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Another great success for the FIS! Our Varsity Volleyball Girls are the GISST Vice-Champions! After a great pool round and the semi-finals, without losing one single set, the girls have put much effort in and worked amazingly well as a team to finish in 2nd place at the GISST Tournament in Dresden. Well done girls! A big thank you goes to girls´ coach Mr. Haug for the hard work he has done in developing and supporting the girls volleyball program at the FIS for years now.

Recently, our basketball and volleyball teams have also been very successfully at the regional level, participating in the “Schüler trainiert für Olympia” competitions. Both U14 Basketball teams, Boys and Girls, have finished 2nd, our U14 Volleyball Girls have also won the second place in Uffenheim, and the Junior Varsity Volleyball Girls. Congratulations to all!

Dates for your diary!

  • Saturday, 28 January and Saturday, 11 February:
    Basketball Friendly Fixtures
  • Saturday, 28 January:
    We will have our first basketball friendly fixtures. Our Varsity Girls and Boys teams will be going to ISF (International School Frankfurt) to compete. The same day, U14 Boys and Girls Basketball teams will be playing here at the FIS.
  • Saturday, 11 February:
    Varsity Girls will travel to Stuttgart and Varsity Boys will be playing at BIS in München. Both U14 Boys and Girls teams will have another Friendly here at the FIS.

If your child is attending basketball training, please keep this date available so they can attend if selected.

Upcoming GISST Tournaments

  • 20 – 21 January 2017 in Frankfurt
    U14 and Varsity Swimming
  • 9 – 11 March 2017 in Berlin
    Girls Basketball
  • 9 – 11 March 2017 in Stuttgart
    U14 Boys Basketball
  • 23 – 25 March 2017 in Hannover
    Varsity Girls Basketball
  • 23 – 25 March 2017 in Dresden
    Varsity Boys Basketball

Happy Holidays!

I would like to thank everyone who has been involved in the sports program at the FIS so far this school year. It has been a fantastic first term with lots of great achievements and I’m looking forward to more action in the new year.

I wish you all a fabulous winter break and best wishes for 2017!

Mila Fischer
Athletics Director

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