Lausanne News - May 2018
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Senior Walkthrough

As the school year comes to a close, a new journey begins for our seniors as they head off to college. During our annual senior walkthrough at the end of the school year, the class of 2018 had the opportunity to showcase the college they have chosen by walking through Lausanne wearing their colleges’ t-shirt while the rest of our students cheered them on. “We are so proud of the hard work and dedication our seniors put in during their time at Lausanne,” said Headmaster McC... Read More
at Friday, May 25, 2018

Lucas Davis ’18: Mr. Lausanne

Lucas Davis ’18 can be described as an innovator, a writer, a thespian, or just Mr. Lausanne. The senior was awarded the prestigious honor, Mr. Lausanne, which tells the world he is your ideal Lausanne student to look up to. Lucas, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Candidate, came to Lausanne hoping to find a community that will best fit him. “At Lausanne, we are all different, and that is incredibly important. I hope to have contributed to Lausanne's truly global perspecti... Read More
at Friday, May 25, 2018

Lausanne Makes History As Soccer Wins Back To Back State Championships

As Lausanne's Varsity Soccer team headed to overtime with the score tied, they knew the state championship was on the line. That's when nerves set in, right?  Only Lausanne (19-1-0) had been in this situation before. Almost a year ago to the date, the Lynx defeated St. George's in the 109th minute of a double-overtime thriller to win their first soccer state championship.  But this year it was Battle Ground Academy (13-5-2), a school only about 40 miles away ... Read More
at Friday, May 25, 2018

Lausanne Soccer Wins To Advance To State Championship Game

On paper, the teams looked evenly matched.  Lausanne came into the game with a 17-1 record. Boyd-Buchanan with an 18-1 record.  However, it was Lausanne that struck early and scored last en route to a 2-1 victory, earning a spot in their second straight state championship game.  Jordan Brown '19 found the back of the net first for Lausanne, scoring in the first five minutes of the match to give the Lynx the early momentum. The Bucaneers answered, however, and the game w... Read More
at Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Lynx 4R Earth gives back to the community

It was a big day for our 5th graders! Not only did our Lynx 4R Earth spend time petting a furry friend named Sahara, but the team gave back to their community with a $1,200 donation to the Humane Society of Memphis. The funds were raised by the Chipouch pencil bag business the Class of 2025 started in September for their year-long Real World Scholars learning journey. The Chipouch is a pencil case made from recycled chip bags that the Lynx 4R Earth team designed, manufactured and sold themse... Read More
at Monday, May 21, 2018

Sarah Boxer ’18: Future Political Powerhouse

Senior Sarah Boxer ’18 reflects, “I am most proud of the relationships I have built with my peers, teachers, administrators, etc. over my five years at Lausanne. Incredible teachers have guided me throughout my academic and extracurricular experiences as well as pushing me towards learning something every day about the subjects I am passionate about.” If there is one student that will be a future Senator or work in the White House, Sarah Boxer should be the first name that ... Read More
at Friday, May 18, 2018

Living Museum Brings Historical Figures To Life

On Wednesday, May 15, you could take a step back in time and visit a museum all without leaving the Lausanne campus.  Lausanne seventh graders held their annual Living Museum in the main gym at Lausanne. While walking through the exhibit, you could speak with political figures such as Donald Trump and Al Gore or to sports icons Lionel Messi and Lebron James. Steve Jobs, Walt Disney and Rosa Parks were also represented.  Students presented the projects by proving one side of a... Read More
at Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Underclassmen Awards 2018

We honored some of our students at the 2018 Underclassmen Award and Honors ceremony for their outstanding academic performance this school year. “There has been a lot of success and many things to be proud of, and I want to thank you for all you have done this year,” said Headmaster Stuart McCathie. Keep up the good work, Lynx! Subject Excellence in Course Name Student Name     Yale Book Award Christina Frye '19 ... Read More
at Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Lausanne Track Heads To State After Impressive Showing At Regionals

In what is the home stretch of the track and field season for high school sports, the Lausanne Lynx are headed to state well represented after their performances in the TSSAA Division II-A West Region Championship. On May 8, Lausanne's Nyle Love '18 and Mason Weiss '18 earned an automatic bid to the state championship meet. Nyle finished second in the discus while Mason finished first in the pole vault.  Jonas pushed through a hurt foot to win the hurdles, setting a personal ... Read More
at Monday, May 14, 2018

Lausanne Soccer Heads To State With Regional Championship

  The title of "Regional Champions" evaded the Lynx varsity soccer team last season on their route to win the state championship. The Lynx were determined to make sure they weren’t denied again, but they’d have to beat a familiar foe to accomplish the task.  St. George's and Lausanne varsity soccer teams are very familiar with each other. As members of the same district, the teams played each other earlier this season at Lausanne, in a 4-2... Read More
at Friday, May 11, 2018

Rebecca Price ’18: Stamp Scholar

In late February, the University of Missouri announced seven students who received an invitation to join the prestigious Stamps Scholars Program. “Rebecca Price, Lausanne Collegiate; Germantown, Tennessee; International Business.” A Stamps Scholar receives a full scholarship, as well as access to an educational enrichment fund that allows them to design and develop their own projects that support their academic success. Our Lynx family is extremely proud to see senior Rebecca... Read More
at Friday, May 11, 2018

Middle School Robotics Team Wins Second Place In City Competition

A Lausanne Middle School girls' robotics team brought home second place in a local engineering competition that includes public and private schools from all over Shelby County.  The second place team, T.A.R.T. (The Awesome Robot Team), consisted of Bentley Culbreth '24,  Jyotika Maharaj '23 and Madison McDermott '23.  The Immortals, consisting of Sarah Przybyszewski '25, Dima Chemaitilly '24, Mackenzie Mink '24 and Maisie Riegel... Read More
at Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Second Graders Take "Mystery Trip" To American Indian Village

“Do you wanna know where we are going?!” asked 2nd Grade Teacher Mr. Massey.   "Yeah!" the entire Class of 2028 shouted in unison.   After arriving at school and boarding a charter bus, 36 second graders and teachers from all three sections of the second grade at Lausanne finally found out the destination of their surprise destination field trip: Parkin, Arkansas, home of the Parkin Archeological State Park.    The class trip went along with the secon... Read More
at Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Milanca Wang ’18: A Force to be Reckoned With

“When I did one of my college interviews, my interviewer asked me to describe what I would bring to the college campus. I gave a rather long-winded answer about pursuing your passions, trying out new things, and just doing what you wanted instead of thinking too long about it. Essentially, everything I think I contributed to Lausanne! He looked at me and told me he saw one word: Entrepreneurship. Reflecting on this experience, I realized that it’s true. It is a combinati... Read More
at Friday, May 4, 2018