Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2019
TAISM proudly hosted the SAISA boys soccer tournament this year. The event was a great success with many reasons to celebrate. Congratulations to everyone involved in the organization and high fives to our boys soccer team on their overall victory. TAISM's Boys Varsity Soccer Coach, Marcello Mongardi, summed up the highlights of the SAISA weekend: We had worked all season to be ready for this tournament.  Once the first match came we felt ready. The team was focused on playing the game that... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2019
We had the pleasure of welcoming Ambassador Frances D Cook to the TAISM campus this week during her visit to the Sultanate of Oman.  Ambassador Cook was the United States Ambassador to Oman in the late 1990's.  She was instrumental in the founding of The American International School of Muscat.  Ambassador Cook had the opportunity to meet students and staff as well as tour the school to review TAISM's growth since her last visit in 2015. Ambassador Cook was accompanied by Khamees Alwahaibi from... Read More
Posted on Monday, January 28, 2019
A Model United Nations Conference is exactly what it says on the tin: a replica of the United Nations General Assembly – for students.  In the words of MUN Advisor, Jason Webster, “the students share a passion for global issues and working toward solutions to the challenges related to healthcare, refugees, education, women’s rights, humanitarian aid and other important topics. Students spend time researching, discussing and debating those issues, (especially in relation to their allocated MUN... Read More
Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019
A huge thank you to our wonderful TAISM community. Together we raised 4031 OMR to support SQU’s continued research on childhood cancer. All TAISM divisions were involved in creative and engaging fundraisting activities throughout the week, including stickers, head shaves, ribbons and many more. We sold more than 800 t-shirts.  The final celebration of TAISM’s 12th Terry Fox FROM THE HEART Campaign started with the morning EC Run. Our youngest students completed their course with a big smile... Read More
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019
Last weekend (January 18 & 19) twenty-four TAISM Middle School Band Students participated in a two day Band Festival at the American British Academy (ABA).  The students formed part of a band of 80 students that rehearsed together from 9 to 5 on Friday and Saturday. A guest conductor flew into Muscat from Chicago, USA USA to conduct the group. The students had world class instructors that worked with them in sectionals and instrumental workshops. It was a wonderful opportunity for our... Read More
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019
The AERO Math Specialists in International Schools (MSIS) and Math Fellows in International Schools (MFIS) cohorts are held at The American International School of Muscat (TAISM) during the 2018-2020 school years. The cohorts are a series of five professional development institutes for teachers of mathematics, designed to deepen understanding of research supported practice in instruction and assessment of mathematics. The sessions are sequenced to build not only the conceptual progressions of... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Former U.S. President George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States, whose death is being mourned in the United States this week, holds a special place in the hearts of the community at The American International School of Muscat (TAISM) and many people in the Sultanate of Oman. Twenty years ago, on December 3, 1998, two very special guests, H.H. Sayyid Mansour bin Majed Al Said, the personal representative of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, and former President... Read More
Posted on Sunday, November 4, 2018
The weekend of Oct 25-25, 2017 was exciting for our SAISA volleyball teams. The boys volleyball team traveled to Lincoln School, Kathmandu and the girls’ volleyball team played at Overseas School, Colombo. Boys Volleyball, Nepal - Mike Larios, Coach The boys played some amazing Volleyball this tournament in Kathmandu. We came in 2nd in our pool only losing to the defending champions Lincoln school, while beating the eventual 3rd place finisher Karachi American School. Day two in the quarter... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2018
The weekend of Oct 25-25, 2017 the swim team met at the American Community School, Jordan for the annual SAISA tournament. Our team had a great competition full of swimming, friendship, cheering, laughing, crying, hoping, supporting, and celebrating. What a meet! We had grand total of 180 personal best swims across the 86 events of the SAISA competition. We also broke eight TAISM school records and two SAISA records. We have a young team and have many who participated for the first time in a... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018
Members of TAISM's Admin Team attended the NESA Fall Leadership Conference in Athens, Greece. The conference is aimed at professional needs of heads of school, principals, curriculum coordinators, trustees, business managers and others in leadership roles. It has been a great few days of learning, connecting with colleagues from other schools, and working with each other. Some learning highlights included "Intersecting Cultures: Implications for Leading Learning", "Designing Contemporary... Read More

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