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Rising Senior Pursues His Passion For Technology Through VR Society At Lausanne

When Ben Brandon ‘20 started his academic journey at Lausanne in ninth grade, Headmaster Stuart McCathie held a meeting to learn about Ben’s interests and goals, a ritual done with each new student at Lausanne. During the meeting, Ben discussed his interest in technology and getting involved with one of the programs Lausanne offers for its students. Mr. McCathie decided to encourage Ben to join the VR Society, a student-run after school program that allows students to create... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, July 15, 2019

Don't Throw Away Your Shot To Be A Part Of The Hamilton Master Class

Join Lausanne's Broadway Connection Master Class Series on Friday, July 12th for the one-time opportunity to study with performers from Broadway's hit show Hamilton! Attendees of this exclusive workshop will learn music and choreography Hamilton before a Q&A session.  Students will also get invaluable performance tips and audition advice before finishing off the day with an autograph and picture session.  Come prepared to sing and dance on Friday, July 12 from 10:00... Read More
at Monday, July 8, 2019

Middle School Students Compete In National History Bee

Last month, Lausanne middle school students competed in the IAC National History Bee competition in Chicago.  International Academic Competitions is a consortium of competitions for primary and secondary students operating in over 25 countries around the world. IAC’s mission is to reward academic excellence by bringing innovative, stimulating, fair, and relevant competition opportunities to students around the world.  "Academic competitions have a unique role to play... Read More
at Monday, July 1, 2019

Lausanne 360 Camp Previews: CSI Lausanne & Music Video Stars

Summers @ Lausanne has a couple of great camps coming up the mornings (9 a.m. to noon) of July 15-19 in CSI: Lausanne and Music Video Stars.  Are you interested in forensic science and crime scene investigation? Join CSI: Lausanne and participate in a mock criminal investigation this summer. Campers will investigate a mystery on Lausanne's campus and learn how to use methods that real crime scene investigators use.  Lausanne teacher Brooke Hoffman will teach this camp that... Read More
at Thursday, June 27, 2019

Upper School Studies Potential Energy With Mousetrap Cars

One of our Physics SL and HL students favorite events, the annual mousetrap car competition, challenges them to build either a long distance or race car.  The students' cars were powered using the stored energy in the spring of a mousetrap for the motor.  "The idea is to attach a string to the mousetrap and axle.  By winding the string around the axle the mouse trap's spring is stretched to store elastic potential energy. As the mousetrap car is released... Read More
at Monday, June 24, 2019

Lausanne 360 Camp Previews: Happily Ever After and Relaxation Sensation

In the upcoming weeks of Summers @ Lausanne, we have several fun-filled camps that we want to highlight that are still open for registration. Two of those begin the week of July 8-12 in Happily Ever After and Relaxation Sensation. Do you want the opportunity to be treated like royalty? Are you wanting to bring out your “inner princess”? Come join Ms. Whitney Robertson, LCS Lower School teacher in a week full of princess fun! During the camp, you will be in for a week of... Read More
at Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Two Students Continue Tradition Of Lausanne Robotics

Two Lausanne upper school students are continuing the tradition of an alumna while making a difference in middle school robotics as mentors.  Earlier this year, the Lausanne all female middle school robotics team competed at the University of Memphis robotics competition with Dalia Chemaitilly '21 and Elaina Przybyszewski '21 as mentors. A mentorship that grew out of the CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) project of Aynsley Hartney '16.   "They have continued... Read More
at Monday, June 17, 2019

Lausanne 360 Camp Previews: Hip Hop Dance Jams & The Wonderful World Of Writing

As we enter the third week of Summers @ Lausanne, we want to highlight some of the amazing camps that you can still register for. Two of those come up next week in Hip Hop Dance Jams and The Wonderful World of Writing .  Are you in your feelings like Drake? Do you wake up in the morning and dab? Come walk it out with Memphis hip hop dance legend Charnae "Nae" Nelson.  Whether you are a beginner or experienced hip hop dancer, the high energy camp will help strengthen... Read More
at Thursday, June 13, 2019

Lausanne Students Compete In National History Day Competition

Lausanne middle school and upper school students traveled to College Park, Maryland this week to compete in the National History Day competition.  National History Day is a non-profit education organization that offers year-long academic programs that engage over half a million middle- and high-school students around the world annually in conducting original research on historical topics of interest. Since 1974, NHD has continuously improved history education by providing professional... Read More
at Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Students Turn Into CSI Investigators For Classroom Project

Lausanne students are always looking for ways to apply their skills learned in the classroom to real-world situations.  This past March, Brooke Hoffman’s eighth-grade science class did just that. The students participated in a mock criminal investigation as a culminating project for their unit on “The Nature of Matter.” With utilizing the scientific method, lab techniques and their own background knowledge of science, students were able to collaborate and work to solve... Read More
at Monday, June 10, 2019

Lausanne 360 Camp Preview: Operation Breakout!

Escape Rooms have become a popular destination for groups looking to do team building and sharpen their problem-solving skills.  It is unclear how and where they started. Some credit Eastern Europe while others credit Asia. In 2014, there were 22 escape room companies in the United States, a number that has grown to around 2,000. Summers@Lausanne will increase that number by one next week as they hold the Escape Room Design camp.  The camp, entitled Operation Breakout, is... Read More
at Thursday, June 6, 2019

Lausanne Student Uses Gifts To Help Local Charity

Jordan Geller '26, a Lausanne middle school student, is at it again.   In what has become an annual tradition for him, Jordan hosted a soup luncheon that raised money for the St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen.  Lausanne families along with other community members were invited to enjoy some delicious soup with friends and donate to the great cause.   In preparation, Jordan reached out to Fleming’s Steakhouse and The Butcher Shop to ask for soup donations... Read More
at Monday, June 3, 2019

Lausanne 360 Camp Preview: Rise Up!

This summer, Lausanne is offering their first ever theatre convention, Rise Up! Rise Up! is designed to give experienced, intermediate to advanced young performers the opportunity to take a wide range of theatre, dance, music, and design workshops and master classes - all in just 5 days on Lausanne's campus. Examples of workshops include costume design and construction, set design, scene work, vocal master classes, stage combat, dance master classes, make-up for the stage,... Read More
at Thursday, May 30, 2019

Mr. And Miss Lausanne

This year’s Mr. and Miss Lausanne, Matthew Russel and Christina Frye, embody what it means to be a Lynx.  Both Christina and Matthew took every opportunity to be a part of various clubs and activities while also completing the rigorous full International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. Matthew is the type of person who is always looking for something new to do or learn, and this is shown through all he did at Lausanne.  Matthew has been at Lausanne since first... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Students And Families Gather In EPAC For Fourth Grade Exhibition

A group of parents read over the colorful presentation displayed in front of them as students discussed the ways to stop food waste. As a part of the fourth grade exhibition, Lausanne families and Lower School students had the opportunity to walk around to different exhibits in EPAC to listen as the Class of 2027 discussed earth’s resources and how our actions can impact other living things for their Primary Years Programme (PYP) unit Sharing the Planet. In the final year of the... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, May 22, 2019