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Posted 01/15/2021 01:00PM
Learn about the exhaustive process that led to this important achievement and review the commendations listed in the Team Evaluation Report compiled by representatives from CIS and NEASC following their virtual visit in November.
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Posted 01/04/2021 11:00AM
TASIS, which most recently went through the International Baccalaureate's rigorous authorization and evaluation process early in 2019, is honored to join a legacy of IB World Schools around the world that have reached this impressive milestone.
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Posted 12/21/2020 04:14PM
As we celebrate the holiday season and eye the new year with optimism, we pause for a moment to look back at some of the highlights from the past 12 months at TASIS.
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Posted 12/16/2020 04:38PM
In this delightful pre-recorded concert, the Elementary School Choir and each individual class perform a holiday number, the ES Modern Dance group shares an originally choreographed piece, and the Tip Tap dancers show what they've been working on all fall.
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Posted 12/14/2020 04:00PM
In this impressive pre-recorded service, members of the High School, Middle School, and Elementary School choirs collaborate with guest performers on a series of holiday classics—including "Silent Night," "Joy to the World," and "Gloria"—Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff addresses the community, Chairman of the Board Lynn Fleming Aeschliman delivers a reading, and more.
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Posted 12/11/2020 12:00PM
Directed by Mr. Matthew Frazier-Smith and Ms. Julie Frazier-Smith, the Elementary School Theater Club recorded seven original scenes in the Palmer Center on the evening of December 7. Enjoy the full performance.
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Posted 12/09/2020 04:47PM
Directed by Mr. Matthew Frazier-Smith and Ms. Julie Frazier-Smith, the Middle School Theater Club recorded six original scenes in the Palmer Center on the evening of November 19. Enjoy the full performance.
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Posted 11/30/2020 04:05PM
From a lively volleyball tournament in the Palestra to spin class on the M. Crist Fleming Piazza and Academic Travel trips to northern Switzerland, we take a photo-driven look at this past month at TASIS.
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Posted 11/30/2020 04:00PM
Led by Julie Frazier-Smith, Sweet November Dance Company and guest performers from all three TASIS divisions pre-recorded nine choreographed dances in the Palmer Center and released the company's 2020 fall concert on November 30.
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Posted 11/24/2020 10:42AM
Mr. Rigg, who is the longest-serving Headmaster in TASIS history and currently serves on the TASIS England Board of Directors, officially joined the TASIS Switzerland Board of Directors on November 20.
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Posted 11/22/2020 11:00AM
In place of our traditional live holiday events, we will be pleased to present two virtual holiday performances this year. Learn about this year's Christmas Service and Elementary School Christmas Concert.
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Posted 11/19/2020 10:00AM
Successful local entrepreneurs Enrique Sanz and Mara Bertelli Sanz, who have spent the past decade working tirelessly to change Lugano's culture and ethos, delivered an inspiring address to TASIS seniors and visited several classes over the course of a two-day virtual visit on November 16–17, marking the second installment of the 2020–2021 TASIS Speaker Series.
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Posted 11/13/2020 10:10AM
Todd Drummond '87, who was recently appointed Director of Assessment and Education Services at the American Councils for International Education, discusses how a 1985 TASIS trip to the Soviet Union altered the course of his life, examines the importance of educational experiences that promote cross-cultural understanding, and reflects upon why political discussions in the United States have become so acrimonious.
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Posted 11/05/2020 11:35AM
Camera crews from the highly respected cultural programs visited TASIS on November 2 to interview faculty members and students about the 2020 presidential election.
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Posted 10/31/2020 04:40PM
From a lively volleyball tournament in the Palestra to spin class on the M. Crist Fleming Piazza and Academic Travel trips to northern Switzerland, we take a photo-driven look at this past month at TASIS.
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Posted 10/30/2020 05:00PM
We asked our talented team of student videographers to capture one-second clips of life on the TASIS campus and beyond throughout October.
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Posted 10/26/2020 09:00AM
Alexia Dochnal '22 interviewed High School English Teacher Ms. Carolyn Rosenberger, who has taught both IB and AP Literature since arriving at TASIS in 2018.
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Posted 10/25/2020 11:00AM
We take a look at several impressive career moves for former TASIS students and faculty members, highlight an informal reunion of former TASIS headmasters, and call attention to our growing alumni forum and the upcoming release of TASIS Today 2020.
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Posted 10/25/2020 09:00AM
Joy Mack '21 interviewed High School Math Teacher Mr. Daniel Schwartz, who has taught all levels of IB Mathematics over the course of his 11 years at TASIS.
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Posted 10/22/2020 09:26AM
A new longitudinal study published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute concludes that increased instructional time in social studies and history is associated with improved reading ability, underscoring the ideas put forth by Professor E.D. Hirsch—the inspiration behind the TASIS Elementary School's Core Knowledge Curriculum Series—more than three decades ago.
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Posted 10/19/2020 09:00AM
Jane Wilson '22 sat down with Middle School EAL Teacher Ms. Perri Sartorelli, who helped launch the TASIS Elementary School in 2005 and has taught EAL in the Middle School since 2011.
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Posted 10/16/2020 04:24PM
The prolific scholar and critically acclaimed author delivered an address on the significance of Carlo Collodi's "The Adventures of Pinocchio" on the evening of October 14 and visited six English Literature classes the following day.
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Posted 10/15/2020 09:00AM
Susanna Campbell '23 interviewed High School Economics and History Teacher Mr. Eric White, who came to TASIS in 2017 after teaching in the United States public school system for more than a decade.
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Posted 10/12/2020 09:00AM
Nika Grigorian '23 sat down with Elementary School Teacher Ms. Sarah Hertig, who is teaching second grade this year after spending her first four years at TASIS in the first-grade classroom.
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Posted 10/05/2020 09:00AM
An eternal optimist, TASIS Hellenic alumna Mary Valiakas has founded organizations aimed at fostering community innovation and helping businesses become a force for good.
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