Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

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 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 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
Literacy Consultant, Emily DeLiddo​, visited TAISM in October and held workshops for staff and students. It was a great professional development opportunity for Elementary School teachers and an important milestone in strengthening our literacy instruction. 
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
Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018
On October 15th, TAISM’s middle school and high school students and staff  had the opportunity to hear from Anisa Al Raisi about pushing our limits.  Anisa works for Outward Bound Oman and was one of 11 women from Europe and Arabia to ski to the Geographic North Pole in April 2018.  In our assembly Anisa described the challenges and hardships she and her teammates faced on their eight-day journey, as well as the personal growth and camaraderie that developed through individual perseverance and ... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 4, 2018
In a fanfare of youthful confidence last weekend, young people from amalgamated international schools across Muscat enjoyed a weekend of Big Brass workshops hosted by The American International School of Muscat (TAISM), to hone their skills as brass players of the future. This was the third such camp in which wind instrument students could spend two days learning, playing and developing their abilities under some of the best tutors available in town — who gave their time and expertise... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 24, 2018
The American International School of Muscat (TAISM), celebrating its 20th Anniversary (1998-2008) announces the publication of TAISM: The Second Decade 2008- 2018. And … in case you missed our 10th Anniversary book TAISM at Ten (1998-2008) published in 2008, we are reissuing this commemorative publication in electronic format for your enjoyment.     

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