For the inaugural Spotlight on Service of the 2021-22 academic year, we feature the outstanding service of Sasha (Grade 11) in the Democratic Republic of Georgia. During the summer, Sasha volunteered at a dog shelter in Tbilisi and worked on archaeological excavations at Samshvilde. Here, Sasha shares his experiences at both of these fascinating service sites.
TASIS England is delighted to announce the 2021 Advanced Placement (AP) exam results. This year, 136 Upper School students took 346 AP exams in 23 different subjects, achieving an 88% pass rate and an impressive average mean score of 3.9.
TASIS England is extremely proud of the grades achieved during a challenging year for all students. This year, our IBDP candidates
achieved a 100% pass rate and we maintained an average point score of 36, which is significantly higher than the world average of 33.2. In addition, 20% of our students received a bilingual IB diploma, which reflects the School’s Mission to “nurture intellectual curiosity and embolden each learner to flourish as a principled, open-minded, and compassionate member of a global community.”
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, TASIS England juniors Bella Mia and Flo played their part in the community in an exceptional way – by becoming volunteers at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London. Service Ambassador Seo Hee (Grade 11) spoke with them to learn more about their remarkable service.
As a student that has been with us since the age of three, senior Adriana S has the distinction of being the lone "TASIS lifer" in the Class of 2021.
Many groups in Saudi Arabia distribute bags of essentials as gifts to workers prior to or during Ramadan. This year, TASIS boarding students who could not return to the UK in January wanted to help the family of TASIS sophomore Valentina, who has spearheaded just such an annual service project since 2013.
Staff members organized some Spring Break fun with the "Great Anners Bake Off" in support of Stand Up 2 Cancer (SU2C).
We are delighted to announce that Middle School student Neha has written and performed an award-winning original monologue, earning first place in the Independent Schools Association (ISA) Shakespeare Monologue Competition.
Karina Patel, Class of 2018 and currently a student at Northwestern University, shared the news that she recently directed a radio play based on the Jane Austen novel “Sense and Sensibility.”
The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties. Great necessities call out great virtues. When a mind is raised, and animated by scenes that engage the heart, then those qualities which would otherwise lay dormant, wake into life and form the character of the hero and the statesman.
― Abigail Adams
TASIS England puts its second-hand school uniforms and outdated Spirit Wear to good use by donating them to African schools.
We are delighted that two of our student-athletes, Hannah and Jason, have already signed letters of intent from Boston University and Sacred Heart University, respectively.
This month’s Spotlight on Service features the Freecember initiative, in which a group of TASIS faculty, students, and alums worked to end human trafficking.
All IB World Schools are regularly reviewed by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO), and, in December, TASIS England had a comprehensive evaluation visit.
Nikki Holdaway, Head of Performing and Visual Arts, shares her insights on the importance of finding joy and self-expression through creativity, especially during this testing time.
We are pleased to announce that the Boards of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) recently granted TASIS England full re-accreditation, awarding the highest level possible.
Pria Gokhale, a TASIS England alumna, recently published her first children’s book titled “Her Story is Our Story” which is available on Amazon.
This month’s Spotlight on Service shines on Mr. Chris Bowser with his Recycling Program and seniors Shivani and Mackenzie, student leaders of the Clean & Green Club. Eleventh grade Service Ambassadors Tommaso and Deniz spoke with them to learn more about our School’s environmental initiatives.
For this month’s Spotlight on Service, Service Ambassador Lucy (Grade 12) talks with Avery (Grade 11) about her Etsy shop, averyBdesigns, where she designs and sells jewelry to raise money for charity.
For the last 15 years, TASIS students participating in Thorpe Community Link have extended a friendly hand to some of the older residents of Thorpe by hosting regular afternoon teas on the TASIS campus.