The Louisiana Classicist

December 20, 2010

teaching opportunity for Latin students!

Filed under: opportunities — Ann E. M. Ostrom @ 11:42 am
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from Matthew Webb via Latinteach listserv:

Spread your enthusiasm for the ancient world to a new generation!

Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the classical world in the elementary and middle school, is accepting applications for faculty positions at LatinSummer 2011 from now through February 10, 2011. Any high school or college Latin student is welcome to apply. LatinSummer is a two-week long program for students on the elementary and middle school levels. LatinSummer 2011 will run in Williamsburg, Virginia, from July 22 – August 5, 2011. Faculty members earn a small honorarium. All room and board costs, and all or part of travel costs, are paid for by the Institute.

Apply online!

High School Student and LatinSummer Instructor Molly shares her experiences:


September 22, 2010

award winners!

Filed under: announcement — Ann E. M. Ostrom @ 4:28 pm
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from Torch:US (via Nathalie Roy, Episcopal):

The following students earned a perfect score on this past spring’s National Latin Exam:
Baton Rouge Magnet HS – Chandler McArthur, Christopher Cochran
Caddo Magnet HS – Olivia Northen
Dunham School – Weber William
Episcopal HS – Logan Shutt, Miranda Heath
Geneva Classical Academy HS – Rachael Maddox
Runnels School – Celeste Runnels, Matthew Mitchell
St. Martin’s Episcopal School – Iris Palazzolo, Joseph Decorte
Homeschooled students – Elizabeth Copeland, Anne Mertens
Lots of other students from these and other schools in Louisiana  also scored gold medals (close to perfect).

The following students earned a perfect score (purple ribbon) on this past spring’s National Greek Exam:
Jesuit HS – Andrew Burmaster
Runnels School – Nathaniel Nichols

A few more students from Jesuit scored blue ribbons (close to perfect).

Congratulations to these students and their teachers!

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