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TPA Spring Gala Raises More Than CHF 4 Million in Support of the TASIS Global Village Building Campaign

Nearly 400 TASIS parents, alumni, faculty members, and friends gathered in the magically transformed Palestra on the evening of May 18 for an unforgettable evening that included gourmet food, incredible live entertainment, silent and live auctions, and so much more.

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TASIS Artists Dream Big at 2024 Spring Arts Festival

This year’s amazing festival included an opening assembly, a drama performance, a conducting workshop, an advanced piano recital, an extensive visual art exhibition, and an incredible performing arts showcase, Dream, that involved more than 200 singers, players, actors, and dancers from the TASIS community. See video recordings and highlights, photo galleries, and a virtual tour of the art exhibition.

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Four Members of Class of 2025 Inducted to TASIS Cum Laude Society Chapter

At the annual High School Academic Awards Ceremony on the afternoon of May 6, Head of High School for Academics Dr. Mark Abisi announced that four students from the Class of 2025 have been inducted to the TASIS Cum Laude Society chapter in recognition of their exceptional scholastic achievements. Established in 2017, the TASIS chapter now totals 62 members.

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TASIS Hosts Literary Colloquium With Museo Hermann Hesse Montagnola

With the aim of exploring how Hermann Hesse's ideas on world literature help us understand global literature today, poet and philosopher Stella N'Djoku interviewed TASIS High School English Department Chair Dr. Chris Love and three TASIS seniors—Giada Giuliani, Anna Batyreva, and Ilana Uribe Zuluaga—to learn about the works of literature that have been most significant in their journeys as readers and scholars. This event marked the second edition of the Hesse Now: A Library of World Literature talk series. 

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Alumni Notes: February 2024

Our alumni continue to make waves and reach new heights in their chosen fields. This month we also celebrate the connections made at TASIS that last for years—and sometimes for entire lifetimes.

Alumni, we’re already working on the 2024 issue of TASIS Today and would love to share your achievements with our community, so please submit any news you have!

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How Model UN Helps TASIS Students Become “International Human Beings”

In a memorable speech in 1983, TASIS Founder M. Crist Fleming said, “What we are doing, or at least attempting to do, is to create not international schools but international human beings, men and women who are capable of moving easily in any society and any civilization on the face of the earth, people who do not have to overcome the barriers of prejudice or even unfamiliarity in communicating with their fellow human beings, no matter what their backgrounds.” We take a look at how a first-rate Model United Nations program has helped TASIS fulfill Mrs. Fleming’s vision through the years.

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