News From Us

March 11 2022

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Award Ceremony for TAC’s Athletic Champions

On Friday, March 4, TAC recognized the feats of its students athletes representing various sports branches in 2021-2022 school sports season with an award ceremony on campus. It was an opportunity to give a collective applause as the school community for the students who won awards in various sports branches throughout the year. In the ceremony attended by all administrators, alumni, teachers and students, the school’s awards were presented by Mr. Trujillo, the Head of School, President of TAC Sports Club, Business Director, and Vice Principals.

TAC community and the Physical Education Department appreciate the hard work and dedication of all student athletes who represented the school in the 2021-2022 season’s games, making us proud with the results, particularly the girls volleyball team who achieved to receive the 9th place in Turkey and champions of the province in their first year as a team, a first in TAC history.

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TAC’s Honor Roll in Sports

Here are the members of the Volleyball Team who achieved the Mersin Championship, the Regional Championship and 9th place in Turkey.

Girls Voleyball Team

İlke Altındaş Prep-E

Aysu Aydın Prep-F

Melisa Çelik 9-C

Ekin Özyürekoğlu 9-E

Asmin Akgeyik 10-B

Benan Güneş 10-D

Doğa Naycı 10-D

Elbi Lavin Demirhan 11-A

Azra Güzelocak (Takım Kaptanı) 11-B

Suna Helen Ölmez 11-G

Ayşe Ural 9-E

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Fourth Place in Mersin - Boys Table Tennis Team

Deniz Alınak 9-A

Enes Ersan (Takım Kaptanı) Prep-C

Haktan Efe Kahya 10-E

Mert Çağatay Alpa Prep-B

Mert Önen Prep-C

Ömer Kaan Nur Prep-B

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Third Place in Mersin - Boys Badminton Team

Arda Arpacı 10-B

Hamit Mert Özbaşoğlu 11-C

Naci Kerem Heybeli (Takım Kaptanı) 11-C

Yankı Latif Sevil 11-D

İsa Öner 11-E

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Second Place in Mersin - Boys Basketball Team

Mehmet Özkök Prep-A

Anıl Alyanak Prep-B

Aras Akbulut Prep-C

Kıvanç Yücel Prep-C

Mehmet Alp Uyan Prep-D

Kemal Ergin 9-A

Metin Güreken (Takım Kaptanı) 9-B

Batuhan Gök 9-B

Demir Akkatoğlu 9-B

Efe Cem Kazaz 9-C

Emre Akman 9-E

Aydın Gizer 9-F

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Second Place in Mersin - Girls Tenis Team

Asya Yeldan Prep-F

Doğa Çakır 9-B

Müge Cıllı (Takım Kaptanı) 10-A

Melis Ata 10-A

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Mersin Provincial Championships

Boys Tenis Team

Demir Halisdemir Prep-C

Fevzi Bora Kurt Prep-C

Taha Yağız Topçu Prep-E

Efe Ahmetler 9-C

Mert Aytekin 9-F

Arda Arpacı (Takım Kaptanı) 10-B

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Girls Chess Team

Dila Başpınar Prep C

Çağla Pişkinpaşa 9-E

Pernur Cihan 10-D

Edibe Eylül Çengel(Takım Kaptanı) 10-E

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Girls B Basketball Team

Selin Alan Prep-A

Selen Serin Prep-A

Deniz Can Prep-A

Elif Naz Erbey Prep-D

Canan Ergin Prep-E

Yağmur Akbaş (Takım Kaptanı) 9-B

Nehir Örki 9-B

Beril Arpacı 9-B

Gülce Kalkan 9-D

Güz Yüzbaşoğlu 9-E

Sera Hocagil 9-E

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Boys A Basketball Team

Recai Milli 10-A

Can Borneday 10-A

Mert Eren Sarı 10-B

Sermet Sinan Akova 10-B

Kaan Orhan Aytekin 10-D

Özgür Kuş 10-D

Efe Özdener 10-E

Aldemir Konuk 11-C

Işık Ali Akpınar 11-F

Umut Aksu(Takım Kaptanı) 11-E

Mehmet Semih Gülkesen 11-C

Kerem Altunbaş 11-F

Batuhan Büyükyurtsever 10-B

Efe Ökten 10-C

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Special Jury Award to TAC’s Young Story Writer

At the nationwide "Özgür Pencere Story Writing Competiton for Children and Adolescents", where the jury evaluated a total of 1570 stories, Zeynep Ece Yıldırım from 12 IB, working with her teacher Tuba Karabağ, was awarded the "Special Jury Award" for her story. TAC congratulates Zeynep who made the school community proud and thank Tuba Karabağ and all teachers in the Turkish department for their encouragement of students to join such competitions and their contribution to student growth and accomplishments in the field of Turkish Literature.

You can see the results from the link below.

International Women's Day

Women should work not for their husbands, not for their children, not for the rent, but to be happy, to be self-fulfilling individuals. They should work not because they are women, but because they are smart and hardworking INDIVIDUALS.

We do not need to remind you that women is not only a mother but a human being, not just a wife but an individual, not just a flower but a tree that extends its roots in the ground. Still, we still wanted to put a smile on your faces on this special day by sharing the photos of smiling women, proud and happy, in a collaborative activity by Grade 9 students and the IB CAS coordinator.

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3rd School-Parent Interaction Meeting on “Toxic Positivity”

TAC’s school-parent interaction meeting on “Toxic Positivity” for parents of all grade levels was held with 30 parents. The goal of the session was to create personal awareness in our parents about this hot topic, to strengthen the communication between parents and students, to empower them as role models.

The event started with a presentation shared by Suna Babalıklı, Grade 11 guidance counselor, and Meryem Öztürk, guidance counselor for prep classes. The presentation received the active participation of parents through sharing various questions and their own thoughts.

Online University Presentations are Starting

Online university presentations coordinated by the Turkish University Counseling Unit will start on Monday, March 14 at 19:00 with Sabancı University. After the general introduction of the university, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Levent Öztürk will share his experiences as part of the Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering program. TAC students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the university in general and to Öztürk about the particular program.

You can participate in the session via the link below or the zoom ID number:

Meeting ID: 933 5840 5627

The university presentations will continue according to the following schedule:

Özyeğin University: Wednesday, March 16, 16:00

Koç University: Tuesday, March 22, 17:30

Bahçeşehir University: Wednesday, March 23, 18:30

Istanbul Technical University: Monday, March 28 14:00

Yeditepe University: Tuesday, March 29, 17:00

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Project Development Training

Dear Students,

Our Grade 9-10-11 and 12 students are all invited to join the first 4 modules of the ?Online Project Development Training? which will be hosted by Ozyegin University in March.

You are required to register before March 8th. You may click TRAINING CALENDAR to see the details of the program and sign in.

Don't forget to register by clicking here by March 8th to grab this unique opportunity!

''Mission Possible 5” Project Competition

The “Mission Possible 5” project competition organized by SEV for our 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade students is starting! You can attend the Project Development Training, which consists of 6 modules, to be given by Özyeğin University. The first 4 modules will be open to the participation of our 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students, and only the "Mission Possible 5" finalists can participate in the last 2 modules. You may visit by logging in with your school e-mail address, and see the details of the competition, review past projects, and apply to participate in Özyeğin University Project Development training. The deadline to register for the training is MARCH 8th, 2022. To enter the competition, click here and fill out the form. The deadline to enter the competition is APRIL 28, 2022. Click to following posters to viev the pdf poster with links and details. For any questions, you may contact School Corporate Communications Manager Neslihan Özünlü (Sadık Paşa Building, 1st floor)

YKS Exam Preparations at TAC

Please click on the visual below for the video explaining the YKS preparation activities. (only in Turkish)

Weekly YKS Bulletin

Click on the visual below for the Weekly YKS Bulletin (only in Turkish)

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By clicking on the links below, you can reach our social media channels and keep up-to-date with our activities.

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