March 2019

Spotlight on Global Service
and Academic Travel

TASIS students and faculty members ushered in March by serving, exploring, studying, and skiing on three different continents. Hear from several of the students who attended Opsahl Global Service Program or Academic Travel trips.


Airi Barnes '20 and Zawadiyah Tolliver '20 express their gratitude for all that they learned on this year's Global Service Program trip to Odisha, India.


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Nicole Abrate Echezarreta '20 discusses the ways in which the History and Culture Academic Travel trip to Lisbon, Portugal, vastly exceeded her expectations.


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Joy Mack '21 penned a journal-style account of the seven days she and her classmates spent skiing and snowboarding in beautiful Crans-Montana, Switzerland.


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Daisy Bachofen '20 is the latest filmmaker to chronicle a TASIS Ski Adventure. Enjoy her excellent work and have a look at several other videos produced in recent years.


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Fifty-three IB II students spent six highly productive days in Tuscany, where they prepared for their upcoming exams at a historic Carthusian monastery. Each student attended review sessions for 4–5 hours per day and took up to six mock exams, but there was still time for plenty of delicious food and an excursion to Florence. Filmmakers Alex Secilimis '19 and Lana Kozak '19 documented this side of the trip.


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Enjoy the Superb Premiere of

This year's High School Spring Musical opened in front of a full house in the Palmer Center last night and will also be performed tonight at 19:30 and Sunday afternoon at 14:30. The Saturday evening performance will also be filmed and will be available on the TASIS YouTube channel in a few days.


Bryan Soh '18, who just returned to his native Singapore to begin two years of compulsory National Service, says farewell to the country and community that have had such a profound impact on his life over the past four and a half years.


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Distinguished theoretical physicist Dr. Mark Trodden closed out the 2018–2019 TASIS Speaker Series by delivering a stimulating talk about modern cosmology in the Palmer Center on the evening of March 20.


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See who won the awards for each High School and Middle School team and watch an entertaining highlight video from the 2018–2019 winter athletics season.


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We sat down with TASIS Computer Science standout Kamron Kelley '21 to learn about his experience at an innovative workshop—Cybersecurity Weekend with Google Switzerland—that was held in Zurich over the weekend of March 9–10.


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A small but spirited group of alumni gathered in Nashville to celebrate a milestone reunion over the weekend of March 22–23.


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Director of Institutional Advancement Bill Eichner and TASIS alumni from three decades gathered in Taipei for a fun-filled evening on March 6. Yu Chen Lin '96 submitted some excellent photos and a recap.


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Upcoming Events

March 29–31 • HS Spring Musical
April 6 • ES Easter Egg Hunt
April 13–28 • Spring Holiday
May 14–19 • Spring Arts Festival
May 17–19 • MS Spring Musical
May 28–29 • ES Spring Musical
June 1 • HS Commencement Ceremony

Upcoming Alumni Reunions
April 6, 2019
Houston, TX, USA
June 13, 2019
Lugano, Switzerland
June 28, 2019
Lugano, Switzerland
July 12, 2019
Lugano, Switzerland
July 27, 2019
TASIS Hellenic campus (now ISA), Kifissia, Greece
August 4, 2019
Les Tapies, St. Pierreville, 01790 Ardèche, France
September 13, 2019
Alexandria, VA, USA
September 15, 2019
Chico Hot Springs, MT, USA
November 1, 2019
Swiss Embassy, London, UK


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