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5 April 2021

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Visual Arts Show | kmccall@gisthailand.org
The Visual Arts Show will be on April 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the GIS Cafeteria. Come show your support for K-12 students and their amazing artwork. Everyone is welcome! 

Songkran | thaiteacher@gisthailand.org
Songkran (Apr.13-15) is the traditional Thai New Year. The Thai department would like students to help celebrate this Thai holiday by wearing a Songkran shirt (flowery/Hawaiian shirt) or traditional Thai costume on Friday, April 9th.


3rd – 6th Grade MAP Assessments | mkennedy@gisthailand.org
After April break we will begin our MAP Assessments for all 3rd – 6th graders.  Please read this letter from Ms. Steedman with a detailed explanation.  Here is the schedule for the assessments.  If you have any questions, please contact the elementary office.

Elementary After School Clubs | mkennedy@gisthailand.org
The last day for after school clubs this semester is Wednesday, April 7.  Thank you for all the teachers/parents involved to bring these fun after school activities to the students.


Elevation Week Recap | spirituallife@gisthailand.org
Thank you for praying for Elevation Week! We were so encouraged by the messages Bryan Greenwood spoke to our students. Bryan focused throughout the week on living life with God and hearing his voice. We’ve put together a resource to help you continue the conversation at home with your students. You can find that resource HERE.

Chapel Core Team Applications | spirituallife@gisthailand.org
Our Chapel Core Team applications are now available! We are looking for secondary students who want to use their passions and gifts to lead the student body in weekly chapels, worship nights, and other Spiritual Life events. Applications were sent to your students’ school email and they will be due on April 19th (the Monday after Songkran Break). 

Wednesday Prayer Time | spirituallife@gisthailand.org
We will have our weekly prayer time in the Spiritual Life Office for secondary students and staff from 12:00-12:15pm on Wednesday at lunch.

Worship Night | spirituallife@gisthailand.org
There will be another worship night on Wednesday, April 21 from 7:00-8:30pm.


This Week: Senior (G12) Transition Seminar |secondary.office@gisthailand.org
The Senior Transition Seminar is this week!. Instead of Advisory, Tutorial, and Homeroom Seniors will attend a transition seminar in the Cafeteria with staff from the Well International. The schedule is on the Secondary Calendar. There includes a session Wednesday, April 8 between 8:00 – 9:30 AM in the Cafeteria. Breakfast is provided.

AP Mock Exams Announcement | secondary.office@gisthailand.org
Starting the week after Songkran, there will be Mock AP Exams. All AP teachers have already communicated with their students about Mock AP Exams but the times can also be found on the Secondary Calendar. If you have questions please contact the respective AP teachers directly.

AP Exam Update | counselor@gisthailand.org
GIS is not affected by any of the COVID restrictions that warrant CollegeBoard accommodations such as digital testing or exam date/time changes; therefore, all AP exams (except AP Chinese which is computer-based) will be paper tests proctored on the worldwide testing scheduled dates and Thai times noted on the Secondary Calendar.

Mark your Calendars with Upcoming Events | secondary.office@gisthailand.org

  • April 6: No School (Thai Holiday)
  • April 10-18: Songkran Break (April Break)
  • April 21: Worship Night
  • April 24: Visual Arts Show


This Week in Athletics | athletics@gisthailand.org

Monday, April 5

🥤 Nic’s Night — FREE smoothie for every Grace guest!

🏐 JV Boys Volleyball vs. PTIS @ PTIS 4:15pm

🏐 JV Girls Volleyball vs. PTIS @ PTIS 4:15pm

🏐 V. Boys Volleyball vs. PTIS @ PTIS 5:00pm

🏐 V. Girls Volleyball vs. PTIS @ PTIS 5:00pm

Tuesday, April 6

🥤 Nic’s Night — FREE smoothie for every Grace guest!

Thursday, April 8

🏐 Grace Volleyball Invitationals 4-6pm

  • 4:00pm – V. Girls vs. Doi Saket

  • 5:00pm – V. Boys vs. Lanna Polytechnic

Friday, April 9

🏐 Grace Volleyball Invitationals 4-7pm

  • 4:00pm

    • V. Girls vs. Sacred Heart

    • V. Boys vs. Kawila Wittayallai

  • 5:00pm – Semis/Finals

  • 6:00pm – Awards

🌯 Border Run will be available for dinner

⚽️ V. Boys Soccer vs. Saraphi @ Grace 4:30pm

For more details and information, please check our website athletics.gisthailand.org