Leysin American School Blog

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

Why attend a Swiss IB Boarding School

Posted by Brittany Howes on 09/04/15 13:21

 The tradition of Swiss boarding schools goes back over a hundred years. Swiss boarding schools combine order, discipline, open-mindedness, and an emphasis on personal and academic maturation in order to produce students who are both culturally refined and equipped to handle the challenges of the global economy.

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Topics: Swiss Boarding School

A Haven for Learning

Posted by Brittany Howes on 30/03/15 10:46

Published by THE NATION March 30, 2015 1:00 am

LOCATED in a quiet mountainous alpine village about 100 kilometres from Geneva, the Leysin American School in Switzerland (LAS) serves as a "golden cage" for its students. And that provides an environment suitable for its students to improve academically and emotionally, the boarding school's executives say.

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Topics: Swiss Boarding School

Preparing For Boarding School

Posted by Veronika R. '15 on 25/03/15 08:53

Going to boarding school is truly rewarding. You get a chance to live with students from all over the world, which is an excellent way to learn about new cultures. Traveling to interesting places near the school on weekends is another way you can broaden your cultural perspective. Of course, there is always a risk of feeling lost in this new environment and wishing you had never left the familiar comforts of home.

But here are six ways you can begin preparing for boarding school and the experience of being away from home that will allow you to make the most of this great opportunity:

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Topics: Swiss Boarding School

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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