Leysin is the beautiful mountain village that underlies and inspires our everyday activity, creativity, and learning. Students in our vibrant community are given the freedom and safety to explore, try out new activities, and find new interests.
With an alpine backyard and neighboring countries just hours away, we make the most of Leysin’s location whenever possible. The Alpine Club and ski term help students to embrace their time in the Swiss Alps. Outside of our beautiful host country, cultural trips allow students to explore the world and take part in experiential learning. Participation in these trips helps to fully immerse students in the customs, culture, and history of the country they are visiting.
In addition to our environment, students are encouraged explore their interests. There are many opportunities for them to channel their imagination in after school activities including choir and theater. A number of extracurriculars exist outside of the arts as well, with enough variety to captivate each student.
While we aim to embolden our students to venture out and discover more about themselves and the world, we always ensure that they have a comfortable, safe space backing them as they test new waters. Our Health Center’s primary goal is to support the overall health and wellness of students so they can participate fully in life at LAS. Additionally, all students participate in Faculty Family, a group comprised of faculty “parents” and peers from different grades and countries. Families are an important social group at LAS and “parents” are great resources who can help students navigate life at boarding school.
Beginning in 2020, LAS is going to start offering AP classes!