April 2016  
The American School in Switzerland

Library Books

TASIS Students Perform Very Well in the College Admissions Process

Students from the Class of 2016 received 57 acceptance letters from universities ranked in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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Carol Birk with Nepali Students

Knitting for Nepal

TASIS College Counselor Carroll Birk’s extraordinary efforts added special meaning to one of the School’s most inspiring Global Service trips.

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Serving Southern Africa 2016

Serving Southern Africa Trip Defined by Hard Work, New Friendships

Adam Novak ’17 wrote an excellent recap of this year’s Serving Southern Africa trip, in which 13 TASIS students and four adult leaders spent two full weeks working with rural and urban communities in Zambia.

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Ethiopia Trip 2016

And Should I Have the Right to Smile?

Gabriella Piconi ’16 reflects on her second Global Service trip to Ethiopia, where TASIS students worked closely with Nuovo Fiore Ethiopia, a non-profit organization that aids and encourages the education of young boys and girls in East Africa.

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Kiss Me, Kate

Kiss Me, Kate delights audiences during four-show run

Congratulations to Director Valerie Bijur Carlson, Musical Director Jonathan Morris, and a fabulous student cast and production crew for four wonderful performances of this year’s highly entertaining High School Musical, Kiss Me, Kate.

MCF: What A LIfe

Stage Lights Went Up and the Performance Began: The Premiere of MCF: What a Life

The fabulous musical MCF: What a Life was first performed at Mrs. Fleming’s 90th birthday celebration in August 2000. We revisit one audience member’s reaction to the world premiere.



Seussical Jr.

May 20-22, 2016





IB Arts Show 2016  

IB Visual Arts Final Show

TASIS Art, Photography, and Architecture/Design students exhibited their excellent work at the International Baccalaureate Visual Arts Final Show on campus April 16–18.

Read about the show and see student work
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Ninah Marz '05 at EXPO Milano  

Alumni Notes: Spring 2016

We caught up with a handful of TASIS alumni who are making their mark on the world.

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Drop Everything and Read 2016  

Drop Everything and Read: TASIS Elementary School Celebrates its first Book Week

The Elementary School captured the many joys of reading with a full slate of exciting events during the week of April 18–22.

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Elementary School Proud to Present the 2016 ES TASIS Times

Students and staff from the Elementary School worked very hard to produce this vibrant annual magazine, which features outstanding student writing and artwork.

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MCF Letter  

Distinguished Architect Maxim Atayants Visits TASIS

Acclaimed architect, master planner, and professor Maxim Atayants, Ph.D., addressed the TASIS community in the fourth installment of the 2015–2016 Senior Humanities Program.

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Social Media Spotlight 



Stories in Pictures

School Photographer Kim Nelson has employed a new visual storytelling technique to explain how Elementary School Music Teacher Melody Tibbits makes learning the recorder a lot more exciting and to explore the important role Shakespeare plays at TASIS.


Featured Instagram Photo

Who doesn’t love to look at Casa Fleming on a beautiful spring day? Nearly 200 likes in just over a week for this shot by Kim Nelson.

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May 1 • 3rd Annual Beat the Bells Run

May 20-22 • MS Musical: Seussical Jr.

May 28 • HS Graduation

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Upcoming Alumni Reunions
apr Class of 1975: 40-Year Reunion | April 29-May 1
29 Los Angeles, California, USA
apr All-Class Reunion
30 Los Angeles, California, USA
jun Class of 2006: 10-Year Reunion | June 10-12
10 Lugano, Switzerland
jun Late 1970s Faculty Reunion | June 24-26
24 Massachusetts, USA
jul Class of 1986: 30-Year Reunion | July 8-10
8 Denver, Colorado, USA
aug Postgraduate Class of 1966: 50-Year Reunion | August 18-21
18 Lugano, Switzerland
aug All-Class Reunion Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of TASIS | August 19-20
19 Lugano, Switzerland
aug Class of 1996: 20-Year Reunion
19 Lugano, Switzerland
oct Class of 1966: 50-Year Reunion | October 14-16
14 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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