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Ego vos hortari tantum possum ut amicitiam omnibus rebus humanis anteponatis.
I am able to urge you only that you place friendship before all human things.
Marcus Tullius Cicero, De Amicitia 17
The theme of the National Junior Classical League for 2017-2018

So what is National Convention?
Take a look at the 2015 National Junior Classical League Convention:

Seven Riverbend delegates joined nearly 1,200 other Latin students from around the country
at the 2017 National Junior Classical League Convention
on the campus of Troy University in Troy, Alabama, July 22-30. Ite, Ursi!
Some scenes from this year's NJCL Convention!

NJCL Convention

Want to know more about national convention?
Check out the convention page on the NJCL website.

Bears Place in National Competition!

Congratulations to the following delegates who won awards at the the 2016 National Junior Classical League Convention at Indiana University!
  • Alyssa Funai
    • Watercolor (Grade 10) - 3rd place
    • Overall Graphic Arts (Grade 10) - 22nd
    • Mottoes Test (Level III) - 27th
    • Overall Sweepstakes - 44th
  • Lexi Harrell
    • Black Pencil Drawing (Grade 10) - 7th place
    • Reading Comprehension Test: Prose (Level III) - 19th
    • Mottoes Test (Level III) - 29th
    • Latin Grammar Test: Advanced (Level III) - 33rd
    • Latin Derivatives Test (Level III) - 42nd
  • Kendall Kin
    • Classical Art Test (Level V+) - 5th place
    • Impromptu Art (Grade 12) - 6th
    • Mottoes Test (Level V+) - 13th
    • Roman LIfe Test (Level V+) - 14th
    • Latin Derivatives Test (Level V+) - 18th
    • Mythology Test (Level V+) - 19th
    • Academic Heptathlon Test (Level V+) - 21st
    • Academic Decathlon Test (Level V+) - 28th
    • Overall Academics (Level V+) - 32nd
    • Overall Sweepstakes - 46th

Upcoming Sites
  • 2018, July 22-28: Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • 2019: Tennessee
  • 2020: Virginia! (University of Richmond)
Promotional Video from the 2015 NJCL Convention (credits go to the Classical Cottage School)

Some Pix from the 2013 NJCL Convention in Las Vegas, NV