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WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS – September 30, 2022

Upcoming Events

School Events

  • Saturday, October 1
    • SAT Exam
  • Thursday, October 6
    • PST Conferences 12.00-15.00 (Early Dismissal 11.00 am)
  • Friday, October 7
    • PST Conferences 8.00-15.00 - No Classes
  • See a full calendar of CMIS School Events here.

Athletic Events

  • Friday, September 30
    • U10 Basketball Friendly @CMIS - 3:45 pm
  • Friday, September 30 - Saturday, October 1
    • PREM Fall Classic Jv/Var Football 7's @PREM
  • Tuesday, October 4
    • Junior Swim CMAC Meet @NIS - 9:00 am
  • Wednesday, October 5
    • U12 Boys Basketball vs ACIS @ CMIS - 4:45 pm
    • U12 Girls Basketball vs ACIS @ CMIS - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 6
    • Senior Swim CMAC Meet @PREM - 9:00 am
  • All competitions begin after school unless otherwise noted.
  • See a full calendar of CMIS Athletic Events here.
  • See CMIS Athletic Practice Schedules here.
Recent Multimedia

CMIS Stories

CMIS features photos and videos in our CMIS Gallery and on our CMIS Social Media Platforms.  Below are some recent highlights.

The ASA Thai club members in Grades 1 and 2 had a good time using the vowel a อะ. The lesson was focused on reading and writing. The students did a great job!
- Thai Department
In Elementary music class, students are growing and practicing how to apply our attributes in daily life.
This is a project we began in the first week of school in August. At that time, our music tree did not have any leaves on it. We first explored the SLO attribute poster of the tree and we talked about how a tree grows, what it needs and what the meaning is of this tree on the poster. We talked about CMIS as a community, who is part of it and how we can grow like a strong, healthy tree. Students added their ideas and thoughts and it was very interesting to see how they began to connect to a poster on a personal level, seeing themselves as part of a bigger picture. It shows how each one of us carries responsibility to contribute to our community.
We then had a look at our music tree, still without any leaves at that time. Students learned that whenever they display any of the qualities we have mentioned on the poster, they would be earning a leaf and can then stick it on our tree. This tree is shared with music students from KG-G5. We work on one tree, representing us all. Everyday, when music students enter the classroom, they love to walk over to the tree and check how many leaves were added by other classes. There is no comparison or competition since we do not label them by class. It is simply one shared project where everyone can contribute.
We understand that we sometimes display attributes and they do not always get noticed. However, it is important to remember that we are not displaying attributes just to earn leaves, but because it helps us being the best version of ourselves and we can be an awesome friend to others this way.
I am very proud of all of my students and how they understand this important life concept. They encourage each other and are authentic to themselves. Let's see what the tree looks like by December!
- Ms. Karin
CMIS gets involved with FORRU
Last weekend, students and teachers from CMIS met with the people from the Forest Restoration Research Unit. FORRU works in collaboration with CMU and local schools to regrow forest diversity within Thailand.
This was the first meeting in what we hope will be a long relationship with the FORRU program. Students were introduced to several aspects of the restoration program including how to prepare seeds for storage, and how they are stored. We then learned the process from planting the seeds to transplanting seedlings into the nursery.
The ultimate goal with the program is to develop our own tree nursery at CMIS. Students will go into the field with experts from the program to identify tree species and collect seeds to sew and swap with other participating schools. Students will then care for these seedlings until they are big enough to be planted back in the forest. Over the course of years students will return to these sites to maintain and measure the seedlings ensuring the growing conditions are optimal and our results are quantifiable.
This program is an excellent opportunity for our students to give back to our planet and help develop the sustainability and biodiversity of the forest ecosystems in Thailand.
Special thanks to Forest on Blackboard - Thailand
- Mr. David
On Saturday, September 10th, CMIS’ Now or Never club organized a trash pick-up in the area of Nimmanhaemin with 18 volunteers. This was our first trash pick-up of the year, and we are hoping to host many more!


On Wednesday, September 14th, Ms.Aon, the CMIS Academic Coordinator invited Mr. Patchara Chompuming Sukhata, a Coach and Learning Designer ,and Ms. Wanida Ton-Oi, a Learning Facilitator, to provide some ideas on how to utilize a portfolio to high school students. A portfolio is a living and changing collection of records that reflect students' accomplishments, skills, experiences, and attributes which are needed for college admissions and job candidates in the future.
CMIS Medical Club has completed our first fundraiser of the year!
Thank you to everyone who purchased our Iced Lemon Tea and sold us out! This definitely helped us with our fundraising. We are excited to host more fundraisers in the future!
It's not too late to join the CMIS "Great Book Challenge". You may be asking, "What is this all about?" Our answer is that in order to encourage reading good books this year we're inviting students to challenge themselves to read 8 great books over the academic year, choosing from lists which we'll provide.

There are three categories of readers: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12. Students can join the "Great Book Challenge" Google Classroom class using the join code crv6rj6 and access the reading list and assignment. Those who succeed in completing the challenge will get a signed certificate at the end of the academic year, in addition to all the benefits which come from reading. Mature readers are welcome too, so teachers and parents are also welcome to sign up!
Please speak to Mr. Cameron or Mr. Graeme for more information.

PTG Coffee Meeting on September 15, 2022
Last week, we held our second Parent Coffee Meeting. We celebrated the Chinese Harvest Festival with moon cakes and traditional Chinese tea together, heard from Superintendent Dr. Cherie about her journey into education and higher administration, and got to know the types of supports for student emotional and social health and wellbeing. Each month, the PTG plans to feature a unique food from within our diverse cultural community, and spend time rebuilding social connections from within CMIS. Keep your eye out for information about upcoming events planned: 20 October for the next Coffee Meeting; 4 November Harvest Festival; and 9 December Christmas Concert. If you’re interested in getting involved in helping with any of these events, please email the PTG team at
The previous two PTG Meetings can be found on the CMIS YouTube Channel.  The links will be provided below.
August 11:
September 15:
- PTG Leadership

The SLO attribute of focus for September is FLEXIBLE. What does this mean at CMIS? It means that we are open-minded and adaptable. We listen, try new things, persist, compromise, and change as we learn and grow.
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus visited CMIS. The university ranks among the top three universities in Canada. The representative came with good news of a 100% full funded scholarship offered to CMIS students!
For interested seniors, please contact Ms.Aon.


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