Recent News Articles

Recent News Articles

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
Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
On Friday evening over 100 children with their parents descended on the sports halls at The American International School Muscat for a party with face painting, art corners, a magic show, PE activities, skittles, and many others. There were drinks and snacks for hungry youngsters, with tea and coffee for adults. So what? you might ask. That sounds like any party which children throughout the Sultanate enjoy every weekend. This was no ordinary celebration, however, as it was attended by... Read More
Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2017
The Bosch Center for the Performing Arts at The American International School, Muscat, saw one of the year’s musical highlights on Saturday evening as young singers from 13 international schools, representing 27 countries, presented a stellar choral performance entitled, Shine. The metaphor of space travel was taken for the journey of life and music-making from around the world.The concert was the culmination of an intensive weekend of workshops and rehearsals with students of American... Read More

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