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marslanian - Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:35:36 PM
The 45th annual TASIS Spring Arts Festival began in earnest with an assembly in the Palestra on the morning of May 14. Watch the speeches and performances for a glimpse at what this year's festival will offer.
TASIS - Posted Friday, May 10, 2019 2:35:00 PM
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.
bshea - Posted Friday, May 10, 2019 2:35:00 PM
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.
marslanian - Posted Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:39:00 PM
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.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 2:23:37 PM
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.
TASIS - Posted Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 2:15:00 PM
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.
TASIS - Posted Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 12:00:00 PM
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.
Cristina Estevez ’19 - Posted Friday, Apr 26, 2019 8:00:00 AM
With Graduation Weekend just a month away, student filmmaker Cristina Estevez '19 set out to discover what the amazing Class of 2019 will miss most about TASIS.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 4:00:00 PM
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.
marslanian - Posted Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 10:41:58 AM
Alumni representing a broad cross-section of the TASIS community attended an elegant reception in the Lone Star State on April 6.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 12:00:00 PM
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.
Kristin Pedroja - Posted Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 4:00:00 PM
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!
TASIS - Posted Friday, Apr 19, 2019 4:00:00 PM
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.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 3:00:00 PM
TASIS Elementary School Teacher Matthew James Friday has had more than 60 poems published in dozens of print and online journals around the world and recently had a short story about the etymology of his unique surname published in The New Normal, a compendium of stories written by international school teachers around the globe.
Joy Mack ’21 - Posted Monday, Apr 15, 2019 4:00:00 PM
Joy Mack '21 interviewed Modern European History and AP European History Teacher Mr. Daniel Kirsch, who began teaching at TASIS in 2007 and was appointed High School History Department Chair in the fall of 2018.
bshea - Posted Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM
With the 45th annual TASIS Spring Arts Festival just around the corner, we take a look at the emerging careers of eight remarkable artists from the Class of 2008.
Mark Aeschliman - Posted Monday, Apr 8, 2019 4:00:00 PM
The Percussion Ensemble of the G. Verdi Conservatory of Como performed in the Palmer Center on the evening of April 4 as part of the TASIS Cultural Events Program. Art History and Architecture & Design Teacher Mark Aeschliman attended the performance and was inspired to write an excellent poem.
bshea - Posted Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 10:43:00 AM
Congratulations to High School Theater Director Valerie Bijur Carlson and her talented and hardworking cast and crew for delighting audiences with three outstanding performances of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance over the weekend of March 29–31. Learn about the musical and watch the full shows from Friday and Saturday night.
bshea - Posted Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 9:30:00 AM
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.
bshea - Posted Friday, Mar 29, 2019 5:00:00 PM
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.
marslanian - Posted Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 5:11:00 PM
These small but spirited group of alumni rekindled the TASIS bond as if no time had passed at all.
Joy Mack ’21 - Posted Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 11:54:14 AM
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.
Daisy Bachofen ’20 - Posted Monday, Mar 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM
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.
TASIS - Posted Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 4:00:00 PM
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.
bshea - Posted Friday, Mar 22, 2019 11:25:16 AM
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.
bshea - Posted Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM
Fifty-three TASIS IB II students spent their Spring Academic Travel session in Siena, Italy, where they prepared for their upcoming exams at a historic Carthusian monastery. Student filmmakers Alex Secilimis '19 and Lana Kozak '19 documented the lighter side of the trip.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 12:12:37 PM
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.
marslanian - Posted Monday, Mar 11, 2019 2:41:00 PM
Director of Institutional Advancement Bill Eichner and TASIS alumni from three decades gathered in Taipei for a fun-filled evening on March 6.
Nicole Abrate Echezarreta ’20 - Posted Friday, Mar 8, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Nicole Abrate Echezarreta '20 discusses the ways in which her Spring Academic Travel trip to Lisbon, Portugal, vastly exceeded her expectations.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 9:30:00 AM
In this episode of TASIS Stories, we tap into the collective wisdom of Mark Aeschliman, Howard Stickley, and Bill Eichner—who have combined for more than 110 years of experience at TASIS—to learn how the School has evolved over the past four decades.
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