Weekly Roar

25 October 2022

GENERAL

2023-24 School Calendar⼁ds.office@gisthailand.org
Linked here is the school calendar for the 2023-24 school year. This is an early version of the calendar that includes start and end dates, as well as holidays. School events will be added later this year. If there are any questions, please contact ds.office@gisthailand.org

ELEMENTARY

Tiger Pride Day | elementary.office@gisthailand.org
On Wednesday, October 26, we are celebrating Tiger Pride by bringing ONE favorite stuffed animal to school.  This is NOT a dress-up day, please send your child to school in their regular school uniform.

2021-2022 Elementary Yearbooks for Sale | elementary.office@gisthailand.org
Last year’s elementary yearbook theme was “The Space Between Us”. We still have several copies available in the elementary office for a cost of 400 baht.  If you are missing an older yearbook in your collection, please stop by and see if we have it for a discount of 350 baht. 

Lost & Found | elementary.office@gisthailand.org
Cooler mornings are wonderful but with that we acquire many jackets. Please remember to put your child’s name on their jacket so we can find the owner easily.  Also, we have lots of unclaimed food containers.  Please label these accordingly.  Feel free to stop by and take a look at our lost & found cart to claim your items anytime. 

SECONDARY

No School on Monday, October 24 | secondary.office@gisthailand.org 

  • There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, October 24, for Secondary students due to it being a Thai holiday and our staff having a Professional Development Day.
  • Tuesday, October 25 will be an A Day (no Zero period class), Wednesday, October 26 will be a C Day, Thursday, October 27 will be a D Day, and Friday, October 28 will be an E Day.

Progress Reports | counselor@gisthailand.org 

  • Secondary teachers have run their Quarter 1 Progress Reports and parents should be able to view their child’s most up to date grades and any teacher comments in FamilyWeb. 

Parents of Advanced Placement (AP) Students | secondary.office@gisthailand.org 

  • Deadline to register for AP Exams is October 27
  • AP Students need to go to myap.collegeboard.org (log into their College Board account)
  • Click on “Register for Exam” THEN Click “Yes” if you want to take the Exam OR click “No” if you don’t want to take the Exam

The Tan Chin Tuan Senior Excellence Scholarships for GIS 11th-grade Students | counselor@gisthailand.org 

  • GIS 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 on October 31 and ends on December 16, 2022, at 8:00 AM. 
  • 11th graders will receive an email with application details after they have received information during their Homeroom on October 28.

Yearbook Senior Advertisements and Highlights | kstancliffe@gisthailand.org 

  • Calling all Senior parents, friends, relatives, dorms, and churches: the time has come to begin designing Senior Advertisements and Senior Highlights! 
  • Find all the information you need to know about purchasing space in the Yearbook as a Senior Ad or Highlight here!

Social Event for Grades 7&8 | gthomas@gisthailand.org 

  • GIS Student Council will be hosting a fun event for GIS students in grades 7&8.
  • Saturday, November 5 @ GIS from 6:30-9 PM
  • More information to come about this time of fellowship, games, food, and fun! 

Semi-Formal Dance for Grades 9-12 | gthomas@gisthailand.org 

  • GIS Student Council will be hosting a Semi-Formal Dance for GIS students in grades 9-12.
  • Saturday, November 19 from 7-10 PM
  • More information to come about upcoming ticket sales, dress code, and the Semi Formal Dance location!

ATHLETICS

This Week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Tuesday, Oct. 25
🏀 U12 Boys Basketball vs. Prem @ Grace 4:00pm
🏀 U12 Girls Basketball vs. Prem @ Grace 4:00pm
🏀 U14 Girls Basketball vs. Prem @ Grace 4:45pm
🏀 U14 Boys Basketball vs. Prem @ Grace 4:45pm

Thursday, Oct. 27
⚽ JV Boys Soccer vs. Prem @ Prem 4:00pm
⚽ JV Girls Soccer vs. Prem @ Prem 4:00pm
⚽ Boys Soccer vs. Prem @ Prem 5:00pm
⚽ Girls Soccer vs. Prem @ Prem 5:00pm

Friday, Oct. 28
🎓⚽ Varsity Boys SENIOR NIGHT!! Come help us celebrate our seniors this Friday at 4:30pm at the GIS Soccer Field! Border Run will be available for dinner! 

Saturday, Oct. 29
⚽ Rec League Finals!!!

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