Chariots of fire: JCL goes to convention

Chariots of fire: JCL goes to convention

Middle and upper school Latin students and Junior Classical League members participated in the California Junior Classical League Convention during the weekend in San Francisco. At the convention, students competed in activities such as academic testing, athletic competitions, poetic recitations and chariot races. “The Friday evening we arrived, we took tests that were later scored […]

JCL to participate in annual competition

Students from the Junior Classical League club will participate in the annual California Junior Classical League convention at Woodbridge High School in Irvine March 18-19. The club, led by Chloe Shi ’16 and Elizabeth Rao ’16, will engage in academic, creative, performing and graphic events, as well as athletic and recreational activities ranging from dodgeball […]

JCL to compete in Irvine during Spring Break

Twenty-nine students from the upper and middle school Junior Classical Leagues will compete at the California Junior Classical League Convention at University High School in Irvine during Spring Break.  “The CJCL convention is the marquee event of the year for the Latin program and [it] allows [middle school] and [upper school] students both to interact […]

Activity fair to feature clubs during break on Monday

By Ally White Prefect Council hosted its annual activities fair Monday, Sept. 24 during activities period. Club members set up tables on the quad with snacks and posters and informed students about their group. Students were able to explore these club options and sign up for the ones they were interested in.  According to Head […]

Latin competition team finishes on top at regional qualifer

By Jack Goldfisher Four members of the Harvard-Westlake Junior Classical League took first place honors Saturday afternoon at the Southern California Regional Qualifier for Certamen, a team trivia competition focusing on Latin grammar and Greco-Roman mythology. The team, consisting of Josh Lappen ’13, David Lim ’13, Jensen Pak ’14 and Michael Rothberg ’13 competed at the High […]

Latin scholars compete at JCL

  By Lara Sokoloff Three middle school students won first place overall awards during Saturday’s Junior Classical League competition. Students participated in activities including Latin jeopardy and quidditch. Seventeen upper school students and 22 middle school students competed, more than had ever attended in the past. Held at Woodbridge High School in Irvine, the competition […]

Junior Classical League place second in state

By Alice Phillips The upper school Junior Classical League team placed second overall for high schools at the state convention for the Latin organization. Both middle school teams placed first in their respective certamen competitions. The convention, held at a San Jose high school, was a two day event from Friday March 28 through Saturday […]

Junior heads California Junior Classical League

By Katherine Hong Sean Kesluk ’09 was selected to be the vice president of the Junior Classical League in California. He was initially recruited in seventh grade by a fellow Mirman alumnus. Kesluk participated in the national convention last summer. “I am in charge of the people at nationals, run California’s participation in the ‘Spirit […]