Several TMI Latin students received national recognition today as results were released for the National Latin Exam (NLE). The NLE, sponsored by the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League, is a 40-question, multiple-choice test with a time limit of 45 minutes, offered to students at all levels of Latin. There are questions on grammar, comprehension, mythology, derivatives, literature, Roman life, history, geography, oral Latin, and Latin in use in the modern world. Our students joined others from all 50 states and 21 foreign countries to take this year’s exam. The following students should be commended for their … Continue reading National Latin Exam Results
On February 25-26, 2022, TMI Latin students, accompanied by their teachers, Claudia Monsalvez Clark and Alleyne Rogers, joined 21 area schools at Clark High School to take part in the annual Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Area B Convention. The TSJCL is a state organization that is part of the larger National Junior Classical League, an organization for middle and high school students in classical courses. NJCL proudly holds the honor of being one of the largest academic youth organizations in the world. There are over 35,000 members in approximately 1,000 chapters, located in almost every state and in … Continue reading TMI Students Participated in Texas State Junior Classical League Area B Convention
MAY 20, 2021–TMI Episcopal Latin students took the National Latin Exam this spring, joining 88,000 students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, as well as 20 foreign countries. Once again, TMI Latin students proved to be some of the best and brightest as two students, 7th grader Henry Burgos and 8th grader Olivia Tally, achieved the most prestigious Perfect Paper award as well as gold medals. Congratulations to the following TMI students who also received national recognition: Gold Medal, summa cum laude: Justin Khemalaap, 9th grade Noah Kitayama, 7th grade Owen Bruhn, 10th grade Silver medal, maxima cum … Continue reading National Latin Exam honors
MAY 7, 2021–Congratulations to World Languages Teacher Claudia Monsálvez Clark who was elected by area Latin teachers last weekend as the Vice President of the San Antonio Classical Society during the spring meeting. The San Antonio Classical Society is an organization of Latin teachers who promote love for classical studies by organizing the Area B Competition for the Texas State Junior Classical League By accepting the position, Claudia will commit to the next four years to lead this organization; the requirement is two years as Vice President and two years as President. “I am incredibly humbled that my peers in the larger San Antonio area have … Continue reading Claudia Monsálvez Clark elected as Vice President of the San Antonio Classical Society
APRIL 29, 2021 – Congratulations to our TMI Episcopal Latin students who competed this past weekend at the virtual Texas State Junior Classical League Convention against the best and brightest in the state. TMI students brought home numerous awards and honors. The award recipients below were recognized in chapel earlier this week on Tuesday, April 27. Additional congratulations to our Middle School students, 100% of our Middle School students who participated scored in the top 10 of their specialty tests at state! 1st place Noah Kitayama ’26, Mythology Level 1/2 A and Roman Life Level 1/2 A Olivia Talley ’25, … Continue reading Texas State Junior Classical League Convention awardees
On Saturday, February 27, 2021, TMI Latin students competed at the annual Texas State Junior Classical League (TSJCL) Area B Convention, which is a part of the National Junior Classical League – an organization of middle school and senior high school students sponsored by the American Classical League. It is the largest Classical organization in the world today. Its purpose is to encourage an interest in and an appreciation of the language, literature, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome and to impart an understanding of the debt of our own culture to that of Classical antiquity. With that purpose … Continue reading TSJCL AREA B Results
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