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Category: IB Programme

IB Business Students Visit With Local Coffee Entrepreneur

Students in Upper School IB Business Management had the opportunity to learn a little about life as an entrepreneur, or as their guest speaker, Kenny Bakers calls it “nontrepreneur,” during a recent chat with the local coffee roaster.  Based in the Bartlett area, Kenny is a coffee entrepreneur who has grown his hobby and side hustle into a full-time career in the last two years with  Ethnos Coffee Roasters . The term “nontrepreneur” he uses comes from... Read More
at Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Upper Schoolers Connect With Penpals in Madrid

At Lausanne, we love when students use the skills they built in the classroom to make connections in their communities, throughout the country and across the globe. This year, upper schoolers in Spanish II HL have had the opportunity to take their knowledge of the Spanish language beyond Lausanne's campus all the way to Spain by connecting with penpals in Madrid.  "In the past, students had various opportunities to practice their Spanish in real-life scenarios through... Read More
at Thursday, November 19, 2020

Lausanne's Middle School Honors Students With IB Learner Profile Awards

Lausanne's Middle School had the opportunity to honor multiple students across Fifth through Eighth Grade with an IB Learner Profile - October Community Leaders of the Month certificate. Award recipients earned recognition because of their commitment to displaying what it means to be a good community leader through the 10 IB Learner Profile attributes, which empower students to be  Open-Minded, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled,  Inquirers, Reflective, ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Upper Schoolers Create Experimental Short Films

Upper School students had the opportunity to express themselves creatively when they demonstrated their artistic talents through a video design project.  The students produced experimental short videos as a part of their IB Programme  summative. The project incorporated all the skills they've learned from this term, including continuity editing, parallel editing, phantom shots, skip editing and video transitions.  Along with testing their knowledge of these skills, the... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, November 16, 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... Read More
at Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Students Take On Roles Of Historical Figures During "Reconstruction Mixer"

In Upper School  IB History of the Americas, the Senior class had the opportunity to take on various roles of historical figures in the civil rights, women's rights and labor rights movements during a "Reconstruction Mixer" they held outdoors.  Using the Facing History curriculum in recent classes, Seniors studied the complexities of the Reconstruction era, including the debates around healing and justice in political Reconstruction and the possibilities of Radical... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, October 14, 2020