Lausanne Collegiate School

Lausanne's mission is to prepare each of its students for college and life in a global environment.

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Congratulations to Dar Zafer '26 on qualifying for TNMEA All-State Modern Band! Dar is one of two guitarists out of the entire state who will embark on a trip to Nashville at the end of March for three days of rehearsals, workshops and performances. Way to go, Lynx!


Experience the marvelously twisted world of The Addams Family in this year's Upper School musical! Join us in EPAC February 29 – March 3 for a spectacular showcase of dark humor, unforgettable characters and hauntingly good performances that will leave you snapping for more!

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/15/2024

Middle School students In Geri Floyd's Advanced Art embraced the spirit of the Lunar New Year by creating intricate dragons inspired by the holiday's rich history and tradition. As they crafted their dragons, they learned about the symbolic importance of dragons in Chinese mythology, representing power, strength and good luck. Through their artistic endeavors, they also explored the customs associated with the Lunar New Year, such as the vibrant dragon dances, the exchange of red envelopes for good fortune and the indulgence in festive delicacies.

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/14/2024

Happy Valentine's Day! Our Lynx celebrated the day of love with parties and sweet treats!

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/13/2024

Grade 5 Band set the stage for Mardi Gras festivities as they treated Lower Middle School with a spirited rendition of "When the Saints Go Marching In" while their Lynx peers paraded through the halls!

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/12/2024
Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/09/2024

Tickets for the 2024 Lausanne Auction, presented by Mechanical Systems Company and Pro Pics, are nearly sold out! Reserve yours today before they’re gone – the deadline to buy is February 12!

Mobile bidding for silent auction items opens Tuesday, February 13 and continues through the culminating in-person event on February 24 – you don’t want to miss what is already one of the best item collections in Lausanne Auction history. Can’t attend the event? Bid from anywhere on your desktop or mobile device!

Reserve your tickets and learn more about the auction at

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/08/2024

Happy 100th day of school! Our Lynx have learned and achieved so much over the past 100 days, and we're eager to see what all they will experience throughout the remainder of the year!

Senior Kindergarten students celebrated today's milestone with festive door decorations, games and crafts. πŸ’™πŸ’›

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/07/2024

Lausanne held a signing day on Wednesday in the Elder Performing Arts Center (EPAC), with nine Lynx student-athletes from the class of 2024 signing their letters of intent to play at the collegiate level.

"Today is a day to celebrate our student-athletes and the many years of hard work, time, effort and energy they have put into getting to this moment," athletic director and head football coach Kevin Locastro said. "They represent what is possible when you work hard in the classroom and on the field."

See the full list of athletes and the schools they signed with here:

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/06/2024

Lynx middle schoolers embraced their need for speed as they participated in a Mario Kart racing House activity! Students cheered on their teammates, and even some of our teachers joined in the fun. This energy-filled activity also gave students interested in e-sports a chance to shine in the spotlight. Congrats to our racing champs who earned points for their House!

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/05/2024

The 2024 One Acts Festival, presented by Lausanne's Upper School theatre, was a success! The event showcased a series of student-directed performances, each composed by the imaginative talents of Cooper Deason '24, Lila Gsanger '24, Jamison Horne '24, Joshua Joy '24, Ben Kohanbani '25, Abby Trott '24, Kara Quiriconi '24 and Bella Zini '25.

Way to go, Lynx!


Join us in EPAC tonight for the One Act Festival presented by Lausanne's Upper School Theatre!

Guests will have the opportunity to see our talented Lynx thespians take the stage for a series of student-directed performances crafted by the creative minds of eight upper schoolers.

Purchase your tickets here:

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 02/01/2024

Students across grade levels gathered in EPAC for a special presentation marking the commencement of Black History Month celebrations at Lausanne.

The event included meaningful performances by the IB Dance Ensemble, Upper School Choir and Upper School Concert Band.

The collective efforts of the students, combined with the artistic expressions and historical reflections, created an impactful experience. As the month unfolds, Lausanne continues to embrace the opportunity to educate, celebrate and reflect on Black history and culture.

Read the full story below:

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 01/31/2024

Over winter break, 20 Lausanne Upper School students ventured into Mexico for an enriching trip through Lynx Travel, a program that goes beyond borders to offer students experiences that promote global awareness and personal growth.

With an itinerary that included a tour of the iconic Chichen Itza, Mayan cuisine classes, and wildlife encounters at Punta Laguna, the trip was an unforgettable adventure for the students!

Read more about their trip to Mexico below:

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 01/30/2024

If you haven't seen Upper School's Industrial Design and Photography Exhibit yet, stop by the Adams Foundation Lobby in EPAC before it wraps up this Thursday, February 1!

The photography and industrial design classes offered in Upper School are essential for students as they foster creativity, promote a deep understanding of visual communication and enhance design and innovation skills through practical, hands-on experiences. Evidenced by their works currently on display, these courses provide a solid foundation for students to pursue their interests and contribute meaningfully to the visual arts and design world.

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 01/29/2024

Congratulations to our Middle School students on the Lynx Blue and Lynx Gold robotics teams for their outstanding achievements at the West Tennessee First Lego League State Championship over the weekend. Lynx Gold secured a 1st Place Robot Performance Award and a 2nd Place Champion's Award, while Lynx Blue contributed to the victory with a 1st Place win in Robot Design!

Read more about the competition below:

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 01/26/2024

Lausanne's Spaghetti Dinner, our longest-running fundraiser, welcomed more than 300 people to campus last night to share a meal together and support the school.

Thank you to everyone who came to enjoy the tradition with us!

Homecoming vs. FACS 2024 01/24/2024

Tuesday night was our Homecoming game, with the Crusaders from First Assembly visiting The Lair.

In between the girls' and boys' game, we crowned our Homecoming King and Queen and recognized our students on the Homecoming Court.

As for the games, our the junior varsity team kicked the night off with a win, defeating FACS 49-43. Our girl's varsity team dropped a close one, losing 68-62, and the boy's team saw the Crusaders pull away late, losing 63-51. Next up for the Lynx is a road game against Harding on Friday. Those games are at 4:30, 6:00 and 7:30 p.m.


This month marks a significant achievement for five talented Lausanne students who have successfully auditioned and qualified for the prestigious WTSBOA All-West Honor Band and Orchestra.

The Lynx musicians and their respective positions include:

Nicholas Holland '25: 2nd Chair Baritone – Concert Band
Emma Kerr '25: 1st Violin, 6th Chair – Symphonic Orchestra
Bennett Johnston '26: 5th Chair Trombone – Concert Band
Aster Greer '27: 1st Chair Bass Clarinet – Concert Band
Elaine Yu '30: 1st Chair Oboe – Concert Band

Way to go, Lynx!

Read the full story below:

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 01/22/2024

Today offered a cozy start to Homecoming Week with students donning their favorite pajamas! As spirit week continues, don't forget to join the fun with the upcoming themes for the rest of the week: Tuesday is all about Blue & Gold, Wednesday calls for students to dress as teachers and teachers to dress as students and Thursday brings out the surfers and bikers in full force. Get ready for a week of school spirit and exciting matchups!

Join us tomorrow night for our homecoming games as the Varsity Girls Basketball team faces FACS at 6 p.m., followed by the Varsity Boys at 7:30 p.m.

Lets Go, Lynx!


Get excited, Lynx: we're back on campus Monday with a pajama day! Check your email for all the details. See you tomorrow!


Congratulations to Ben Kohanbani '25 for earning 1st place in Lausanne's 2024 Shakespeare Competition!

As the school competition winner, Kohanbani has now advanced to the Memphis Branch competition in February and will have the chance to compete against talented participants from the local scene. The top contender from the branch competition will proceed to the national stage in New York City.

Read more about the competition below:


Let’s call it a week and try again Monday. (ugh).
Due to the snow and the dangerous streets, Lausanne will be closed on Friday, January 19, 2024. Campus is also closed this weekend. If we have to be out Monday, we’ll move to online classes/activities. More details to come via email (so give it a look). Stay safe, Lynx!


Sorry, folks: campus is closed Thursday. Check your email for more details. Stay warm, Lynx!


Don't miss out on the LPC Spaghetti Dinner, a Lausanne tradition since the 1950s! Tomorrow is your last chance to grab tickets for the dinner on January 25, 2024, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Enjoy a casual evening with pasta and dessert, kid-friendly crafts and movies, and capture unforgettable moments at our family photo booth! Get your tickets 🎟 here:

Photos from Lausanne Collegiate School's post 01/16/2024

Last weekend, 21 of our Upper School actors and actresses braved the cold weather and made their way to the MTSU campus to participate in the Tennessee State Thespian Conference.

β€œIt was also a wonderful opportunity to step outside of our boxes and challenge ourselves in workshops, whether it was dancing, singing, acting, or tech,” said Shromona Malhotra β€˜24. Read more about their experience on our website!

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Lausanne At A Glance

Building on the mastery of traditional college preparatory skills and high academic and ethical standards, Lausanne Collegiate School develops the individual talents, intellects, creativity and character of boys and girls through innovative teaching strategies and passionate and engaged learning within our diverse Pre-Kindergarten-12th grade setting.

Core Values: Seven statements incorporated in "The Lausanne Way" that highlight our unique approach to education.

  • We create a joyful and challenging learning process.
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