Lausanne News - March 2018
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Lynx Display Power Of The Spoken Word

No props. No costumes. No music. Just the poet, the stage and the power of spoken word.  This was the scene on Tuesday in the Elder Performing Arts Center (EPAC) as seventh-graders performed their poems in front of peers and administration.  Recently, seventh-graders read Brown Girl Dreaming, a memoir written in verse. To practice using poetic devices while exploring the themes of the book, each student wrote a slam poem exploring a topic related to either the feeling of in... Read More
at Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Finding Potential (Energy) In Household Objects

Soup cans and batteries. Sounds like the recipe for a noisemaker.  After pairing the old cans and used AA batteries with a couple of other household objects, our first grade Lynx in John Frassinelli's class were not only having fun, they were learning about different kinds of energy in the process.  Called "come-back cans," the project meets a couple of criteria that Dr. Frassinelli said makes the students immediately interested.  "The ... Read More
at Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Lausanne Defies Gravity

With all of the buzz surrounding Wicked’s two and a half week touring run at the Orpheum, Lausanne was thrilled to welcome Glinda from Wicked to the Lausanne stage this past Saturday.   Our Lausanne thespians in attendance had an unforgettable experience taking their musical theatre skills to new heights. This one-time only master class was with Allison Bailey, the Glinda understudy of the tour, who familiarized them with the musical. They learned the story line, information about... Read More
Posted by Carrie Robinson at Monday, March 26, 2018

Gabriella Gonzalez ‘18: Ready for Her Next Stage

When Gabriella Gonzalez ‘18 came to Lausanne as a second-grader, she didn’t know what awaited her. However, the rising star quickly found her niche. Gabby, who recently had the opportunity to play her dream role of Elle Woods in the Upper School performance of Legally Blonde the Musical, has forged her way in the Lausanne theater department. She began taking dance and voice lessons in Lausanne’s after school programs during her Lower School years, and her love for th... Read More
Posted by Carrie Robinson at Friday, March 23, 2018

Lynx Artists Honored As National Winners

From page... To stage... Natalie Eslami '19- National Gold Key Winner Future New category  “A Midsummer Night's Dream Tree Set Piece" Ella Gregory '22- National Gold Key Winner Printmaking category "Over the Rising Sun" Erek Campbell '19- National Silver Key Winner Sculpture category "Unclear" Since submissions for the 2018 Scholastic Art ... Read More
Posted by Carrie Robinson at Thursday, March 22, 2018

Lynx Are Smoky Mountain Cup Champs

Our defending state champion varsity boys soccer team brought another championship home this past weekend...The Smoky Mountain Cup.  The team persevered with tired legs over tough competition to come from being down 2-1 in the last 15 minutes to win the championship 3-2.   Congratulations on a great weekend, Lynx!  Please visit our Athletic Calendar to see the schedules of all of our varsity spring sports teams. Com... Read More
Posted by Carrie Robinson at Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Seniors Clark, Love and Thompson '18: Holding Court

Over the past four years, there has been quite of a bit of change on the Lausanne boys basketball team. Players have come and gone, state championships have been won and lost, and new coaches have taken leadership. Seniors Gray Clark ‘18, Corteze Love ‘18, and Kohen Thompson ‘18 have each gotten to experience Lausanne basketball at different points, but came together this year as seniors and leaders on the team. Clark, who came to Lausan... Read More
Posted by Carrie Robinson at Friday, March 9, 2018

Joan Jeanrenaud '73: 2018 Chair of Ideas

Chair Of Ideas 2018 (Joan Dutcher Jeanrenaud ’73) from Lausanne Collegiate School on Vimeo. Established in 1992, the Lausanne Chair of Ideas tradition has been a much anticipated annual event. This year, we welcomed world-renowned cellist and Lausanne alumna, Joan Dutcher Jeanrenaud ’73, from San Francisco, Calif. Ms. Jeanrenaud spoke on Monday, March 5 to our Upper School and shared how her time on this campus had opened many doors for her successful career. She cha... Read More
Posted by Carrie Robinson at Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Lynx Share Book Club With Iranian Students

On March 6, our International Baccalaureate (IB) Anthropology Year 2 students got a chance to create a meaningful and global relationship with high school students from Iran. Our IB students are learning to understand and appreciate their own culture, and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities. This week our seniors taking IB Anthropology were able to explore the Iranian culture by participating in a book club with students from the Middle Eas... Read More
Posted by Carrie Robinson at Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Senior Tori Moore-McMiller ‘18: Leadership at Lausanne

“Nothing has made me more proud over the past four years than being a representative for my class, whether it be vice president or class president.” Those are strong words from senior Tori Moore-McMiller ‘18 who currently serves as senior class president. In her 14 years at Lausanne, Tori has found herself in numerous leadership roles that are quite notable. In addition to being incredibly active in student government, Tori is president of the debate club, a state champion... Read More
Posted by Carrie Robinson at Friday, March 2, 2018