Chariots of Fire: JCL attends annual convention

Chariots of Fire: JCL attends annual convention

Thirty Latin students and members of the Junior Classical League from both campuses participated in intellectual, athletic and artistic activities in the California JCL Convention at Miramonte High School in Orinda, California, from March 29-31. The conference featured events including chariot racing, art competitions and Certamen for students and teachers.  Certamen is a quiz bowl […]

JCL places at Latin SCRAM

JCL places at Latin SCRAM

Members of the Junior Classical League won first place at the Open Certamen at their first Southern California Regional Amici Madness convention at Woodbridge High School on Dec. 1. Students participated in workshops, impromptu art projects and a quiz bowl on classic-related subjects. Co-consuls Taia Cheng ’19 and Ben Beckman ’19, both on the JCL […]

Going on a trip in our favorite chariot: JCL attends convention

Going on a trip in our favorite chariot: JCL attends convention

Upper and middle school members of the Junior Classical League attended the California JCL convention at Menlo High School over the weekend. At the convention, students participated in academic, athletic, and competitive events related to the classics. The convention also included elections for student state JCL government offices. This year, Vice Presidents Ben Beckman ’19 […]

JCL visits Getty Villa

Students and chaperones from the Junior Classical League club (JCL) attended their annual trip to the Getty Villa on Nov. 11. Before seeing the rest of the museum, students visited an exhibit on Roman mosaics through the empire. They observed the pieces of art that decorated the architecture of the Roman world, and learned more […]

3 students take first place at JCL events

Three students in Junior Classical League placed first in competitions at the organization’s state convention on March 15 and 16 in Newport Coast. Alex Liao ’15 placed first in the grammar test in the high school three level, while Jonathan Sington ’14 and Zach Birnholz ’14 placed first in the high school advanced level of […]