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25 Nov 2019

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*New* 3rd Annual Christmas Market | thestewfam@gmail.com

The holidays are coming, it’s time for the 3rd annual GIS Christmas Market, Saturday, December 7th, 10am – 2pm, sponsored by the PSC. You do NOT want to miss this event. Last year we had 55 vendors & over 600 shoppers. This year we have over 75 vendors from the Chiang Mai community and our own GIS sellers!  Come to shop, grab a bit to eat, listen to special music, and enter the raffle drawing for AMAZING prizes. Invite a friend, this event is open to everyone!

GIS Yard Sale is coming back! | marketing@gisthailand.org

Mark your calendar for the early morning of February 29th 2020 at GIS Athletic ground. The event is a fundraiser where all the money received from booth rentals and entrance tickets will be donated to the school. If you’re looking at selling your second-hand stuff and needing to rent a booth please stay tuned for more details coming up soon.

Coffee with the DSA | dsa.office@gisthailand.org

You’re invited to “Coffee with the DSA,” on Tuesday, December 3rd, from 9:30 – 10:30 am. 

This is an opportunity to connect with Joe Crain and ask any questions you might have about the educational experience at GIS. You’ll also have an opportunity to enjoy some coffee, snacks, and fellowship with other GIS parents in the 2nd-floor Loft (A220), located in the Admin building.

Please RSVP for December 3rd by clicking this link.

There are two other “Coffee with the DSA” dates next semester:
March 3rd, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
April 28th, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

As a reminder, ALL “Coffee with the DSA” get-togethers will be held in the 2nd-floor Loft (A220), located in the Admin building.

Sell Your Goods at the Christmas Market | thestewfam@gmail.com

Have a baker in the house? Amazing salsa recipe? What about making a mound of kimbap? The Christmas Market is looking for a few more vendors to sell food items. Earn a little extra cash for the holidays, tables start at 50 baht!  Also, if you want to sell other items, It’s not too late to sign up to sell at the Christmas Market at GIS: Saturday, December 7th 10am – 2pm. Further details and sign up here.


*New* Yearbook Pictures – Make-up | jamiejohnson@gisthailand.org

If your child(ren) missed last week’s school-wide photos, required for the yearbook and school ID, the make-up day is tomorrow, Nov 26, from 8:15 – 9:00. Please have your son/daughter wear the navy blue polo.

*New* College Admissions Recommendation Letter Deadline – December 5 | counselor@gisthailand.org

Since January 1 (common admissions deadline) is during the GIS Christmas Break that begins on December 21, we are making December 5 the last date that a teacher can be asked to write a letter for a college application that is due on January 1 or 15.

Hope House Christmas Carnival Volunteers | rolsen@gisthailand.org

All secondary students are invited to come and join some of the TBD students to help out at the Hope House Christmas Carnival on Wednesday 4th December from 5.15pm- 8.45pm. You would help with running a game at a booth and will also get some free time to enjoy the celebrations too. Songtaews will used to transport students to and from Hope House. Please contact Mr Bob Flaa (bflaa@gisthailand.org) or Miss Rachel Olsen for more information.

Tan Chin Tuan Scholarship for Rising Seniors (Current G11) | dsa.office@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. This scholarship honors excellence to rising seniors by providing financial scholarships to help towards tuition at either GIS or the university of their choice.

The scholarship application opened on October 4 and must be completed by 8:00 am December 9, 2019, to be eligible. This is a reminder to not wait until the last minute. Besides the possible financial reward, if you win, the experience of applying is valuable for future scholarship applications and for college itself. Here is the link to the application.

Secondary Ministry Day | spirituallife@gisthailand.org

Heads up! This year’s Ministry day is Friday, Dec. 6. Students will be planning and prepping this month in Homerooms. Keep an eye out for more information.



This week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Tuesday, Nov. 26

⚽️ U12 Boys vs. APIS @ GIS 4:00pm

⚽️ U12 Girls vs. APIS @ GIS 4:00pm

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

🏀 JV Boys vs. APIS @ APIS 4:15pm

🏀 JV Girls vs. APIS @ APIS 5:15pm

Friday, Nov. 29

⚽️ U14 Boys vs. APIS @ GIS 4:00pm

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

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