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Fourth-Graders Take On Middle School For The Day

This week at Lausanne offers an exciting opportunity for our fourth-graders as they switch up their normal classroom routine to experience the day in the life of a fifth-grader. To give students an idea of what to expect as they make the transition from Lower School to Middle School in the fall, each fourth-grader will spend time shadowing a fifth-grader, meeting teachers and sitting in on different classes like P.E. and S.T.E.A.M.   “What I love most about Shadow Days is hearing... Read More
at Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Senior Profile: Henry Clayton '19

Henry Clayton ‘19 has been a part of the Lausanne community for 15 years, and over the years Lausanne has helped Henry work hard and be prepared for his future.   “Throughout my time at Lausanne, I have always appreciated the work ethic the curriculum has instilled in me,” said Henry.  “Being a student who has always favored the social sciences, the ability to take English, business and economics while finding a science that played to my strengths ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 8, 2019

The Middle Years Programme in the 8th Grade

During an emotional moment for our eighth-graders, the class of 2022 gathered in front of Shockey Hall to wish their Promise Academy friends one last goodbye. After a day filled with picnics, games and ice cream, the students hugged and waved to the kindergarteners as they stepped onto the bus to head home. Having community awareness and building empathy is important for students at Lausanne, and for our 8th graders, this means becoming positive role models to kindergartners in the Memphis a... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Sunday, April 7, 2019

Eighth-Graders Taking Steps To Help The Environment

Lausanne always encourages students to work towards a better tomorrow, and making sure we have a clean environment is an essential part of the process.   To help do their part in maintaining an environmentally friendly campus, each year the middle schoolers participate in the Sustainable Schools Challenge created by CleanMemphis. The goal of the challenge is to teach students to care for the environment by completing tasks like creating energy efficient projects, cleanups and garden ins... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, April 5, 2019

Lausanne Students Earn Multiple Awards at Language Fair

Lausanne always encourages global mindednesses and because of this, students across all grade levels are able to appreciate and expand their knowledge of other cultures and languages. As a part of the International Baccalaureate Programme (IB) at Lausanne, students participate in daily Spanish and Mandarin lessons from Pre-Kindergarten until Fourth Grade while they are in the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP). Their daily lessons help prepare the students as they enter middle school in Fifth ... Read More
at Thursday, April 4, 2019

First Grade Learning Lessons On Organization and Enjoy Visit From A Duck

As part of their unit of study, "How We Organize Ourselves," the Lausanne first graders enjoyed a fun-filled week of activities last week that concluded with a special guest.  During the week they made trail mix while learning about the organizational aspect of working as a team in a conveyor belt model as well as making herbal Play-doh using measurement skills learned in math. The week ended with a visit from Lausanne parent Adrien Kurre, who also happens to work for Hilton ... Read More
at Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Senior Profile: Jordan Brown '19

Through Lausanne’s senior internship requirement, Jordan Brown ‘19 had the opportunity to spend a week at FedEx exploring his passions and gaining insight into his potential future. “Through my internship at FedEx I learned how to function in a corporate environment and was introduced to finance, a new topic of interest for me,” said Jordan.  “My major offers a track in quantitative finance so I hope to participate in research pertaining to mathematics in t... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, April 1, 2019