MSS swim carnival

Kim Bradley, Middle / Senior School Sports & CCA Coordinator

The annual MSS swim carnival was held on 16 August. The KL skies were magnificent before the omnipresent haze arrived, but the AISM spirit prevailed. There was a record number of swimmers in the pool, many of whom will go on to represent AISM in the ISAC Swimming Carnival in December.

I would like to thank all of the students who participated to make this carnival such a wonderful event, and a big thank you goes to the parents who were without a doubt, the best timekeepers I have seen this year. Thank you also to the staff who stood out in the heat all day to ensure the smooth running of the swim meet.

Rafter won the House chants with a self proclamation of being the best and that they are hot to go…… However, this extra 50 points was not enough to get them over the line.

The final scores were: Sauvage- 372, Rafter - 801, Freeman - 587 and Thorpe the eventual winners on 997.

Age Group champions will be announced at the MSS assembly in Week 6 along with the presentation of the cup to the winning House Captains from Thorpe. We will also announce any AISM records that were broken in the competition.

Thank you also to the Year 12 students who organised a BBQ and drinks and to the Parent Association for the supply of much needed icy-poles.

For more photos click here:   MSS Swimming Carnival  

Upcoming Events: Sport Fixtures

The second half of the year is super busy with sport and the following friendly games are happening over the next couple of weeks.

24 August

Open Girls basketball @ TIS

  1 September U/16 Girls netball @ AISM
24 August U/13 Boys soccer x 2 @ TIS 6 September Open Boys basketball @AISM
25 August U/16 Boys basketball @ TIS 6 September U/15 Boys @ AISM
25 August U/16 Girls soccer @ TIS 6 September Open Boys soccer @ AISM
30 August Open girls volleyball @ TIS 14 September Open Boys volleyball @ ISKL

Upcoming Events: Cross Country and AISA Games, Hong Kong

Cross Country is on 8 September this year, so keep your eyes peeled for more information on this.

The Australian International Schools Association (AISA) Games will be held in Hong Kong on 28 and 29 October. This is a competition for Under-16 students in the sports of Soccer, Basketball, Netball, Swimming & Touch Football. More detailed information on costings will be available in two weeks.

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) Corner
Jason Brand, Head of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
This term in PASS inline with the Olympics, we have been studying ‘Issues in Sport’ and have taken a closer look at issues related to the Olympic Games.  We have also completed a unit on Badminton, an Olympic sport.  Students have been practising and playing doubles badminton in both round robin and knockout style competitions. Students have improved their knowledge of the rules, scoring, skills, team play and tactics throughout the unit.  The following students were the class champions:
9/10X PASS (Mr Emerson)
Gold Shaun Chew (11) and Aiman Saxali
Silver Sacha Lima and Sam Wong
Bronze Jeremy William and Ellis Idris


9/10Z PASS (Mr Brand)
Gold Joshua Townend and Bryan Wong
Silver Nick Werner and Alexander Nair
Bronze Aameet Ekram and Timothy Hu - round robin
Bronze Cassandra Koumouris and Jack Teoh - knockout
Swan Districts Junior Soccer (SDJSA)
Darryl Tyack, SDJSA KL Coach & Manager
Swan Districts Junior Soccer (SDJSA) would like to thank AISM for participating in the Royal Selangor Club’s Under 12, International 7’s Tournament held on the 6 and 7 August. Over the previous 12 years, Swan Districts have been involved with the tournament, having players from Midland and the Swan Valley representing the club at this tournament. To keep the ties with the tournament and to provide our youth the opportunity to participate at an International level, SDJSA sought the assistance of AISM to complement their team and again participate in this year’s tournament.
This year, the standard of Football displayed was as good as previous years and our players showed courage and determination beyond expectation in matching teams who live and breathe football. Knowing the calibre of the competition, our players stood up and held their own against some of the best Football the tournament has produced. I am proud to have had the opportunity to coach of a group who have shown a level of determination, tenacity and skill, being able to mix it with the best that they come up against.