Turn Up and Support UNIS Hanoi Phoenix Teams

Do not miss the important sports event coming up! Please join our UNIS Hanoi team on the days at the following locations/events and show your Phoenix spirit:

 

JV International Basketball Invitational @ UNIS Hanoi (Friday-Sunday, 18-20 January)

HAC Varsity Basketball Tournament @ UNIS Hanoi (Saturday 19 January)

HAC MS Soccer Tournament (Saturday 19 January) This this is an event of the Hanoi Activities Conference (HAC), Middle school teams from schools around Hanoi will compete in this event. The tournament is a single elimination event. The event will be played at the National Sports Training Centre. UNIS Boys play at 8:40 and girls at 9:20. If boys win they play at 10:00 and if girls win they play again at 10:40.

UNIS Music Academy (UMA) Spring Session Registration (January 21-28) Sign-ups for UMA programme open at 7:00 a.m. on January 21 and close at noon (12:00) on January 28. For more information please contact: umaofficer@unishanoi.org

JV Girls Basketball vs ISV Varsity @ UNIS (Wednesday 23 January, 16.00-17.30) This is a Hanoi Activities Conference (HAC) friendly game.

MS Boys Soccer vs OLY @ UNIS (Thursday 24 January 16.00-17.30) This is a HAC friendly match.

HAC JV Basketball Tournament @ SPAS (Saturday 26 January) This this is the final tournament of the Hanoi Activities Conference (HAC). For more information please contact: cocurricular@uninhanoi.org

GO PHOENIX!

Turn Up and Support UNIS Hanoi Phoenix Teams

Do not miss the important sports event coming up! Please join our UNIS Hanoi team on the days at the following locations/events and show your Phoenix spirit:

Varsity Boys Basketball vs Warriors U19 @ UNIS Hanoi (Saturday 12 January, 16.00-17.30)

Varsity Boys Basketball vs Ba Dinh Club @ UNIS Hanoi (Wednesday 16 January, 16.00-17.30)

Varsity Girls Basketball vs UP Club @ UNIS Hanoi (Wednesday 16 January, 16.00-17.30)

Youth Sport Volleyball Festival @ UNIS Hanoi (Thursday 17 January, 14.00-17.30) This is the culminating event of this season which feature a sports festival involving grades 4 & 5 student athletes from UNIS and our partner schools around Hanoi.

JV International Basketball Invitational @ UNIS Hanoi (Friday-Sunday, 18-20 January)

HAC Varsity Basketball Tournament @ UNIS Hanoi (Saturday 19 January)

HAC MS Soccer Tournament (Saturday 19 January) This this is an event of the Hanoi Activities Conference (HAC), Middle school teams from schools around Hanoi will compete in this event. The tournament is a single elimination event. The event will be played at the National Sports Training Centre. UNIS Boys play at 8:40 and girls at 9:20. If boys win they play at 10:00 and if girls win they play again at 10:40.

GO PHOENIX!

Model United Nations for Change

The annual Security Council Conference is always a very anticipated event on the UNIS MUN March school calendar, and this year was no exception. Over 110 well prepared delegates from grades 8 -12 turned up smartly dressed in their formal best to hotly debate this year’s highly relevant issue, ‘Climate Change as a Threat to Our Society’.

Photo: Jacob Gee

We were very fortunate to have our High School Vice Principal, Glenda Baker, to open up the conference. She gave a very real example of how in Hanoi, we are the recipients of a polluted environment that daily impacts our health and longevity, and that we have an individual and collective responsibility to ensure that take positive action to reverse this devastating trend.

With this potent message in mind, all of the delegates passionately debated each of their arguments with the positive intention of ensuring that the future of our planet would be in safe hands. Each clause was debated individually to create a resolution by consensus within each group.

It was a very smoothly run event thanks to the hard work of the Admin team, our photographer Jacob, the wise and patient Chairs and the behind-the-scenes organisation of Ms. Giang in the Activities office. Our gratitude also to the Executive Committee who worked extremely hard to ensure that the evening would be a success. Many thanks for helping make this evening one to remember.

Sandra Schneiderman
Co-Director UNIS MUN

 

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The conference was a culmination of hours of hard work and training, with delegates meeting every Thursday for 2 hours in order to familiarise themselves with the MUN format, and learn how to come up with practical and workable resolutions to debate in front of other delegates.

Some delegates were new to the MUN debate, and worked especially hard to seek advice, and assistance in writing the many policy statements, resolutions and opening speeches required to participate. Over the past two months, they had the opportunity to debate with more experienced delegates all in preparation for the October Simulation.

Delegates investigated the approaching “point of no return”, and were reminded, throughout the conference, of the serious necessity to make changes not only because of our responsibility in being a UN school, but also because of our position as young students who will experience the consequences of our inaction. Their research emphasised the need for our delegates to discuss these issues in order to be the future change makers of tomorrow.

For 3 hours, the conference rooms were filled with intense and passionate debate. Delegates fervently fought for their resolutions to be adopted by the rest of the council, discussed several solutions to an abrupt crisis, and furthered their understanding of international relations, diplomacy, and the formal workings of the UN. All the while, the Admin staff-  lead  by Giang Thu Pham, worked around the clock, passing notes, printing documents, and attending to the needs of each council.

“It was great seeing a bunch of 8th-12th graders talk about global topics in such a passionate way”, remarked Minh Quan Do, one of the student officers of the conference, “It truly is so gratifying to see our hard work pay off, and watch the delegates flourish as a result of meticulous planning.”

The atmosphere remained diplomatic and professional, true to the spirit of the UN, and the dedication of our delegates. After a long night, the conference concluded with the delegates receiving their well deserved certificates.A few special recognition superlative certificates were also given out for standout delegates.

It doesn’t end here however. The MUN Leadership team, and participating delegates are now set to prepare for another conference, UNIS MUN XI, with over 350 delegates attending from schools in the local Hanoi community and the East-Asian Area. The skills  delegates have acquired during this conference will now be put towards preparation for this conference in March.

MUN Leadership Team 2018-19

Amani Parvathaneni and Bao Chau
Members of the MUN  Leadership team

Save your seat for Macbeth now!

Get your ticket now to one of the most renown productions of the year! It’s only a week before the show begins.

At the beginning of November, UNIS Hanoi will be presenting the great Shakespearean tragedy, Macbeth. Directed by Theatre teacher Kristen Twynam-Perkins this production has a cast and crew of over 50 students from grades 9 – 12. Some of whom will be taking the stage for the first time.

This re-imagining of the tragedy takes us to a depression era carnival ‘freak show’ and explores the control that fate has over MacBeth’s decisions and ambition. MacBeth comes across a trio of witches on his way back to Dunsinane who tell him he will be King, from this point they control and guide all his decisions and actions until his tragic end.

Performances are Thursday November 8 and Friday November 9 at 18.30 and Saturday November 10 at 16.00 in the UNIS Hanoi Centre for the Arts. Tickets are 100,000 and are on sale at the Arts Office or during lunch and after school in front of the old canteen.

This production is one not to be missed and audiences will be immersed in the action from the minute they arrive with the ‘Freak Show’ spilling off the stage.

There are some extra special seats that will be allocated by a ticket lottery the day before each performance. Watch this space for more information on these awesome seats.

The students have all been working extremely hard over the last few months to bring this story of ambition, supernatural control, manipulation and murder to the UNIS Hanoi stage and we would love to see everyone come along to support their hard work and dedication.

Something Wicked this way comes – are you brave enough to face it?

Turn up and Support UNIS Hanoi Phoenix Teams

Do not miss the important sports event coming up! Please join our UNIS Hanoi team on the days at the following locations/events and show your Phoenix spirit:

MRISA Senior Volleyball @ International School Easter Seaboard (1 – 4 November 2018).  Please follow our team here: https://mrisa18.wixsite.com/seniorvolleyball.

HAC MS Basketball Tournament & Festival @ BIS (3 November). This this is an event of the Hanoi Activities Conference (HAC), Middle school teams from schools around Hanoi will compete in this event. The schedule for the day is: Competitive Bracket (UNIS MRISA Teams) play from 8:00 to 13:00. Festival Teams play from 13:00 to 17:00. For more information please contact: cocurricular@unishanoi.org

MRISA Junior Basketball @ International School of PhnomPenh (8-11 November) Follow our teams at: https://sites.google.com/mrisa.org/mrisajuniorbasketball2018/home?authuser=0

HAC JV Volleyball Tournament @ Olympia School (Saturday, 10 November)

Swim Invitational ages 7-14 @ Saigon South International School, Vietnam (Saturday, 10 November). This is a dual meeting for our Phoenix Swim Club participants ages 7-14. For further details please contact: aacoach@unishanoi.org

Youth Sport Soccer Festival @ UNIS Hanoi (13 November, 14.00-17.30) Come out to support our Grades 4-5 soccer athletes at the back field.

GO PHOENIX!

Turn up and Support UNIS Hanoi Phoenix Teams

Do not miss the important sports event coming up! Please join our UNIS Hanoi team on the days at the following locations/events and show your Phoenix spirit:

UNIS Hanoi Invitational Swim Meet @ UNIS Hanoi (26 – 28 October 2018)

HAC Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Concordia International School. This this is the final tournament of the Hanoi Activities Conference (HAC). UNIS Teams play at 11.00 and 1400

MRISA Senior Volleyball @ International School Easter Seaboard (1 – 4 November 2018).  Please follow our team here: https://mrisa18.wixsite.com/seniorvolleyball. They are leaving on October 31.

HAC MS Basketball Tournament & Festival @ BIS (3 November). The event starts at 8:30 and ends at 16.30.  UNIS Hanoi will be sending 4 boys teams and 3 girls team to the event. Teams will be playing at various times throughout the day in shortened games.

GO PHOENIX!

Varsity Volleyball Teams’ Victory at APAC 2018

Congratulations Boys Varsity Volleyball who are the Asia Pacific Activities Conference (APAC) Champions 2018! What a great WIN and it’s the first one in UNIS Hanoi history!

Watch their winning moment: (https://youtu.be/-stcrbA1jZc)

The Girls team finished 5th place after playing great Volleyball but losing some tough games! Girls took every team they played to the 3rd or 5th set losing by only 2 or 3 points. We are super proud of how hard they fought!

Thank you to all the players and coaches for your hard work and great matches.

Boys Team: Jacob Biros, Red Chiles, Viet Dang, Richard Dang, Lenard El-Hage, Anthony (Kevin) Gibney, Rohan Gowda, Oliver Hanson, Jinha Hwang, Do Yoon Kwan, Yoo Chan Ko, Mohammed Sy, Charles Wood
Coaches: Tarique AL-Iesa & Boy Hei Hei

Girls Team:  Frances Phan, Caitlyn Francis, Ha Nguyen, Trang Bui,So Eun An, Josefine Schmitz, Mikaela Fenn, Athitiya Thaminrach, Irma Hogberg, Hoai Co May Nguyen, Uyen Trinh,
Krisha Valle.
Coaches: Anne Thompson-Wambua & Sarah Schneider

Watch this space for more stories coming next week from the teams’ captains.

Coming Soon: MacBeth at UNIS Hanoi

 

At the beginning of November, UNIS Hanoi will be presenting the great Shakespearean tragedy, MacBeth. Directed by Theatre teacher Kristen Twynam-Perkins this production has a cast and crew of over 50 students from grades 9 – 12. Some of whom will be taking the stage for the first time.

This re-imagining of the tragedy takes us to a depression era carnival ‘freak show’ and explores the control that fate has over MacBeth’s decisions and ambition. MacBeth comes across a trio of witches on his way back to Dunsinane who tell him he will be King, from this point they control and guide all his decisions and actions until his tragic end.

Performances are Thursday November 8 and Friday November 9 at 18.30 and Saturday November 10 at 16.00 in the UNIS Hanoi Centre for the Arts. Tickets are 100,000 and are on sale from Monday, October 22 at the Arts Office or during lunch and after school in front of the old canteen.

Important Co-Curricular Updates

Middle and High School Winter Sports Season

The second sport season of the year is fast approaching!  High School Basketball and Swimming begin on Monday, October 29, and Middle School Soccer begins on Tuesday, November 13.

Students who are interested in HS or MS sports should make their way to the sign-up boards outside the UNIS Hanoi Canteen and register as soon as possible. Be on the lookout for more detailed information from your respective coaches. For those interested in participating in the APAC Swim Team, please contact Mr. Andy Meyers at aacoach@unishanoi.org.

Middle School sports are a two-day a week commitment while High School is a three to four-day a week commitment. Our Middle School programmes operate as a no-cut opportunity. Everyone wishing to participate will have the opportunity to practice, improve, and play some competitions.

Good luck to all. GO PHOENIX!

 

Support UNIS Hanoi at APAC Volleyball and APAC Tennis

A big shout out to our APAC Volleyball and APAC Tennis teams who are attending Tournaments at Seoul Foreign School and Canadian Academy. Check them out on the following live-streams and websites!

 

 

https://caapactennis.weebly.com/

 

New Basketball Academy Starting at UNIS Hanoi

TLW BASKETBALL ACADEMY – Asia’s Premier Basketball Academy is NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! 🏀    

**The Academy is offering UNIS Hanoi students a special discounted rate!  

On October 15, the TLW Basketball Academy’s first quarter sessions officially begin at UNIS Hanoi. For beginners, we emphasize active participation in a safe and fun environment and the development of a fundamental base. While for more serious players, we have designed programming to help each athlete discover a new level of skills and to help optimize peak performance.

The students will receive instruction from professional international coaches and players. The Coaching Staff includes Head Coach Predrag Lukic (Head Coach of Thang Long Warriors), Coach Jason Benadretti (NBA Trainer) and players from the Thang Long Warriors.

The Academy is open to boys and girls 18 and under with great player to coach ratio.

Register by October 1 to receive the Early Bird Special:
30% discount (after UNIS Hanoi discounted rate)
Free TLW Jersey
Free TLW T-shirt
Free Basketball (for the first 100 students) 

REGISTER FOR BASKETBALL ACADEMY NOW TO RECEIVE PROMOTIONAL RATE!