On Saturday, October 8, five talented actors from the Villanova University Theatre Program presented a script-in-hand reading of the new play titled “Apollonius, King of Tyre.”
Grant monies from The Dr. Rudolph Masciantonio Fund, administered through Philadelphia Foundation and distributed annually to The Classical Association of the Atlantic States (CAAS), supported the endeavor.
The performance took place at The Hotel Du Pont, the venue for the CAAS Annual Meeting, held October 6-8.
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On Saturday, May 22, there was a palpable sense of triumph at the 82nd Annual Latin Week Awards Luncheon held at The Drexelbrook in Drexel Hill. The exhibiting of entries in seventeen categories has usually taken place in February at The Baldwin School. This year, with the invaluable technology orchestration by Traci Dougherty of Sandy Run Middle School, all entries were uploaded to flipgrid, and data-based into google notes.
The annual contests are open to all students of Latin and/or Greek.
The 17 categories included: 3-D Printing, Comic Storyboard, Computer Art, Costume, Military Costume, Jewelry, Models, Mosaic, Needlework, Painting, Sculpture & Pottery, Sketches & Drawings, Prose in Latin and English, Poetry in Latin and English, plus a trial category, Minecraft.
In addition to Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and Cum Laude awards, students’ entries could be selected as Best In Category. From those entries, PCS Officers and Judges selected the Best In Show.
During the dreary winter weeks of school life, the Philadelphia metropolitan area and Main Line students can conjure artwork and literary compositions commemorating the ancient Mediterranean world, in conjunction with their Latin and Greek studies.
For the February 2021 contests sponsored by The Philadelphia Classical Society and hosted by the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, K-12 students may register through their teachers or independently.
The categories for the 82nd Annual Latin Week contests include pencil and ink drawing, watercolor, acrylic and oil painting, computer drawing, sculpture, pottery, domestic and military life-size costumes, jewelry, models, storyboards, 3-D generated models, original Latin poetry and prose, English poetry and prose, and the special categories, notepad and t-shirt designs.
Editor Donald Sprague of Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers showcases the “Greek Gods and Goddesses Coloring Book” illustrated by Vanessa Roser, Lower Merion High School Alumna and current Harvard University student, at the Exhibitors and Vendors section of the Annual Meetings of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society of Classical Studies, held in Washington D.C., January 2 -5. The production and printing of Roser’s coloring book were supported by the Philadelphia Classical Society and the Lower Merion School District Innovation Center.
On Saturday, November 23rd at The Baldwin School, the Philadelphia Classical Society officers will launch the 2020 Annual Latin Week Competition, from February 18-21, for all Latin and Greek students in the Metropolitan Philadelphia area, including New Jersey and Delaware.
Since its founding in 1924, the officers of The Philadelphia Classical Society have been offering opportunities for developing pedagogy, strategies, and creative ways of promoting the study of Classical Languages and the Classics.
On Saturday, November 23, at The Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, starting at 9:00am, the efforts and contributions of various Classicists were showcased in the Anne Frank Library.
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Pennsauken High School is hiring for a full time Latin teacher beginning September 4, 2018. Courses are Latin I, Latin II Honors, Latin III Honors, and AP Latin IV. The textbook used is Latin for the New Millennium. This is a thriving Latin program in an urban/suburban Pre-K to 12th grade school district of approximately 5,000 students located in Camden County, New Jersey (near Philadelphia, PA). The school has very active Junior Classical League and Latin Honor Society chapters.
JOB ID 918 – Latin Teacher
Candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting www.pennsauken.net. For information, contact:
Director of Human Resources
856-662-8505, extension 6508