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Lausanne Students Compete In Noetic Math Competition

Lausanne students in the second and third grades competed this year in the Noetic Math Competition. The Noetic Learning Math Contest is a semiannual problem-solving contest for elementary and middle school students.  The goal of the competition is to encourage students' interest in math, to develop their problem-solving skills and to inspire them to excel in math.  During the contest, students are given 45 minutes to solve 20 problems, with many of... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Monday, May 11, 2020

2021 Summer Reading Lists

As the end of the school year approaches and we turn our attention to the summer, it is also time to think about summer reading.  Each grade level at Lausanne has summer reading and, in some cases, assignments that come along with the summer reading.  These books will be provided for your student and will be given to you on the day you are assigned to collect their personal items from campus the week of May18-20th. If you do not receive your books or are new to Lausanne, your... Read More
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Kimberly Kerr '20- Senior Profile

From being a full IB Diploma Programme student to being a part of the National Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society, Kimberly Kerr '20 has excelled during her Lausanne experience and become a life-long learner with high aspirations. While Kimberly's academics were always a priority, she also found time to pursue her extracurricular interests. The senior is quite the musician, winning awards for her flute prowess at both the Mid-South High School Soloist Competition... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Sunday, May 10, 2020

Anaum Showkat '20- Senior Profile

Anaum Showkat '20 has spent her time at Lausanne embracing a variety of challenges, which led to a unique Lynx journey and some extremely impressive accomplishments.  "From extravagant Bollywood performances during International Week to simple English novels, I love the wide array of opportunities Lausanne has provided me," Anaum said.  As a fluent speaker in Bengali and French, the senior's academic achievements include being an advanced member of the... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, May 8, 2020

Senior Students Interview Local Businesses About Impact Of COVID-19 For Class Project

Upper School Business & History Teacher Collin Libassi recently had his senior students do a project where they interviewed someone with a business about the impact of COVID-19. "I wanted then to f i nd a local business and interview someone at that business on how things are going," Libassi said.  The students then turned that interview into a four to five-minute "podcast" interview. As a part of the assignment, the podcast needed to... Read More
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Anwesha Satapathy '20- Senior Profile

Anwesha Satapathy’s time at Lausanne will always be tied to her tennis career and the relationships she built while playing the game she loved so much.    “Without a doubt, I will miss my tennis team the most, Anwesha shared." It’s unfortunate that the seniors had to miss most of their last season together due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we’ve grown a lot as a team in the last few years and I’ll miss cheering each other on at the courts... Read More

Jacqueline Lee '20- Senior Profile

"Through the IB learning experience, I have developed and mastered my own unique learning methods that work effectively for me in achieving my academic goals," Jacqueline Lee '20 shares. Throughout her fourteen years at Lausanne, the Heritage Club member has made meaningful connections that have helped her follow her many interests and succeed in them. "Looking forward into next year, I am especially excited about college life and the new learnings, experiences and... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Guest Speaker Talks To First Grade About Tech And Game Design

To kick off their PYP unit, How The World Works, Lausanne's first-graders were joined by special guest speaker Dan Ryder who presents workshops on technology integration, improvisation and design thinking during a recent Zoom call.  The purpose of the unit is to explore how kids play using games and toys and their Zoom visitor helped the first-grade class understand why playing games is important, how to be creative when designing and making them and how to repurpose or... Read More
at Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Middle School Art Students Feature Photography In Virtual Gallery

Eighth-grade art students at Lausanne are working on a "forced perspective photography" assignment for teacher Geri Floyd's class and posting their finished work in a virtual art gallery. "The purpose of this lesson for my students was to get them thinking creatively while utilizing the technology that they had on hand while at home," Floyd said. "Their cell phones and computers could be used in a different way while we all are online learning during this... Read More
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Zoe Hamblen '20- Senior Profile

As a multi-sport athlete, full IB Diploma Programme student, and member of various clubs, Zoe Hamblen '20 has enjoyed embracing the opportunities that come with being a Lynx.  Zoe plays Varsity Volleyball and Varsity Lacrosse, and when she's not on the field or court she can be found on the sideline cheering on other Lausanne teams with her classmates.  "I love the community at Lausanne," Zoe said.  "We always come together and support one another.... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 4, 2020

Sixth-Graders Continue Field Trip Tradition By Hosting Virtual Version

Each year, Lausanne's sixth-graders travel to Drasco, Arkansas for their annual Camp Bear Track field trip. The students camp in cabins, complete team-building exercises, participate in House Olympics to score points for their Middle School House, and roast marshmallows by the campfire.  Although the sixth-graders weren't able to make the trip this year, their teachers wanted to make sure the students still had the opportunity to celebrate the tradition. "We decided that... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 4, 2020

Marc Bonnot '20- Senior Profile

When Marc Bonnot ‘20 was asked what his favorite thing about attending Lausanne was, he responded emphatically, “all of the extracurricular opportunities!”  He added, “You can do any sport you might want, you can be in the choir, join the band, do theater, there are tons of clubs for whatever you want to explore, and now there are CAS groups which encourage you to get involved.” It’s this comfort, community and collaboration that made Marc's... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Saturday, May 2, 2020

Lausanne Celebrates ArtsFest/SportsFest In Unique Way

One of the highlights of the school year for students, teachers and administrators at Lausanne is ArtsFest/SportsFest. It is a day filled with fun activities and a way for the Lausanne family to celebrate the closing of another academic year.  Due to current circumstances, the year 2020 version of the day will be remembered a little differently. For seniors, the day is their last day on campus. The soon-to-be graduates team up with their Lower School classmates and helping them... Read More
at Friday, May 1, 2020