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Posted 06/20/2019 10:17AM
More than 35 members of the Class of 2009 gathered in Lugano over the weekend of June 13–16 to enjoy an evening at the Principe Leopoldo, a boat ride on the lake, and a nostalgic dinner in Casa Fleming.
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Posted 06/07/2019 11:55AM
TASIS Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff has announced that Elementary School Music Teacher Melody Tibbits Zanecchia is the recipient of the 2019 Khan-Page Master Teacher Award.
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Posted 06/06/2019 05:41PM
The TASIS Elementary School held its annual Moving-Up Ceremony in the Palestra on the morning of June 6. See photos and video footage of student presentations, musical performances, the presentation of diplomas, and more.
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Posted 06/05/2019 05:48PM
The Middle School held its annual Moving-Up Ceremony in the Palmer Center on the afternoon on June 4. See photos and video footage of student speeches, musical performances, the presentation of awards and diplomas, and more.
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Posted 06/01/2019 05:08PM
The 102 students in the Class of 2019 were accepted to 168 universities and colleges in 11 nations, including a total of 61 offers from schools ranked in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education 2018–2019 World University Rankings.
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Posted 06/01/2019 02:40PM
The American School in Switzerland held its 63rd Commencement Ceremony in the Palestra on the morning of June 1. Watch the full ceremony, learn about the 102 graduates, see a comprehensive list of university acceptances, and discover how to download or order photos from a packed Graduation Week.
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Posted 06/01/2019 01:30PM
Fourteen members of The American School in Switzerland's 63rd graduating class earned special recognition at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony. Learn about this year's recipients.
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Posted 06/01/2019 08:00AM
Highlights from the 2019 Senior Banquet included two moving musical performances, poignant remarks from Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff, and inspiring speeches from six members of the Class of 2019. See how the evening unfolded.
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Posted 05/30/2019 08:00AM
Each spring, the TASIS High School Faculty selects several philanthropic students from grade 11 to receive the distinguished Junior Awards. Read about this year's recipients.
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Posted 05/29/2019 10:00PM
The Elementary School Theater Company put forth two outstanding performances of The Prince and the Pauper in the Palmer Center on the evenings of May 28–29. The world premiere was filmed and can be watched in full.
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Posted 05/28/2019 02:32PM
The third class of the chapter, which now totals 25 members, comprises three scholars from the Class of 2019 and four from the Class of 2020.
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Posted 05/26/2019 12:00PM
See the list of award recipients for each High School and Middle School spring team, learn who was named male and female athlete of the year, and enjoy an entertaining highlight video from the season.
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Posted 05/22/2019 12:59PM
The 45th annual TASIS Spring Arts Festival began in earnest with an assembly in the Palestra on the morning of May 14 and concluded with an inspiring celebration on the evening of May 19. Read about the week and watch many of the events.
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Posted 05/21/2019 12:00PM
Fresh off completing her first Advanced Placement class—AP European History—and sitting for the exam, Joy Mack '21 shares some valuable advice.
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Posted 05/11/2019 01:00PM
More than 40 members of the TASIS community ignored cold and rainy conditions in their quest to complete the 7th annual Walk for Water on the afternoon of May 8, helping raise CHF 200 for clean water initiatives.
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Posted 05/10/2019 02:35PM
All members of the TASIS community and the general public are cordially invited to campus from May 10–19 to enjoy concerts, theatrical performances, dance performances, film screenings, visual arts exhibitions, guest lectures, art workshops, and more. See the full schedule of events.
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Posted 05/02/2019 12:39PM
Thirty-eight students, faculty and staff members, parents, and guests made it down to Lake Lugano and back before the Sant'Abbondio bells chimed at 7:00. They helped raise more than CHF 400 for the Nepal Global Service Program group.
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Posted 04/30/2019 02:23PM
Experienced and budding thespians and musicians in all three TASIS divisions have made the most of the weeks leading up to the 2019 Spring Arts Festival, attending an IB Theatre workshop in Geneva, creating an original piece of musical theater/operetta, performing a modified version of Romeo and Juliet, celebrating International Jazz Day, and preparing for the upcoming Elementary School and Middle School Spring Musicals.
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Posted 04/28/2019 02:15PM
Prolific student filmmaker Alex Secilmis '19 capped off his TASIS career in style with the release of the feature-length comedy Ric Tac Two, which premiered in front of a large crowd in the Palmer Center on the evening of April 11. Enjoy the hilarious film, which features a deep and talented cast of 40 TASIS students and teachers, and learn more about Alex's remarkable achievements.
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Posted 04/27/2019 12:00PM
In the latest episode of TASIS Stories, Director of Communications Mark Chevalier sits down with three of the School's exceptional young artists—Francis Accilien '19, Lana Kozak '19, and Sofya Rappoport '22—to learn about their backgrounds, the opportunities they've had to grow as artists at TASIS, their thoughts on the upcoming Spring Arts Festival, and their future ambitions.
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Posted 04/25/2019 04:00PM
Seven TASIS students and two faculty leaders spent the first half of their spring holiday in Rîșcova, Moldova, where they worked closely with EcoVisio Moldova to implement a number of community initiatives. Read a recap of this year's trip and watch an excellent video created by Iris Kaymak '20.
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Posted 04/25/2019 10:41AM
Alumni representing a broad cross-section of the TASIS community attended an elegant reception in the Lone Star State on April 6.
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Posted 04/23/2019 12:00PM
TASIS Elementary School Teacher Matthew James Friday discusses his first Global Service Program trip to Ethiopia, a journey defined by smiles, love, and important life lessons. We also hear from two fifth-grade students who have previously worked with Nuovo Fiore Ethiopia.
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Posted 04/21/2019 04:00PM
This month we catch up with a fashion designer who has just released a collaboration with Puma and a former teacher who is doing life-changing humanitarian work in Haiti. We also check in with a Brazilian politician and new mother, celebrate our community in Houston, and say goodbye to a familiar face on campus. Enjoy!
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Posted 04/19/2019 04:00PM
TASIS commemorated National Poetry Month with a special assembly in the Palestra on the morning of April 4, and, in a new initiative spearheaded by English Department Chair Dr. Chris Love, English teachers and their students interviewed one another to learn about their favorite poems.
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