The athletes of The Philippine School brought home the bacon in several events from the recently concluded Filipino Inter School Athletic Association (FISAA) 9th season.
The team of the elementary students emerged as champions in chess while the high school boys finished as 1st runner up. Our very own coach, Mr. Edwin Caliyon was also adjudged as Best Coach. The elementary female road runners were the 2nd runner up and so with the football and sepak takraw team. Both elementary boys and high school girls got the 1st runner up medals in long jump. In volleyball, the elementary boys‟ team got the 1st runner up trophy while the high school boys and elementary girls were both 2nd runners up. 2nd runners up trophies were also won by the elementary and high school boys.
There were six schools which participated this season: FEPS and NFPS from Sharjah, PISCO and TFCA from Abu Dhabi and UIPS from Dubai. This is the second time that TPS has joined the FISAA. Mr. Richard R. Zulueta, our Sports Coordinator is this year‟s Vice Chairman.
Both opening and closing ceremonies were held at Salah al Deen Sports Hall. TPS also became hosts to some events like volleyball, basketball, table tennis and chess.