Category: MEJCL News

Maine JCL in the News

The Maine JCL made the Portland Press Herald this past weekend, albeit with the sad news that Chevrus is cutting its Latin program (in favor of putting kids in front of a computer?). Personal comment: low Latin enrollment is not a sign of education evolution. There are plenty of healthy, strong programs that are evolving with education, like Gardiner, Sacopee Valley,… Read more →

MEJCL Spring Convention Scholarship 2017

The Maine Junior Classical League is offering six $50 scholarships for Maine Latin students to attend the MEJCL Spring Convention. This scholarship will cover the full cost of the convention. Students interested in being considered for this scholarship should answer the question What does JCL mean to me? in electronic format (Google doc or word processor). Be sure to include your… Read more →

Maine JCL Spring Convention 2017

The Maine Junior Classical League will be holding its Spring Convention at Camp Mechuwana on May 16-17, 2017. This is a Tuesday and Wednesday. 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 10. Please be sure to break down your delegation into boys and girls when reporting so we… 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 →

Maine JCL Fall Convention Results

It was a banner convention for the Maine JCL. Over 400 students from 16 Maine schools came to Winthrop High School on Friday the 13th to compete with each other in academics, certamen, and spirit. Click on the links below to find out the results for each part of the convention. School Academic Sweeps Individual Academic Sweeps Spirit Scores Certamen… Read more →