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TASIS - Posted Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 
While much of TASIS was enjoying a well-deserved break, 29 students and nine adult chaperones chose to devote their spring holiday to impoverished communities well off the beaten path.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 
Elementary School students continue to excel in mathematics as they adjust to the demanding Math in Focus curriculum, a new textbook alternative for schools that wish to deliver an authentic Singapore Math program.
Bryan Soh ’18 - Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 
Bryan Soh '18 interviewed High School Math Teacher Ms. Kerry Venchus, whose contributions to TASIS extend well beyond the classroom. Ms. Venchus has also helped her AP Calculus students perform extraordinarily well on their exams in recent years.
Ekaterina Plotnikova ’18 - Posted Monday, Apr 24, 2017 
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 takes a tongue-in-cheek look at how students deal with stress levels that tend to spike as the final exam period approaches.
Anastasia Kolesnikova ’18 - Posted Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 
Anastasia Kolesnikova '18 interviewed Middle School Science Department Chair Dr. Brett Merritt, who helped develop an Engineering and Invention unit at TASIS and was awarded the Khan-Page Master Teacher Award in 2014.
TASIS - Posted Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 
Our talented alumni continue to do amazing things in a variety of industries around the world. Read about recent accomplishments in news media, humanitarianism, filmmaking, acting, and athletics.
Diana Kuznetsova ’18 - Posted Friday, Apr 21, 2017 
Diana Kuznetsova '18 sat down with High School Theater Director Valerie Bijur Carlson, who runs the IB Theater program and is responsible for directing and producing a classic play each fall and a musical each spring.
TASIS - Posted Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 
Middle School art teacher Simona Bellini's students created eight pieces for a giant puzzle that was displayed in Mendrisio in recognition of the 10th annual World Autism Awareness Day.
Bryan Soh ’18 - Posted Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 
Bryan Soh '18 interviewed Mr. Zach Mulert, who teaches AP US History and has been the director of the School's pioneering Global Service Program since its inception in 2013.
Diana Kuznetsova ’18 - Posted Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 
Diana Kuznetsova '18 sat down with High School French Teacher Ms. Brigitte Cazebonne, who has taught at TASIS since 1993 and was the Khan-Page Master Teacher Award recipient in 2012.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 
The High School Theater Program put forth three inspired performances of MCF: What a Life!—an original musical by Todd Fletcher about the incredible life of TASIS Founder M. Crist Fleming—over the weekend of March 31–April 2. Watch the Saturday evening performance, see photo galleries, and read about the cast and crew.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Mar 31, 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.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 
Spring Academic Travel took TASIS students all over the map. Read about where they went and what they did.
Bryan Soh '18 - Posted Monday, Mar 27, 2017 
Watch a terrific video created by Milo Zanecchia with help from Alex Secilmis and Sasha Tsenter, read Bryan Soh's account of one particularly brilliant day in Crans-Montana, and hear from students interviewed by Aurelia Dochnal.
Maria Vittoria Conti ’17 - Posted Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 
More than 50 IB II students spent a week preparing for their impending exams at a historic monastery in Siena, Italy.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Mar 24, 2017 
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.
Diana Kuznetsova ’18 - Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 
Diana Kuznetsova '18 examines one day of the WISER Global Service Program group's nine-day trip to Muhuru Bay, Kenya.
Tennessee Hildebrand '17 - Posted Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 
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.
Anastasia Kolesnikova ’18 - Posted Friday, Mar 17, 2017 
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.
Ekaterina Plotnikova ’18 - Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 reflects upon an emotional journey to Poland that included visits to the Madjanek and Auschwitz concentration camps.
John Gage ’17 - Posted Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 
Student filmmaker John Gage '17 chronicled his group's trip to Lisbon, a new Spring Academic Travel destination.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 
Dr. 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.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 
International Week 2017 was filled with inspiring events. Read about the week, see video highlights, and watch several impressive short films created by students.
bshea - Posted Monday, Feb 27, 2017 
Enjoy the special production of Todd Fletcher's original musical, which premiered in 2000 and had not been performed since 2011.
Aurelia Dochnal ’19 - Posted Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 
Aurelia Dochnal '19 interviewed High School English Teacher Dr. Christopher Love, who has a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan and taught at universities in both the United States and Turkey before coming to TASIS in 2012.
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 - Posted Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 sat down with Middle and High School Science Teacher Ms. Amy Bloodworth, who has made coding and robotics a key component of the Middle School Science curriculum and was the recipient of the 2016 Khan-Page Master Teacher Award.
Shu Ye '18 - Posted Friday, Feb 24, 2017 
Shu Ye '18 reflects on her eye-opening trip to The Hague for an International Model United Nations conference and explains why students should consider going next year.
Shu Ye ’18 - Posted Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 
Shu Ye '18 interviewed veteran Architecture & Design and Art History Teacher Mr. Mark Aeschliman, who has degrees in English, Fine Art, Art History, Italian Language & Literature, and Architectural History. Mr. Aeschliman has been at TASIS since 1979 and was the School's second Khan-Page Master Teacher Award recipient in 2010.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 
After completing an M.A. in Economics, Ana Sarenac '06 accepted a position with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). She now supports the Serbian government in its efforts to reform public administration.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
Writer and educator Steven Hahn, this year's fourth Senior Humanities Program speaker, spent time in English and drama classes and used his address in the Palmer Center to dissect the elements present in any compelling story.
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 - Posted Monday, Feb 20, 2017 
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 interviewed Elementary School Physical Education Teacher Mr. Giorgio Volpi, who has a strong background in playing and coaching American football and received the Khan-Page Master Teacher Award in 2013.
bshea - Posted Friday, Feb 17, 2017 
Five TASIS faculty members and one administrator benefited greatly from the Milan International Teacher Association's full day of workshops, keynote speeches, and job-alike dialogues.
bshea - Posted Friday, Feb 17, 2017 
In order to prevent students from overextending themselves, those who wish to take more than 6½ classes must first seek approval from High School Academic Dean Dr. Mark Abisi.
Aurelia Dochnal ’19 - Posted Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 
Aurelia Dochnal '19 got to know professional musician and Elementary School Music Teacher Ms. Melody Tibbits Zanecchia, whose choir students recorded backup vocals for the 12th studio album of Gotthard, one of the most successful Swiss bands of all time.
Anastasia Kolesnikova '18 - Posted Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 
Anastasia Kolesnikova '18 sat down with Ms. Carolyn Heard, who received the School's inaugural Khan-Page Master Teacher Award in 2009. Ms. Heard chairs the English as an Additional Language (EAL) Department and is known for helping her students achieve exceptional results on the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Feb 13, 2017 
TASIS opened International Week with the Parade of Flags, the presentation of Torch Awards, and an excellent musical performance.
bshea - Posted Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 
The leading measure of global peacefulness concludes that the permanently neutral nation of 8.4 million people continues to become more peaceful even as the world as a whole grows more dangerous.
bshea - Posted Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 
Each summer a community of professional artists gathers amongst the mountains and lakes of southern Switzerland and devotes itself to providing a transformative experience to students hailing from more than 50 nations.
Bryan Soh '18 - Posted Friday, Jan 27, 2017 
Although he had reservations when he moved from Singapore two years ago, Bryan Soh '18 has grown to appreciate all Switzerland has to offer.
Diana Kuznestova '18 - Posted Friday, Jan 27, 2017 
Diana Kuznetsova '18 reflects on her life as a student at TASIS, the third boarding school she's attended since sixth grade.
Anastasia Kolesnikova - Posted Friday, Jan 27, 2017 
Anastasia Kolesnikova '18 writes about the day she stumbled upon a Lugano treasure: the annual Santa Claus Motorcycle Ride.
Shu Ye ’18 - Posted Friday, Jan 27, 2017 
Shu Ye '18 discusses how the TASIS Music Program has rekindled her love for playing the piano.
Ekaterina Plotnikova ’18 - Posted Friday, Jan 27, 2017 
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 addresses the challenges and rewards of being an International Baccalaureate (IB) student.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 
Learn about recent alumni achievements in the fields of film, music, visual arts, and public policy.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Jan 20, 2017 
The creators of Living on One Dollar and Salam Neighbor met with TASIS students and delivered a Senior Humanities Program address on January 19.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 
The top decile of each graduating class will be considered for membership in the prestigious Society, which recognizes superior scholastic achievement in secondary schools.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 
Based simply on the number of likes received from our followers, we have compiled a list of our top 10 Instagram photos from 2016.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 
We've compiled a list of our ten most-viewed YouTube videos from the past year.
bshea - Posted Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 
Read a quick recap and see photos and video footage from the many festive events that took place during the holiday season, including the All-School Christmas Service and the Elementary School Christmas Concert.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 
Students in grades 6–PG went on more than 20 separate trips to eight different countries around Europe earlier this month. Learn more about where they went and what they did.
TASIS Films - Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 
Students from the School's new Journalism and Video Production Internship created some excellent short films about their TASIS travel experiences.
Bryan Soh '18 - Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 
Bryan Soh '18 writes about the many joys of studying Italian for a week while staying with a host family in Sicily.
Shu Ye '18 - Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 
Shu Ye '18 discusses how she's been influenced by her Academic Travel trips to Sicily and Munich.
Diana Kuznetsova '18 - Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 
Stage manager Diana Kuznetsova '18 discusses her first TASIS Theater production, which included a trip to Veneto for the cast and crew.
Aurelia Dochnal '19 - Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 
Aurelia Dochnal '19 explains how the Honors World Literature trip to Florence helped her see Dante in a whole new light.
Ekaterina Plotnikova ’18 - Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18, who went on the IB Environmental Studies trip to Cyprus this fall, reflects on the varied travel experiences that have shaped her character.
Anastasia Kolesnikova ’18 - Posted Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 
Anastasia Kolesnikova '18 writes about the IB Physics trip that included visits to CERN, a massive wind farm, and several power plants.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Nov 28, 2016 
Read about highlights from the fall season, learn who won the awards for each team, and see the top photographs.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Nov 24, 2016 
This year's fall play dazzled audiences over the course of a three-night run in the Palmer Center. See photos from the show and watch the full performances from Friday and Saturday night.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 
Acclaimed architect David Mayernik, who developed a Master Plan for TASIS in 1996 and has since designed or renovated more than ten buildings on campus, accepted the Urban Design Award at the 2016 INTBAU World Congress.
TASIS Today - Posted Thursday, Nov 17, 2016 
We catch up with the prolific Thiago de Aragao '01, who explains, "At TASIS we learn to become diplomats without even acknowledging it."
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 
Motivated by her own hardships, Heela Najibullah has devoted her life to helping those who need it most. She shared her story with TASIS students as part of the Senior Humanities Program.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 
The highly respected weekly cultural program filmed its November 9 episode—"The Future of the USA"—on the campus of TASIS.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Oct 28, 2016 
The Brangelina divorce, hit albums, new fashion collections, and more. Learn about a few of the amazing projects our alumni are involved in.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 
John Hooper, whose brilliant career in journalism has spanned more than 40 years, kicked off the 2016–2017 Senior Humanities Program with an engaging lecture about his latest book, The Italians, which examines contemporary Italy and the unique character of the Italians.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Oct 24, 2016 
Students and faculty offered visitors a first-hand look at the extraordinary talent at TASIS during a special Family Weekend assembly on the afternoon of October 21, 2016.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Oct 10, 2016 
In the first installment of the TASIS Faculty Lecture Series, Math Teacher, Service Learning Leader, and Dorm Head Danny Schiff inspired the High School student body with tales from his remarkable summer.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Sep 23, 2016 
TASIS students have received acceptance letters from 425 schools in 20 different nations over the past five years. We examine how the School's first-rate College Counseling Office has helped make this happen.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Sep 23, 2016 
A combination of great teachers, an inventive curriculum, and first-rate facilities has made TASIS a very attractive destination for science enthusiasts.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Sep 22, 2016 
Students from the TASIS Elementary School and Middle School Choirs recorded backup vocals for Gotthard, one of the most successful Swiss bands of all time, on the afternoon of September 20.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 
All 11 TASIS students who took the AP Calculus AB exam in 2016 earned a 5. Hear from their teacher and learn about some more excellent scores from last spring's exams.
bshea - Posted Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 
We examine the excellent work done by the TASIS EAL Department and highlight other impressive results from the 2016 International Baccalaureate exams.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Sep 19, 2016 
Nineteen TASIS students have earned an AP Scholar Award for their exceptional work on the 2016 Advanced Placement exams.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Sep 19, 2016 
Ultramarathons, massive bike tours, advanced degrees, professional development, publications, weddings, births, and more—learn about many of the exciting things the TASIS faculty and staff did over the summer.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Sep 16, 2016 
TASIS students and faculty commemorated the amazing life of international educational pioneer M. Crist Fleming at special Founder's Day ceremonies on September 15–16.
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