Lausanne News - March 2023
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Senior Profile: Matthew Kulubya '23

Matthew Kulubya '23 is grateful for the full IB program that he has been engaged in over the last seven years at Lausanne. This has allowed him to explore different subject areas with greater depth, as well as develop his organizational skills as he challenged himself to an increased workload. He is thankful to Lausanne for fostering an environment that has exposed him to different types of people, teaching him to be open-minded and preparing him to embark upon college. Matthew has been accep... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, March 31, 2023

Lausanne Names Jessica Green Basketball Head Coach

Lausanne alumna Jessica Green '09 has been named the new head girls’ basketball coach at Lausanne Collegiate School, Athletic Director Kevin Locastro announced on Wednesday.  Green will take over a team she helped lead with Associate Athletic Director Cayce Densford this past season after the departure of head coach Wayne Kelley, who took a job in St. Louis.  “We are excited to name Jessica Green as our new Head Women’s Basketball Coach,” Athletic Director Ke... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, March 30, 2023

Lynx Athletics Recap (3/22-3/29)

Lausanne Athletics continues its spring season with track joining tennis, baseball, soccer and lacrosse in action this week. Check out some of the highlights below as well as the schedule for the upcoming week and where you can catch the Lynx live online.  Lynx Hit The Road To Nashville  Lausanne lacrosse headed east on I-40 this past weekend to face off against some schools in the Music City. Our girls' lacrosse team defeated the University School of Nashville on Friday 6-4 before ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Zac Hill '04 Named 2023 Chair Of Ideas

Lausanne is honored to announce that Zac Hill '04 has been named the 2023 Chair of Ideas.  Zac is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of the Office of American Possibilities, a venture studio for civic moonshots. Co-chaired by a bipartisan team of former White House Domestic Policy Advisors, its projects have included The COVID Collaborative (public health), (refugee resettlement), More Perfect (democracy renewal), 24/7: A People's Filibuster for Gun Safety (gun sa... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Senior Profile: Taylore Williams '23

Taylore Williams '23 has been able to experience many enriching opportunities Lausanne has to offer, such as joining American Sign Language Club, Bridge Builders, Student Ambassadors, and being a student manager for the Varsity Girls' Basketball Team and Varsity Boys Football Team. Over the past four years, Taylore has grown immensely in her knowledge as a student due to t courses like Theory of Knowledge, CAS and Extended Essay. Taylore believes that Lausanne provides its students with the r... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, March 23, 2023

Lynx Athletics Recap (3/15-3/22)

Things Get Going FOLLOWING spring break Lausanne teams were busy on the practice field during Spring Break, with many teams offering optional practices for those student-athletes that were interested.  With Spring Break finished sports are now cranking back up as we head into the heart of the season.  Lausanne baseball starts the season with a win The Lausanne baseball team began their season with a win last Monday at USA Stadium in Millington, defeating MHEA 16-4. JV also won, 11-0... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Class Of 2027 Celebrates 8th-Grade Milestone

After years of successes, challenges and the emotional highs and lows students encounter as they navigate becoming a teenager, completing Middle School is a developmental milestone. To celebrate our eighth-grade students and their hard work throughout this year, Lausanne's Middle School honored the Class of 2027 as individuals and as a grade level by displaying their portraits in the Upper Middle School stairwell. "We are proud of our students and celebrate this accomplishment alongside ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Family And Friends Shop At Annual Third Grade Marketplace

Lausanne family and friends gathered outside Lower School before spring break to shop at this year's Third Grade Marketplace benefitting Porter Leath and Forrest Spence Fund. The annual event is a part of the Primary Years Programme Finance unit, which focuses on function, responsibility, causation and exploring learning products and the market. As the students prepped for their big event, they collaborated and worked as a real business to brainstorm ideas for items they thoug... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Academic Honor Society Inductions 2023

Congratulations to the new inductees of the Spanish Honor Society, French Honor Society, National Chinese Honor Society, Quill and Scroll, National Art Honor Society, National English Honor Society, Rho Kappa Society, Science National Honor Society, Sigma Society and Modern Music Masters Society. The rigorous requirements to be inducted into each Honor Society are listed below.  Inducted students are given honor cords to wear during commencement that represent their membership into each... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 20, 2023

Second Grade Students Explore Coding and Design

Second-grade students have been hard at work over the last couple of months as they developed new design skills through their PYP unit on robotics.   During their ANTS classes, students learned about computer science and how to code using a programming language called Blockly, which helps students learn resilience and math applications and is a precursor to other languages like Java and HTML.   "The coding was my favorite part," Veer Kumar '33 shared. "I got to see all the ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, March 17, 2023

Third Grade Students Attend Winn-Dixie Themed Celebration

Lynx third graders always love to read Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn-Dixie. This year, their teachers made it even more memorable by throwing a special celebration when they finished the novel.  The students attended a unique Winn-Dixie-themed party resembling the one the characters Opal and Gloria host together in the book. From the snacks down to the music, decorations and animal attendees, every detail of the event connected to the novel in some way.  The party also included ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, March 16, 2023

Senior Profile: Zoeya Khan '23

Zoeya Khan '23 attributes her "go-getter attitude" to her time at Lausanne and is very thankful for her Lynx family's everlasting love and support. Zoeya has decided to attend the University of Texas at Austin in the Fall, majoring in Psychology on the pre-med track.  What is your number one interest and why?  I love tennis and have been playing tennis since I was six.  What are your extracurriculars/clubs?  I am the Captain of the Girls' Varsity Tennis team here at Laus... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 13, 2023

Lausanne Students Celebrate International Women's Day

Students across grade levels are celebrating International Women's Day by honoring the contributions and achievements of women helping pave the way for a more gender-equal world.In PK2, teachers Simone Lima and Victoria Citchens are teaching their class about influential women around the globe. Astronaut Ellen Ochoa, painter Frida Kahlo, and architect Zaha Hadid started off the week before they explored the works of renowned primatologist Jane Goodall and professional tennis player Serena Wil... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Lausanne Lynx Athletics Recap (3/1-3/8)

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN's Day Wednesday, March 8 is International Women's Day and we want to wish Happy International Women's Day to the amazing ladies that make up Lausanne Lynx Athletics.International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity, celebrating women's achievements and making the call for positive change. MIDDLE SCHOOL LYNX WIN BIG Our Middle School la... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Middle School Scheduling for 2023-24

Beginning in August of 2023, students will follow a seven-day rotation this fall, carefully planned to ensure students receive an equal amount of time in each course. Classes meet during a variety of times during a week to help give each class morning and afternoon time to meet. The schedule is also similar to the Upper School and will prepare students for their transition to ninth grade in a few years. Students follow their seven classes in order, taking five classes a day.  O... Read More
Posted by Drew Smith at Monday, March 6, 2023

Senior Profile: Evan Lewellyn '23

Senior Evan Lewellyn '23 is a Full IB student serving as Senior Class co-president and Lynx Serve Vice president. He has also participated in soccer, cross-country, chorus and musical theater competitions at Lausanne. As Evan plans for the future, he has committed to Northeastern University's Honors Program for a combined economics and business administration major in the D'Amore-McKim School of Business.  How do you feel the IB program benefits you as a student?  Being an IB stude... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 6, 2023