• The National Junior Classical League's theme for 2018-2019 is Apes non sunt solitaria natura ~ "Bees are not of a solitary nature," a quote from Marcus Terentius Varro's On Agriculture III.4.
  • Congratulations to Amy George, current 1st Vice President of the Virginia Junior Classical League, who was chosen to finish out the office of VJCL 2nd Vice President through convention. She fills the spot recently vacated and becomes the first person to hold two VJCL offices simultaneously! Way to go, Amy!

Latin Club Officers for 2018-2019

President: Amy George '19

First Vice President: Madison Davis '20

Second Vice President: Emma Rose '20

Secretary/Treasurer: Natalie Cuba '21

Parliamentarian: Emily Alley '19

Communications Coordinator: Josh Liberman '21

Historian: Collin Absher '20

The Riverbend delegates at the NJCL Convention in Ohio


  • The official name of our organization is the Riverbend High School Latin Club and Junior Classical League, reflecting our active participation in the Virginia Junior Classical League (VJCL) and the National Junior Classical League (NJCL), two organizations with whom we are affiliated.
  • The organization is divided into three parts: the Club itself (which includes certamen), the Latin Honor Society, and the Ursus Latin Outreach Organization.
  • The organization is governed by a functional and well-guarded constitution administered by the club's president and parliamentarian.
  • Membership for the 2018-2019 school year is open to all current RHS Latin students and for students who have completed at least one year of Latin at RHS. Students may become members by completing the membership form and paying dues of $10.00.

Emma, Natalie, and Josh are ready to face the Club Rush

Amy reminds Ryan, "Memento mori!"

Membership (as of 10/13/18) = 63

Complete the membership form and pay your dues of $10 (all checks made payable to Riverbend High School, please) and you are in!

Take a look at the Summer 2018 issue of the Torch: U.S., the official newsletter of the National Junior Classical League (NJCL).

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