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n/a - Posted Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 4:18:25 PM
In anticipation of Community Read Week (January 4-6), Middle School students and teachers received a copy of the book "Peak" by Roland Smith this week.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 11:06:00 AM
The 2016 TASIS England holiday greetings card will arrive in the homes of our TASIS community in the coming days. This year's design featured artwork by TASIS England sophomore Carolina E.

The oil-based ink drawing depicts our campus as a winter wonderland, with carefully detailed features that may be seen on the roof of our Admissions building, Renalds Herne.

n/a - Posted Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 11:01:19 AM
Students have created a "giving tree" adorned with inspiring words and thoughts as part of a Personal, Social, Health, and Economic Education (PSHEE) activity.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 2:23:00 PM
Please mark your calendars for the following holiday season events. Open to the TASIS England community only.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 1:43:00 PM
Inspired by the rich culture of philanthropy at TASIS England, students discovered the gift of giving through Operation Christmas Child.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 1:27:00 PM
The TASIS Middle School production of "Alice in Wonderland JR." opens on November 18 in the Fleming Theatre.
n/a - Posted Monday, Nov 14, 2016 2:48:00 PM
Students return victorious with three gold and two silver medals from the Fall ISST Tournaments!
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 4:58:00 PM
There's a Government Inspector coming to the Fleming Theatre this Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM
It has been a busy time in the Lower School MakerSpace! Ms. Dietrich incorporated the key elements of MakerSpace learning in November's classes. Students used coding, design and thinking challenges, robotics, and engineering processes as they tackled multiple projects.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 12:45:00 PM
After weeks of preparation, the new student lounge on our South campus opened its doors to throngs of excited students.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016 10:27:00 AM
On Thursday, October 14, TASIS England hosted the Runnymede Duke of Edinburgh Awards Ceremony.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 4:42:00 PM
On Wednesday, October 12, TASIS England hosted some special Native American visitors.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016 10:14:00 AM
The Upper School Global Issues Network (GIN) hosted their inaugural Charity Ball for Upper School students on Friday, September 30, which raised £400 for the global refugee crisis.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 3:45:00 PM
The Upper School Activities Fair, run by students for students, encourages leadership and participation.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 4:27:00 PM
The United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21, provides an opportunity for people around the globe to come together, in spirit and in action, to engage in peace-related activities.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 4:53:00 PM
Lauren Child, multi-award winning author and illustrator of more than 40 books, visited TASIS England on Friday, September 16. Her picture book and novel series include Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean, and Ruby Redfort.
n/a - Posted Friday, Sep 2, 2016 4:38:52 PM
The TASIS England community celebrated the start of the new academic year with an all-school Convocation on Wednesday, August 31. Following the vibrant procession of class banners and the national flags representing student home countries, Student Council President, Patrick Coe, welcomed the audience with an inspiring and fitting speech reflecting on the commonalities shared within our international community.
n/a - Posted Friday, Aug 19, 2016 3:01:00 PM
TASIS England welcomed 20 new faculty and staff members to campus this week with a three-day orientation that introduced them to grading policies, advising, dorm life and more.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 11:38:00 AM
Students enrolled in the new Mandarin Chinese courses will focus on speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
n/a - Posted Monday, Jun 13, 2016 5:58:00 PM
On Saturday, June 11, the 98 members of the Class of 2016 gathered on TASIS England's south campus for the 39th Commencement Ceremony. Head of School, Dr. Mindy Hong, greeted the audience of students, faculty, families, and friends before introducing Commencement speaker Mr. Lyle D. Rigg, Headmaster, TASIS The American School in Switzerland.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 2:00:00 PM
On Thursday, June 9, the eighth grade Class of 2016 gathered on TASIS England's south campus for the Middle School Graduation Ceremony.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 12:00:00 PM
The Lower School community celebrated the end of the school year with a farewell assembly on Wednesday, June 8.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 12:00:00 PM
Ten Advanced Placement Chemistry students planned ten experiments to present to second grade for their post-AP exam project. These included Food Coloring Races, Color Changing Solution, Borax Slime, a Tea Bag Rocket, and a Burning Gummy Bear Experiment.
n/a - Posted Monday, Jun 6, 2016 4:57:25 PM
Eighteen TASIS Upper School students, supervised by TASIS faculty members Mrs. Jordy, Mr. Holdham, and Mr. Shaw, braved heavy rains and almost freezing temperatures in April to complete their Bronze or Silver Assessed Expeditions for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 4:56:09 PM
In September, a group of TASIS England students will formally present the Writing Fellows Program to the community and open the TASIS Writing Centre for student use.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 4:45:16 PM
The 2016 Varsity Dance Team showcased some impressive routines at the Varsity Dance Presentation last weekend.
n/a - Posted Thursday, May 19, 2016 2:00:00 PM
May Fair, TASIS England's annual springtime tradition, took place on Saturday, May 14, and was filled with sunshine, laughter, and entertainment. The TASIS community enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment from Lower, Middle, and Upper School students and an opportunity to shop a variety of goods from a large range of vendors. From Maypole dances to musical performances (and a very popular dunk tank), the array of student-run booths, games, and activities made for an eventful celebration.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2:55:00 PM
The annual Middle School Speech Contest Final took place on Wednesday, May 18, in the Fleming Theatre. Thirteen finalists – four each from Grades 6 and 7 and five from Grade 8 – participated in the event, delivering speeches 3 minutes in length following various topics. TASIS England's Headmaster, Dr. Mindy Hong, served as a judge in the competition and described the presentations as polished and impressive.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016 4:47:00 PM
The TASIS England yearbook staff has been recognized by Balfour Yearbooks for capturing the moments of the year in words and pictures. The TASIS England yearbook is recognized in the 2016 Yearbook Yearbook, an annual collection of superior student work. The yearbook adviser is Carolyn Norris.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016 11:02:00 AM
TASIS England introduced a redesigned Royals mascot, which was selected by the student body after a weeklong voting process. Consistent with the look and feel of the School's branding, the new mascot comes with established graphic identity guidelines, which will be used for merchandise in the TPA Spirit Store.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, May 10, 2016 3:00:00 PM
n/a - Posted Friday, Apr 29, 2016 4:10:31 PM
Congratulations to TASIS England employees, Ruth Anne Snelson and Arran Wyeth on completing the 2016 London Marathon on Sunday, April 24!
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 4:41:00 PM
Thirteen TASIS England upper school students were invited to participate in WE Day in March. This all-day celebration at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London acknowledged the accomplishments of students who make a difference in their local and global communities.
n/a - Posted Monday, Apr 25, 2016 1:58:00 PM
Students at TASIS England are preparing to become space biologists and embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space.
n/a - Posted Monday, Apr 25, 2016 12:41:00 PM
On Sunday, May 15, Ffiona Rees from UCLA will join TASIS England to discuss opportunities available and navigating the application process at UCLA. The event will take place in the Fleming Theatre at 7:00-8:30 p.m. and is open to the public.
n/a - Posted Monday, Apr 18, 2016 5:01:00 PM
Mark Hurst, TASIS England Head of Physical Education, organized and hosted the 2016 ECIS Physical Education Conference (ECISPE 16) held at the University of Surrey Sports Park from April 13-16.
n/a - Posted Monday, Apr 18, 2016 4:41:00 PM
For our most recent guest, esteemed historian Dr. Bettany Hughes, "History is the study of humanity, of life. It is not the study of death." The award-winning historian, author, and broadcaster visited TASIS England on April 16, and shared with students her passion for ancient and medieval history and culture. After recently writing and presenting a new landmark BBC series on Socrates, Buddah, and Confucius, Bettany has set her sights on a new series focusing on the classical influences on Freud, Nietzsche, and Marx.
n/a - Posted Friday, Apr 15, 2016 3:30:00 PM
Physics teacher Scott Dudley accompanied a team of three TASIS upper school students to the University of Maryland in July. There, the group presented posters depicting their findings on two projects to the American Association of Physics Teachers at their Summer Meeting 2015.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 5:11:00 PM
Many students take the opportunity to travel and participate in Global Service Trips during school holidays. This Spring Break was no different, though one recent service trip to Ethiopia was unique in its nature.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016 11:53:00 AM
Students bring home silver and bronze from the Winter ISST tournament.
n/a - Posted Monday, Mar 21, 2016 5:35:00 PM
Eight TASIS England upper school students travelled to Luxembourg for the 2016 European Global Issues Network (GIN) Conference, held on March 17-19. Organized by the International School of Luxembourg and hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, the conference focused on the theme "Caring For Humanity, Our Duty."
n/a - Posted Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 5:12:00 PM
The Sing-Off champions, the Vanderbilt Melodores, performed exclusively for TASIS England students as part of their European tour this week. The all-male a capella group entertained students in Lower and Upper School with a selection of hit pop songs, including Hozier's "Take me to Church", Justin Bieber's "Sorry", Disney songs, and many more.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 2:26:00 PM
The TASIS production of Grease features all the hits you love from the movie, including such beloved songs as Summer Nights and We Go Together. Performance open to the TASIS community only.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016 5:19:00 PM
Isabella H.'17 accepted the Jane Goodall Award for Individual Endeavour at The Roots & Shoots Awards at London Zoo on March 3.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016 4:26:00 PM
The TASIS Speech & Debate Squad has many reasons to be confident of their prospects at the tournament coming up on March 19—not least of which is that, for a second year running, the squad brought back a winning record from the Harvard National Forensic Tournament.
n/a - Posted Friday, Mar 4, 2016 5:00:00 PM
On the evening of March 3, Yale University's Director of International Admissions, Rebekah Westphal, pressed an audience of more than 200 individuals to, "approach the process of admissions very broadly and early on. Think about the universities and the programs, but understand the realities of the admissions landscape to avoid stress."
n/a - Posted Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 4:45:00 PM
The future success of today's students will depend on their ability to solve problems by thinking laterally and working collaboratively. TASIS England complements its traditional education in both the Lower and Middle Schools with programs, designed to help students acquire these important skills.
n/a - Posted Friday, Feb 5, 2016 10:02:00 AM
The Upper School Activities Fair, run by students for students, encourages leadership and participation.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 5:06:00 PM
Jim Smith, author and illustrator of the witty Barry Loser children's book series, visited campus this week to work with lower school students.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 3:57:00 PM
On January 22-23, TASIS England is hosting the inaugural Flourishing Schools conference on our Thorpe campus in partnership with ECIS.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 5:31:00 PM
In anticipation of Community Read Week 4-8 January students and teachers in the Middle School received a copy of the book Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements in December.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016 9:53:00 AM
Fourth Grade Theatre Night is coming to the Fleming Theatre on 14 January.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 4:54:00 PM
Philanthropy is at the heart of our school's ethos, a legacy left by our Founder, Mrs. Fleming. Students involved in the TASIS World Issues Society (TWIS) have dedicated an abundance of time and effort to philanthropic work to improve the lives of those less fortunate.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Dec 3, 2015 3:47:00 PM
TASIS England students Herald the Holidays with Jazz, Rock, and Classical Favorites.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 4:55:00 PM
Children's author, Betty Birney, writer of the According to Humphrey book series Skyped in from Los Angeles for an interview with our Lower School students this week.
n/a - Posted Friday, Nov 20, 2015 2:16:00 PM
Annually, TASIS England students discover the gift of giving through Operation Christmas Child. The charity, organized by Samaritan's Purse, donates gifts to children in need around the globe.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Nov 19, 2015 3:17:00 PM
The Middle School production of Aladdin, Jr. is coming up on November 20 and 21. Take an inside look at the dress rehearsal!
n/a - Posted Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 5:20:00 PM
The TASIS England community observed the two-minute silence yesterday at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 4:39:00 PM
On Saturday, November 14 from 11-1:30, members of the TASIS World Issues Society and friends will Walk4Water to raise funds and awareness of the work of WaterAid.
n/a - Posted Thursday, Nov 5, 2015 2:56:00 PM
With this week's opening of his exhibition in the Fleming Gallery, artist Andrew Wykes returns to TASIS England, where he taught art in both the Lower and Upper School for ten years during the 1980s and '90s.
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