National Latin Exam Awards

All TMI Latin students took the National Latin Exam the week before spring break on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, and the results are in! Of the students who took the exam, 82% of our Middle School Latin students scored above the national average, and 48% of our Middle School Latin students are in the top 10% in the country. In addition, two 8th grade students, Zoey Gates and Justin Khemalaap, achieved perfect scores! We are all very proud of our students’ hard work and achievements. Congratulations to all the award winners listed below. Middle School 8th grade, Latin I with … Continue reading National Latin Exam Awards

TMI students earn awards at TSJCL State Convention

This past weekend on April 5-6, the 2019 Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) State Convention was held at Anderson High School in Austin, Texas. Thirty TMI Episcopal students, 20 middle school students and 10 upper school students, joined over 1,500 other top Latin students from around the state to test their academic mettle. Our students brought numerous awards and we are incredibly proud of all their efforts. A special word of thanks is extended to Mr. Mark Cross, who helped our Latin teachers, Claudia Clark and Alleyne Rogers, in caring for our students over the weekend. Below is the … Continue reading TMI students earn awards at TSJCL State Convention

2019 Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Area B Convention

3/6/2019 On Saturday, February 23, 2019, 20 middle school students and 11 upper school students were accompanied by Latin teachers, Claudia Clark and Alleyne Rogers, along with parent volunteer, Kristin Jackson, as they attended the 2019 Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Area B Convention at Clark High School.  Students took a variety of academic tests pertaining to classical knowledge and brought home many awards.  Both the middle school and the upper school placed 3rd overall in their respective divisions of novice and gold.  Pentathlon, general classical knowledge test:  Cum Laude: Zachary Burgos, Hannah Jackson, Benny Jimenez, Sean Power, Karina Samuel, Maddie Sherburne  Magna cum Laude: Lennox Cross, Montserrat Martinez, Abby Panther, Aidan Sherman, Maxima … Continue reading 2019 Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Area B Convention

TMI students win national Latin awards

7/31/2018 Bridget Lynch and Karina Samuel, both rising seniors at TMI Episcopal, brought home top-place awards from the National Junior Classical League convention, held July 22-28 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.They joined more than 1,600 students from across the United States to participate in classically related activities, including numerous colloquia and academic contests covering a wide range of classical subjects. Competing against some of the country’s most talented classics students, Lynch earned fourth place in Roman Life (daily life and culture in ancient Rome), and Samuel earned fourth in Hellenic History (ancient Greece). Both TMI students previously had competed … Continue reading TMI students win national Latin awards

TMI student completes ‘immersion’ study in Spain

7/28/2018 Claire Williams, a rising sophomore at TMI Episcopal, recently completed a monthlong summer Spanish immersion program for high-school students in Segovia, Spain. At the Instituto San Pedro, Williams lived with a host family, studied Spanish grammar, conversation, composition and civilization at the Padre Claret high school in Segovia. She also taught English to local children and experienced culture, history and architecture through daily tours. All activities, in and out of the classroom, are conducted in Spanish. Williams was the only student from Texas, joining nine others from two schools in Boston and Connecticut. At TMI last year, she was … Continue reading TMI student completes ‘immersion’ study in Spain