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Sixth-Graders Chat With Lynx Alum About His Lausanne Experience And Life Since Graduation

Preparing for a successful life after graduation is a familiar concept Lausanne students work towards daily. Recently, our sixth-graders had the opportunity to gain insight into some of the benefits challenging themselves now can have on their future when they chatted via zoom with Lynx alum Cameron Kinley '17.   "I wanted Cameron to talk to the entire 6th Grade due to his incredible work as the Senior Class President at the Naval Academy and his leadership duri... Read More
at Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Senior Profile – Cailin Brown '21

From shining on the EPAC stage to being one of the most friendly faces you'll see in the Upper School hallways, Lausanne senior Cailin Brown '21 is known for her lively presence and contagious smile.    As a proud Lausanne Lynx since Senior Kindergarten, Cailin has always been an active member of the Class of 2021.  "I spend more time at Lausanne than I spend time at my own house, but I love it," said the senior.  With the immense amount of extra... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, January 25, 2021

Middle Schoolers Earn State Recognition For Exceptional ACT And SAT Scores

When it comes to challenging themselves academically, our Lynx prove there's no limit to what they can accomplish!  Lausanne students Naji Ghandour '25, Abi Battini '25, Ezra Baer '25, Nick Hoffman '25, Elisa Hurtado '25, Aidan Johnson '25, and Ethan Johnson '25 have earned Duke TIP State Recognition for their academic skills by achieving exceptional scores on the SAT or ACT as a middle schooler.  The Duke TIP Program is a non-pr... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, January 22, 2021

Lynx Use Strong Defense In Win Over Harding

Hall of Fame basketball player Bill Walton once said, “one way to regain your rhythm on offense is to make some big plays on defense.” The Lausanne boys’ team used that philosophy Tuesday night at Harding, using a stifling press that they turned up in the fourth quarter en route to a 65-61 win over the Lions. “With a young team we understand offense is not going to be clicking on all cylinders every night, but we can always take pride in getting stops on defense,&r... Read More
at Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Senior Profile – Jad Hamze '21

As a Lausanne student for his entire academic career, senior Jad Hamze '21 is proud to be a "Lynx for Life."  "I just love being here," said Jad. "I walk through the doors every day and I just feel lucky to be in such an amazing place. Being in an environment where my teachers care for me, and the principal knows my name is a privilege that I feel lucky to have." Throughout his 15 years at Lausanne, the heritage club member a... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Senior Profile – Anne Rack '21

For SGA Vice-President and International Baccalaureate student Anne Rack '20, her journey through Upper School has involved a multitude of academic and extra-curricular experiences that carried her outside her comfort zone and gave her memories she'll cherish for a lifetime.  "What I love most about being a Lausanne student is the community. I have been going to Lausanne since 5th grade, so I have grown to be very close with my classmates and teachers," said Anne.... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, January 15, 2021

Lausanne SEL Kicks Off Speaker Series with Best Selling Author

Last night, Lausanne SEL kicked off its inaugural Speaker Series. More than a hundred Lausanne community members registered to see Jonathan Mooney, best-selling author of The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal and Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines.  "Jonathan was a great speaker," said Lausanne parent Kerry Connors. "I loved his book. I read it one sitting and did a lot of highlighting. It's rare to find a useful book ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Lausanne Honors 2021 Scholastic Art Winners

Lausanne would like to congratulate all our student winners for this year's Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards Competition, sponsored by the Brooks Museum League.  In this year's nationally recognized competition, Lausanne art and design students were acknowledged with 25 total awards, including 5 Gold Keys, 7 Silver Keys and 13 Honorable Mentions.  "Congratulations to all our Scholastic Art Awards winners, and congratulations to all their teachers. It takes ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, January 11, 2021

Three Middle School Students Earn Awards In National Math Competition

Three Lausanne students are celebrating high-level recognition after placing in the American Mathematics Competition. The Mathematical Association Of America's (MAA) American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) program is a national program that helps America’s educators identify talent and foster a love of mathematics.  "The AMC program positively impacts the analytical skills needed for future careers in an innovative society," MAA president Michael Dorf... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, January 7, 2021

Senior Profile – Ali Devji '21

Ambassador, diversity and inclusion task force member and co-president of the Class of 2021. Ali Devji '21 has taken on many roles at Lausanne and has spent his time as a Lynx embracing his leadership skills.  At Lausanne, the International Baccalaureate has a strong focus on community engagement, and as a full IB student, Ali found this helpful in encouraging him towards his leadership roles. "I would encourage everyone to take the IB, as it has truly helped me with ut... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, January 6, 2021