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Posted 01/16/2020 02:39PM
Fifteen students used the LEGO MINDSTORMS® platform to design, build, and program robots at a regional tournament at Centro Professionale Tecnico in Lugano on January 11. Learn how this year's teams did.
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Posted 12/30/2019 09:00AM
What happened at TASIS in 2019? Below we highlight a story or two from the TASIS Blog from each month this year.
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Posted 12/18/2019 02:48PM
Students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through five put forth a delightful performance at the annual Elementary School Christmas Concert in the Palestra on the morning of December 18. Watch the full performance, see photos, and learn who participated in this year's concert.
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Posted 12/18/2019 10:10AM
One hundred TASIS alumni gathered at the elegant and historic Cosmos Club on Embassy Row to catch up with classmates and friends spanning graduation years from 1959 to 2019.
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Posted 12/12/2019 03:41PM
Families are welcome to visit from 8:30–10:45 AM to tour the TASIS campus, meet the Elementary School's leadership team, and learn about various aspects of the School's academic program.
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Posted 12/11/2019 03:40PM
TASIS opened the holiday season in style with a wonderful Holiday Market and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the afternoon and evening of December 6. Learn what made this year's event stand out.
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Posted 12/09/2019 12:00PM
This year's extraordinary Christmas Service was celebrated at the beautiful church of San Nicolao della Flüe on the afternoon of Sunday, December 8. Watch the full service, see a collection of photographs, and learn who contributed to this annual community-building event.
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Posted 12/04/2019 11:25AM
A small group of TASIS alumni from the 1990s and 2000s greatly enjoyed a reunion dinner with Director of Institutional Advancement Bill Eichner in Tokyo on November 16.
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Posted 12/03/2019 10:00AM
Skye Rourke '20 looks back at the Global Service Program trip she made to Ulgii, Mongolia, last June and discusses how its impact has only grown stronger with the passage of time.
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Posted 11/28/2019 05:22PM
The TASIS "Mo Bros" have now released seven music videos and raised more than CHF 10,000 for the Movember Foundation, a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, and longer lives. Check out their latest production and learn more about the Movember movement at TASIS.
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Posted 11/27/2019 12:05PM
Director Julie Frazier-Smith and the Sweet November Dance Company performed 10 choreographed dances in front of a huge crowd in the Palmer Center on the evening of November 26. Watch the full performance and learn more about the company.
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Posted 11/26/2019 05:13PM
TASIS Portugal Headmaster Keith Chicquen lays out his vision for the newest member of the TASIS family of schools.
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Posted 11/25/2019 05:00PM
Alexia Dochnal '22 reflects upon the Honors World Literature Academic Travel trip to Florence, in which she and her classmates explored the homeland of the incomparable Italian poet Dante Alighieri.
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Posted 11/25/2019 03:27PM
More than 100 alumni congregated at the Swiss Embassy in London for the first All-TASIS reunion in London since TASIS Switzerland and TASIS England co-celebrated their 50-year and 30-year anniversaries back in 2005.
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Posted 11/24/2019 04:50PM
Jane Wilson '22 shares some of her favorite memories from the many school trips she has been on since starting at TASIS in 2013.
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Posted 11/23/2019 02:25PM
Guided by Director Valerie Bijur Carlson and Assistant Director Matthew Frazier-Smith, the TASIS High School Theater Company delivered three excellent performances of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol in the Palmer Center over the weekend of November 15–17. Watch two of the shows, see photographs, and learn about the cast and crew, which relied upon contributions from students in all three TASIS divisions.
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Posted 11/22/2019 04:41PM
Learn who won the awards for each High School and Middle School team for the fall athletics season, read recaps of tournaments and individual matches, see photo galleries, and enjoy the impressive presentation put together for the High School Athletics Assembly.
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Posted 11/20/2019 12:00PM
Joy Mack '21 discusses the IB/AP Physics Academic Travel trip to Bern and Geneva, where students had the unique opportunity to visit the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and tour a number of prominent energy plants.
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Posted 11/13/2019 12:38PM
From "Bah, Humbug" to "God bless us all, every one," we are sure audiences will love every moment of this treasured holiday classic, which opens in the Palmer Center on the evening of November 15.
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Posted 10/30/2019 08:00AM
This edition of alumni notes focuses on recent creative achievements, from pottery to podcasting, Netflix to memoir writing.
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Posted 10/29/2019 03:36PM
Dr. Sirén—a 1988 graduate of TASIS who now serves as the Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director of the renowned Albright-Knox Art Gallery—addressed the entire senior class, led a question-and-answer session with students and faculty members, and spent time with IB and AP visual arts classes over the course of a three-day visit in late October.
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Posted 10/28/2019 03:00PM
Director of Communications Mark Chevalier sat down with Middle School Italian Teacher Ms. Irene Avaldi-Bianchini, who has been at TASIS since 2003 and feels more strongly than ever that this generation of students has a very bright future.
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Posted 10/27/2019 03:00PM
Alexia Dochnal '22 interviewed Middle School English Teacher Ms. Ritta El-Manadily, who has taught at TASIS since 2005 and believes that the student should always be at the center of one's teaching universe.
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Posted 10/26/2019 03:00PM
Jane Wilson '22 sat down with Elementary School teacher Ms. Sarah Maas Bearden, who started at TASIS in 2013 and currently teaches fourth grade while also serving as Core Knowledge Coordinator. She emphasizes openness and honesty in the classroom and encourages her students to aim high.
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Posted 10/25/2019 03:00PM
Joy Mack '21 interviewed Elementary School Teacher Ms. Natasha Koltypin, who has taught both Kindergarten and first grade since starting at TASIS in 2015 and believes it is essential to forge a personal connection with each student.
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