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HS Weekly Bulletin | September 21, 2018
Posted 09/21/2018 11:00AM

HS Class Outings

See more photos from Monday’s Class Outings

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

– Albert Einstein

Upcoming Events

Saturday–Sunday, September 22–23 SAT Prep Course • 8:45, Monticello 13
Wednesday, September 26 HS Parent Coffee • 8:30, Casa Fleming
Tuesday–Friday, September 25–28 Visit from FCD Prevention Works
Wednesday, September 26 FCD Parent Meeting • 19:00, Monticello 1
Thursday–Friday, October 4–5 Yearbook Portrait Days
Monday, October 8 No classes for HS and MS
Friday–Saturday, October 12–13 Family Weekend
Sunday, October 21 Fall Festival Brunch • De Nobili
Wednesday, October 24 HS Parent Coffee • 8:30, Casa Fleming
Monday–Friday, October 29–November 2 Fall Academic Travel

SAT/ACT Prep Course Continues Tomorrow

All students registered for the SAT/ACT prep course should report to M13 in Monticello at 8:45 on Saturday, September 22, and Sunday, September 23. The course will run from 8:45–15:00 on both days. Please contact Jessica Surer at with any questions.

College Counseling News

Upcoming College Representative Visits

All visits will be held in the College Counseling Office. Students in grades 10 or 11 who plan to attend any of these events should reserve a space by sending an email to

Please note that all college representative visits are also listed on the All-School Calendar.

Upcoming College Fairs

Accreditation Visit Next Week

We look forward to hosting visitors from our accrediting body—the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Independent Schools (CIS)—which we are working closely with as we prepare for our re-accreditation process in 2020. A globally recognized standard of excellence, NEASC/CIS Accreditation attests to a school's high quality and integrity.

We also wish to thank the many parents who have generously volunteered their time as we progress through this lengthy process. As a reminder, re-accreditation will be the main topic at our first High School Parent Coffee on Wednesday, September 26, from 8:30–9:30 in Casa Fleming.

FCD Prevention Works Meeting for Parents on September 26

This is a reminder that prevention specialists from FCD Prevention Works will be at TASIS from September 25–28 and that parents of all Middle School and High School students are invited to attend an open meeting in Monticello 1 (on the main TASIS campus) on Wednesday, September 26, from 19:00–19:45.

2018 Terry Fox Run Coming Up

High School students and faculty members are excited to take part in the School’s second-annual Terry Fox Run on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 10. The run is designed to honor the legacy of international hero Terry Fox—an extraordinary athlete, humanitarian, and cancer research activist who in 1980 embarked upon a Marathon of Hope across Canada after losing his right leg to cancer three years earlier, ultimately covering 5,373 kilometers (or 127.3 marathons) in just 143 days before the spread of his cancer forced him to abandon his quest and claimed his life.

For the run on October 10, Athletic Director Sonny Lim and Varsity Cross Country coaches Greg Birk and Danny Schiff have challenged students to complete as many 500-meter laps as possible on the School’s Grotto Cross Country course in a 45-minute window and to help raise at least CHF 5,373 for cancer research. Students can support this vital cause by purchasing Terry Fox t-shirts for CHF 6 in advance (or CHF 10 on the day of the race) and by finding sponsors who are willing to pledge a set amount of money for each lap completed.

Any parents who would like to learn how they can be involved in this community-building event can contact Mr. Lim at

Recent Sports Results


Varsity Boys Volleyball - ISSL Tournament 3rd Place
JV Boys Soccer - ISSL Tournament 5th Place
JV Girls Volleyball - ISSL Tournament 2nd Place
Varsity Girls Soccer - ISSL Tournament 5th Place
MS Boys Soccer - ISSL Tournament 3rd Place
Varsity Girls Volleyball - ISSL Tournament 2nd Place
Varsity Boys Soccer - ISSL Tournament 4th Place

Upcoming Sports

Date Event Location Time
September 22 Varsity Girls Soccer vs. ASM (Friendly) ASM 9:30
September 22 Varsity Boys Soccer vs. ASM (Friendly) ASM 10:45
September 22 Varsity Girls Soccer vs. ASM (Friendly) ASM 9:30
September 24 Varsity Boys Volleyball vs. ASM (Friendly) ASM 16:00
September 24 Varsity Girls Volleyball vs. ASM (Friendly) ASM 16:00
September 24 Junior Varsity Boys Soccer vs. ASM (Friendly) ASM 16:00
September 25 Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball vs. ASM (Friendly) ASM 16:00
September 29 MS and Varsity Cross Country - SGIS Championships ICSZ 10:45
September 29 Varsity Boys Volleyball - Invitational TASIS 9:00

Family Weekend Schedules Now Available

This year's Family Weekend will be held October 12–13, and the full schedule of events for High School parents is now available. Please use the button below to access the Family Weekend registration page.

Register for Family Weekend 2018

For hotel information, please see the Visitor Information page on the TASIS website.

We look forward to seeing many of you on campus in just three weeks, and please do not hesitate to contact Family Weekend Coordinator Eleonora Pinton with any questions.

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