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hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 
On Tuesday, March 21, Lower School students celebrated World Down Syndrome Day by participating in the WDSD #LotsofSocks Campaign. Our students chose to wear colorful and wacky socks as the perfect opportunity to start a conversation about WDSD.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 
Congratulations to TASIS England students Andre, Colton, Garrett, Anthony, Francesco, Jason, Hancheng, Daniel, and Tianyang for volunteering to take the challenging "F=ma" physics exam recently. 
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 
The TASIS England community commemorated beloved former faculty member and friend Mark Szabo on March 8, dedicating the day in his honor.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 
Our Upper School Spring Musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" hits the Fleming Stage on March 10 and 11.
hhardesty - Posted Friday, Mar 3, 2017 
TASIS England was privileged to host a visit by famed conservationist, primatologist, and UN Messenger of Peace Dr. Jane Goodall on March 2.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 
Mr. Donald Bishop, Associate VP for Undergraduate Enrollment at the University of Notre Dame, will host a lecture at TASIS England on Thursday, February 23, at 7 p.m. in Magna Carta Hall. This event is open to the public.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 
The TASIS England Model United Nations team, along with MUN Director Mr. Ware and Assistant Director Ms. Covent, participated in the week-long THIMUN conference at the World Forum in The Hague last week. This year the team represented the delegation of Panama.
mmaskalik - Posted Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 
Middle School students welcomed the team from Swindon Reptile Rescue on February 1, during a daylong visit to several science classes. Students and teachers enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about various species of reptile and embraced the up-close-and-personal demonstration with Victor the Bosc Monitor, Henrietta, the 15ft Burmese, Bertha the 11ft Boa, and several other reptilian friends.
mmaskalik - Posted Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 
International correspondent and current TASIS England parent, Frank Langfitt, will deliver the Commencement address for the School's 41st annual ceremony on Saturday, June 10. Mr. Langfitt covers stories from the United Kingdom, Ireland, and elsewhere in Europe for National Public Radio (NPR), a public non-profit media agency in the United States.
mmaskalik - Posted Monday, Jan 23, 2017 
The Alumni Relations team launched a new and exciting networking platform, TASIS England Connect, enabling TASIS England alumni to network exclusively with each other, professionally and socially.
mmaskalik - Posted Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 
The TASIS Speech & Debate Squad hosted their largest tournament to date on Saturday, January 14. Teams from Morocco, Switzerland, and ASL came to campus to participate in a marathon day that included 58 separate competitions. In the face of spirited opposition, TASIS England students made a strong showing throughout the tournament. In Original Oratory, junior Kamran A. and freshman Gabrielle N. shone in a field of 18 speakers, winning two of the three top prizes.
mmaskalik - Posted Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 
Come along to the Fleming Theatre on Thursday, February 9, at 7 p.m. to hear Ms. Gediman speak about her recent trip to Union Glacier in Antarctica. Ms. Gediman teaches fifth grade and runs the Roots & Shoots/Wildlife Club. She will discuss current issues in Antarctica, and share the results of the sustainable technology tests in which she participated.
mmaskalik - Posted Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 
TASIS England Lower School students participated in the Hour of Code, one of the largest global education events in history. On Wednesday, January 11, students were congratulated on their successful involvement in the worldwide movement, which took place in December and reached tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 
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.

hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 
Students have created a "giving tree" adorned with inspiring words and thoughts as part of a Personal, Social, Health, and Economic Education (PSHEE) activity.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 
Please mark your calendars for the following holiday season events. Open to the TASIS England community only.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 
Inspired by the rich culture of philanthropy at TASIS England, students discovered the gift of giving through Operation Christmas Child.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 
The TASIS Middle School production of "Alice in Wonderland JR." opens on November 18 in the Fleming Theatre.
hhardesty - Posted Monday, Nov 14, 2016 
Students return victorious with three gold and two silver medals from the Fall ISST Tournaments!
hhardesty - Posted Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 
There's a Government Inspector coming to the Fleming Theatre this Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m.
mmaskalik - Posted Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 
After weeks of preparation, the new student lounge on our South campus opened its doors to throngs of excited students.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016 
On Thursday, October 14, TASIS England hosted the Runnymede Duke of Edinburgh Awards Ceremony.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 
On Wednesday, October 12, TASIS England hosted some special Native American visitors.
hhardesty - Posted Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 
The Upper School Activities Fair, run by students for students, encourages leadership and participation.
hhardesty - Posted Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Friday, Sep 2, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Friday, Aug 19, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 
Students enrolled in the new Mandarin Chinese courses will focus on speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
mmaskalik - Posted Monday, Jun 13, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 
On Thursday, June 9, the eighth grade Class of 2016 gathered on TASIS England's south campus for the Middle School Graduation Ceremony.
hhardesty - Posted Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 
The Lower School community celebrated the end of the school year with a farewell assembly on Wednesday, June 8.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Monday, Jun 6, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 
The 2016 Varsity Dance Team showcased some impressive routines at the Varsity Dance Presentation last weekend.
mmaskalik - Posted Thursday, May 19, 2016 
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.
mmaskalik - Posted Wednesday, May 18, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, May 10, 2016 
hhardesty - Posted Friday, Apr 29, 2016 
Congratulations to TASIS England employees, Ruth Anne Snelson and Arran Wyeth on completing the 2016 London Marathon on Sunday, April 24!
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Monday, Apr 25, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Monday, Apr 25, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Monday, Apr 18, 2016 
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.
mmaskalik - Posted Monday, Apr 18, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Friday, Apr 15, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016 
Students bring home silver and bronze from the Winter ISST tournament.
hhardesty - Posted Monday, Mar 21, 2016 
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."
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016 
Isabella H.'17 accepted the Jane Goodall Award for Individual Endeavour at The Roots & Shoots Awards at London Zoo on March 3.
hhardesty - Posted Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016 
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.
hhardesty - Posted Friday, Mar 4, 2016 
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."
hhardesty - Posted Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 
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.
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