Head of School Update, May 5: ASA, Sports and Clubs Cancelled Due to New DOET Directive


    Dear SSIS Parents,

    As a result of directive 1278/SGDDT-CTTT, issued by The Department of Education and Training (DOET), we have canceled all after-school activities (ASAs), after-school clubs, and after-school sports for the remainder of the school year, effective immediately. 

    Although we know that this will be disappointing to our students and our community, we are grateful that we’ve been able to offer these activities for nearly the entire year. 

    The Vietnamese government’s extraordinary efforts have kept us safe thus far, and we appreciate everything they are doing to curb the spread of COVID-19. 

    Please note that the new directive does not impact Vietnamese classes and external exams, which will proceed as planned. Therefore, our external exams, such as the International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP), and the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT), will continue according to schedule.

    We are working closely with the DOET and will keep you updated with any new developments. At this time, we hope to proceed with our on-campus Graduation ceremony, as planned.

    I appreciate your patience and understanding with this unexpected change to our activities. We will continue to work together to keep our community safe and to ensure that the school year ends on a positive note for your children.

    As always, please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns. 

    All best wishes,

    Dr. Catriona Moran
    Head of School