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mmitchell - Posted Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 2:49:39 PM
There was something for everyone at the annual Club Fair, where Upper School students could sign up to participate in a wide variety of clubs.
mmitchell - Posted Monday, Jun 3, 2019 6:31:00 PM
As the UK's litter crisis continues to escalate, TASIS students are keen to demonstrate their good stewardship of the local environment.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:57:00 PM
In collaboration with the upcoming Young Authors and Illustrators Festival, the TASIS Lower School hosted BAFTA Award winning animator – Claire Underwood. Claire, the creator of the CBeebies cartoon Boj and director of Pesky Animation, led an interactive assembly in the Fleming Theatre for the entire Lower School and fifth grade students.
alozano - Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2019 12:11:00 PM
On February 10, The Today Show on NBC featured TASIS England as a great international school for the new member of the royal family. Mr. Bryan Nixon Head of School explains why.
alozano - Posted Friday, May 3, 2019 8:38:18 AM
To celebrate World Press Freedom Day, 2019, representatives from the TASIS Senior Humanities course were invited to the House of Lords, to participate in a committee session!
alozano - Posted Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 12:58:47 PM
On April 24, we had a fantastic visit. Eight alumni from the Class of 1979 returned to campus and relived their amazing memories of the years they spent at TASIS.
mmitchell - Posted Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 7:26:40 AM
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from local Troop 301 and Pack 301 attended the Transatlantic Council Normandy Camporee over Spring Break.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM
mmitchell - Posted Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 1:39:00 PM
The 6th Grade Girl Scout troop worked well together on a number of challenges during a very successful outdoor adventure weekend in March.
mmitchell - Posted Friday, Mar 22, 2019 11:48:00 AM
The TASIS students who attended the annual Roots and Shoots Awards were inspired by the projects on display and Dr. Jane Goodall's message of hope.
mmitchell - Posted Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 3:14:08 PM
TASIS Upper School students enjoyed three days of cultural study at the Diesse Firenze e Toscana conference in Florence, Italy.
mmitchell - Posted Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 4:24:00 PM
Middle School students set a fine example of neighborliness during a Thorpe community clean up to get rid of local litter.
mmitchell - Posted Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 4:38:10 PM
TASIS students shower children with love on the February service trip to Romania.
mmitchell - Posted Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 9:58:26 AM
Field trip brings lessons to life for AP Physics students.
mmitchell - Posted Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 4:24:56 PM
What is the difference between a lawyer, barrister, and solicitor? TASIS students know! Solicitors from Mundays LLP met with our aspiring lawyers.
alozano - Posted Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019 11:33:15 AM
Our Lower School Digital Leaders have been going into classes this morning and talking about how to stay safe online.
alozano - Posted Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019 10:00:28 AM
You might be wondering what Maya (Grade 12) has in common with the likes of Sylvia Plath, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, and Truman Capote. Like these influential authors, Maya has been recognized with a Scholastic Writing Award
alozano - Posted Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 11:40:00 AM
"If all the countries in the world, despite all of their diversity, could get along with each other like we do, the world would be such a peaceful place," a TASIS England student
alozano - Posted Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 11:08:36 AM
This week, students of TASIS England have been attending the "The Hague International Model United Nations" (THIMUN) conference where its students have been representing the modern day nation of Poland, as well as the historical nation of Yugoslavia
alozano - Posted Monday, Jan 28, 2019 9:11:40 AM
First Grade students kicked off the New Year with an exciting new musical opportunity. Each student has a brand new violin and is learning to play under the tutelage of our very own violin instructor, Ms. Liliana Dimovska.
alozano - Posted Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 11:51:00 AM
On November 29, our Grade 12 students had the privilege of having a new teacher, Bill Richardson, diplomat and former Governor of New Mexico.
alozano - Posted Monday, Nov 26, 2018 10:39:00 AM
Just before Thanksgiving break, TASIS Seniors from Humanities and AP Art History were whisked away to The National Gallery in Central London.
alozano - Posted Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 11:47:00 AM
A group of our students is attending the Model United Nations Conference 2018 in Barcelona. The three-day conference intends to raise awareness about global issues, incite inquirer students to take action, and provide a great bonding experience in a beautiful city with much to offer!
alozano - Posted Friday, Nov 9, 2018 1:08:17 PM
An enthusiastic team of students, parents, and faculty did their part to make our Thorpe neighbourhood more beautiful! They ventured out on Monday after school and returned with many bags full of litter found around Thorpe. 
alozano - Posted Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 2:00:00 PM
rt and IB Year 1 ToK students visited the Tate Modern gallery on Tuesday, 6 November as part of their TOK unit on "Art" or their IB Art class. Prior to the trip, students explored contrasting concepts of beauty by reading excerpts by Leo Tolstoy, George Santayana, and John Dewey. During their time at the gallery they engaged with ethical questions raised by some artworks and considered to what extent art carries a social responsibility.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 4:00:00 PM
Grade 4 and 3 students members of the Friends of Fleming Garden Club learned how to harvest and press flowers and plants with the help of Mrs. Nguyen. Using these materials, they managed to make cards and bookmarks that they personally designed.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 8:00:00 AM
TASIS England Lower School celebrated Language during the Lower School Mother Tongue Assembly. Students shared idioms and tongue twisters in their own language and celebrated what it is like to grow up with languages that some of their classmates had never heard before.
alozano - Posted Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 4:00:00 PM
TASIS has an extensive international community. We embrace and support diversity and inclusion, and we respect other cultures and their particular ways of living. Recently our Middle School celebrated the European Day of Languages with a special Town Hall meeting--a student-led assembly celebrating the different languages represented in our Middle School. 
alozano - Posted Friday, Oct 12, 2018 11:06:00 AM
On October 3, SIX incredible, astounding, marvelous, TASIS England students had tea and cakes with the Head of School while discussing the ways they are shaping and reshaping our community and the larger world. They complimented and laughed with (and at) one another and solved world issues from bitcoin to diabetes.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 9:00:00 PM
On Wed, 26 September, Janne Ritskes from The Tabitha Foundation in Cambodia came and spoke to all of the TASIS Economics students.  She recounted the trauma caused by the Vietnam War and the Pol Pot Regime and helped the students understand the legacy of this period on the people of Cambodia today.
alozano - Posted Sunday, Sep 30, 2018 12:53:00 PM
This story was published last Friday in the Comet Series newspapers: Surrey Comet, Kingston Comet, and Epsom Comet. Congratulations, Ethan!
alozano - Posted Friday, Sep 21, 2018 8:23:54 AM
The Peru Club organized a "Walk for a Cause." The group of students and teachers took a walk at 7:15 a.m. on September 19. The objective of this action is to support by raising awareness and money for the "Sacred Valley Project," a charity that provides boarding houses for teenage girls in the Andean region of Peru.
alozano - Posted Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 10:44:00 AM
As part of the study of optics, students got a chance to learn something about the inside of their eyes using just a tape measure and a pixelated image as shown. From a sufficient distance you don't notice the pixels and you see a boy's face, give it a try yourself!
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 1:14:00 PM
Alameer, Grade 12, became a "celebrity" this summer in the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for winning a gold certificate in the UK Math Trust Challenge (UKMT). Not only that, Alameer was the best in the year group!
alozano - Posted Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 3:25:00 PM
How would you feel if the New York Times chose you over 1330 teenagers to be the winner of the 10-week Summer Reading Contest?
alozano - Posted Friday, Aug 24, 2018 8:43:51 AM
IB students who are taking "Theory of Knowledge"(ToK) visited two museums in Oxford yesterday, the second day of school.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 3:04:48 PM
Bryan Nixon, Head of School, met today with the Grade 9 students to talk about TASIS England Mission, Commitments, and Outcomes.
alozano - Posted Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 3:59:00 PM
Almost 200 students from 31 nations speaking 20 languages are enjoying the first session of our famous Summer Programs. Check out the TASIS England Summer Programs Flickr album:
alozano - Posted Friday, Jun 29, 2018 12:13:14 PM
Seventeen TASIS tenth grade students recently participated in a 12 day trip to the Balkans as part of the TASIS Leadership Academy (TLA). These students have been attending weekly seminar sessions since January as part of their leadership development, culminating in this unique tour designed to further their leadership skills. Students were engaged in a variety of experiences and will return in the fall to complete a capstone leadership project at TASIS in their 11th year.
alozano - Posted Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 10:48:07 AM
The AP Chemistry students set up various experiments for our 4th graders to do with them!
alozano - Posted Friday, Jun 1, 2018 9:00:00 AM
The 2018 Graduation Ceremony and Banquet were punctuated with great speeches and inspirational thoughts, our students conducted themselves with great poise and confidence, the vibe around the campus was electric, and the beauty of our surroundings shone wonderfully in the sunlight.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:14:09 PM
TASIS was again delighted to host ISST Golf this year, once gaining enjoying the superb facilities at Pine Ridge Golf Course in Camberley. With over sixty young golfers representing eleven international schools from all over Europe, the tournament is one of the few ISST events that provides the opportunity for male and female athletes to compete against each other.
alozano - Posted Thursday, May 17, 2018 2:02:24 PM
"This is my third year of taking Photography at TASIS England. Having an exhibition of my own has been something that I have been hoping to put together, and was made possible this year with the help and support of the wonderful Visual Arts department!", Madeleine (Grade 12)
mmitchell - Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 8:52:47 PM
This spring, a wonderful Antarctic adventure awaited TASIS sophomore Gabrielle and fifth-grade teacher Wendy Gediman.
alozano - Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:35:00 AM
Taiwoo Kim has been awarded a Gold Medal and Book Prize for is efforts in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust National Competition.
mmitchell - Posted Sunday, May 6, 2018 11:40:00 PM
Teams from ACS Cobham, ASL, and TASIS took part in the inaugural TASIS Computing Challenge. Teammates Desmond K. and Nathan R. took the honors.
alozano - Posted Monday, Apr 30, 2018 3:29:10 PM
Last week, our Middle School students visited Granada (southern Spain). They were able to practice their Spanish and discover the culture of Spain.
alozano - Posted Friday, Apr 27, 2018 10:30:40 AM
AP Biology students have successfully transformed bacteria so that they glow green under UV light! This lab used genetically engineered plasmids - bacterial DNA - which contained genes for antibiotic resistance and the green fluorescent protein [GFP].
alozano - Posted Friday, Apr 20, 2018 12:00:00 PM
The BBC visited TASIS England Recently, the BBC visited our campus to interview our Middle and Lower School students and get their advice for Meghan Markle on her new life. Meghan, an American citizen, is moving to the UK. Most of our students already have experienced this move, so they have many tips on how to adjust and enjoy British life.
alozano - Posted Friday, Apr 13, 2018 11:47:40 AM
On April 12, eight universities visited our campus to meet the Upper School students and their parents. These were Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of Surrey, University of Sussex, Dundee University, Kings College London, Richmond the American University in London, Arts University Bournemouth, and University of New South Wales, Australia.
alozano - Posted Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 4:03:58 PM
During Spring Break, thirty-one Middle School students traveled to Greece to see, first hand, the original birthplace of Western Civilization!
mmitchell - Posted Monday, Apr 2, 2018 3:00:00 PM
"What Can IB?" Before Spring Break, TASIS IB students and teachers gathered to celebrate the International Baccalaureate's 50th anniversary.
alozano - Posted Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 4:28:00 PM
AP Recognition Week! 21 AP Scholars, all seniors, have been honored for their stellar academic achievements on AP (Advanced Placement) exams in the past few years. AP classes are university-level courses in a range of academic subjects.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 4:00:00 PM
TASIS The American School in England has launched a new, extensive range of scholarship and financial assistance opportunities, designed to enable ambitious learners from all backgrounds to flourish in the School's diverse community of 57 nationalities.
alozano - Posted Monday, Mar 5, 2018 11:06:31 AM
A large group of students volunteered their February break in order to help disadvantaged families and young people in Romania.
alozano - Posted Monday, Mar 5, 2018 8:44:42 AM
Congratulations to TASIS England senior Madeleine B! During the February school break, Maddy won the silver medal in the Olympic Skeet Junior Ladies Category at the Qatar Open, scoring 108 out of 125 points.
alozano - Posted Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 1:58:53 PM
Yesterday, a group of Grade 11 students organized a fun auction. TASIS England staff & faculty donated the most original products to be auctioned. The proceeds, totaling almost £400, will go to JDRF(Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). Students bid to be a Principal for a Day, removing the worst grade of a subject during one term, shaving the beard of Mr. Bowser, cupcakes, Spanish tortilla, cookies, a homework pass, etc. Thank you to the organizers, the donors, and the bidders!
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 5:22:00 PM
A group of 14 TASIS students is representing our school at The Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN) event. This five-day conference for secondary school students simulates the United Nations. The event takes place at the end of January each year in the World Forum Convention Center in The Hague. This amazing experience enables students to interact with colleagues from more than 100 countries in a real political scenario, and talk about the same global issues that are on the agenda of the world leaders.
alozano - Posted Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 11:53:20 AM
Walt Disney said, "If you can dream it you can do it!" Yesterday evening, Robert Swan and his son Barney visited our campus to talk about how they are working to achieve their dream, to make the planet a better place. Thank you to Ms. Gediman and TASIS parent David Bunch for organizing such an inspirational event!
alozano - Posted Monday, Jan 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM
This year's Community Read culminated in an assembly during which students had the opportunity to interview the renowned author Jennifer Chambliss Bertman. During the holidays, all of the middle schoolers read her New York Times bestseller, Book Scavenger. The adventure tells the story of 12-year-old Emily and her friend James, who race to unravel a mystery by solving puzzles, clues, ciphers, and other challenges.
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