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Weekly News (January 30- Feb 4th)

Hello all Panthers,

Very exciting week upon us for our High School swimmers; as most of you know, this is IASAS week. 12 boys and 12 girls will travel  Wednesday morning to Malaysia to compete against all other IASAS schools. This is the 35 year of the swimming championships, so our swimmers are very proud to represent ISB at this historic swim meet. We are very excited about performing well this year as the team has prepared incredibly well this year. 

If you see the swimmers in the hall or at the pool this week, please stop them and wish them good luck.

 

Important Notes:

 

Parent volunteering going great so far! Thank you for your support! Don’t be afraid of Marshalling :)

I would like to thank all parents that have signed up for volunteer positions in the two Palooza’s coming up and also Splash Saturday/Sunday. We only have a few spots still open, so if you have not signed up yet, please do so this week. Do not be afraid of Marshalling, this meet does not have near the amount of 8 and unders, so it will be much easier. 

After Splash we will have 3 other meets to volunteer for, so don’t worry if you have not got in yet. But for those remaining meets we will be looking to the families that have not volunteered yet.

 

Palooza Meets in February: Senior(11&Over) Feb 15th and Junior(10&under) Feb16th

Great warm up for Splash and BISAC Swim Championships. Try your best to swim at these events.

 

Dragon’s Den Swim Meet in Singapore: Minimum Swimmers Met will be traveling to this meet (April 21-23):

We are approaching 20 swimmers for this meet, so let’s see if we can beat our attendance from 2 years ago. Last Dragons Den meet we traveled with 24 swimmers.

 

Spring Calendar of events:

 

January 8

Panther Swim Team Registration Opens

January 9-12

Panther Swim Team Tryouts

January 14

Bangkok Prep Puppy Bash 10 and under

Feb 1-4

IASAS Championships ISKL (High School)

Feb 15              

Panther Palooza – Senior (11 and over)

Feb 16

Panther Palooza – Junior (10 and under)

March 3

ISB Splash Spirit night

March 4/5

ISB Panther Splash International Swim Meet

March 25/26

BISAC Championships

April 3

ISB Jr. “Kickoff” Swim Meet

April 21-23

United World College Dragons Den (Singapore)

May 11

Jr. Panther Cub Squad Swim Meet

May 13

ISB Pentathlon Swim Meet

 

 

Currently ready for Commitment (please mark “decline” or “commit”)

 

  1. Senior Spring Palooza: Feb 15th (11 and over swimmers)
  2. Junior Spring Palooza: Feb 16th (10 and under)
  3. ISB Splash Saturday (SCM meet): We host our international teams from all over Asia.
  4. ISB Splash Sunday (LCM meet): This is the 50m pool portion for the Splash weekend. It is a great experience for all swimmers to try long course swimming. There are qualifying times, so speak with your coach.
  5. United World College (Singapore) April 21-23

 

 

That is all for now, see you on deck!

 

Coach Day,