Athletics and Activities-October 1

posted Oct 1, 2010, 6:34 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 4, 2010, 3:56 AM ]

Sports and Activities-October 1 2010


  1. ASA- After School Activities Trimester 1:

       Please encourage your child to commit to the activity for the duration of the time. The instructors and teachers have put time and effort into planning the activities. Please pay outstanding fees to the instructors this week please.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               NB: Students who have signed up for an activity with a fee must pay this directly to the instructor. The instructors will have a list of students for their activity. Exception: Pay tennis fee (5000 CFA per month and karate fee 8000 CFA per month) to Mr. Te Huki


ASA Reminders:

-Please encourage your child to commit for the duration of the activity.

-Students need to report to the designated venue for the activity on time.

-Students need to come prepared for their activity e.g.-swimming gear; tennis coaches have racquets for students etc

-Some activities are full and there are spaces in others. Check lists.

-Please pay fee to instructors on time.

-Please inform me, the office or the instructor if you pull out of an activity.

-The weather is hot-encourage the students in outside activities to bring a water bottle and cap/hat.


  1. ISD Sports Teams:

HS Volleyball Boys and Girls: Practices next week: Girls: Tuesday 5 October -4:45pm--6pm, Wednesday 6 October-4:15pm-6pm-vs. Dakar Academy @ ISD, Thursday 7 October-4:10pm-5:30pm

Boys: Tuesday 5 October-3:30pm-4:45pm, Wednesday 6 October-4:15pm-Match vs. Dakar Academy @ DA, Thursday 7 October: 7am-8am

HS Boys- Volleyball-Coaches Mr. Mike Emborsky and Mr. Darren Donauer

HS Girls-Volleyball-Coaches-Mr. Murray Te Huki and Ms. Rebecca Brink


MS Boys and Girls Soccer-Mr. Steve Kellett and Ms. Jodie Roderick Tuesday 5 October-Practice and Thursday 7 October- Boys Match vs. Dakar Academy @ ISD -3:30pm-5pm


Grade 4 to 12 Swimming team boys and girls-Mr. Noah Balazs-Tuesday 5 and Thursday 7 September-7am-8am


MATCHES NEXT WEEK!                                                                                                                                                                             Wednesdays October 6-4:15pm: HS Boys A and B Volleyball teams travel to play Dakar Academy @ DA (Depart ISD at 3:30pm)


Wednesdays October 6- 3:30pm-4:15pm-HS Girls Volleyball teams –ISD Red vs. ISD Blue @ ISD-Gym                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wednesdays October 6- 4:15pm: HS Girls Volleyball team to play Dakar Academy @ ISD-Gym


Thursday October 7-4:15pm: MS Boys A soccer team to play Dakar Academy @ ISD.


          Go Jaguars! Come and support our teams!


Results this week:

 HS Boys Volleyball ISD A team vs. DA-2-3

 HS Boys Volleyball ISD B team vs. DA-1-3

There was a high level of skill displayed by all teams. The A teams went down to the final set. The boys look forward to the return match at DA next Wednesday. Thanks to the boys and coaches for their commitment. A big thanks to all the supporters. Go Jaguars!


We will be hosting the WAISAL HS Volleyball boys and girls tournament at ISD-November 11-14


  1. Swimming Classes:


The Kg to Grade 12 students will be involved in our swimming program beginning August 30 and ending October 15.The classes will be taught by swimming instructors and staff from the PE department. Elementary teachers will send home information regarding swimming and the schedule.


We will travel to a pool at the Club Atlantique, which is next to the school. All students are expected to take part, as this is part of the PE curriculum. If you have any questions please send us an email.

 NB: Reminder-girls must wear a 1 piece swim suit and the students need to purchase a good pair of swim goggles


The students will need:

-A swimming cap-recommended

-Flip flops to wear from changing room to pool.

-Swimming goggles (recommend buying a good pair of goggles).

-Swimming suit and towel.



  1. Golf- Mr. Stefan Gehrold a parent at ISD is willing to organize a group of students interested in learning to play the game of golf.

ES to HS students if you are interested in golf lessons please read the attachment or contact me.


  1. Junior Ambassadors and Manners and Me Program – Meet at the International School of Dakar on Sundays at 1:30-3:30pm in the music room.

Contact: Paullette Reed-77-647-7769, Paullette


  1. Junior Rugby: Rugby begins for boys and girls ages 5 years to 14 years on Friday 1 October, 5:00pm at ISD. Email me if you need further information.


  1. Veterans Rugby: Any HS students or adults interested in playing some contact and touch rugby; practices will begin at ISD on Saturday October 2nd-5pm-7pm.


Dear Parents,                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Gaucher Soccer Academy starts officially its season next week October 4 and would like to inform you of the following:

Schedule will be changed and will go longer than usual                                                                                                                                                        Instead of 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm which was the after school regular time, practices go as followed:

ü  Under 7:  From 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

ü  Under 10: From 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

ü  Under 13: From 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

ü  Under 18: From 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Players from outside ISD                                                                                                                                                                                                    Beginning next week, Gaucher Soccer Academy opens its door to kids from other local and international schools like Jean Mermoz and communities of Dakar as well.

Membership fee and monthly fee                                                                                                                                                                                          These past two weeks we had 5 practices with ISD students and asked 7500 f cfa for payment.

As for this month, payment will be:

§  20.000 f cfa Membership fee (season) / if you haven’t paid it yet

§  15.000 f cfa (Month) / (2 practices a week)

§  15.000 f cfa (uniform) / if you wish to order one for your kid

Please, make sure you pay your fees as soon as possible if it’s not done yet.

For further details, please contact:                                                                                                                                                                                            Gaucher KADAM (Elementary PE teacher & General Manager) 77 645 05 62 or



Murray Te Huki

Athletic and Activities Coordinator