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John Harlin

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LAS GLOBE Day, 2016 edition

Posted by John Harlin on 15/03/16 17:51

Where on the globe were you last Saturday? The world’s coolest place to be on March 12 was in LAS’s Grande Salle, where the second annual LAS GLOBE Day science fair showcased almost 30 science and social studies projects from students in 8th, 9th, and 11th grades.

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Topics: Academics

Introducing the LAS Alpine Institute

Posted by John Harlin on 25/02/16 18:00

LAS challenges students and it is meant to do so. Each year, hundreds of students from around the world take residence on one of the most beautiful places on this planet. The LAS Alpine Institute inspires students to break free from preconceptions and love and learn from Leysin’s landscape, undergoing personal growth in the process. The LAS Alpine Institute builds a connection to one’s local environment while developing the physical and teamwork skills vital for developing children into healthy adults.

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Topics: Athletics, Student Life, Swiss Boarding School

International Award at LAS - Bronze Adventurous Journey

Posted by John Harlin on 18/05/15 10:39

The Ice Saints put a strong dose of adventure into our first International Award Bronze Adventurous Journey at LAS.

The snow started flying as we hiked out of the Fishbowl on May 15 and was 10cm deep by the time we reached our campsite at Solacyre. Cold wet fingers didn't help as we set up our tents in the storm and crawled into sleeping bags to warm up before dinner.

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Topics: Student Life

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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