May 2018


Watch the Commencement Ceremony, learn about the 103 members of the Class of 2018, see a full list of college and university acceptances, and enjoy photo galleries from a busy Graduation Week.


Bid farewell to the Class of 2018


The 103 students in the Class of 2018 combined to receive admission offers from 161 universities and colleges in 13 nations, including 56 offers from schools ranked in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education 2018 World University Rankings.


Learn more


Standout members of TASIS The American School in Switzerland's 62nd graduating class were recognized for excellence in a number of areas at the School's Commencement Ceremony on May 26.


Read about this year's recipients


This year's Senior Banquet featured excellent musical performances and poignant remarks from Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff and several members of the Class of 2018.


See how the evening unfolded


The 44th annual TASIS Spring Arts Festival began with an Opening Celebration in the Palestra on the morning of May 15 and concluded with a magnificent concert on the evening of May 20.


Read about the week and watch many of the events


Each spring the TASIS High School Faculty selects three service-minded students from grade 11 to receive the distinguished Junior Awards.


Learn about the recipients


The second class of the TASIS Cum Laude Society chapter—the first to be established in Switzerland—comprises six outstanding scholars from the Class of 2018 and two from the Class of 2019.


Learn who joined the Society

Elementary School Musical:

Cry Wolf


While tonight's premiere of the Elementary School Musical is now full, there is still time to reserve seats for tomorrow evening's performance.


Watch a great highlight video, see who won the team awards this spring, and learn who was named 2018 Male and Female Athlete of the Year.


See the recap


A record 55 runners departed from TASIS at 6:15 on the morning of May 1, and 36 made it down to Lake Lugano and back before the Sant'Abbondio bells chimed at 7:00. Learn about the history of this annual community-building event.


Read the article


Standout alumnus Tennessee Hildebrand '17 was so inspired by his service learning trip to India his senior year that he chose to return to Odisha for two months this winter. He recently produced this remarkable documentary about Gram Vikas, a TASIS Global Service Program partner.


Watch the video

Upcoming Events

May 31–June 1 • ES Musical

June 5 • MS Moving-up Ceremony

June 6 • Dormitories close

June 7 • ES Moving-up Ceremony

June 23 • Summer Programs open
(first session)

July 19 • Summer Programs conclude
(first session)

July 22 • Summer Programs open
(second session)

August 11 • Summer Programs conclude
(second session)



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