Weekly Newsletter Wednesday, 18 September 2019

House Day is this Friday, 20 September. All students and parents are encouraged to wear their house colors and support their houses with cheers! Parents are welcome to join us for these fun and games, see the schedule below:

Kindy – Grade 2 (downstairs)                                                                                      7:50 – 8:30

Grade 3 – Grade 5 (downstairs)                                                                                 11:00 – 12:10

Secondary volleyball (Thunderdome) & basketball (downstairs)                  13:00 – 14:30

House day contests (deadline: Friday, 20 September):

  • Elementary Lifelong Learners Art contest – Kindy to Grade 5
  • Secondary Video contest – all secondary students welcome
  • Secondary Creative writing and poetry contest – all secondary students welcome

Academic Announcements

East-West will observe the P’chum Ben and Constitution Day holidays from September 23 – 27. We will re-open on Monday, 30 September. We wish the East-West community a happy and safe holiday break.

Kindergarten enjoyed a field trip to Roomchang Dental Hospital on Tuesday, learning about dental care and the profession. In secondary, Grade 6 students have been enjoying messy art lessons while making their own plaster masks and Grade 7s have been designing and creating puppets for a puppet show they have written. Keep an eye on Facebook to see the fun that they have been having.

Athletics and After-School Activities

Secondary school Drama Club runs every Wednesday from 3:30 – 4:30 pm in the assembly hall. Mr. Burgess is looking for more stage, light and sound crew members. If you’re interested, please see Mr. Burgess in room S.36.

Tuesday, 13 September – Junior Basketball EWIS @CIS

Boys 36-14 (Won)

Girls 17-32 (Lost)

Tuesday, 13 September – Senior Volleyball EWIS @Hope

Girls A team 10-25 7-25 (Won)

Girl B team 6-25 14-25 (Won)

Friday, 16 September – Senior Volleyball EWIS @ISPP

Boys A team 25-23 28-26 15-13 (Won)

Boys B team 25-18 25-10 (Lost)

Girls 23-25 28-26 15-10 (Lost)

Tuesday, 17 September – Junior Basketball EWIS @CIS

Girls B Team 24-13 (Won)

Be sure to watch the following games this week:

  • Junior Basketball vs iCAN

September 19 Boys @Thunderdome at 3:00 pm

                           Girls @iCAN

  • Senior Boys & Girls Volleyball vs NISC

September 19 @NISC at 3:00 pm

  • Junior Basketball vs NISC

September 20 Boys @NISC at 3:00 pm

                           Girls @Thunderdome

  • Senior Volleyball vs CIA

October 1 Boys @Thunderdome at 3:00 pm        

                   Girls @CIA    

Monday, 30 September

Grade 3 – 5 boys & girls friendly football tournament @ISPP

The bus will leave at 14:30 and return at 16:30. Please collect your child by 17:00.

Wednesday, 2 October

Grade 2 – 5 YAPP Basketball tournament @NISC

The bus will leave school at 14:00 and return at 16:30. Please collect your child by 17:00.

Other News

Ms. Angie and her daughter, Alyssa (Grade 11), had the honour of performing for the Malaysian Prime Minister’s wife, Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah. Not only was this an incredible experience but their performance was shared on the Malaysian Wisma Putra official Facebook page. See this link to watch their performance: https://www.facebook.com/486827294741606/posts/2451386081619041?sfns=mo

Grade 9 to 12 students interested in the camping trip to Betreed, Preah Vihear with Toursanak from 10 – 13 October, please join Mr. Jeff and Ms. Nadine for an info session on Thursday, 19 September during office hours (14:45 – 15:00) in Room S12.

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