Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2019
TAISM Eagles participated in SAISA Season 3 Tournament in India. The girls soccer and boys basketball teams played hard in Bombay, while the track & field team competed in Chennai.  Congratulations to the girls soccer team on winning the SAISA tournament for the third time in a row! "The girls represented themselves, their families, and their school with incredible determination, poise, class, and some serious girl power!", said proud coach Scott Brink after the 2-1 victory against AISD-... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019
This weekend, 90 girls and 43 boys from fourteen schools representing 43 nationalities descended on Muscat for two days of vocal rehearsals at the American International School Muscat. Founded in March 2004, ‘Festival of Choirs’ is now in its 16th year, the vision of TAISM’s Choral Music Teacher, Melanie Brink, and Director, Kevin Schafer. The visiting students stayed with host families in the Sultanate and participated in a Weekend Masterclass for High School choristers. Students had... Read More
Posted on Saturday, March 9, 2019
Saturday’s matinée programme by Muscat Singers and Muscat Brass, “Reverie”, was a concert of two halves. The magnificent Bosch Centre for Performing Arts in Ghala hosted a vocal performance with guests in part one, while Muscat Brass provided a sterling and robust second half of purely instrumental sounds. Muscat Singers is an amateur community choir, welcoming all singers, without an audition, to join. Muscat Brass on the other hand comprises twenty professional players living and teaching... Read More
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2019
A huge thank you to all our families and their friends for making our Annual International Day a great success. It was a wonderful event, with delicious food, stage performances, games from around the world and a great atmosphere. Special thanks to the organisers, volunteers and members of our TAISM community who hosted a food booth  – Oman, USA, Canada, China, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia,... Read More
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019
In the first week of February, The American International School in Ghala welcomed 160 students aged 14-19 and 20 coaches from ten schools from the region. The annual event, sponsored by SAISA, was held over three consecutive days on the two soccer fields at the Ghala Campus. They descended on Oman to compete in a compelling tournament of boys’ soccer, while enjoying Muscat’s legendary hospitality in 60 host families. The overall event was organised by TAISM Athletic Director, Kelly Lang. The... Read More
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
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

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