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LAS summer's Academic Program

Posted by Emily Gain on 24/02/18 14:39

LAS summer’s new Academic program allows students to develop knowledge and skills in a variety of core and curiosity-driven classes. Class options come in two streams. Accelerator courses focus on advancing a student’s understanding of important school subjects, while the Explorer stream exposes them to a range of alternative topics designed to keep intrigue and inquisitiveness at the forefront of their minds. Students may choose two classes from any of the courses offered.

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Staff Feature: Raphael Aschenbrenner

Posted by Emily Gain on 21/02/18 14:06
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A Celebration of Self-Directed Learning

Posted by Emily Gain on 09/02/18 13:26

Students in the Middle School 3-D Design class came together this week in an event their teacher, Mr. Tihen, described as “a celebration of self-directed learning”. During this course, this hardworking group of students has taken charge of their own learning, designing 3-D printed model sailboats and devising advertising strategies. They began with simple prototypes and marketing ideas and, with research and group collaboration, slowly built towards more complex models and business plans.

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Summer Gruyères Excursion!

Posted by Emily Gain on 05/02/18 09:56

If you haven’t tasted Swiss cheese, have you really been to Switzerland? With classic dishes like raclette and fondue found in restaurants countrywide, a visit to the Alps just isn’t complete without a sampling of their most iconic food. Luckily for LAS Summer in Switzerland students, La Maison du Gruyère is a short hour-long drive away from Leysin. This day trip lets campers see the Gruyère cheese-making process first hand, and sends them home with their pockets (and mouths) full of samples.

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LAS Summer’s Mountain Leadership Development Program

Posted by Emily Gain on 29/01/18 16:09

 

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Why Leysin American School?

Welcome to Leysin American School, a school with “family” values. Located in the breathtaking beauty of the Swiss Alps, Leysin American School has a history of nurturing talent and motivating students to succeed in education, sports and arts. We bring together students from around the world to create a campus community with a global perspective and a family atmosphere.

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