Sports and Activities October 21, 2011

posted Oct 21, 2011, 7:15 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 21, 2011, 7:18 AM ]

ASA- After School Activities Trimester 1


If your child has signed up for an activity with a fee, all students must pay next week. Pay directly to the instructors and they will give you a receipt. Thanks to all those who have paid.


Once again, please encourage your child to commit to the activity for the whole trimester.


ASA Trimester 1 ends Friday November 18.





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



2ISD Sports Teams:

Games Next Week: HS Volleyball Boys and Girls:

Saturday October 22-Boys and Girls Tournament @ ISD -9am to 3:30pm-See attachment

Wednesday October 26-Boys vs. DA @ ISD-4:15pm

Wednesday October 26-Girls vs. DA @ DA-4pm


MS Soccer Boys and Girls:

Thursday October 27-Boys vs. DA @ ISD-4pm

Thursday October 27-Girls vs. DA @ ISD-4pm


Saturday October 29-Swim Team Intramural Meet@ Club Atlantique-8am-11am


ES Grade 4/5 Basketball

Thursday October 27-ISD vs. DA @ DA-4pm-Bus departs at 3:30pm and will return between 5:30pm/6pm


Results This Week:


Wednesday October 19-3:30pm-ISD A Girls vs. SABS @ ISD-Cancelled

4:15pm-ISD A Boys vs. SABS @ ISD-Cancelled

5:00pm-ISD B Boys and Girls-Co Ed Game-Cancelled

MS Soccer

Matches vs. Alain Camara –results next week


Practices and Games Next Week:

  Tuesday 25 October PD Day No Practices


  Wednesday 26 October                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7am-8am-HS Boys Volleyball-Practice       
3:30pm-4:45pm-VB Boys vs. DA @ ISD  
4pm-VB Girls vs. DA @ DA
 3:20-ES Basketball-Gym


Thursday 27 October-3:30pm-5pm-MS Boys and Girls Soccer vs.DA @ ISD -4pm Field  
4pm-ES Basketball vs. DA @ DA –bus departs at 3:30pm  
3:30pm-4:45pm-HS Volleyball Boys-Practice
 4:45pm-6pm-HS Girls Volleyball-Practice


 Swim Team

Tuesday-7am-8am-Swim team-Club Atlantique

Wednesday -7am-8am-Swim team-Club Atlantique

Thursday-7am-8am-Swim Team-Club Atlantique



HS Boys- Volleyball-Coach- Mr. Darren Donauer

HS Girls-Volleyball-Coach-Mr. Murray Te Huki, Mrs. Chris Zahrobsky

MS Boys and Girls Soccer- Ms. Jodie Roderick, Mr. Phillipe Lambert, Mr. Abdoulaye Ndione

Grade 4 to 12 Swimming boys and girls-Mr. Noah Balazs and Mr. Murray Te Huki

ES Grade 4/5-Basketball-Mr. Patrick Ramsay


MS WAISAL Soccer Tournament: We will be hosting the WAISAL MS Soccer boys and girls tournament at ISD-November 10-13. We will be asking our MS students to hosts visiting students. We will have teams travelling from, Mali, Ghana, Nigeria and Burkina Faso


Homestay Forms-WAISAL MS Soccer Tournament:

We have 65 boys and 21 girls coming to the tournament and we need to house the visiting players. The students in the MS soccer teams were given a form to complete for homestays for the WAISAL Tournament. All players are expected to host at least 2 students.


To date: I have beds for 19 girls and 20 boys. I will be asking all MS students to help with the hosting of our visiting students. We need 45 more beds for boys and 2 more beds for the girls. We will make contact with MS parents next week. I have attached the information for the homestay for the WAISAL MS soccer tournament.


 HS WAISAL Volleyball Tournament: HS volleyball girls and boys teams will travel to Accra, Ghana for their WAISAL tournament-Thursday November 17-20.

We have finalized flight details and the students travelling to Ghana need to return registration forms and pay for flights and visas by due date October 24.


WAISAL Swim Meet: Grade 4 to 12 Swim team will travel to Lagos, Nigeria for their WAISAL tournament –Thursday December 1-4

The swim team is training very hard for their first swim meet on October 29th at Club Atlantique-8am-11am.The travelling swim team will receive information and final costs for their trip next week.


3. Swimming Classes:

Swimming classes have finished for the 1st trimester except KG S who will have their last class on Monday.


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

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 23-26

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

HS Soccer-Lagos-Nigeria-Apr 12-15


SIPS-Sports Invitational for Private Schools

Wednesday February 29-Grade 3-12-Cross country-am

Thursday March 1 –MS Volleyball-All Day

Friday March 2-Grade 3-12- Track and Field-All Day




5. Activities for the ISD Community

 Community Activities

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


Scuba Diving/Snorkeling

See the attachment in September 16th newsletter if you are interested in this activity. I have attached a flyer if you would like to purchase snorkeling equipment.


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- 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 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. See attachment from September 23 newsletter.



Murray Te Huki

Athletic and Activities Coordinator


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Oct 21, 2011, 7:17 AM
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Oct 21, 2011, 7:17 AM