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Lausanne Basketball Looks To End The Season Strong

With December coming to an end and everyone celebrating the beginning of a new year, Lausanne head coach Marvis Davis turned his focus to the calendar hanging in his office.  He knew January meant that February was rapidly approaching and that meant that the postseason was at hand. The Lynx had spent most of December away from The Lair, playing in holiday tournaments and against regional powerhouses before district play got underway.   "Playing a tough... Read More
at Thursday, January 23, 2020

Lausanne DECA Club Members Qualify For State Competition

Last Friday, members of the Lausanne DECA club competed in the organization’s District 1 Career Development Conference at Christian Brothers University.  DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Students prepared throughout the fall for either an individual event or an event with a partner in which they needed to use their business knowledge and skills... Read More
at Thursday, January 23, 2020

Lynx Robotics Team Takes Home Multiple Awards At Tech Challenge Competition

This past weekend, the Lausanne Robotics team traveled to Hot Springs, Arkansas to compete in at the FIRST Tech Challenge competition.  Its been six years since the Lynx started participating in the FIRST Tech Challenge, in which some of the region’s best teams are tasked with demonstrating the highest level of engineering and autonomous system design through a set of challenges. This year's robotic event presented new features of the competition, including challenges that... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, January 16, 2020

Second-graders Create and Test Hypotheses In Their Classroom

Students across second grade have been learning about the scientific method which included creating and testing a hypothesis. Each student was tasked with brainstorming questions they wondered about and experimenting within their classroom. Their inquiries ranged from how far a marble would roll across tile versus carpet to how many books a student could stack before tumbling to the floor. "The students wrote down each step for their experiments and carried them out all by... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, January 13, 2020

Upper School Students Proudly Represent Lausanne At Model UN Convention

At the end of November, Lausanne's Model UN club attended the YMCA sponsored Southeastern High School Model UN (SHSMUN) convention held in Chattanooga, Tennessee. More than 650 delegates from several high schools throughout the southeast participated, including 37 from Lausanne. The convention is set up to simulate the actual United Nations, complete with various committees on such topics as disarmament, national security, and world health. The Lynx participants had to write six papers... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, January 10, 2020

Namaste: Lower School & Upper School Join Together In Yoga Lesson

The Lausanne Yoga CAS (Creativity, Activity and Service) Program partnered with the lower school on Wednesday to teach yoga techniques to Lynx second graders.  As a part of CAS, upper school students at Lausanne practice and reflect on their interests and their potential contributions to the communities to which they belong. "Lausanne encourages students to be well-rounded, and CAS activities support just that," Upper School English Teacher Dr. Wade Linebaugh... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Lausanne Hosts Annual Young Alumni Day

Lausanne kicked off the year by welcoming back seven alumni who spoke to our Upper School students during Lausanne's annual Young Alumni Panel as part of Young Alumni Day. The graduates, ranging from the classes of 2011-2019, shared about the experiences that led them to choose their colleges, universities, graduate programs, internships and careers. They answered questions about what to expect as they enter college and if they would have done anything differently if they were to go... Read More
at Monday, January 6, 2020

Archives Reflect On History At Lausanne

Should auld acquaintance be forgot , And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot , And days o’ lang syne. As Lausanne celebrates another successful year coming to an end, the traditional New Year’s song reminds us to reflect on the incredible happenings since Lausanne opened its doors in 1926 and to toast to the good times.  Did you know that anyone can look back at Lausanne's historical items by visiting our online archives ? Whether... Read More
at Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Lower Schoolers Explore Different Holidays Around The World

The Lower School Hallway buzzed with excitement as students lined up outside different classrooms. The first and second-graders were eagerly waiting for their turn to have their hand-made passport stamped by the teachers at each door so they could explore the country being represented inside the classroom. The students were participating in the yearly tradition of  Holidays Around the World , in which first and second-graders learn about different national and international... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Lausanne Student Places In State Top 10 In Math Competition

Congratulations to Matthew Kulubya '23, who placed eighth in the state on the Tennessee Math Teachers Association (TMTA) annual competition exam in Algebra I.  "Matthew was an 8th grader last year, but he took Math 9 HL with Ms. Zimmerling, which pushed him to be third in the West Region and 8th overall," Math Teacher and Department Chair Janet Slesinski said.  Lausanne also had several other west region finalists including: Annabella Tian '22 (7th... Read More
at Monday, December 16, 2019

Lausanne Teachers Participate In St. Jude Marathon And Raise More Than $110,000 For Children's Hospital

This past Saturday, several Lausanne faculty members participated in the St. Jude Marathon in various races. Lower School Science teacher John Frassinelli and sixth grade Social Studies teacher Kyle Lawrence completed the Full Marathon, second-grade teacher Whitney Robertson, third-grade teacher Shelby Longfellow, and Middle School Learning Specialist Julie Cooper completed the Half Marathon, and second-grade teacher Jeff Massey completed the 5K. "To raise money for the St. Jude... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Lausanne Cheer Wins State Championship

The Lausanne Lynx cheerleading team made Lynx history this weekend, returning home with Lausanne's first state championship in cheerleading.  Competing against 13 teams in the small varsity game day division, the Lynx scored a 91.2 out of 100 to capture the title.  Lausanne was the smallest team in a division that had teams that ranged in size from seven members to sixteen members.  "We traditionally compete in the small varsity game day division," coach... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Middle School Invites You To James And The Giant Peach Jr.

Lausanne’s Middle School Theatre Department invites you and your family to experience their production of Timothy Allen McDonald’s, “James and the Giant Peach Jr.," a theatrical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved book. You will be immersed in the world of James, a kid who finds himself traveling around in a giant peach. Throughout his fantastical journey, James deals with people and talking insects, who either want to help him or do harm to him. The play will... Read More
at Thursday, December 5, 2019

Juniors Volunteer at FedEx Family House

A group of Lausanne students are volunteering at the FedEx Family House as part of their service hours for their CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) project.  Juniors, Ayaka and Yuka Kimura '21, Shreya Palakurthi '21 , and Brinnan Lawson '21 Upper School French and Spanish Instructor and Sophomore Advisor Eric Becker are baking for families currently residing at the house.t the FedEx Family House, an extension of LeBonheur Hospital. The juniors are... Read More
at Friday, November 29, 2019

Lausanne Hosts Annual Grandparent's Day

To kick-off Thanksgiving break, grandparents and families were invited to Lausanne for the annual Grandparent's Day with family and friends celebration.  The annual event is a favorite among students across grade levels because they get to connect and share their daily learning experience at Lausanne with loved ones.  Families had the opportunity to meet faculty and staff, visit classrooms, learn about current projects and curriculum and watch student-led performances. ... Read More
at Tuesday, November 26, 2019