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Lausanne Celebrates Middle School Moving Up Ceremony

Lausanne's 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony marked a significant milestone in the lives of the Class of 2027. The ceremony celebrated their Middle School journey and looked forward to their bright future in Upper School. With hearts filled with anticipation and excitement, the 8th graders walked across EPAC's stage, beaming with pride as they received their certificates of completion. The ceremony recognized their academic achievements and acknowledged their personal growth, resilience, and dedic... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, June 1, 2023

Senior Profile: Risha Manga '23

Throughout her ten years as a Lynx, Risha Manga '23 demonstrated her commitment to service, culture and personal growth through academic and extra-curricular endeavors that combined her personal interests and compassion for others.  As a full International Baccalaureate (IB) student, Risha values the program for teaching her effective time management skills and encouraging critical thinking and independent learning. The IB internal assessments allowed her to delve into her interests and ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Lausanne Lynx Spring Fling Recap

The Lausanne Lynx hit the road to Murfreesboro this week for the TSSAA State Championships for spring sports, also known as Spring Fling. The Lynx have student-athletes competing for state tennis, track and soccer championships.  Lynx Win Back To Back State Championships On Wednesday, the Lausanne Lynx boys' tennis team repeated as state champions, defeating Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) 4-0 to win the state title.  The girls' tennis team finished as state runner-up, losing a... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Lynx Athletics Recap (5/10-5/17)

Regionals have wrapped up with the Lynx winning multiple regional championships across sports. This week we have sub-state in a number of sports with more trips to Murfreesboro for Spring Fling on the line. SOccer Takes Regional Title  In a Thursday night game that was delayed by rain and began late into the evening, the Lynx soccer team didn't allow the conditions to slow them down en route to a 2-0 victory over the St. George's Gryphons.  The top-seeded Lynx got on the board early... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Senior Profile: Lincoln Hayes '23

Lincoln Hayes '23 is a full IB student whose number one interest is pursuing music, particularly jazz. He is also president of the TriM music honors society, played with the Germantown Youth Symphony Wind Ensemble and Orchestra for five years and founded the Lausanne House Band called the Missing Lynx. Lincoln is also an accomplished athlete, having run Cross Country at Lausanne for six years and won several regional honors. He will attend Davidson College in the fall and is interested in stu... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Two Thumbs Up! Lee Harris Punches Multiple Tickets To State In One Afternoon

When Lee Harris '23 woke up Friday, he hoped it would be a good day. "I woke up and felt pretty good," Harris said. "I knew what was on the agenda for the day, and mentally and physically, I was ready." That agenda included a tennis match as a part of the boys' regional championship and four running events at the regional championship meet. The day began in the early afternoon on the tennis courts, with things not going exactly as scheduled. A match expected to be held outside at Lausanne was... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Tuesday, May 16, 2023

First Grade Entrepreneurs Host Food Trucks And Marketplace

Lausanne's campus was full of excitement last week as First Grade students served up good food and great times during their annual Food Trucks and Marketplace! The Lynx entrepreneurs set up shop in the amphitheater and took on the roles of cashier, server, chef, customer service representative, etc. Family members shopped for recipes and products made from herbs the first-graders grew themselves. The students' goods ranged from cookies, soups, candy, dips and even dog treats for their furry f... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Underclassmen Awards 2023

We celebrated the 65 freshmen, sophomores and juniors during our 2023 Underclassmen Awards and Honors Ceremony. The event celebrates students who have outstanding academic performance in their classes and across subjects, honoring students with 83 different awards.  Award Student Yale Book Award Rhea Sumpter '24 Excellance in Personal Project Liam Martin '25 Excellence in DP French B SL - Year 1 Isabel Sorenson ‘24 Excellence in French II HL Kaylee Howard  ‘... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 15, 2023

Lynx Athletics Recap (5/3-5/10)

As we near the finish line of the Lausanne spring sports season, the Lynx are looking to bring home hardware with regional championships within reach and tickets to the state championships being punched.  Lausanne Track Begins Earning State Championship Bids The regional championships in track & field began on Tuesday at Harding Academy, with four Lausanne student-athletes punching their ticket to the state championship meet.  Lucy Fisher '23 (Discus) Lucy was the region champ... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Senior Profile: Nikhil Borschel '23

Nikhil Borschel '23 is a motivated and passionate student who has paved quite the path for himself since coming to Lausanne in 7th Grade from Toronto, Canada. His curiosity and eagerness to learn have led him to excel in various extracurricular activities, including Lacrosse, golf, Chorus, tutoring, and numerous clubs. The Lynx senior encourages other high school students to take risks, try new things, and prioritize self-care. He believes these experiences are invaluable and help students di... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Male & Female Outstanding Athletes Of The Year Announced

The Outstanding Senior Athlete Award is given to the male and female student-athlete that has demonstrated excellence in athletics during their high school career through their character, commitment, leadership, teamwork and personal achievement. Langston Rogers  This year's outstanding male athlete began his varsity athletic career by being a contributing member of the 2020 state championship basketball team. His defensive toughness and gritty play helped the team to a 30-6 record. As a... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, May 4, 2023

Lynx Athletics Recap (4/26-5/3)

We are midway through our first week of regional tournaments and the Lynx are faring well as we march towards the state tournament in spring sports. Tennis Serving Up Regionals Success The Lynx tennis team heads into Wednesday afternoon's semifinal action well-represented.  In girls' doubles, the top-seeded team of Zoeya Khan '23 and Allesandra Yong '25 advanced to the semifinals, where they will take on the fourth-seed team from USJ on Wednesday.  In girls' singles action, fourth-... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Lynx Robotics Team Places In Top One Percent At FTC World Championship

Lynx Robotics achieved remarkable success during the 2022-23 season, culminating in a victory at the First Tech Challenge Tennessee State Championship and a top 1% ranking at the FTC World Championship, making it a historic year for the team. Team members Olivia Pompe '26, Jack Hagerman '25, Jordan Beasley '24, Henry Tarkowski '23 and Logan Trexler '23 worked relentlessly to perfect their robot design and performance while strategically maximizing scoring opportunities dictated by ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, May 1, 2023

5th Grade Students Embark On The Working World At Biztown

Lausanne's 5th-grade entrepreneurs took a break from their classroom routines to embark on the working world at JA Biztown.  Students experienced different job roles, such as being a CEO, a CFO, a salesperson, a marketer and even a mayor!  The program is designed to teach theoretical concepts and put them into practice. Students got to run their own businesses, work in teams, make decisions and learn from their successes and failures in a safe, controlled environment. The simulated... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Thursday, April 27, 2023

Senior Profile: Joséphine Bonnot '23

Josephine Bonnot '23 is a driven student who has been actively pursuing her many interests since coming to Lausanne in 6th Grade. As a senior, Josephine is fully immersed in the IB program and participates in various extracurricular activities. She currently holds the position of co-president of the "exploring culture through food" club and is also an accomplished varsity cross-country and track runner. Josephine is passionate about performing and has taken EPAC's stage many times through Upp... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Lynx Athletics Recap (4/19-4/26)

We are mere weeks away from the post-season in spring sports and many of our teams find themselves in the hunt for divisional titles and first-round byes in upcoming tournaments. Baseball Finishes Second In District The Lausanne Baseball team is locked into the two seed in the district tournament after falling to Northpoint to start the week. The Lynx (21-9) will face off against Christian Brothers in a home game Wednesday night (4/26) at Gagliano Field. “It was a tough loss but I told ... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, April 26, 2023