Henry Coleman '21 has qualified for the Illinois State Geography Bee for the 4th year in a row! Henry will be competing in State Bee on Friday, March 31 at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. Good luck, Henry!
Student artists, Chris Barboi '17 and Mary Heglin '18, received scholarship awards for their artwork that was recently exhibited at the Zhou B. Art Center for the Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE).
Latin student Ana Pranger '18 was named to the Scholastic Bowl Class 2A All-State 2nd team as one of the top 11-20 players in the state. She, along withJake Milner '17, were selected to the All-Sectional Scholastic Bowl team in the Class 2A Hinsdale Central Sectional. The Scholastic Bowl team successfully defended their Class 2A State title in the Illinois Masonic Academic Bowl earlier this month. Latin also hosted the IHSA Regional tournament, winning the semifinal over Ridgewood and then beat St. Ignatius in the Regional championship.
After four major tournaments, the last of which was on Saturday, February 11, team Lightning Strike, made up of Latin middle school students, came in 1st place at the Northern Illinois Regionals. After 15 previous matches, Latin was ranked 2nd in their league of 36 teams coming into the last full day match. They advanced through the semifinals and won the finals giving them a first place victory! They will advance to the state tournament in two weeks. Go Romans!
Olivia and Sophia Johnston '18 have been named to Team USA as part of the Chicago Jazz synchronized skating team. As the current U.S. National Champions, their team was invited to represent the U.S. at the Mozart Cup in Salzburg, Austria and the French Cup in Rouen, France. The team finished fourth and fifth place in these competitions respectively, skating among 12 of the top 15 ranked teams in the world. Olivia and Sophia will be skating to defend their national championship in Rockford, IL later this month.
Head of School Randall Dunn, in partnership with the Parent Association, is pleased to present the 2016-17 Latin Speaker Series. This year we have invited three researchers whose work supports and illuminates Latin's educational philosophy and thinking about how kids learn best.
Marc Brackett, Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence & Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University