March 2017


TASIS IB student Anastasia Kolesnikova was one of 100 high school students worldwide to be selected for the Barcelona International Youth Science Challenge, and she has also advanced to the final round of the Swiss Young Physicists' Tournament.


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Spring Academic Travel took TASIS students all over the map. Read about where they went and what they did.


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Watch a terrific video created by Milo Zanecchia '08 with help from Alex Secilmis '19 and Sasha Tsenter '19, read junior Bryan Soh's account of one particularly brilliant day in Crans-Montana, and hear from students interviewed by Aurelia Dochnal '19.


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More than 50 IB II students spent a week preparing for their impending exams at a historic monastery in Siena, Italy.


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Diana Kuznetsova '18 examines one day of the WISER Global Service Program group's nine-day trip to Muhuru Bay, Kenya.


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Tennessee Hildebrand '17 beautifully captured the sights and sounds of India in an impressive video shot during the Gram Vikas Global Service Program trip to Odisha.

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High School Spring Musical Opens Tonight!


March 31–April 2, 2017


There is still time to reserve last-minute seats for MCF: What a Life!, which will be performed tonight at 19:30, tomorrow at 19:30, and Sunday at 14:30.


Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 reflects upon an emotional journey to Poland that included visits to the Madjanek and Auschwitz concentration camps.


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Anastasia Kolesnikova '18 explains how her Spring Academic Travel trip, which took her to 17 universities in the UK and the Netherlands, changed the way she'll approach the college admissions process.


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Student filmmaker John Gage '17 chronicled his group's trip to Lisbon, a new Spring Academic Travel destination.


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Artists in grade 12 displayed their work and and had it assessed at the IB Visual Arts Final Exhibition over the weekend of March 17–19. Have a look at their impressive efforts.


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Read about the winter sports season, learn who won the team awards, see a gallery of the top photos, and watch a great highlight video.


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Dr. Jeffrey Reimer, Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at University of California, Berkeley, was the fifth and final Senior Humanities Program speaker for the 2016–2017 Academic Year.


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Upcoming Events


Mar. 31–Apr. 2 • HS Spring Musical

Apr. 1 • Easter Egg Hunt

Apr. 3 • ES Morning Meeting

Apr. 4 • Shadow Day for Grades 5 & 8

Apr. 4–6 • ES Spring Book Fair

Apr. 5 • MS Parent Coffee

Apr. 8–23 • Spring Holiday

Apr. 27–May 19 • IB Exams

May 1–12 • AP Exams



Upcoming Reunions
April 8, 2017
Miami, Florida, USA
June 9, 2017
Lugano, Switzerland
June 15, 2017
Pioneer Hotel, Sheep Ranch, California, USA
June 16, 2017
Lugano, Switzerland
June 19, 2017
Lugano, Switzerland
July 14, 2017
Lugano, Switzerland
July 29, 2017
Kifisia, Greece



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