TASIS The American School in Switzerland students scored a 4 or higher on 64 percent of the 196 Advanced Placement exams they took this spring, and 37 students earned AP Scholar Awards. Learn more about this year’s impressive results.
Eight TASIS students scored 40 or more points on the May 2021 IB exams, and the average score posted by the 44 students who earned an IB Diploma was 35—2 points above the 2021 worldwide average. Learn more about this year’s results.
As the first session of the 2021 TASIS Summer Programs neared its conclusion, students in the Middle School Program (MSP) and TASIS Summer Program (TSP) showcased their impressive talents in the Palestra on the evening of July 20.
The competition at this year's TASIS Summer Olympics was fierce! See a brilliant video created by Alex Secilmis '19 with an original track composed and performed by TASIS Music Teacher Alessio Di Tonno.
From Beat the Bells, Book Week, and Field Day to the Spring Arts Festival, Moving-Up Ceremonies, and Graduation, we take a photo-driven look at the past month at TASIS.
TASIS Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff has announced that High School Science Teacher Pegeen Crockett is the recipient of the 2021 Khan-Page Master Teacher Award.
TASIS The American School in Switzerland held its 65th Commencement Ceremony in the Palestra on the morning of May 29. Watch the full ceremony, learn about the graduates, see a full list of university acceptances, and discover how to download or order photos from Graduation Week.
Thirteen members of TASIS The American School in Switzerland's 65th graduating class earned special recognition at the 2021 Commencement Ceremony. Learn about this year's recipients.
The Elementary School and Middle School held their annual Moving-Up Ceremonies on the morning and afternoon of May 28. Watch the ceremonies to see student speeches, musical performances, the presentation of awards and diplomas, and more.
Highlights from the 2021 Senior Banquet included poignant remarks from Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff, inspiring speeches from six members of the Class of 2021, and a lovely musical performance by Ella Abisi '21.
The 47th annual TASIS Spring Arts Festival included two major theatrical productions, four vocal and instrumental recitals, a conducting workshop, a finale concert, a visual art exhibition, and more.
The 102 students in the Class of 2021 have received 319 offers of admission to 260 universities in 14 countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Each spring, the TASIS High School Faculty selects three service-minded students from grade 11 to receive the Junior Awards. Read about this year's recipients.
Four scholars from the Class of 2022 represent the fifth class of the chapter, which now totals 38 members.
Athletic Director Masa Yo and Associate Athletic Director Alex Zanecchia hosted a virtual Spring Athletic Awards assembly for all High School students and faculty members on the afternoon of May 14. Learn about all the award recipients, including the Male and Female Athlete of the Year.
This year's festival will include theater performances, concerts, recitals, a visual art exhibition, a film screening, and a conducting workshop.
More than 50 members of the TASIS community completed the 8th annual Walk for Water on the afternoon of May 6 in an effort to simulate what many people in the developing world must go through on a daily basis to secure clean water.
SNDC Artistic Director Julie Frazier-Smith organized the excursion in the spirit of wellbeing and rejuvenation for students who have now been dealing with the effects of the pandemic for more than a year.
From local excursions and theater rehearsals to exam preparation and Earth Day celebrations, we offer a photo-driven look at the past month at TASIS.
This month we provide a snapshot of what one day is like in the beautiful Şahenk Fine Arts Center, offering an inside look at the first-rate TASIS Visual Arts Program.
Mr. Nikoloff provides a detailed overview of the work our administrators and faculty members have been doing in pursuit of the goals outlined in the TASIS Strategic Plan.
The 8th annual Beat the Bells Run will take place on Saturday, May 1, and will include a virtual component for members of the TASIS community who would like to take part in this treasured tradition from anywhere in the world.
This month we celebrate our alumni making waves in film, television, and song. We also mourn the passing of a TASIS Hellenic legend.
Social entrepreneur Rakhi Mehra shared her inspiring personal journey with TASIS seniors on the evening of April 12, marking the final chapter of the 2020–2021 TASIS Speaker Series.
From alpine adventures and after-school activities to lab experiments and theater performances, we take a photo-driven look at the past month at TASIS.
High School Theater students and faculty members shined in performances of the classic Shakespearean comedy on the evenings of March 26–27 in the Palmer Cultural Center. See their excellent work.
Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff is excited to be back in the classroom once again. Following his annual lessons on virtue ethics to IB students earlier this month, he is now delivering a four-part seminar centered on the philosophical structures behind the ideas of truth, goodness, and beauty to all TASIS sophomores.
Leonid Serbinov '21, a second-year IB student and standout basketball player, has been exploring Lugano since he moved here in 2019 and has discovered some of the best outdoor basketball courts in the area. He is pleased to share his findings with the TASIS community.
Student writer Joy Mack '21 discusses the lessons she's learned while moving through the college admissions process.
The latest installment of NBC Nightly News's "Around the Globe" series calls upon TASIS to contribute to a report on Switzerland. Director of Institutional Advancement Bill Eichner and several Middle School students are featured.
Nearly 30 students submitted poetry, short stories, themed collections, or illustrations to the Spring 2021 issue of the TASIS Literary Magazine. See their excellent work and hear from Alexia Dochnal '22, who founded, edited, and designed the publication.
Take an inside look at a typical Friday for a Kindergarten student in the TASIS Elementary School.
Article taken from the 2020 issue ofTASIS Today
More than 100 TASIS High School students and faculty chaperones were treated to beautiful weather, excellent snow conditions, and the return of a beloved TASIS tradition in Splügen over the long weekend of February 25–28.
From International Week to Carnevale celebrations and plenty of time in the mountains, we take a photo-driven look at the past month at TASIS.
We offer an inside look at a typical Monday for a sixth-grade student in the TASIS Middle School.
We're delighted to share news of book prizes and bookstores, new music, and inspiring workshops created by our alumni. And if you've ever wanted to escape to the French countryside, a piece of TASIS history is for sale! Enjoy the latest edition of Alumni Notes.
Justice Esquivel delivered a virtual address entitled "Violence Against Women: A Global Vision" on the evening of February 17, marking the third installment of the 2020–2021 TASIS Speaker Series.
More than 80 students across all three TASIS divisions contributed to the production of this uplifting music video in celebration of International Week 2021.
Students from 47 of the 59 nations represented in the 2020–2021 TASIS student body were able to march in this year's parade, which was held outdoors with a limited audience due to the current restrictions on large gatherings.
From the return of students and faculty to skiing outings and preparations for upcoming performing arts events, we take a photo-driven look at the past month at TASIS.
Susanna Campbell '23 sat down with new Director of University and College Counseling Ms. Johanna Fishbein, who brings a great deal of experience and enthusiasm to TASIS and strives to empower all students to take control of their own college planning process.
We offer an inside look at a typical Monday for a third-grade student in the TASIS Elementary School.
Our student content producers in the High School interviewed their peers to find out if they can take anything positive away from 2020 and see what their goals are for 2021.
Learn about the exhaustive process that led to this important achievement and review the commendations listed in the Team Evaluation Report compiled by representatives from CIS and NEASC following their virtual visit in November.
TASIS, which most recently went through the International Baccalaureate's rigorous authorization and evaluation process early in 2019, is honored to join a legacy of IB World Schools around the world that have reached this impressive milestone.
In this delightful pre-recorded concert, the Elementary School Choir and each individual class perform a holiday number, the ES Modern Dance group shares an originally choreographed piece, and the Tip Tap dancers show what they've been working on all fall.
In this impressive pre-recorded service, members of the High School, Middle School, and Elementary School choirs collaborate with guest performers on a series of holiday classics—including "Silent Night," "Joy to the World," and "Gloria"—Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff addresses the community, Chairman of the Board Lynn Fleming Aeschliman delivers a reading, and more.
Directed by Mr. Matthew Frazier-Smith and Ms. Julie Frazier-Smith, the Elementary School Theater Club recorded seven original scenes in the Palmer Center on the evening of December 7. Enjoy the full performance.