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Junior Classical League (JCL) Webmaster and school club leader Sophia Vourakis 24 and club member Grady Ramberg 24 sit for a photo. The schools JCL chapter attended the weekend statewide convention in Atherton, California to participate in activities and Latin-related academics.

Latin students schoolwide attend State Junior Classical League Convention

Celine Wang, Layout Assistant and Staff Writer April 30, 2024

Latin students from the Upper School and Lower School attended the annual Junior Classical League (JCL) convention at Menlo School in Atherton, California from April 12 to April 14. The trip was open to...

Joy Ho ’22 and Dr. Qineng Tan perform a traditional Chinese martial arts routine.  Ho’s shocase was one of four performances meant to demonstrate distinct cultural aspects of each language represented.  Credit: Caitlin Chung/ Chronicle

World Language students join Honor Society

Lauren Cho May 30, 2019

Students who have completed four levels of Chinese, French, Latin or Spanish joined chapters of the Wold Language Honor Society at the annual reception held in Rugby Theater on May 21. The event also...

Wilairat to serve as new World Languages Head

Tammer Bagdasarian May 2, 2019

Latin teacher Derek Wilairat will replace French teacher Jerome Hermeline as the World Languages Department Head starting next school year. Over his 13-year career at the school, Wilairat has taught...

JCL poses for a group picture after competing in the the Latin SCRAM competition.

JCL places at Latin SCRAM

Alice He December 14, 2018

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...

Members of Junior Classical League pose for a group photo after the days events. Credit: Sarah Damico 20

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

Lindsay Wu April 15, 2018

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,...

JCL visits Getty Villa

Valerie Velazquez November 12, 2017

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...

My Big Fat Greek Trip: Latin students visit Greece

Saba Nia April 28, 2017

The Latin program offered its first trip to Greece April 6-14 to expose students to the practical use of the language and Ancient Greek culture. Latin teacher Mercedes Barletta and history teacher George...

Latin students to travel to Greece

Saba Nia October 5, 2016

Following last year’s trip to Rome, the administration has approved a trip that will give Latin students the opportunity to travel to Greece April 6-14. The students will travel in partnership with the...

Latin students traveled to various scenic spots in Rome such as The Coliseum. While on the trip, students learned about the history and culture of Ancient Rome.  Printed with permission of Mercedes Barletta

Students travel to Rome

Sarah Lee April 27, 2016

Eleven students enrolled in Latin II or higher level Latin courses went on a school sponsored trip to Rome April 3-10 to gain a deeper understanding of Latin texts. Latin teacher Mercedes Barletta said...

Administration approves Rome trip

Anthony Weinraub January 16, 2016

The first ever Latin trip sponsored by Harvard-Westlake will give students the opportunity to travel to Rome April 3-10. Middle school Latin teacher Mercedes Barletta will chaperone the trip along with...

Students win awards for Latin exam scores

Jesse Nadel May 27, 2015

Four students received awards for their scores on the National Latin Exam. Alexandra Liao ’15 and Howard Deshong ’17 were awarded certificates for their perfect scores on the March exam. Additionally,...

Foreign Outlook not published for first time

May 25, 2010

By Ester Khachatryan Foreign Outlook magazine will not be published for the first time since its inception because of a lack of submissions. This year, there were only enough submissions to fill the French...

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