Sports and Activities April 26 2012

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Sports and Activities April 26, 2012

ASA- After School Activities Trimester III

ASA Trimester III ends Friday May 25.  Many students have not paid their fees to the instructors. Please pay now!



It is great to see the turnout of girls for Gaucher’s Soccer Academy

Are you interested in joining our soccer program?  Do you want your child to learn some fundamental skills and socialize through friendly matches as well? Contact


2. ISD Sports Teams:


MS Basketball Season

MS basketball is in full swing and we have big numbers turning out. We have 25 girls and 32 boys which is great numbers. We will finish practices next week and begin the Intramural competition May 8th. We will also select a boys and girls team from the group to play in a MS tournament Saturday June 2nd. I have attached the calendar for the remainder of the basketball season.

Practice Next Week:

Wednesday May 2-Boys

Thursday May 3-Boys and Girls

MS Madness Soccer Tournament begins Wednesday May 2nd during lunchtimes. Thank to Ms. Roderick and the enthusiastic the MS school students for getting this event off the ground.

HS Soccer Season

HS Girls Soccer to Lagos for WAISAL-April 12-15

Congratulation to the girls on their 3rd place and sportsmanship award at the HS WAISAL tournament in Lagos over the spring vacation. The team went with 8 players and played 6 matches over 2 days. It was a 7 aside tournament and by game six the girls were reduced to 6 players because of injury but they hung in there all battered and bruised. Great stuff girls and big thanks to Coach Lambert and to his wife Joan for looking after our lady Jaguars.


HS Boys Invitational Tournament April 21

The boys were placed 2nd in the ISD invitational tournament on Saturday April 21. The boys won 2 games and loss 1. The boys played consistently throughout the tournament and played as a team. In their final game against Kiki Sports the boys were down 4-0 with 7 minutes to go and the boys lifted their game and were finally beaten 4-3.


HS Girls Invitational Tournament April 28

Please come out and support the girls’ soccer team on Saturday. The tournament begins at 10am and finishes at 4:30pm. The girls will play Dakar Academy, Ngor and Siran. See schedule attached. Go Jaguars!


HS Soccer Next week games:

Wednesday May 2-Girls match

Thursday May 3 –Boys match

See games and practice schedule attached.


4.  Sports and Activities Dates  2011/12

ASA- After School Activities

Trimester 1-September 19-November 18

Trimester 2-January 10-March 2

Trimester 3-March 19-May 25



WAISAL West African International Schools Activities League 2011/12

MS Soccer-Dakar-Senegal-Nov 10-13

HS Volleyball-Accra-Ghana-Nov 17-20

Grade 4-12-Swimming-Lagos-Nigeria-Dec 1-4

HS Basketball-Dakar-Senegal-Feb 2-5 ( NB: This has changed from Feb 23-26)

MS Math counts-Bamako-Mali-Mar 15-18

HS Soccer-Lagos-Nigeria-Apr 12-15


The WAISAL season has finished and it was great ISD sent teams to every event except the HS boys’ soccer team. We competed very well in all events.

MS Soccer-Girls -1st, Boys A -2nd , Boys B-8th

HS Volleyball-Boys A -1st, Boys B-3rd, Girls -2nd

Swimming Team-3rd, Many individual medal winners

HS Basketball-Girls -2nd, Boys-2nd

MS Mathcounts-Team A-4th and Team B -6th. Individual winner-Sid-1st

HS Soccer-Girls -3rd, Boys did not participate



5. Activities for the ISD Community

 Community Activities

I have attached the updated list December 9 newsletter of activities and times of community activities organized by community members throughout the week. Contact me if you have any questions 

African Dance and Drum Classes

Anyone interested in African dance classes taught by a professional Guinean dancer. We'll be dancing to live drumming, led by Fode Bangoura (my husband) and master drummer. Classes will be on Tuesdays, at 4:30 under the tree next to the gym, and will cost 7,000 CFA per class.  Come on out and DANCE!!  Djembe drum class of the year started on Thursdays.  We'll be under the tree next to the gym, starting at 4:20. If the rhythms move you, just come on over. Shelly Stein -Grade 2 teacher


Kids Rugby-Boys and Girls- Fridays -5pm-6:30pm @ ISD

Ladies and Gentlemen

The “Sien Fout Le Score” Rugby Club invites all students aged 5 years to 14 years interested in learning and playing the game of rugby to come along to a registration, information and playing session at ISD.

Trainings at P'TITS S'EN FOUT rugby school @ ISD Fridays 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm at the International School of Dakar                                        

Veterans Men Rugby –Saturday 5pm-7pm @ ISD


Dance Lessons at Club Olympic

Georgena Blair the dance teacher at ISD will be offering dance lessons at Club Olympic.


Murray Te Huki

Athletic and Activities Coordinator

Please check out the “WAISAL” link in JAG Journal for all information for the following WAISAL events: MS Soccer, HS Volleyball, Grade 4 -12 Swimming and HS Basketball


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Apr 27, 2012, 2:53 AM
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Apr 27, 2012, 2:53 AM
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