Leysin American School Blog

Zimbabwe Spring Break Trip 2017

Posted by LeighAnn Braatz on 12/10/17 14:45

Spring Break is usually a time of much needed reprieve during a busy semester of studies and school commitments, when students typically go home and visit family and friends, or perhaps jet off to a tropical location for some relaxation. However, for the 5th year in a row, an eager group of eleven LAS students and two teachers took the opportunity to embark on a two-week “Service & Safari” adventure to Zimbabwe. Partnering with Sethule Orphans Trust, they dedicated their school holiday to working in the rural communities near Bulawayo, exchanging cultural experiences with the locals as well as each other, and creating truly indelible memories. They veritably embodied the LAS mission statement by being innovative, compassionate, and responsible citizens of the world.

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Topics: Travel

11 Best Day Trips from Leysin

Posted by Veronika R. '15 on 08/05/17 13:43

Leysin, Switzerland is located within the Alpine region of the Canton of Vaud. Situated high above the eastern tip of Lake Geneva, Leysin is the perfect base location to reach many popular destinations within just a day. 

Students at Leysin American School and Summer in Switzerland have many opportunities to visit these cities on the weekend through many cultural trips!

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Topics: Travel

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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