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TEDxYouth@LAS Part 2

Posted by Marta Krause on 30/03/16 14:38

 

Last month LAS hosted an extraordinary event - the TEDxYouth@LAS conference. With a license from the TED organization a group of students have worked since April 2015 to put together this special conference. Below, you will 3 more of the 9 videos. Click here to see the first 2 clips. Enjoy! 

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Topics: Academics

Letter from the Head of School - March 2016

Posted by Marc-Frédéric Ott, Ed.D. on 20/03/16 11:27

 

Dear Parents,

 We have had a great winter season with overall decent snow conditions, especially in recent weeks. As I am writing this letter to you, we have beautiful weather and almost spring-like temperatures.

The second semester has been very exciting and enriching for all of the LAS community members. During the Family Winter Week, we welcomed over 160 parents and siblings to the campus! It was very successful and we reconnected with parents, shared plans for the future, and listened to parents talk about how they would like to see the school move forward.

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Topics: Academics, Student Life

TEDxYouth@LAS Part 1

Posted by Marta Krause on 20/03/16 09:51

 

Last month LAS hosted an extraordinary event - the TEDxYouth@LAS conference. With a license from the TED organization a group of students have worked since April 2015 to put together this special conference. Below, you will find the first 2 of 9 videos which we will be publishing in the upcoming weeks. Enjoy! 

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Topics: Academics

Experience Model United Nations at Leysin American School

Posted by Alex Flynn-Padick on 17/03/16 17:00

THIMUN is a transformative experience for students selected as active participants. What THIMUN is and does is no state secret but only those that have been a part of THIMUN can truly appreciate the opportunity that such an activity provides Leysin American School students.

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Topics: Academics, Student Life, Swiss Boarding School

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

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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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