Upper School

On April 25, The 71st Annual Florida Junior Classical League State Forum was held virtually this year. Therefore, instead of the pilgrimage to Orlando, students from around the state of Florida competed online. The following students placed in the top 5 of these respective categories: Lucas Greenwood - First Place in Customs, Level 1 Elena Vanden Berge - Fourth Place in Mythology, Level 1 Lily Clemens - Fifth Place in Derivatives, Level 1 Rosaily Phillips - Fourth Place in Vocabulary, Level 2 Lucy Clemens - Fourth Place in History of the Empire, Level 1/2 Jessica Bradshaw, Latin teacher, sends her regards...

In February, our eighth-grade students took the College Board’s PSAT 8/9. This college-preparedness test measures skills and knowledge in grade-appropriate ways. The content reflects meaningful, engaging, and challenging work, found in the best middle school and high school courses taught today. The PSAT 8/9 specifically measures what research shows are the most important skills and knowledge for a student’s success in college and career. The Reading Test measures comprehension and reasoning skills and focuses on the close reading of passages in a wide array of subject areas. Meanwhile, the Writing and Language Test measures a range of skills, including command of...

This year’s National Latin Exam results are in! Several of our students are now nationally recognized for their outstanding work in Latin. Please join us in congratulating these students on their success: Seventh Grade Miranda Arias received a special commendation for only getting two wrong for the “Introduction to Latin” level. Eighth Grade Lily Clemens - Cum Laude ranking (top 20%) Mia Harms - Cum Laude ranking (top 20%) Brian Hildebrant - Magna Cum Laude ranking (top 15%) Lucas Greenwood - Silver Maxima Cum Laude ranking (Top 10%) Samy Joseph - Silver Maxima Cum Laude (Top 10%) Latin 2 High School Layton McCartney...

The National Honor Society, together with OneBlood, is sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, March 12, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. This event helps maintain the emergency blood supply in our community. In addition, it raises funds for the “Meg Beaupied Memorial Scholarship” and the “Spirit of NHS Award” that go to graduating seniors annually. Parents, faculty, staff, and high school students who are at least sixteen years old, please consider donating blood. All adults can choose a high school student to be awarded five hours of community service for your donation! To make it even easier, click here to...

The Center for  Disease Control (CDC) recently issued a statement regarding the coronavirus. We are working with other schools within CESA to determine best practices. In the meantime, please be reminded of the following guidelines when your child has symptoms of illness: Fever of 100° or above—child must not return to school until the temperature is normal for 24 hours unmedicated. If your child persists with fever (exceptionally high fevers >102) for more than 48 hours, please follow up with a doctor. Please do not medicate your child and send them to school for the sake of your child and others...