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Issue 20, January 20th, 2023

BAIS Finance News

Dear Parents,


We are excited to invite you back for the 2023-2024 school year. In order to secure your child’s seat, please fill out this re-enrollment form and pay the  re-enrollment deposit on or before Friday, January 27, 2024. Your child’s re-enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year is secure when this form and the accompanying payment are received. Payment can be made by bank transfer or cash to the finance office.  

Please note after January 27, 2023, your child’s seat in class is no longer guaranteed. The 10,000,000 IDR non-refundable re-enrollment deposit will be applied towards the student’s fall 2023 tuition. After January 27, 2023, 7,000,000 IDR of the 10,000,000 IDR deposit will be applied towards the student’s fall 2023 tuition.

If paying via bank transfer, please include detailed information regarding the student’s name and grade in the information section of the bank form. All payments must be received in full into the school’s bank account before the first day of school.  The bank account information is as follows:

Bank Name :  PT Bank Permata
Bank Address :  Jalan Merdeka No. 66, Bandung
Account Name :  Yayasan Bandung Alliance Intercultural S
Account # :  809-01-8415
Swift Code :  BBBAIDJA

Please note that BAIS does not accept Giros, Checks, or ATM transfers as a payment method. If you have any questions about tuition payments, please contact the Finance team at finance@baisedu.org. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

We appreciate your support!

Business Manager


In this Issue

Important Dates


Report Cards Go Home


Chinese New Year




I Love to Read Begins






Celebrating Student Work in this Winter's EARCOS Journal!

One of our senior students, Angel Gunaman, was awarded the Global Citizen Award from EARCOS (East Asia Regional Council of Schools) last year for the work she has done through her non-profit Made to Change. With this honor, she also chosen to receive grant and had the opportunity to write an article about the work that Made to Change has done which was published in this winter’s EARCOS’ triannual journal. It can be read here on p. 72-73.

Also check out two of our students artwork (Az, G6 and EunHo, G9) on p. 84-85.

I Love to Read Month

Dear Elementary Students and Parents, 

February is ‘I Love to Read’ month! We are excited to spend this time celebrating books and reading! Our theme this year is ‘I Love to Read!’. During this month, students will be participating in many exciting activities to promote reading. 

Here are some important dates to remember during this month.

  • Monday, January 30 –  is I Love to Read Kick off.
    We will be celebrating the start of I Love to Read Month at the Pavillion. 
  • Monday, February 6 – is pajama day
    Come to school in your pajamas.
  • Monday, February 13 – Hats-off to reading day.
    Come to school wearing your silliest hat.
  • Thursday, February 23 – Storybook Day!
    Come to school dressed up as your favorite book character.

During this month, the library books checkout limit goes up to 5 books for preschool to kindergarten and 10 books for 1st grade to 5th grade. So be sure to visit the library whenever you need more books to read.

Please contact Pak John (johnratukado@baisedu.org) with any questions. Have a great ‘I Love to Read’ month! 

Elementary Chapel Donation

Dear Parents, 

This semester in Elementary Chapel we will be partnering with Free & Safe Indonesia. At our chapel this morning, Jorge Marquez from Free & Safe shared with us about how his organization provides safe housing for at-risk youth and women and empowers them with education and life skills for a better future.

Next week we will begin collecting donations at Chapel each Friday and then give all the money we raise to Free & Safe in June at the end of the semester. Please talk with your child about this opportunity to practice generosity.

You can learn more about Free & Safe Indonesia at https://freeandsafe.co/en/.

2 Corinthians 9:7

“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”

Ruth Welsh

Spiritual Life Coordinator


BAIS Clinic Info

Dear Parents,

The Weekly Iron Folic Acid (WIFA) supplementation program for school-going adolescent girls (age 12-18 years) was implemented by the Indonesian Government in 2016. This program was implemented as a strategy to help tackle anemia.

This program provides iron tablets in the form of 200 mg ferrous sulfate (FeSO4-equivalent to 60 mg of elemental iron) and 400 mcg of folic acid, in accordance with WHO recommendations, to prevent adolescent girls from having iron deficiency anemia. 

The iron-folic acid (IFA) tablets are provided free of charge utilizing school institutions as distribution channels.

This is a recommended program by the Indonesian Government for all girls aged 12-18 years.

If you have a daughter/daughters in secondary level Please fill out this google form (one for each girl) before Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

On Thursday, January 26th, 2023, the school doctor will distribute the tablets to all secondary girls who have completed the form. Each of these girls will be given 10 tablets to take home and should take it once a week, every Friday during quarter 3. 

Please email Dr. Mayke (maykerosalina@basiedu.org) for further information or if you have questions.

Thank you so much for your cooperation

Dr. Mayke 

School doctor-

Made to Change Club

Slime is of the Essence | It’s Slime Time!

9-10 AM on February 18

Join Made to Change’s new webinar, available for 1st through 6th graders, and make your own slime at home while learning how it works!

For the first time, Made to Change will provide STEM kits available for only 20k each! YOU can follow along at home.

Sign up via this link: https://forms.gle/qTvTcB4UoR3Z7urs5


BAIS Drama

Parents of students participating in this year’s drama, please check your baisedu email for a link to reserve your tickets early.

Ticket sales open to the public on Monday morning!


PSAT 8/9 & PSAT 10 testing dates changed from early March to mid April.

Invoices will be emailed out next week and payment will need to be made by April 1st.

Dear Community,

The WWW committee has already started planning and wanted to get a head start on soliciting project proposals from parents, teachers, and students . If you have a project that you think would be great for WWW, please fill out this form.

Thank you,

WWW Committee