Author: Emma Holloway

MCA Summer Reading Event

This author has always been particularly attached to Classical Antiquity, but after this MCA update, she may find more common ground with Late Antiquity. . . We invite you to join us this week at our annual MCA Summer Reading Event: On Wednesday, July 17th, from 12-4pm, the MCA will be gathering in Bowdoinham to have a drink, share refreshments, and read selections… Read more →

New Substitute Position in Westbrook

Substitute position: Westbrook High School, Westbrook WHS is seeking a substitute Latin teacher (grades 9-12) for potentially the last two weeks of this 23-24 school year (06/03/24-06/14/24). The full-time teacher, Barry Francoeur, is going on paternity leave. Substitute coverage will also be needed in the fall, but the details of the paternity leave are yet to be determined. If the paternity… Read more →

MCA Spring Meeting CFP & Fall Recap

Latin and Classics Teachers of Maine,  The Maine Classical Association Spring Meeting will be held on  Saturday, May 4th, at North Yarmouth Academy. Each year, the Maine Classical Association hosts two meetings, one in the fall and one in the spring. While the fall meeting emphasizes scholarship, the spring meeting is geared more towards pedagogy. This is a great opportunity… Read more →

Substitute Position: John Bapst High School, Bangor

Let’s keep Latin alive in Maine! John Bapst in Bangor has an opening for a long-term substitute teacher in Latin beginning immediately and lasting through the 2023-24 school year. The ideal candidate should have experience teaching high school students and have a background in Latin and the classics. John Bapst is an independent, college preparatory school where you’ll find positive… Read more →

CANE Writing Contest

Thanksgiving break is almost (or already for some) upon us! So of course that means, teacher math-wise, the last few weeks of the semester and winter break are also almost here. What to do within those final weeks, besides the Saturnalia celebrations and dreaded cumulatives? Our wonderful treasurer and fellow Latin teacher, Katie Collins, as well as CANE has the… Read more →

Quor Non: The 2023 Summer Reading Event

incipit Terenti Adelphoe. So begins the production notice of the Adelphoe (Fratres latine), the last comedy written by Publius Terentius Afer around 160 B.C. Terence, as you may probably know him, was born in Carthage and came to Rome as a slave, according to the biographer Suetonius. His Adelphoe, based on a Greek play by Menander, is about two sets… Read more →