Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
With each successive school year our student base grows, adding a crop of fresh faces to complement those returning to further their studies. The 2012-13 school year has seen 13 new students who choose to call TGS their home, bringing our student body up to 36 as we make our way through Buenos Aires, Bhutan, and finally one of the oldest cities in North America, Boston.
Providing a quality IB education alongside a safe and comfortable boarding experience for these young students requires a tremendous amount of preparation and passion, and the 16 dynamic individuals that comprise the 2012-13 faculty and staff exemplify that, bringing the same level of enthusiasm to each new experience as those in their charge.