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2 Nov 2020


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GENERAL

Upcoming Worship Night | jmeckfessel@gisthailand.org
Our next Secondary Worship Night will take place on Wednesday November, 18th in the GIS Cafeteria from 6:30-8:00pm. We hope to see your students there!

The Students’ Salad Bar is coming back! | cmt@gisthailand.org
Last week the Crisis Management Team determined that our GIS Cafeteria and the Kitchen Team could re-introduce the Salad Bar for students. So, beginning Monday, Nov 2nd, the Salad Bar lines (for students) will be open again. Enjoy and stay healthy!

SECONDARY

GIS Drama Production | tcocking@gisthailand.org
Are you interested in acting or being part of a play production? The GIS drama department will be holding auditions on Wednesday, Nov 11 after school for our spring production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

The play is open for all grades 9-12, and this year grade 8 as well!  ESD students in those grades are welcome too.

Interested students can join our Google Classroom using the classroom code xvjnq77
Everything you need to know about auditions is in there including the audition signup form.

 

Reminder: Eligibility Grade Check | secondary.office@gisthailand.org
Eligibility Grade check will be on Friday, November 6th. This grade check will determine extracurricular eligibility for Secondary students who are participating in extracurricular activities, such as athletics and after school activities. Please see the PSMO Handbook for more information.

 

Secondary Full-Time Positions OPEN | mrandolph@gisthailand.org

We have posted full time teaching positions. These were filled by long-term subs and we are now looking for a solution for the remainder of the 2020-21 academic year. One full-time English teaching position and 1 full-time Social Studies and Religious Studies position. 4-year degree required and relevant teaching experience highly preferred. See here for a job description. Please contact mrandolph@gisthailand.org for more information and/or recruit@gisthailand.org to apply.

 

This Week in Advisory | mrandolph@gisthailand.org

Day A(Monday) – Grades 7-12 will focus on a topic that their Advisor chooses.
Day E(Thursday) – Grades 7-12 will be having Homeroom instead of Advisory.

 

Grades 9-12 Student Council Event | joshmckeown@gisthailand.org 
Due to COVID restrictions the GIS grades, 9-12 event in Semester 1 will look a little different in order to comply with the Ministry of Education guidelines. (Note: Questions about the change in event or COVID restrictions should be directed to Ms. Randolph at secprincipal@gisthailan.org)

 

The GIS Student Council is inviting GIS students in grades 9-12 (no outside guests allowed) to come and watch talented musicians play and sing music ranging from jazz to ’80s and 90’s songs. There will also be dessert and drinks served while the performance takes place!

 

Date: November 14th, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: GIS Cafeteria

Students should plan to:

  • Wear formal attire that follows the GIS Dress Code, or they may be turned away at the entrance. 
  • Wear your masks for the duration of the event.
  • Arrive at the event BEFORE the doors close at 7:30 PM.
  • Purchase a ticket between November 9-13 during lunch in the cafeteria. 
  • After the formal program, there will be an opportunity for students to dance within COVID restrictions.

 

Reserve Your 2020-21 Yearbook by November 13 | yearbook@gisthailand.org
The Secondary Yearbook Staff is offering a pre-sale of the 2020-21 Yearbook, which will release in May of 2021. Why should you order your yearbook(s) now?  Because the price will increase later!

Pre-order Price: 1200 THB
Release (May) Price: 1500 THB

Order Your Copy Here

 

ATHLETICS

This Week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

It’s time for Season 2 Sports (aka Basketball, U8-U14 Soccer and CMAC XC)!!!

Monday, Nov. 2

🥕 Nic’s Night! With every order you get a FREE glass of organic carrot juice made to order! Just tell them you’re with Grace Athletics!

🏀 JV and Varsity Girls Basketball Group Tryouts @ Covered Courts 3:30pm

🏀 V. Boys Basketball Tryouts @ Covered Courts 3:30pm

🏃🏻‍♀️ CMAC XC Season begins!! @ Sports Shed 3:30pm

 

Tuesday, Nov. 3

🥕 Nic’s Night! With every order you get a FREE glass of organic carrot juice made to order!

⚽️ U8 & U10 Boys and Girls Soccer season begins! @ Grace Fields 3:30pm

⚽️ U12 & U14 Boys and Girls Soccer Tryouts @ Grace Fields 3:30pm

🏀 JV and Varsity Girls Basketball Group Tryouts @ Covered Courts 3:30pm

🏀 V. Boys Basketball Tryouts @ Covered Courts 3:30pm

 

Thursday, Nov. 5

⚽️ U12 & U14 Boys and Girls Soccer Tryouts @ Grace Fields 3:30pm

🏀 JV Boys Basketball Tryouts @ Outdoor Court 3:30pm

 

Friday, Oct. 30

🏀 JV Boys Basketball Tryouts @ Outdoor Court 3:30pm

 

For more information,*basketball practice courts rotation* please visit our website athletics.gisthailand.org