ASCSA NEH Fellowships 2016

American School of Classical Studies at Athens NEH FELLOWSHIPS Deadline: October 31 Founded in 1881, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is the most significant resource in Greece for American scholars in the fields of Greek language, literature, history, archaeology, philosophy, and art, from pre-Hellenic times to the present. It offers two major research libraries: the Blegen,… Read more →

MCA Fall Meeting 2016

The MCA Fall Meeting registration for October 15 has begun. Poetry, Politics, and Palmyra. We will be hosted by Bowdoin College in Sills Hall. Hamish Cameron from Bates College will start the meeting off by talking about Palmyra, a city in the news recently. Then Jennifer Clarke Kosak of Bowdoin will present about poetic genres in the Odyssey, before Mike Nerdahl wraps up with a… Read more →

Individual Academic Sweeps Spring 2016

Students at the Spring Convention take upwards of seven tests on the topics of Latin grammar, Latin vocabulary and derivatives, reading comprehension, mythology, Roman history, and culture. Ties are broken by highest scores on individual tests. Sadie Allen, Camden Hills, 28 points Patrick Beacham, Camden Hills, 24 points Emily Elwell, Nokomis, 21 points Rebecca Cox, Camden Hills, 21 points Mariah Gould, Nokomis, 20 points Abby Elkins, Hampden… Read more →

School Academic Sweeps Spring 2016

A school’s academic sweeps score consists of the sum of the top 7 student scorers from each school. Camden Hills, 129 Nokomis, 112 Hampden Academy, 84 Greely, 66 John Bapst, 60 Lawrence, 43 Winthrop, 36 Leavitt, 22 Fryeburg, 20 Washington Academy, 14 Freeport, 7 Sacopee Valley, 7 Edward Little, 3 Gardiner, 0 Read more →

Maine JCL Spring Convention 2016

The Maine Junior Classical League will be holding its Spring Convention at Camp Mechuwana on May 17-18. This is a Tuesday and Wednesday, which is a bit of a departure from what we’ve done the past several years. The spring convention packet can be downloaded at this link. A few reminders: Your totals and names/levels are due to Ben by Wednesday, May 11. Please… Read more →

Justin Slocum Bailey with Spoken Latin in Vermont

Stephen Farrand has forwarded another great opportunity for Latin teachers in New England to get some practice with spoken Latin. This one is in Brattleboro, VT, from August 11-12, hosted by Express Fluency. As Stephen says: Justin is a truly remarkable young educator who possesses a truly astonishing command of spoken Latin. He also is very knowledgeable about second language… Read more →

MCA 2016 Spring Meeting

The MCA Spring Meeting registration has just opened up. The meeting itself will be held at Messalonskee High School in Oakland on Saturday, April 30, starting at 8:30 am. The keynote speaker of the morning will be Joseph Davenport of the Cambridge Latin Course. If you teach with the Cambridge, or are interested in how the Cambridge Latin Course introduces… Read more →