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A Brief History of TASIS Ski Week

Mariaurora Rosso ’24 traces the evolution of TASIS ski trips from the days where Founder M. Crist Fleming would take the entire school to Andermatt for two weeks of studying and skiing all the way to the present-day model that includes major trips to Engelberg and Davos along with additional opportunities for students who wish to spend considerably more time on the Swiss peaks.

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A Moment a Day

IB Language and Literature students, who read a number of literary works by Czech authors over the course of their two years in the class, visited Prague in early November to explore the city where many of these works are set and where all were written. Alex Gabriel ’23 wrote a thoughtful recap of the deeply meaningful trip.

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Swiss Adventures in Gstaad

Middle School students challenged themselves on hikes, high-ropes courses, and bridge swings; learned how to build igloos and snowshoes; and dined on traditional Swiss cuisine and chocolate over the course of five days in Gstaad in early November. See video highlights from the amazing trip.

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Inside the Particles

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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We Want to Make a Change

Fifteen TASIS students represented the nation of Algeria at The Hague International Model United Nations conference, marking the 40th anniversary of the School's Model UN program. Anna Alyakina '19 explains how this transformative conference helps shape the future leaders the world so desperately needs.

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