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TASIS - Posted Sunday, Sep 27, 2020 9:50:00 PM
After a remarkable eight years at TASIS, Valedictorian and top IB scorer Giulia Meregalli (Italy) '20 will study in the Department of Land Economy at Cambridge University.
TASIS - Posted Sunday, Sep 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM
Daisy Bachofen (USA) '20, who ultimately hopes to be a filmmaker and run her own business, plans to head to University of Hawaii after a gap year.
TASIS - Posted Saturday, Sep 5, 2020 11:00:00 AM
Alara Secilmis (USA/Turkey) '20 will seek a degree in Fashion Design at Parsons Paris, selecting the distinguished art and design college over University of the Arts London, University for the Creative Arts, and Bournemouth University.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Aug 31, 2020 2:00:00 PM
A stellar 42 points on his IB Diploma Programme® assessment helped Giorgio Cardani (Italy) '20 secure offers from ETH Zurich, University of Zurich, University College London (UCL), Polytechnic University of Milan, University of Bath, and University of Edinburgh.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Aug 27, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Michael Ulku-Steiner Leadership Award recipient Giulia de Cristofaro (Brazil/Italy) '20 will study Economics at Duke Kunshan University, a Chinese-American partnership of Duke University and Wuhan University.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020 4:00:00 PM
After 13 years at TASIS, Hanna Osgood (France/USA) '20applied early to Boston University and was happy to accept an offer from the private research university, where she will seek a degree in Political Science.
bshea - Posted Monday, Jun 1, 2020 3:47:00 PM
Twelve members of the School's 64th graduating class earned special recognition at the 2020 Commencement Ceremony. Learn about this year's recipients.
bshea - Posted Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:00:00 AM
We honored 109 hardworking, courageous, and resilient students with a virtual Commencement Ceremony on the morning of May 30. Please join us in celebrating our 64th graduating class!
bshea - Posted Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Movement Outreach student leader Alexia Dochnal '22 reports on an exciting addition to the TASIS Service Learning Program and discusses the program's new structure, which requires all 10th-grade students to serve the local community for a full year.
Skye Rourke ’20 - Posted Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Skye Rourke '20 looks back at the Global Service Program trip she made to Ulgii, Mongolia, last June and discusses how its impact has only grown stronger with the passage of time.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Nov 28, 2019 5:22:00 PM
The TASIS "Mo Bros" have now released seven music videos and raised more than CHF 10,000 for the Movember Foundation, a global charity committed to men living happier, healthier, and longer lives. Check out their latest production and learn more about the Movember movement at TASIS.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Minjoon Seo (South Korea) will continue his studies at Imperial College London after also considering offers from University of Toronto, University College London, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and University of Hong Kong.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 5:00:00 PM
Filippo Cipolini '19 (Switzerland/Italy) will continue his studies at Boston University after an outstanding 13 years at TASIS that culminated with a Bilingual IB Diploma and an inspiring speech at the 2019 Senior Banquet.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 3:00:00 PM
Yeonkyung Irene Lee '19 (South Korea) will study Materials Science and Engineering at Imperial College London after also receiving offers from University College London, King's College London, University of Edinburgh, University of Toronto, and University of British Columbia.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 1:00:00 PM
After six outstanding years at TASIS, 2018 Cathy Clark Memorial Scholarship recipient Diana Khassanova '19 (Kazakhstan) has decided to pursue a degree in History of Art at University of Warwick.
bshea - Posted Friday, Sep 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM
TASIS held a special assembly featuring a keynote presentation from Dr. William Sawyer, a senior computational scientist at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre, and lessons in Elementary, Middle, and High School classes throughout the day were directly connected to environmental issues. The day of action will be followed by a week of awareness and activism with several anchor events designed to foster collaboration among teachers, administrators, and students.
TASIS - Posted Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 1:30:00 PM
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.
bshea - Posted Saturday, May 11, 2019 1:00:00 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
bshea - Posted Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 2:00:00 PM
Well-rounded scholar Serena Rand Bardi '18 (Italy/United States) has decided to seek a degree in International Management at King's College London after also considering offers from London School of Economics, University of Edinburgh, University of Bath, and Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University.
bshea - Posted Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 2:00:00 PM
Tanya Paul '18 (India), the 2018 recipient of The Cynthia Whisenant Award for Excellence in English Literature, was accepted to eight universities and has decided to pursue a degree in International Relations at King's College London.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 2:42:00 PM
Learn about the professional educators who will be joining the TASIS community for the start of the 2018–2019 Academic Year.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Jul 13, 2018 10:10:00 AM
We take a look at Tommy Manning's incredible performance in Slovenia and highlight several other recent successes from members of the ever-growing TASIS running community.
bshea - Posted Monday, Jun 25, 2018 3:00:00 PM
The TASIS community bids a fond farewell to Zach Mulert, who arrived at TASIS in 2011 and has directed the School's Global Service Program since its inception in 2013. Veteran teacher and service leader Danny Schiff looks forward to the challenge of stepping into his new role.
marslanian - Posted Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 1:00:00 PM
Maria Veronica Ramos '19 reflects upon the Understanding Ulgii Global Service Program group's 10-day journey to Ulgii, Mongolia.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2018 5:22:00 PM
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.
TASIS - Posted Friday, May 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM
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.
bshea - Posted Monday, Apr 30, 2018 1:00:00 PM
A record 137 TASIS students, faculty, staff, and community members completed the 6th annual Walk for Water on the afternoon of April 25.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 1:00:00 PM
Three faculty leaders and 13 TASIS students spent their entire Spring Holiday in Nepal, where they trekked through the Himalayas for 80 kilometers to reach the Tserok Tibetan refugee camp. Alex Secilmis '19, Virginia Italia '19, and Lilian Angelone '19 created a stunning video to chronicle the journey.
bshea - Posted Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 1:00:00 PM
Two faculty leaders and 13 TASIS students spent a week at EcoVisio in Riscova, Moldova, where they learned about sustainable development and organic agriculture, designed and constructed equipment for a new community park, and forged lasting connections with members of the local community. Mark Chevalier and Diana Khassanova '19 worked together to create a video recap of the initial trip.
Ethan Fredericksen ’18 - Posted Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 1:00:00 PM
On the heels of his third journey to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the Nuove Fiore Global Service Program group, Ethan Fredericksen '18 has crafted a powerful essay in which he examines why this service learning trip has meant so much to him.
Giorgio Gambazzi ’18 - Posted Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM
Giorgio Gambazzi '18 reflects upon the powerful lessons he learned during this year's Global Service Program trip to Odisha, India.
Lauren Riba ’19 - Posted Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 11:00:00 AM
Lauren Riba '19 examines the differences between preparing for a Global Service Program trip from afar and experiencing the actual destination.
Anastasia Kolesnikova ’18 - Posted Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 5:00:00 PM
Inspired by her Global Service Program trip with the Serving Southern Africa group in April 2017, Camilla Redmond Costa '18 chose to return to Zambia on her own for 10 days this December. Student writer Anastasia Kolesnikova '18 shares her story.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Dec 8, 2017 10:01:00 AM
After visiting TASIS seven years ago to establish a partnership with the WISER Girls Secondary School—a pioneering boarding school in Muhuru Bay, Kenya—Mr. Andrew Cunningham returned to campus on November 30 to discuss WISER's astonishing success and the important role TASIS has played.
TASIS - Posted Monday, Oct 23, 2017 12:00:00 PM
We checked in with a number of former TASIS students and teachers to learn more about their impressive recent accomplishments.
TASIS - Posted Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM
After three outstanding years at TASIS, Hannah Gage '17 (United States/South Korea) accepted an offer with scholarship from The Ohio State University, where she will be a Pre-Medicine candidate.
bshea - Posted Sunday, Jun 25, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Amalis Cordova Mustafa, a junior at the TASIS School in Dorado, reflects upon her opportunity to travel to Cambodia this year with a TASIS Switzerland Global Service Program group.
Bryan Soh ’18 - Posted Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 1:00:00 PM
Bryan Soh '18 discusses how his service learning group's heartrending trip to Cambodia fueled his inner desire to serve people all over the world who do not have access to privileges many take for granted.
Amelia Panella ’18 - Posted Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 2:00:00 PM
Amelia Panella '18 wrote a thoughtful recap of this year's service learning trip to rural Cambodia, where 10 students and three faculty leaders built six homes for impoverished families and worked with children at local schools.
Ekaterina Plotnikova ’18 - Posted Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 2:00:00 PM
Ekaterina Plotnikova '18 reflects on this year's emotional service learning trip to Romania, where a group of 11 TASIS students and three faculty leaders worked closely with Hope and Homes for Children, an NGO that seeks to replace state-run orphanages with the concept of family.
bshea - Posted Sunday, May 28, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Outstanding members of The American School in Switzerland's 61st graduating class were recognized for excellence in a number of areas at the Commencement Ceremony on May 27, 2017.
bshea - Posted Friday, May 5, 2017 1:36:00 PM
A record 119 TASIS students, faculty, staff, and community members completed the fifth annual Walk for Water on the afternoon of May 3, raising more than CHF 1100 for clean water initiatives.
TASIS - Posted Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM
While much of TASIS was enjoying a well-deserved break, 29 students and nine adult chaperones chose to devote their spring holiday to impoverished communities well off the beaten path.
Diana Kuznetsova ’18 - Posted Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM
Diana Kuznetsova '18 examines one day of the WISER Global Service Program group's nine-day trip to Muhuru Bay, Kenya.
Tennessee Hildebrand '17 - Posted Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Tennessee Hildebrand '17 beautifully captured the sights and sounds of India in an impressive video shot during the Gram Vikas Global Service Program trip to Odisha.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Jan 20, 2017 12:00:00 PM
The creators of Living on One Dollar and Salam Neighbor met with TASIS students and delivered a Senior Humanities Program address on January 19.
marslanian - Posted Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 12:23:00 PM
From June 8-19, 11 TASIS students traveled to Cambodia to build, teach, and learn. Mathematics teacher and chaperone Kerry Venchus shares her impressions of her first trip with the Global Service group.
marslanian - Posted Friday, Jul 8, 2016 3:42:00 PM
Aida Loggiodice '17 and Maria Paula Ramos '17 reflect on their incredible 13-day trip to Mongolia with Understanding Ulgii, the newest addition to the TASIS Global Service Program.
bshea - Posted Thursday, May 5, 2016 5:51:00 PM
Eighty-nine students, staff, and community members completed this year's walk, which was organized by the student-directed Service Learning Board and simulated what many people in the developing world must go through daily to secure clean water.
TASIS - Posted Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM
TASIS College Counselor Carroll Birk's extraordinary efforts added special meaning to one of the School's most inspiring Global Service trips.
Adam Novak '17 - Posted Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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.
bshea - Posted Sunday, Mar 13, 2016 2:00:00 PM
In February, TASIS students went on the first three Global Service trips of the 2015-2016 Academic Year, enjoying transformative experiences in Kenya, Morocco, and India.
bshea - Posted Thursday, Oct 1, 2015 11:00:00 AM
The Opsahl Global Service Program was envisioned by Jan Opsahl '68, who became the first international student at TASIS when he came from Norway in 1965. Learn about the experiences that led Jan to propose this pioneering program.
Monica Landoni '15 - Posted Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 3:00:00 PM
In early June, 13 TASIS students traveled to Siem Riep, Cambodia to work with the NGO Caring for Cambodia. Our students spent their days teaching beginning English and helping out with meals at two CFC schools.
TASIS - Posted Friday, Jun 19, 2015 3:00:00 PM
In June, 12 students went to Ethiopia with Nuovo Fiore, an organization dedicated to improving education for children in central Africa. The students worked at a school teaching students and learning about how Nuovo Fiore helps transform the lives of children. The organization was founded by TASIS board member Riccardo Braglia, and his involvement is an inspiring model for our students.
TASIS - Posted Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 3:00:00 PM
Please enjoy the latest video featuring the GSP Gram Vikas trip over spring break 2015. To learn more about this trip, please read our previous post with stories from students who participated.
Taina Barrau '16 & Alexander Wolf '16 - Posted Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 4:00:00 PM
Isabella Piconi '16 - Posted Monday, Apr 20, 2015 4:00:00 PM
By Isabella Piconi '16
Marie-Amelie Prieur '16 - Posted Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 4:00:00 PM
By Marie-Amelie Prieur '16
Carmen Alban '16 - Posted Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 5:00:00 PM
By Carmen Alban '16
Irene Siegl '16 - Posted Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 5:00:00 PM
By Irene Siegl '16
Reflections from the recent Global Service trip to Malawi.
Hailey Hibbard ’15 - Posted Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 5:00:00 PM
By Hailey Hibbard '15
Yumi Dondo '16 - Posted Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 5:00:00 PM
By Yumi Dondo '16
Grecia Sarda '14 - Posted Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 5:00:00 PM
Recent TASIS graduate Grecia Sarda '14, recently wrote about the TASIS Global Service Program while studying at Baylor University. Enjoy her insights below.
Ryan Osgood ’14 - Posted Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014 5:00:00 PM
Ryan Osgood '14 reflects on his first trip to Nepal with the Global Service Program.
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