Lausanne News - June 2018
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Lausanne Seniors Donate Fleece Blankets to Cancer Patients

Two of Lausanne's rising seniors, Maggie Spence ’19 and Naiya Nolan Dillard ‘19, completed a tremendous act of kindness for cancer patients in the Memphis area by donating 25 fleece blankets to West Cancer Clinic-Midtown. Maggie and Naiya spent a semester researching the average number of incoming chemotherapy patients treated by the cancer clinic. The pair raised $1,200 to purchase 100 yards of fabric to create enough blankets to accommodate every patient. Their effor... Read More
at Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Lausanne Faculty Travels To Belize For Life Changing Collaborative Opportunity

Several Lausanne faculty took part in the Lausanne & Belize Collaboration this June, a life-changing experience for the co-workers. The members of the team had to submit a proposal for a workshop they would facilitate for local teachers while visiting the small Central American country. Robin Trusty, one of Lausanne's Middle School faculty that was selected to go on the trip, admits that she was not mentally prepared for the changes she was about to endure.&nb... Read More
at Monday, June 25, 2018

Lausanne Students Learn To "Speak Truth To Power"

Summertime at Lausanne does not mean a break from learning opportunities. At the beginning of break, twenty-six middle and upper school student leaders took a trip to Washington, D.C. to learn about the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Program "Speak Truth to Power."    Speak Truth To Power, a global initiative inspired by Kennedy's book, uses the experiences of courageous defenders from around the world to educate students and others about human rights a... Read More
at Monday, June 25, 2018

Lausanne Middle School Program Spurs Book

Lausanne Middle School Head Greg Graber is celebrating the release of his new mindfulness book this week, a journey that has been over a decade in the making.  Graber’s initial foray into mindfulness was less than stellar.  “My wife dragged me to a class about a decade ago," Graber said. "This is before it was mainstream.  I thought it was weird, kind of fringe... I swore I would never go back.”    Shortly thereafter, Graber, an avi... Read More
at Monday, June 18, 2018

Lausanne Freshman Bring Home Honors At National History Day

Four Lausanne freshmen brought home Honorable Mention at the National History Day competition in Maryland.   Ali Devji '21, Jad Hamze '21, Dalia Chemaitilly '21 and Isabel Kagoo '21, with help from Kate Heim '21, received an Honorable Mention at the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland College Park on Tuesday, June 12.   They competed against over 110 other senior group p... Read More
at Monday, June 18, 2018