Weekly Roar

31 October 2022


GIS Yard Sale | aop@gisthailand.org

Clear up your house!

GIS Yard Sale is coming up on Saturday, January 14, 2023, from 3-6 p.m. at the soccer field. This event is organized by the Thai PSC and Thai staff. Proceeds go to the GIS Middle School Building project. More information about seller sign-up will be provided in mid-November. 

Questions? Please call Khun Aop 052 088 777. 


LIFT Week | mmauck@gisthailand.org
LIFT Week (Living In Faith Together) is a time set aside each year so that we can meet together for worship, hear from a special speaker, and our drama and puppet teams will perform as well.  Our LIFT Week chapel times will be 8:20-9:05 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday during the week of November 14-18.  Parents are welcome to come join us! If you have any questions, please direct them to Madde Mauck of the Spiritual Life Office. mmauck@gisthailand.org

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. 


PSAT for Grade 8 | secondary.office@gisthailand.org 

Mark your Calendars for PSAT testing for GIS and HDE students in Grade 8 

  • Grade 8 students will take the PSAT 8 on Wednesday, November 30, 2022
  • Grade 8 students will need to come to campus by 7:55 AM for the morning of testing, instead of a normal Wednesday late arrival time. 

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 

  • StuCo proudly presents the Grade 7 & 8 Social “Illumination” to be held on November 5th! 
  • We will be holding a neon-themed, fun-filled night. Come hang out with friends, sing karaoke, and dance (don’t worry parents, no slow dancing!) 
  • Ticket Sales will take place on November 2-5, (this Wednesday to Friday) during lunch time for 50 Baht
  • Remember to follow the PSMO dress code. We suggest all students wear neon-colors, glow stick necklaces/bracelets, and/or white (there will be blacklights).  You will be jumping, dancing, and moving around, so make sure to be comfortable! 
  • Location: GIS Cafeteria and Courtyard
  • When: 6:30 PM – 9 PM THIS Saturday, November 5
  • What To Bring: YOUR TICKET, Boys bring (shareable) drinks, girls bring (shareable) snacks. 

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

  • StuCo will be hosting a Semi-Formal Dance for students in grades 9-12. 
  • This dance will be a Sadies for GIS students only. Non-GIS dates/guests will be allowed for our Spring Formal. This is an optional and fun event for our High School students and students are encouraged to come as friends (dates are not required)!
  • GIS Dress Code still applies under Special Events, Non-Uniform Days in the PSMO.
  • Ticket Sales will take place in the next 2-3 weeks
  • Location: Lanna Palace Hotel, 2nd Floor
  • When: Saturday, November 19 from 7-11 PM

GIS Spring Play Auditions | mwood@gisthailand.org
GIS is producing a theatrical production of “Hide & Seek” – a murder mystery comedy in the spring – from March 30 – April 1 (Thursday – Saturday), and we need your help to pull it off!

We are in search of dramatic, artful, and crafty types to join our acting crew for this year’s drama production. If you:

  • Like to shine on stage
  • Can make people laugh
  • Can make people cry
  • Like to show your God-given talents in visual performing arts

We want you! It won’t be the same without you. 

We ARE ONLY RECRUITING ACTORS AND ACTRESSES at this point. We will recruit other crew members later. 

Therefore, if you are interested in participating in an audition on November 9, 2022 (Wednesday)  from 3:30-5:00 pm in the Secondary Choir Room (S140)

Please sign up in the Google Classroom of GIS March Theater Production. Classroom code: soaf37h  

College Visit: Gordon College | counselor@gisthailand.org

  • Nov 10, Thursday 11:45 am – 12:15 pm @S120 Presentation for 11th & 12th grade
  • Nov 11, Friday 11:40 am – 12:15 pm @ A table at the entrance of the Cafeteria


This Week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Monday, Oct. 31
🏀 U12 Boys Basketball CMAC Tournament @ CMIS All Day
🏀 U12 Girls Basketball CMAC Tournament @ UCIS All Day
**special shoutout to the U12 girls for going UNDEFEATED all season!!!! 

Tuesday, Nov. 1
🏀 U14 Boys Basketball CMAC Tournament @ Grace All Day
🏀 U14 Girls Basketball CMAC Tournament @ CMIS All Day 

Friday, Nov. 4
⚽ JV Boys & Girls Soccer CMAC Tournament @ PTIS All Day 

Saturday, Nov. 5
⚽ Boys & Girls Soccer CMAC Tournament @ Grace All Day 



If you haven’t already and you’re planning to tryout for VARSITY basketball, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/jc2nKuE6mit2LhB77

Little kids soccer is also beginning (tentative on if we have enough coaches). Please check our website for more details. 

If you have a son or daughter who wants to sign up for U8/U10 soccer, please sign up here by Monday, Nov. 7th.