October 2015 Newsletter  
The American School in Switzerland

Responsive Design
TASIS has a new, fully-responsive website

You can now access calendars, forms, portals and all other information on our website from any device.

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Academic Report: The State of the IB and AP at TASIS

TASIS offers both programs, and students are sometimes unsure which path is best for them. Read about the differences and learn how students have performed in recent years.

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AP Scholars
Thirteen TASIS students named AP Scholars, six receive highest honor

The 13 total AP Scholars and the six AP Scholars with Distinction both represent highs for TASIS over the past five years.

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Schiff in Nepal
How do TASIS teachers spend their summers?

TASIS attracts lifelong learners who love travel and adventure. Learn about some of the amazing things our faculty and staff did this summer.

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Founder's Day
TASIS students and staff celebrate the incomparable life of M. Crist Fleming

TASIS held special Founder’s Day assemblies on the afternoons of September 15-16 to honor the incredible life of international education pioneer M. Crist Fleming.

Read more and watch video clips

Join TASIS at Expo Milano on October 10

TASIS students, staff, and alumni will entertain guests with a wide variety of performances and presentations in the Swiss Pavilion at the world-renowned Expo Milano on October 10.

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Barry Iverson
Renowned photographer Barry Iverson ’74 inspires TASIS students

Iverson, who as a Time Magazine photographer covered the major events of the Middle East for 25 years, spent three days at TASIS to kick off this year’s Senior Humanities Program.

Read more and watch his address

Alumni News
Dordogne Hike
Walking holiday in the Dordogne

Alumni from multiple decades met in the Dordogne, a region of southern France, for a week of hiking, canoeing, and visiting historical sites. Read about their trip and see photos on the TASIS Blog.

Read more and see a list of upcoming reunions


 TASIS welcomes Middle and High School families for

Family Weekend

October 16-18, 2015


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TASIS athletics off to impressive start   Aerial Footage of TASIS

TASIS teams have exceeded expectations in the early part of the fall season.


Behold the magnificence of the TASIS campus. Piloted by Brendan Shea. Music by Alex Zanecchia ’02.

See scores and game recaps
See a gallery of the top photos
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Featured student photos   Instagram Highlight

Photography 2 students recently gathered their cameras and tripods for a photo shoot in the M. Crist Fleming Library.


This photo of the iconic Villa De Nobili has received 176 likes over the past three weeks.


See more on the TASIS Visual Arts Blog   See more on the tasislugano Instagram page

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Featured Facebook Post   Meet our community

Middle School science students develop the skills of collaboration, communication, coordination, patience, problem solving, and self-control.


Guided by School Photographer Kim Nelson, photography students tell TASIS stories in a fun and unique way.

Watch them go   See their exciting work

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October 10 • EXPO Milan

October 16–18 • Family Weekend

October 24 • Fall Festival

October 27-30 • Academic Travel

November 12-14 • Fall Play:  Love's Labour's Lost

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