Tien Shan News



Games: check schedule at for the most recent information

Boys: Apr. 19, 5:30 at TSIS

Girls: Apr. 19, 4:30 at TSIS

Track & Field Practice Times

Friday, April 20, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00 – 5:30



Congratulations to our basketball teams who both got third place at the CABC, and the girls in also receiving the Sportsmanship award!


Ice Skating

Elementary students are welcome to bring their skates on Mondays and Wednesdays to skate during lunch recess time. Students are also welcome to skate after school at 3:45 if there is adult supervision present.


Basketball Practices

Varsity Boys: Tuesday 4:00 – 6:00

Boys: Varsity and Junior Varsity: Saturday 1:00 – 3:00

Girls: Varsity and Junior Varsity: Wednesdays and Fridays 4:00 – 6:00 (this week practice will be 4:00 – 4:30 on Friday due to the Drama performance!) and Saturday, 11:00 – 1:00.

Basketball Games:

(Basketball Games schedules can be found on )

Kyran (grades 4-6): Saturday, Jan. 27 & Feb. 3, 10:00am at Tien Shan (arrive at 9:30 to warm up)

JV Boys: Tuesday, Jan. 23, 4:30 at Haileybury

Varsity Boys: Thursday, Jan. 25, 4:30 at Haileybury, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 4:30 at Tien Shan

JV Girls: Tuesday, Jan. 30, 4:30 at Tien Shan

Varsity Girls: Thursday, Feb. 1, 4:30 at NIS CB

Nomad News (Sports!)

COASH Badminton Tournament will be at Haileybury on Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning at 9:00am! Bring your own lunch. Check out for the playing schedule.

Tentative Schedule:

Singles – aiming to go from 09:00-11:30 maximum.

Doubles – hopefully wrapped up by 13:00.

Mixed doubles – wrapped up by 14:00.

Badminton practice

Junior Varsity boys & girls will practice on Tuesdays 3:50 – 5:30; Thursdays 5:30- 7:10.

Varsity boys & girls will practice on Tuesdays 5:30 – 7:10: Thursdays 3:50 – 5:30.

Open Gym for basketball – Dec. 6

Students who stay after school for the open gym need to sign in at the front desk.

Boys & Girls will be together on Wednesday, Dec. 6,  4:00-6:00

Basketball Practices and Tryouts!

Tuesday, December 12 – All JV and V Boys Practice

Wednesday, December 13 – All JV and V Girls Practice and TRYOUTS

Thursday, December 14 – JV and V Boys TRYOUTS


The COASH swimming competition will be held on Dec. 6 (secondary).


The COASH Chess tournament will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10:00 – 12:00.


Tien Shan Educational Center has been granted full accreditation status by Council of International Schools (CIS) on June 1, 2017 and Association of Christian School International (ACSI) on July 1, 2017. We are thrilled to be a part of schools worldwide, and be recognized for our quality education.


Featured Events


1 – Elementary Awards Ceremony 10:30-12:30 – No Intramurals

1 – School family meeting (after the awards ceremony)

1, 4, 5 – Secondary Final Exams

4 – 6th grade Graduation 4:00 pm

5 – Elementary Pool Day

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Sports Day – May 9

All families are invited to join us for Sports Day. Attendance will be taken of our students, as it is counted as a school day. Please wear your house team colors. Students should arrive at 8:30, read more…


1  Joyous Jubilee (Unity Day of the People of Kazakhstan)

7 Defenders’ Day (No School)

9  Sports Day (Victory Day)

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5-7 – High School Student Retreat

10-12 – Terra Nova Testing

10 – Community Service Day

13 – Elementary Musical at 4:00 pm

16 – Leadership (7:20am)

21 – High School Spring Banquet

23 – Leadership (7:20am)

30 – Teacher In-service day


8 Women’s Day – No School

17 – 25  Spring Break!

30 Good Friday – School Ends at 1:00 pm for all students

One Act Play

Our after-school drama group has been working hard all year and will be performing “All By Myself” on Friday, January, 26 at 4:30. Please come and support our students! The performance is about a half hour long and suitable for all ages! Invite your friends!

Final Exams Schedule

Tuesday 19 Dec – Language Arts and Science

Wednesday 20 Dec – Math and History

Thursday 21 Dec – Foreign Language (grades 9 – 12 only)

Leadership Seminar

Leadership Seminar – Thursday, Nov. 16, 4:00 – 6:00pm. Open to all staff and parents – please also feel free to invite team members. Let Oksana know if you are attending, so that we can make sure we have enough refreshments!  read more…