Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
On Thursday, May 31, forty-five Grade 12 High School students from The American International School of Muscat (TAISM), representing 19 nations, graduated in the presence of H.E. Ambassador Marc J Sievers, U.S. Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman. Five hundred parents, faculty, and students attended the event which was held in the school’s Bosch Center for the Performing Arts. The 45 graduates have been accepted and plan to enroll in universities around the world including the U.S.A., Canada... Read More
Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018
The auditorium at the Bosch Centre for the Performing Arts was transformed into a veritable Jazz Club as Dylan Dwyer, Musical Director of the TAISM High School Concert and Jazz Bands, conducted his final performance before his departure from The American International School Muscat for the USA. Entitled “Bayou Breakdown!”, the concert opened with the 13 finest musicians in the High School Jazz Ensemble in an almost professional rendition of Bart Howard’s classic, Fly Me To The Moon, in... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Rumour has it that the High School Drama Department at the American International School Muscat is turning professional at the Bosch Centre for Performing Arts, so good was their recent production, under the expert guidance of their intrepid Director, Kris Hovland. There may be some exaggeration in the claim, given that the 30 talented students rehearse after a full-day’s study, but they reached new heights of excellence in their latest offering, the Disney On-Stage version of “High School... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Boys Basketball TAISM served as the host school for the 2018 South Asia Inter-School Association (SAISA) High School Boys Basketball Tournament in April.  The gyms were filled with excitement all weekend and TAISM’s team really thrived behind the support of the home crowd. TAISM was 3-1 in pool play defeating Lahore American School 61-11, ISOIC/MCS 54-13, and American School of Bombay 52-37.  Our lone loss in pool play came in a hard fought game to Lincoln School 47-55. Based upon the... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2018
In 2004 The American International School of Muscat founded the first ever Festival of Choirs held in the Gulf region and Middle East. Since that beginning, over 2,000 students representing dozens of schools and nationalities, have shared in heart and song in TAISM’s Festival of Choirs. Last weekend, students from 16 schools, from Austria to Yangon, representing 38 nationalities convened at the school campus in Ghala to rehearse, refine and polish the 7 songs which they had been learning in... Read More
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018
Talented fourth graders all came to impress at the stage of the Bosch Centre for Performing Arts for their two performances of Pirates Past Noon KIDS produced by Magic Tree House. With great sound quality, set design and musicality, it was a 45-minute performance that’s just of perfect length for any audience’ attention span, adult or child. They’ve done it again! The American International School Muscat Elementary School Musical has surpassed itself for sound quality, set design and... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018
On Friday, March 2, The American International School, Muscat, held its annual International Day celebration on its 20th anniversary since the founding of the school in 1998. In his opening address the School Director, Mr Kevin Schafer, told the assembled community that it is the only nationality-based school in Muscat which includes “international” in its title, and that becomes truly astounding when you learn that TAISM hosts students from 61 nationalities. The vast school green was filled... Read More
Posted on Sunday, February 18, 2018
On February 8 and 10, 2018, the Bosch Centre for the Performing Arts witnessed a Walt Disney-like fantasy in the TAISMMiddle School production of “Seussical Jr.” Even the name conjures up the surreal animal world of American children’s author, Dr. Seuss, with his famous Cat in the Hat, in a musical. The first thing to strike the audience was the incredible set, designed and constructed by Kris Hovland (helped by a posse of student helpers). Like a cartoon on two levels and a bridge... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2018
On February 1, 2018 all the students at The American International School Muscat partook in a week of fund-raising, awareness-raising and running for the Terry Fox Foundation. Terry Fox was a young Canadian from near Vancouver. He enjoyed sports and athletics, but at the age of 18 in 1977 Terry was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma — bone cancer. He had to have his right leg amputated above the knee, but while he was in hospital he was shocked and moved by the plight of other cancer patients... Read More
Posted on Sunday, January 28, 2018
On January 19-20, TAISM welcomed delegations from five area schools to the 9th annual TAISM Model United Nations Conference. US Ambassador to Oman, Marc Sievers, opened the Conference with a speech endorsing the use of multilateral negotiations and diplomacy.  Students then entered into negotiations of their own, crafting resolutions in small groups, amending operational clauses, and debating with fellow delegates in a UN General Assembly setting. The topics for the Conference included... Read More

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