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From the Secondary Principal’s Desk

Dear Parents,

In Revelation 7:9-10 there is a description of what heaven will be like, “9 After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. 10 And they cried out in a loud voice:

“Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.” (New International Version)

Working at BAIS and being in the community, we are privileged to get a small, sweet taste of what heaven will be like. We are surrounded with people from various parts of the world, who speak different languages, and we get to praise and honor the Lord in all that we do. I can think of no better example of this when the entire school, Pre-K3 – 12th grade was worshipping together during Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW) at the Sports Hall. We were a multitude standing before God worshipping Him. I was also reminded of this yesterday during Secondary Chapel when Mr. Newell reminded us that we are community of sufferers, and if we embrace that, we will be even more equipped to love and support each other and be freer from the root sins that cause us to stumble. This message from the Holy Spirit, if embraced, will push our community to continually grow as one church for the Glory of God.

As part of the possibility of continued growth in our Lord, the secondary teachers have worked together over the first semester to create a vision statement that will be a guiding focus for us as we improve professionally.

firmly rooted, joyful, growing together

After spending some time working together to pinpoint BAIS strengths and characteristics, we were able to determine that those three characteristics will lead to a “win” as we complete each school year.

  1. Firmly rooted – Our beliefs and actions are justified through Scripture. We demonstrate a mature faith and seek forgiveness when we fall short.
  2. Joyful – We stand firm knowing our foundation is through Christ who saves. Our future is stable. Even during frustrating and stressful times which, we demonstrate joy knowing God is with us, for us, and because of that, “Who can be against us!”
  3. Growing together – No matter how amazing a lesson, assessment, event, or activity was, our mindset is continued improvement. A guiding question often asked is, “How can we make it better?”

We are a community of conquerors! Through our relationship with Christ, we have the privilege of enjoying a taste of heaven through worshipping Him – not only during specific praise and worship times but even during the smallest daily tasks that come our way. Through it all, we are strong, and if, as a community, we can be firmly rooted, joyful, and growing together, I’m sure the Lord will continue to bless our amazing community!

Together in Him,
Mr. Jeremy Thomas
Secondary Principal

Athletic News

Basketball games for girls and boys team, the girls will start first at 04.00 pm Tuesday, Jan 24 with STAMFORD SCHOOL Friday, Jan 27 with SMA NEGERI 2 CIMAHI

The Sound of Music

January 25, 2017 04:00pm to 06:00pm: Scene 10: Max, Von Trapp Children, Maria, Captian, Frau Schmidt, Zeller, Schreiber and Franz

Dear BAIS Parents,

I am looking for anyone who is willing to help paint the sets for our production and a photographer/videographer who is willing to help take pictures and videos. If you are willing, please contact Beth LaMertha at elizabethlamertha@baisedu.org. Thank you.

Beth LaMertha
Theater Director

Business Office

Reenrollment Reminder

Before the Christmas holiday, we have sent the 2017-2018 Reenrollment Form. Please complete the Reenrollment form and return it with the appropriate fees to the BAIS office on or before Friday, March 3, 2017. The Reenrollment form can be collected in the school office, on the school website, and is also attached in the email you received for this edition of the BAIS BUZZ. Your child’s reenrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is secure when this form and the accompanying payment have been received. Payment can be made by bank transfer or cash to the finance office.

The bank account information is the following:

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 after March 3, 2017 your child’s seat in class is no longer secure. Some classes are close to their student limit, so please reenroll promptly to ensure your student’s seat. The IDR 7,000,000  non-refundable reenrollment deposit will be applied towards the student’s Fall 2017 tuition. After March 3, 2017, only IDR 5,500,000 of the IDR 7,000,000  deposit will be applied towards the student’s fall 2017 tuition.

We appreciate your support! If you have any questions, please stop by the office at any time.


A Honor Roll
Middle School High School
Budijono, Melissa
Chandean, Sherine
Gunaman, Angel
Gunthorpe, Oliver
Hirianto, Samantha
Jeong, Hayeon
Kim, Lydia
Kusmana, Stephanny
Lee, Karen
Lee, Sangwha
Lo, Fallon
Nielsen, Rachel
Oeij, Kezia
Park, Ji Hyeon
Sinaga, Kathlyn
Sohn, Angella
Sung, Yulim
Tantowi, Clarine
Thaniel, Tanudjaja
Womble, Bethany
Chandean, Beltra
Chandean, Valerie
Chun, Bethany
Darmamulia, Daniel
Hartono, Jessica
Heo, Jang Hun
Hirianto, Jessica
Hong, Jun Seon
Jeong, Haram
Jung, Heemin
Kartarahardja, Caitlin
Kartarahardja, Devlin
Kim, Josiah
Kim, Tae Won
Ko, Kevin
Ko, Kirstie
Kwon, Gyeong Min
Lee, Dong Jun
Lee, Harry
Lee, Jane
Lee, Sung Chun
Limandibhratha, Sergio
Lin, Ruizhi
Lukmanjaya, Wilson
McKinley, Rachel
Muljadi, Crystal
Mulyawan, Nicholas
Nielsen, Emily
Nix, Ben
Nix, Daniel
Noh, Hamin
Park, Jonathan
Primandaru, Rio
Sastra, Jason
Sastra, Vincent
Seo, Joo In
Shin, Jane
Surjaudaja, Pringgo
Sutandi, Lukas
Tantowi, Chloe
Tanudjaja, Tivara
Tjut, Bryan
Toh, Ricky
Wiarta, Fedeline
Winesa, Guinevere
Yun, Shin Young


B Honor Roll
Middle School High School
Beintema, Sandor
Byun, Da Ae
Hallatu, Maelgwyn
Kang, Junha
Nam, SangYun
Purnomo, Audy
Sinaga, Deo
Sinaga, Karen
Sinaga, Odelyn
Spiro, Femke
Squiers, Kadin
Sugono, Andrew
Sutandi, Hanna
Thomas, Ezra
Widjaya, Ivanna
Willson, Tyler
Astian, Haydn
Bae, Sungjun
Beintema, Kirana
Hrabar, Matthew
Johnson, Reno
Kang, Seon Ho
Kim, Chai Eun
Lee, Rae Na
Lee, Sung Ha
Newell, Rebekah
Purnomo, Owen
Tenandar, Jordan
Yurianto, Emily

Download this issue as PDF: Issue 18: 20 January, 2017 – English

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