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CANE Summer Institute 2020

The CANE Summer Institute for 2020 is entitled “The Empire and the Individual” and runs from July 13-18 at Brown University. For a full list of presenters and courses, check out the brochure at this link. One graduate credit is available through UMass-Boston for attending. CSI is open to everyone interested in the Classics and how the Classics relate to… Read more →

MCA 25th Anniversary Fall Meeting

The Maine Classical Association will be celebrating its silver 25th anniversary on Saturday, October 26th at the beautiful Governor Hill Mansion in Augusta. At this meeting, we will be honoring those who helped the MCA start and grow, while also enjoying several interesting talks on classical themes. Michelle Currie, Colby College, will be giving a talk on Seneca (“Emotion Therapy… Read more →

World Language Teacher at Sacopee Valley

Also to note that there’s a world languages position open at Sacopee Valley. Here’s the job description from MSAD 55 is seeking a dynamic World Language Teacher at Sacopee Valley High School in Hiram, Maine.   Our students were previously participating in a vibrant Latin program; however, we would consider changing languages and broadening our students’ horizons, except for… Read more →

Maine Seal of Biliteracy

The deadline for Class of 2019 students, who have completed AP or IB Language testing, to apply for the Maine Seal of Biliteracy is July 22, 2019.  School districts should review the information on the Maine Seal of Biliteracy website under the FAQ “Some tests listed on the criteria page do not report scores until after graduation.  Will the Maine Seal… Read more →

MCA Spring Meeting 2019 Reminder

Avē! If you are planning on attending the MCA Spring Meeting (May 4th at Winthrop HS), please be sure to fill out the preregistration form at this link. For more information and to hear about what you’ll be missing if you DON’T attend (Shaler … Johnson … Lavinia), check out this post. And keep in mind that the most important… Read more →

Latin Helper Needed

From Stephen Farrand at Chewonki: I need a volunteer adult who knows Latin to accompany the field trip Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki is taking to the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden on Friday, May 3rd. This person could meet us either at Chewonki in Wiscasset at 12:45 or at the CMBG at 1:30. We’ll be there about three hours and… Read more →