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Multiple Students Advance To National History Day Competition

A group of Lausanne students showcased their historical knowledge recently when they participated in The Tennessee State History Day contest. Several Senior Division projects advanced to the National History Day competition! Students had a prominent showing at the regionals back in march, advancing them to April's state-level competition. The Lynx who moved on to the National History Day competition will compete virtually in June. This year's theme is Communication in History: The... Read More
at Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Upper School Announces 2021 Mr. And Miss Lausanne

The results for 2021 Mr. and Miss Lausanne are in, and Justice Crawford '21 and Dalia Chemaitilly '21 have earned this year's respective titles!  As members and leaders of various clubs, full International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme students and distinguished members of the Lausanne community, both seniors more than exemplify what it means to be a Lynx. Justice joined Lausanne in ninth grade and immediately became one of the school's most active... Read More
at Monday, April 12, 2021

Lausanne Lacrosse Enters Final Month Of The Season With Excitement & Hope

With the end of the season approaching at the end of the month, Lausanne lacrosse is ending the season with lots of excitement and hope for the future of the program. The girl’s lacrosse team fields a young group of Lynx that are led by three young captains in Kolby Cohen ’23, Bella Leggett ’22 and Alyssa Koplon ’22 . “This team is filled with a great group of emerging leaders that are developing and voice on and off the field,” coach Cayce Densford... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Friday, April 9, 2021

The Middle School Science Experience

"Our Middle School science curriculum aims to engage our students in learning science concepts through hands-on and inquiry-based lessons," said Middle School Science teacher Brooke Hoffman. "Laboratory exercises are crucial in helping our students learn science process skills like making observations, asking questions, and interpreting data. These lessons also provide real-world connections allowing for a more meaningful learning experience." Driven by our IB Middle... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, April 8, 2021

Second-Graders Bring Robotic Designs To Life

Lausanne's Second Grade students have been hard at work over the last couple of months, challenging their design knowledge to prepare for their  Primary Years Programme (PYP)  unit on robotics while gaining real-world skills. "We've been discussing computer science and learning how to code using a programming language called Blockly, which helps young students learn resilience and math applications and is a precursor to other languages like Java and HTML," said... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Lausanne Track & Field Off To Fast Start For 2021 Season

When he took the job as The Lausanne track coach this off-season, head coach Chris Jordan knew he had the pieces in place for a successful year. “We have a bunch of hard-working, talented kids at our school," Jordan said. "Coupled with knowledgeable and passionate coaches, the season looks to be extremely promising." Those athletes and that commitment have gotten Lausanne off to a good start. At their first meet of the year against Harding, the Lynx had a... Read More
at Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Senior Profile – Alexandra Rochkind '21

From her first time stepping onto the Lausanne campus as a kindergartner to being months away from walking across the Graduation stage, Lausanne senior Alexandra Rochkind ’21 has grown and flourished into a student who is hardworking, determined, and constantly curious about the world that surrounds her. As a member of Lausanne’s Heritage Club, Alex has experienced all that there is to offer at Lausanne and has thrived amongst her fellow Lynx. The current Senior Class Vice President... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Sunday, April 4, 2021

The Job Of Keeping Lynx Healthy A Labor Of Love For Lausanne Athletic Trainers

National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about the important work of an Athletic Trainer. Here at Lausanne Collegiate School, we are lucky to have two of the best as a partnership between the school and OrthoSouth. In his seventh year at Lausanne, Director of Sports Medicine Outreach Marty Scuggs provides coverage to every sports team on Lausanne’s campus. With over 20 years of experience with high school athletes, you can find him on the... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, April 1, 2021

Sixth-Graders Launch Unique Online Newspaper For Students In Their Grade

Student expression is an essential part of the Lausanne experience, and a group of our sixth-graders has found a unique way to share their voices and creative abilities with fellow classmates. Elinor Barrett '27 , Ruby Gsanger '27 , Maya Clark '27 , Rebeca Batalha '27 and Manuela Batalha '27   recently launched, The 6th Page, a student-led online newspaper featuring short stories, student interviews, a kindness corner, teacher features, trivia,... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Senior Profile – Yuka Kimura '21

Diligent, Bright and friendly are just a few of the qualities senior Yuka Kimura '21 is known for at Lausanne. Ever since joining the Class of 2021 as a freshman, Yuka has pursued countless opportunities and made lifetime connections. While Yuka may not have been at Lausanne her entire life, she's grateful for the environment and the Lynx community she's loved the last four years.  "What we have at Lausanne is truly unique," said Yuka. "Although I came to... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, March 30, 2021

After A Year Off, Lynx Baseball Off To Hot Start To Open Season

One of the surest signs of Spring is the sounds of baseball emanating from fields that have been dormant over the Winter. After a season suddenly cut short last year because of COVID-19, the Lausanne baseball team is once again taking the field at Gagliano Field, home of the Lynx. If there was any rust due to lack of games, it has not been apparent this year as the Lynx are undefeated on the young season. The varsity team is off to a 4-1 start and the junior varsity squad is currently... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Monday, March 29, 2021

Senior Profile – Shreya Palakurthi '21

The world continually remains in need of bright students looking to pursue medicine, and based on the Upper School career of Shreya Palakurthi '21, this lynx will not fall short of the demand.     The Lynx Senior's resume boasts a plethora of activities related to the medical field, including her time participating in the Le Bonheur Summer VolunTEEN Program, volunteering for Church Health in Memphis, an internship with West Cancer Center, and a stint as a Medical... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Sunday, March 28, 2021

Environmental Outreach Club Honors World Water Day Through Pollution Prevention Cleanup

March 22 marked the annual observance of World Water Day, and to celebrate, Lausanne's Environmental Outreach Club participated in a Pollution Prevention Cleanup. The globally recognized day highlights the importance of our freshwater resources – our rivers, streams, lakes, wetlands and aquifers. To prevent the trash from washing into the Wolf River and its tributaries as water pollution, the Upper School club cleaned up along the Wolf River Greenway.     ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, March 26, 2021

IB Physics Hosts Annual Mousetrap Car Competition

IB Physics students had the opportunity to participate in one of Upper Schools favorite class traditions this week with the 2021 Mousetrap Car Competition. The annual challenge tests the students' ability to design a long-distance or race car powered by the stored energy in the spring of a mousetrap for the motor.  The idea is to attach a string to the mousetrap and axle. By winding the string around the axle, the mouse trap's spring stretches to store elastic potential... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, March 25, 2021

Academic Honor Societies Induction 2021

Congratulations to all of the new members 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. Pictures from the events can be found on our Facebook page here. NATIONAL SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is an honor society for the students of... Read More
at Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Senior Profile – Kewe Chen '21

Senior Kewe Chen '21 has moved and joined new schools over seven times throughout her entire life. After starting her journey in the Upper School as a freshman, she made Lausanne her home and has flourished within the Lynx community over the past four years.  Lausanne's welcoming environment has allowed her to make meaningful relationships with teachers and amazing friends for life. From tutoring her fellow peers as a National Honor Society member to teaching third-graders... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, March 23, 2021