Author Archives: John Burpoe

About John Burpoe

John Burpoe
John Burpoe | John has been working in education for 30 years, with 22 of them as athletic director at the high school level. A key goal this year is to help build up the girls athletic program at the Lycée. John is married and has three children. On his downtime, he likes to run and referee basketball games.

Basketball vs. Trevor Day School

Our 6th graders girls started out slow by game roaring back in the second half only to fall short.   The team showed great spirit and improvement over the course of the game but ultimately lost the game. Final score 9 … > more

January 29, 2017 | Athletics, Featured, Secondary


Fall Season Highlights

Once again, we traveled to Camp Pontiac for preseason training. This year we took seventeen teams and 211 students to the camp in upstate New York. Our aim is always to give students an opportunity to build relationships with their … > more

November 19, 2016 | Athletics, Featured, Secondary, Uncategorized


LFNY Lynx Show Team Spirit and Pride this Winter

Read a recap and see photos of our Basket, Indoor Track, Squash, Swimming and Gymnastics team. > more

March 18, 2016 | Athletics, Featured

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Fall 2015 Athletics Recap

Director of Athletics John Burpoe gives us the highlights of the fall sports season, which has officially come to an end. > more

November 12, 2015 | Athletics, Featured

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

The Lycee has created for the very first time an official LFNY baseball team. The players made history last week in their first win ever, 8-5, against UNIS. > more

May 2, 2014 | Athletics, Featured


Great season for the Varsity Soccer teams!

The Varsity Boys Soccer team achieved a double victory: they won the NYCAL league and qualified for the NYSAIS league in which they ranked 6th! As for the Girls Varsity team, they had a great season with 5 wins out of 13 games. Read a summary of the season for each of the teams by journalists from the Lynx, the student newspaper. > more

November 1, 2013 | Athletics, Featured


A Week of Team Spirit at Camp Pontiac

Camp Pontiac offers a chance to our sixth-to-twelfth graders who play fall sports to practice, yes, and also to build relationships, team spirit, and enjoy themselves. Watch a video report from the week. > more

September 29, 2013 | Athletics, Featured, Secondary

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A Spring Season off to a great start!

During the Middle School Gymnastics Competition on April 23, 2013. With the weather changing, our Spring athletic teams are off to a great start. We have seen a number of runners on our Middle School and Varsity track teams have … > more

April 25, 2013 | Athletics, Featured


Basketball : a crazy week in review

Since the start of the season in November, LFNY Basketball Teams have played 14 games. Here, two Lycée basketball players and one coach share thoughts and highlights from recent games. > more

December 7, 2012 | Athletics, Featured



Depuis plusieurs années maintenant, l’acrosport est enseigné en Education Physique et Sportive en 4ème et en 3ème au Lycée Français et évalué au brevet. L’acrosport – mot valise pour acrobatie et sport – fait partie de la famille des activités à visée … > more

November 25, 2012 | Athletics, Featured