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Category: Schoolwide Event

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Lower School Celebrates Week Of The Young Child

The Lausanne Lower School is celebrating the “Week Of The Young Child” this week. Included in that celebration has been a series of picnics on campus to start the week. “Evidence tells us that a person’s life successes, health, and emotional well-being have their roots in early childhood. We know that if we get it right in the early years, we can expect to see children thrive throughout school and their adult lives,” Head Of Lower School Kara Barbour said. ... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Bee Green and Environmental Outreach Clubs Team Up for Earth Day Event

In honor of Earth Day, the Bee Green Lausanne Club and the Environmental Outreach Club are hosting a cleanup event at the Wolf River Trailhead Sunday, April 25, from 10am-12pm! Because of continuous littering and pollution, the Wolf River Trailhead is in need of a big pickup. This event is open to the whole Lausanne community- so bring your gloves, some trash bags, sturdy shoes, long pants, and the family to show your appreciation for nature in Memphis!  ... Read More
Posted by Drew Smith

Cum Laude Society 2021

Congratulations to the 10 juniors and seniors inducted into the Lausanne chapter of the Cum Laude Society.  To be considered for Lausanne's chapter: The student must be in the top 10% of the junior class or the top 20% of the senior class in academic excellence. This will be determined by ranking students according to their cumulative grade point average (GPA) and assessing standardized test scores. Their GPA must be 4.0 or higher. Students must have a history of taking hon... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell

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 said.... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Friday, April 9, 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 str... Read More
at Tuesday, April 6, 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 sideli... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, April 1, 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 3-0.... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Monday, March 29, 2021

Lynx Take Home Multiple Awards at National History Day

Our Lynx had a tremendous showing at the regionals for the National History Day Competition. Middle and Upper School teams earned various awards and advanced to the State Competition being held online in April.  The competition allows students to showcase their creativity and research skills by developing projects with historical themes. Middle and Upper School students created projects based on this year's theme, "Communication in History: The Key to Understanding."... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, March 15, 2021

Middle School Students Create Connections In Dear Evan Hansen Workshop

Friday afternoon in the Elder Performing Arts Center (EPAC), Lausanne eighth-graders gathered as part of a workshop that combined both social and emotional learning (SEL) and the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen. The project is a result of a partnership between Dear Evan Hansen and Microsoft titled Creating Connections with Dear Evan Hansen. It is a program that educates and empowers teens to build more meaningful connections in their everyday lives. Dea... Read More
at Monday, March 8, 2021

Lauren Avant Sumski Named 2021 Chair Of Ideas

Lausanne welcomed back alumna Lauren Avant Sumski '10 on Monday to honor her as the 2021 Chair of Ideas.  The Chair of Ideas is a Lausanne tradition and a much anticipated annual event. It is awarded each year to an individual who embodies the characteristics and values represented by The Lausanne Way through their actions and accomplishments. One of the school’s most prestigious honors, the title has been awarded 24 times since 1994 to Lausanne alumni and other dist... Read More
at Monday, March 1, 2021

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

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

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

Middle Schoolers Earn State Recognition For Exceptional ACT And SAT Scores

When it comes to challenging themselves academically, our Lynx prove there's no limit to what they can accomplish!  Lausanne students Naji Ghandour '25, Abi Battini '25, Ezra Baer '25, Nick Hoffman '25, Elisa Hurtado '25, Aidan Johnson '25, and Ethan Johnson '25 have earned Duke TIP State Recognition for their academic skills by achieving exceptional scores on the SAT or ACT as a middle schooler.  The Duke TIP Program is a non-pr... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Friday, January 22, 2021

Lynx Use Strong Defense In Win Over Harding

Hall of Fame basketball player Bill Walton once said, “one way to regain your rhythm on offense is to make some big plays on defense.” The Lausanne boys’ team used that philosophy Tuesday night at Harding, using a stifling press that they turned up in the fourth quarter en route to a 65-61 win over the Lions. “With a young team we understand offense is not going to be clicking on all cylinders every night, but we can always take pride in getting stops on defense,&r... Read More
at Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Lausanne SEL Kicks Off Speaker Series with Best Selling Author

Last night, Lausanne SEL kicked off its inaugural Speaker Series. More than a hundred Lausanne community members registered to see Jonathan Mooney, best-selling author of The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal and Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines.  "Jonathan was a great speaker," said Lausanne parent Kerry Connors. "I loved his book. I read it one sitting and did a lot of highlighting. It's rare to find a useful book ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, January 13, 2021