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April 24, 2018

Senior Spotlight: Sean Vaz

When senior Sean Vaz started at Léman as a 5th grader, she couldn't anticipate what was ahead of her. Over her eight years at the school, Sean has thrived as an active member of the Girls Volleyball Team, the Black Student Union, and the Student Government, starting out as Vice President in her junior year and as President during her senior year.

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April 18, 2018

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

An induction ceremony for the Léman Manhattan chapter of the National Honor Society was held in the Morris Street Campus Theatre on Tuesday, April 10. 14 outstanding 10th and 11th grade students were chosen as the 2018 inductees.

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April 10, 2018

Students Explore Shanghai and Belize Over Spring Break

One of the most unique and exciting aspects of the Léman experience is the opportunity to travel on cultural exchange and academic trips during Spring Break each year.

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April 9, 2018

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Comes to Life for CECE Students

Early Childhood students, as well as parent and faculty chaperones, traveled to Union Square's DR2 Theatre for a very special performance of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, based on the world-renowned book by author/illustrator Eric Carle.

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April 4, 2018

Lower School Students Share Their Unique Talents

Students from grades 1-5 showcased a variety of talents at the annual Lower School Talent Show on March 16. Students danced, sang, performed gymnastics, played musical instruments, and even demonstrated a science experiment.

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April 3, 2018

IB Art Students Exhibit Their Work

On Tuesday, March 13, the entire Léman community was invited to attend the 2018 IB Art Exhibit: Anti-Pop.

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March 14, 2018

Léman Participates in National School Walkout

This morning, Léman Manhattan participated in the National School Walkout in solidarity with hundreds of other schools across the country to honor the students who lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School on February 14.

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March 13, 2018

11th Grader Accepted to Prestigious Stanford Internship

11th grader QiHan Zhao was recently accepted into the Stanford University Cardiothoracic Surgical Skills Program for the summer of 2018.

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March 9, 2018

Students Celebrate a Love of Reading with Project Cicero

Last week, 4th graders helped collect books in support of Project Cicero, which has placed almost 3 million books in under-resourced New York City public school classrooms.

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March 1, 2018

Head of School Maria Castelluccio Speaks Out Against Gun Violence

Léman’s Head of School Maria Castelluccio, along with the heads of more than 150 other NY independent schools, recently signed this letter to the President and legislative leaders calling for action against gun violence.

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February 28, 2018

"Anything Goes" Tickets On Sale Now!

Léman Main Stage presents "Anything Goes" with music and lyrics by Cole Porter on March 8, 9, and 10. Get your tickets now!

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February 26, 2018

Students Celebrate Chinese New Year

Last week, students across divisions took part in celebrations and activities to observe Lunar New Year, an important and influential Chinese Festival.

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February 26, 2018

A Historic Walk Around Our Neighborhood

Seventh grade social studies students extended learning beyond the classroom walls as they took a walking tour of the neighborhood as part of their unit on early American history.

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February 22, 2018

Léman Goes Off-Broadway for United in Song

On Tuesday, February 13, the entire Léman community came together for "United in Song: A Léman Community Concert" featuring elementary, middle, and high school students, faculty and parents, and a star-studded line-up of guest performers.

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February 12, 2018

Léman Chess Players Score Big in Local Tournament

On Sunday, February 4, a group of nine Center For Early Childhood Education and Lower School students participated in a tournament hosted by the NYC Knights, PS 41's chess club.

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February 12, 2018

Students Gain New Perspective on Black History Month

February is Black History Month and the Upper School Social Studies Department is exploring this important topic in different ways.

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February 12, 2018

Celebrating Global Citizenship at the International Festival

Excitement, internationalism, and the smell of delicious food is still in the air from the International Festival, an annual event hosted by the LCA in the Broad Street Ballroom.

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February 8, 2018

The Léman Community Association Presents "United in Song"

A one-night only concert featuring Lower, Middle, & High School students, parents, faculty, local college students, adult musicians, and professionals from the worlds of Broadway, Classical and Jazz music.

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February 2, 2018

Join Us for a Spring Break Swim Camp

Léman's elite swim instructors are offering Spring Break Stroke Development Clinic from March 19-23 at the Léman Manhattan Upper School Aquatics Center, located at 25 Greenwich Street.

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January 24, 2018

Examining the U.S. Constitution

On January 17, Léman hosted the opening reception of We the Future, an exhibition of student work and pieces from some of the nation's top graphic designers examining the role of the U.S. Constitution in today's society.

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January 23, 2018

NYC Kids Project Teaches Diversity and Inclusion

Lower School students welcomed the NYC Kids Project, an arts-based organization providing educational programs to students about diversity and inclusion, into classrooms last week.

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January 16, 2018

Future Computer Scientists Learn to Code

Earlier this winter, Léman was excited to participate in the Hour of Code, a celebration of computer science where every student, PreK 3 through the 5th grade, had a chance to code.

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January 16, 2018

Student Musicians Take The Stage

Throughout December, young artists in PreK 4 through 12th Grade shared their talents in a series of winter concerts, featuring choral, violin and band ensembles, as well as student soloists and duets.

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January 12, 2018

We The Future

All Léman parents from Early Childhood through High School and Léman students in 7th grade and above are invited to join us on Wednesday, January 17 from 5-7 PM for the Opening Reception of "We The Future," a special art installation in the Morris Gallery.

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December 15, 2017

New Drop Off Twos Program Starting Fall 2018

After successfully launching a “Grown Up and Me” 2s program in Fall 2017, Léman is excited to announce we are now accepting applications for a Drop Off Twos Program for Sept 2018 enrollment.

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December 15, 2017

Lunch at Léman: Chef Susy's Hot Chocolate

This recipe is the ultimate in rich and decadent and certainly not for the faint of heart. Perfect for the holidays and on a cold winters night, or two, or three!

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December 04, 2017

Little Einsteins Explore Bowling Green Park

2nd and 9th Grade Life Science students met in Bowling Green Park, the oldest park in New York City, to participate in the first session of Léman Little Einsteins.

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December 01, 2017

Léman Singers Perform at NYSE Christmas Tree Lighting

This week, the Léman Singers, an ensemble made up of 21 3rd through 5th Graders, were invited to perform at the 94th Annual New York Stock Exchange Tree Lighting.

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December 01, 2017

2017 Global Games!

This week, over 100 Middle School students gathered in Florida with thousands of students in our sister school network to participate in the annual Global Games, an Olympic-style athletic competition.

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November 21, 2017

A Futuristic Learning Experience, Courtesy of Google

Last week, students from Kindergarten through 11th Grade participated in an inquiry-based learning experience, integrating science, social studies, and technology through Google's Expeditions Augmented Reality pilot program.

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November 15, 2017

Inspiring Young Readers and Writers at the Annual Book Fair

This week the Broad Street Ballroom was transformed into a magnificent hall of books for the annual LCA Book Fair.

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November 14, 2017

Join Us for our 2017/18 Winter Tours

If you are applying to Léman for the 2018-19 academic year, we invite you to attend a Winter Admissions Tour.

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October 30, 2017

Léman Exchange Welcomes Dr. Derrick Gay: Diversity, Inclusion and Global Citizenship Education Consultant

All current Léman parents are invited to the next Léman Exchange on Monday, November 6 for a special parent workshop with Dr. Derrick Gay - Diversity, Inclusion and Global Citizenship Education Consultant.

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