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Sailfish News vol. 9

Hi Team,

This is our last week of training for the semester. Thursday December 13th we will have an open pool party and there will be pizza! yay!! See you all!

IASAS SWIMMING HOUSING – We are in need of 120 beds for IASAS Swimming January 30- February 3. If you will be able to help us house swimmers from other schools please see more information here.  Housing update- 40 beds promised 80 more still to go.. We need your support!


Wednesday time trials December 12th  – Please check your events here.  Let coach Hazel know if you have any corrections. We still need parent volunteers to help time, please sign up here

MS Kids you need to be ready to dive in at 3pm.

Bangkok Splash Meet 9th & 10th March 2019

The Splash Meet at International School Bangkok is fast approaching! This is a fantastic and well run meet. The group we took last year had a great time. Saturday’s events are in the 25m pool and Sunday will be held in 50m, which is new for many of our sailfish swimmers. We will travel on Friday, compete all day Saturday and Sunday morning and arrive back in Manila Sunday evening.

Swimmers in Grade 7 and above may travel unaccompanied, all those below must be accompanied by parents but own travel and accommodation can be arranged.
Unaccompanied Package = $703
– Best Western Hotel for 2 nights
– Philippine Airlines Flight (PR730/ PR737)
– Bus transfers
– Buffet dinner Friday and Saturday
If interested please be sure to sign-up HERE before January 14th 2019.

Sailfish News Vol. 8

IASAS Swimming housing update- Our next big sport hosting  is the IASAS Swimming Championships Jan 30- Feb 3, 2019. We require 120 beds to house the swimmers. Online sign-up link is HERE 
Please sign up to house swimmers to support what will be a fantastic 3 day IASAS swim meet. Currently we have 30 beds and require 90 more!


Hi Team,

We would like to thank those who came and raced last Saturday for our Leg 1 Aquathon. We were able to raise P31,500 for Child Hope and other Sailfish activities. Thank you to Vita Coco for sending drinks for our participants. Results can be found here .

Whats coming up?

ISM SWIMATHON – moved to December 7 Friday.  Details here . 

Time trials December 12 – sign up here. Form will close December 7th.

Last day of Swimming will be on December 13th Thursday. We will have an open pool party and provide pizza for the kids.

January 11th, 2019 Friday – Goal setting for all MS/HS Squads except Varsity. Please mark your calendars. Venue to follow.

Sailfish news Vol 7

From the ATAC office…Our next big sport hosting  is the IASAS Swimming Championships Jan 30- Feb 3, 2019. We require 120 beds to house the swimmers. Online sign-up link is HERE and is also on the ATAC blog. Please sign up to house swimmers for this great event here at ISM.

Hi Team,

Here are the results if the ISM Fall Meet  morning session / afternoon session

Please don’t forget to register for the ISM Aquathon happening this Saturday, great event for the whole family to do. Registration here . Map course here

Whats happening in December?

December 12th time trials – Please sign up here this form will close 7th December

We would like to ask for parent volunteers to help us run this event, please sign up here

Last day of Swimming will be on December 13th Thursday. We will have an open pool party and provide pizza for the kids.

Have a good week ahead!

Sailfish News Vol. 6

Hi Team,

Job well done to our Sailfish swimmers for doing the Bonifacio Cup. results have been posted. Please check back on the post last week.

FALL MEET – Please make sure you sign up for the fall meet. Here are the list of swimmers who have already signed up  list for fall meet. If you have signed up twice, its okay we will take the most current one. Also, if you would like to change your events, you may sign up again.  Form will close on Friday November 2, 2018.

Aquathon :

ISM Aquathon I – Sat 24th November 2018

Presenting the first leg of two ISM Aquathons (Run – Swim – Run). For those new to this great event, we are raising money for our designated ChildHope charity and Sailfish activities.

As always we are timing this event, however, the main aim of the day will be to have fun and encourage all participants in something a little different. It is a great way to get active and involved with your kids, siblings and students.

Please note if you are nervous about either running or swimming, team up with a runner or swimmer and join the relay category in Race 4.

Open to all ISM Student/Faculty/Staff/Parent Community along with BSM , MJS, AIS, Brent, NAIS and other schools

RACE 1 – 8:00am Start

  • 13/14 yrs  15-18yrs Adult
  • Run 1km – Swim 400m (16 lengths) – Run 1.9km

RACE 2 – 8:30am Start

  • 9/10yrs and 11/12yrs
  • Run 800m – Swim 300m (12 lengths) – Run 1.6km

RACE 3 – 9:15am Start

  • Under 8yrs
  • Run 600m – Swim 200m (8 Lengths) – Run 1km

RACE 4 – 9:45am Start

  • Relay – 2 or 3 people and Individual
  • Run 1km – Swim 800m (32 Lengths) –  Run 2.2km

Awards Ceremony – 11:00am

Entry Fee – 300 pesos per race on race day check in.

Aquathon Sign up form

Sailfish News Vol. 5

Hi Team,

Huge congratulations to all swimmers who participated and raced the first leg of Bonifacio Cup last Wednesday. Results here. We have noticed that a lot of swimmers are not wearing the Green Sailfish Swim cap. Caps and suits are available at the Bearcat Den. Swimmers must be in green swim caps for racing.

The second leg of Bonifacio cup will be a bit longer as we have longer events. Please expect time of finish to be around 5:45-6pm.  Kindly check the Boni Cup leg 2 list and confirm thru email if you will be able to join. We need confirmation by Monday October 8 please.

ISM FALL MEET Will be on November 10, 2018. You may sign up here. Please read details carefully.  All 10 yrs. old and below will be racing in the morning.  11 and over will be racing in the afternoon.

That’s all for now. Have a nice weekend!

Sailfish news vol. 4

Hi Team,

Please note that there will still be training tomorrow for those who are not doing the Bonifacio Cup. Coach Cheryl will be in school for those who will be training. There will be NO land training for Squads 7 and 8, you may swim instead.

Bonifacio Cup leg 2 will be at BSM on October 16 – participants list will be out soon.

NO MS training Thursday October 4 and Friday October 5 this is MS CWW.

There will be no MS training during the week of October 22-26, this is to give way for HS Varsity swimming try outs.


For Season 2.  To give pool space for the Varsity team, New training schedule from November 5-February 1, 2019. During this time, MS swimmers training requirement will be 1 training session a week. Below are the options.

Squad 5 Monday and Wednesday

Squad 6  Wednesday and Friday

Squad 7 Tuesday, Wednesday afternoon and Thursday

Please let us know if you have any questions.