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Seventh-Graders Create Dichotomous Keys For Pumpkins

As seventh-graders in Mrs. Hoffman's Life Science class examined the small piece of pumpkin they had carved out and placed under a microscope, they chatted amongst themselves. "This is so awesome," exclaimed one middle schooler. "Who knew a pumpkin looked like this under a microscope," chimed in another.   As a part of the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) unit, Classifying and Exploring Life, students studied the characteristics of Life, how to use a microscope an... Read More
at Friday, November 6, 2020

Upper Schoolers Test Design Skills With Handmade Bridges

While Mr. Auger grabbed another weight to place in the bucket, an Upper Schooler squealed, "I think the string is going to snap!" As the student leaned in to get a closer look, the bucket hanging by the string attached to her handmade bridge hit the floor and a crashing sound echoed across the design lab. The experiment was a part of a design exercise in which Upper School students got to put their innovative skills to the test to create bridges that could withstand a massive amoun... Read More
at Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Varsity Lynx Cheer Takes Second At Regionals

Lausanne's Varsity Cheer team took 2nd place at the Mid-South Regionals competition last weekend. Going into the competition, the Lynx cheerleaders knew they had some talented teams to compete against, but that gave the girls all the motivation they needed.  "We were so proud of the outcome and how the girls executed the routine," said Varsity Cheer Coach Kenzie Neel.  After taking second, the cheerleaders also received a Bid to the National High school Cheerleading ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Seventh-Graders Meet With Former President Of Latvia

Embracing global mindedness is a big part of The Lausanne Way. Recently, our seventh-graders gained a better understanding of this when they had the opportunity to talk to the former president of Latvia.  During the discussion, President Vaira Vike-Freiberga spoke about the importance of international cooperation. Drawing on her experience as the sixth president of Latvia from 1999 to 2007—the first woman to hold the post and head a post-Communist Eastern European country—Vi... Read More
at Tuesday, November 3, 2020