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28 Oct 2019

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GENERAL

*New* Vaccination Available Nov 26 nurse@gisthailand.org
GIS Nurse Office is able to offer monthly vaccination services in partnership with a local Thai doctor. Visit the Health Services website for complete information and forms. Please note completed payment at the Nurses Office confirms a vaccination appointment. It requires at least 2 days to process the information before the appointment.
Coffee with the DSA | dsa.office@gisthailand.org

You’re invited to “Coffee with the DSA,” Tuesday, October 29th, from 8:30 am – 9:30 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 October 29th by clicking this link.

There are three other “Coffee with the DSA” dates this year:

  • December 3rd, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • March 3rd, 8:30 am – 9:30 am
  • April 28th, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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

SECONDARY

*New* Drama Auditions for Grades 9-12 | lholley@gisthailand.org

Got drama? Auditions for this year’s production of “Pygmalion” will be on November 21, from 3:30 – 5:30 in S210.  Auditions are open for grades 9 – 12. “Pygmalion” is a romantic comedy that tells the story of an unruly, Cockney flower girl who is transformed into a genteel lady by a cantankerous, blunt professor. Come with a minute to two minute long memorized monologue to perform. Students may see Ms. Holley if they need help finding a monologue. Break a leg! 

*New* Semi-Formal Dance (Grades 9-12) | joshuamckeown@gisthailand.org

Warm Winter Wishes, the High School Sadies, is on Saturday, November 2! Tickets will be sold for 220 baht (one ticket per person) during LUNCH from October 28 to November 1. No tickets will be sold on the day of the dance so make sure to buy them during lunch. 

*New* Secondary Tiger Pride Day! | joshuamckeown@gisthailand.org

The next Tiger Pride day on Thursday, October 31 and the theme is Color Day! Wear the following color according to your grade, and try to match other articles of clothing as well to differentiate between dressing up and “free dress”. See PSMO Handbook for Tiger Pride Day specifics.

  • 7: Green
  • 8: Red
  • 9: Purple
  • 10: Blue
  • 11: White
  • 12: Black

Secondary Parent Equipping Nights – Part 1: The College Process and Part 2: Financial Aid | counselor@gisthailand.org

Thursday, October 31 from 7:00-8:30 PM (Location: GMMI in World Club Land)

Part 1: What is important to know in order to help your son/daughter choose colleges and majors? What must parents know about the application process, deadlines, and personal statements/essays? These questions and more will be answered by a panel of college representatives from 12 Christian colleges and our GIS academic counselors Mrs. Hyunjoo Jeong and Ms. Anne Spohnhauer. Afterward, visit with the college representatives from Biola, Calvin, Cornerstone, Dordt, Fresno Pacific, Geneva, Grace, Messiah, Hardin-Simmons, Louisiana, Oral Roberts, and Trinity Western (BC, Canada).

Tuesday, November 5 from 7:00-8:30 PM (2nd Floor of Library, GIS)

Part 2: Find answers to your questions about financial aid, the cost of attendance, and scholarships at colleges and universities in the United States. This information will be presented by Mr. Tim Hewitt, a “retired” college financial aid officer, and Ms. Anne Spohnhauer, GIS academic counselor.

ELEMENTARY

*New* Elementary Dress-Up Day! | mkennedy@gisthailand.org

Wednesday, November 6 is Wacky Tacky Day for elementary.  Students are encouraged to come to school wearing a selection of mixed match clothes.  Just as long as your clothing doesn’t match, you’ll fit right in. Don’t forget your wacky glasses and crazy hats.

ATHLETICS

This week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Tuesday, Oct. 29

⚽️ V. Boys vs. Chiang Mai FC @ GIS 5:00pm

SENIOR NIGHT!!! Come out and enjoy a great game and help honor our seniors. Border Run will be available for dinner.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

⚽️ JV CMAC Tournament @ Grace 4:00pm

Friday, Nov. 1

⚽️ JV CMAC Tournament Semi/Finals @ PTIS 3:00pm

Saturday, Nov. 2

⚽️ V. CMAC Tournament Semi/Finals @ Grace 9:00am

*NEXT WEEK*

🏀JV & Varsity Basketball Tryouts

🏃‍♀️Cross Country CMAC Tryouts (Sign ups)

⚽️U12 – U14 Soccer Tryouts

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


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