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Amy George is sworn in as 2017-2018 VJCL First Vice President


  • The National Honor Society is sponsoring a Pennies for Patients fundraiser. Please drop your spare change in the box in the front of the classroom to help raise money to fight leukemia and lymphoma!
  • Club and team photographs will be taken for the RHS yearbook during school on Friday, February 23. Stay tuned for a schedule.
  • There will be certamen practice on Friday, February 23. Please plan to stay!
  • The Thomas Jefferson Certamen will be held on Saturday, February 24.
  • The Classical Literacy Exam (CLE) will be given on Monday, February 26 during Bear Block. Rooms TBA.
  • Culture a la Carte, a celebration of languages and the arts, will be held on Saturday, March 3, at Spotsylvania High School. More information soon!
  • World Language Week will be celebrated at RHS March 4-10. Latin activities for everyone:
    • Tuesday, March 6: Latin trivia on announcements; Rota Games during Bear Block; Dead Poets' Society after school
    • Wednesday, March 7: Mock Gladiator Fights in Auxiliary Gym during Bear Block
    • Thursday, March 8: An Illustrated Journey though Rome by David Macaulay (TED Talk) during Bear Block
    • Friday, March 9: Ancient Mystery Cults by Lexi Harrell during Bear Block
    • N.B. All languages will be offering a variety of activities all week long. A full list will be available soon! There will be a World Languages Passport for extra credit!
  • The National Latin Exam (NLE) will be administered on Monday, March 5, during Bear Block for Latin II and Latin III, and on Tuesday, March 6, during class for Latin I and Advanced Latin Poetry.
  • The CAV State Latin Exam will given on Monday, March 19 (update), during A-4 and for a time directly after school.

Fortuna fortibus favet ~ Fortune favors the brave
The Latin motto of the Riverbend HS Latin Club