THAI TEA!!
⚽️   V. Boys Soccer Tournament @ Saraphi 4:00pm

Tuesday, May 3
🥤  Nic’s night!!! Every Grace guest gets FREE THAI TEA!!
⚽️   V. Boys Soccer Tournament @ Saraphi 4:00pm

Thursday, May 5
⚽️   V. Boys Soccer Tournament @ Saraphi 4:00pm

Friday, May 6
⚽️   V. Boys Soccer Tournament @ Saraphi 4:00pm

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