Lausanne News - February 2021
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Lausanne Soccer Adds Familiar Memphis Name To Coaching Staff

When the Lausanne boys soccer team takes the field against Bartlett on March 19, fans will recognize a new face on the Lynx sideline. Former Memphis 901FC Head Coach Tim Mulqueen was added this off-season as Goalie Coach and Assistant Coach for the Varsity and the Junior Varsity boys soccer teams.  “I’m very excited to join the Lausanne family," Mulqueen said. "I  believe in their commitment to developing student-athletes at all levels,”  Add... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, February 25, 2021

Senior Profile – John Henry Campbell '21

Since John Henry Campbell '21 came to Lausanne in ninth grade, his engaging and memorable Lausanne experience has made him feel like a "Lynx for Life" from the very beginning.  "Starting at Lausanne my freshman year I didn't know anyone and felt like a stranger to the Lausanne community," said John Henry. "After the second week, when we went on our freshman class trip, I was immediately met with an amazing community and friends." John ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Fourth-Graders Explore Their Future Learning Environment During Middle School Step-Up Day

Lausanne fourth-graders recently had the opportunity to switch up their daily routine with an afternoon exploring our Middle School learning environment.  As a part of the annual Step-Up Day, the students spent time in each fifth-grade classroom getting to know the teachers, warming up to the curriculum, and discovering more about the Middle School traditions they will soon experience.  Fifth-Grade teachers Kelly Douglas, Kim Bullard and Dr. Robin Trusty helped their Lower Sc... Read More
at Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Third-Grade Entrepreneurs Prepare For Annual Marketplace

Our third-grade entrepreneurs have been hard at work the last few weeks crafting products to sell at the culminating event for their current unit of inquiry. The students collaborated and worked as a real business, making handmade products to sell at the annual Third-grade Marketplace benefiting a local non-profit.  As part of the Primary Years Programme Finance unit, the project focuses on function, responsibility and causation while learning to know their products and the market. &q... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, February 18, 2021

Senior Profile – Anjali Borschel '21

From the beginning of her journey at Lausanne freshman year, Anjali Borschel '21 has taken advantage of opportunities to contribute to the multitude of extracurricular communities she proudly participates in positively.  As President of the National Honor Society, Big Lynx Little Lynx and Vice President of the International Thespian Society Troupe, Anjali plays significant roles in the Lausanne community, literally and figuratively! Since her freshman year, Anjali has participat... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, February 17, 2021

First-Graders Take Science Lesson To Mars

Recently, students in first grade kicked-off the annual Mars Home expedition, a classroom experience that includes studying past and present civilizations and preparing for life on the red planet.   As part of their Primary Years Programme unit, "Where We Are In Place and Time." The first-graders planned for a future civilization on Mars, using their research skills to decide what the needs and wants were for life based on the significant difference between planet Earth and th... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, February 12, 2021

Senior Profile – Beren Rogers '21

Being a three-sport athlete who is business-oriented and focused on serving the Memphis community define some of the attributes Senior Beren Rogers '21 holds.   As a Lynx his entire life, Beren had time to realize and pursue his talents and passions over the years. "Lausanne is the most diverse school in the Memphis area," said Beren. "I think that just being exposed to those that are different from you, especially at a young age, will help you beco... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, February 11, 2021

Students Across Grade Levels Honor Black History Month

Across grade levels at Lausanne, students and teachers have been honoring Black History Month and demonstrating how it is essential to infuse Black History into daily lessons in a meaningful and intentional way during February and beyond. Lower Schoolers in Alexa Dell's third-grade class acknowledge black figures through daily lessons that help students connect not only accomplishments but also struggles that were apparent centuries ago and still exist in the Black Community today. Thro... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Third-Graders Practice Geometry Skills In Unique Way

Third-grade students in Mrs. Miller's class started their geometry lesson using a new angle. "Mirror With Words" is a teaching strategy that is part of whole brain instruction and encourages students to be actively engaged in the learning process. The lessons use motions and movements to help students make meaningful connections to vocabulary and were a perfect approach to introduce mathematical concepts. "Many of my students shared some of our &#... Read More
at Thursday, February 4, 2021

Four Lynx Sign National Letters Of Intent On Signing Day

National Signing Day is the culmination of a long recruiting journey for many student-athletes. It marks the day that a high school senior can sign with a college to play their sport at the next level. Wednesday at Lausanne, in the athletic building's lobby, four Lynx student-athletes gathered with their families as they signed their National Letters of Intent. Dallas Brown ’21 (Davidson College) Eddie Buxton ’21 (Austin Peay University) Ethan Dabbs ’21 (... Read More
at Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Senior Profile – Isabel Kagoo '21

With being a passionate advocate for youth involvement in the political sphere, Lausanne Senior Isabel Kagoo '21 pursues changing the field of politics as we know it. From her first day as a Lynx in second grade, Isabel has gravitated towards opportunities that allow her to use her voice and evoke change within her community. Throughout her time in Upper School, the senior has participated in many extracurricular activities that center around the idea of community engagement. As ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, February 1, 2021