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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016 11:53:00 AM
Students bring home silver and bronze from the Winter ISST tournament.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Posted Friday, Feb 5, 2016 10:02:00 AM
The Upper School Activities Fair, run by students for students, encourages leadership and participation.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016 9:53:00 AM
Fourth Grade Theatre Night is coming to the Fleming Theatre on 14 January.
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.
Posted Thursday, Dec 3, 2015 3:47:00 PM
TASIS England students Herald the Holidays with Jazz, Rock, and Classical Favorites.
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.
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.