Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Friday, January 17, 2020
Dear TAISM Students and Families, This past week has been one of sadness, reflection and appreciation for the community of The American International School of Muscat (TAISM). The passing of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said has touched the lives of all of us in Oman. On behalf of the TAISM community, I want to assure our Omani families that we continuously offer our condolences to you, and that we stand with you in mourning. The past three days of mourning have taught us lessons both culturally and... Read More
Posted on Sunday, December 29, 2019
The thirteenth Muscat Terry Fox Run was held on the sports field of the American School in Ghala last Thursday. Its aim of raising awareness and money towards cancer research, in honour of Terry’s dream to end the pain of cancer, has had a huge impact on survival rates in the Sultanate over the years. This year the theme chosen was, “Keep Going”, reflecting the inspirational qualities of determination and perseverance from Terry Fox’s story. Terry Fox was a young Canadian from near Vancouver... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2019
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of The American International School of Muscat (TAISM) opening its doors to students in the Sultanate of Oman, a song was commissioned with composer Kyle Pederson which premiered at the 16th annual TAISM Festival of Choirs. Entitled Hands Are Knocking,  the song was born on the Bosch Center for the Performing Arts stage with a  150-voice chorus of over 40 nationalities in the spring of 2018. Pederson traveled to Oman to prepare the song with conductor,... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 3, 2019
Last weekend around forty brass students from three international schools in the capital attended a Big Brass weekend at The American School to develop their instrumental skills. The budding wind players were taught by twelve of Muscat’s best brass players and teachers in a series of intensive workshops over two days. The weekend involved teenagers from ABA, The British School, Muscat and TAISM itself, and through this collaboration with other schools, the young people could enjoy the social... Read More
Posted on Sunday, September 1, 2019
Beginning this school year TAISM will be recycling plastic bottles and shreddable paper. Collection bins are throughout the building, and there are large collection containers located near the carpark Exit 3, in the parking area after entering Gate 4 (Church side). At the end of each school day, the OIG custodians will be emptying the school bins and placing the plastic and paper recyclable materials in large recycling containers that are located in the parking lot (entering through Gate 4)... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2019
It is great to see our campus full of life and laughter. Welcome back, Eagles. We wish you all a successful and unforgettable school year. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to keep up to date with news and current events.
Posted on Friday, August 9, 2019
Dear TAISM Families, Welcome to the 2019-20 school year at The American International School of Muscat (TAISM)! As I write this letter, the school staff and administration are in the process of preparing the school campus for our students’ return.  We are looking forward to greeting all TAISM families at our Final Registration Days which will be held on Sunday, August 25, and Monday, August 26.  Students will need to complete the Final Registration in order to begin their first day of classes... Read More
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2019
Please note the dates below for important events coming up in August in preparation for the new school year 2019-20. We look forward to welcoming you after the summer break. August 12-15: Eid Al Adha Holidays (lunar) - Offices closed August 25: New and Returning Student Registration, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, 1:00-3:00 p.m., Last Names A-J, Blue Sports Hall (only those who have confirmed admission should attend registration day) August 25: High School New Student and Parent Orientation, 8:15-... Read More
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2019
We are proud of each of the forty-eight students in TAISM’s Class of 2019 who received their High School diploma this year. It was a beautiful ceremony in the Bosch Center for the Performing Arts, and included spirited performances by the High School Band and High School Choir, along with inspirational speeches by some of our graduates. These forty-eight students have been, and we believe they will continue to pursue a life in which they are, inquirers, collaborators, risk-takers, creative... Read More
Posted on Sunday, May 12, 2019
May is World Down Syndrome Awareness month, and here in Oman there is a need for national awareness as a surprising one in 400 babies are born with the condition. The international average is one in a thousand live births. The prevalence of Down Syndrome in the Sultanate has received increasing publicity in recent years, with articles about successful entrepreneurs, horse riding outings, activity days and art competitions for youngsters living with Down’s Syndrome. But still much more is needed... Read More

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