On dies Veneris, the sixth day from the Nones of May, (Friday, May 2) the Latin classes put on the Annual Roman Banquet. Latin I students were slaves, washing hands and serving food, and, afterwards, guests at the banquet. Latin II students were the chefs, having cooked the day before. Latin Caesar prepared the entertainment, a movie short based on Book V of Commentarii de Bello Gallico. Latin IV/V students were honored guests.
Chicken Romano served over pasta
Mulsum (a mixed juice drink)
We ended with the announcement of the awards, as follows:
The National Classical Etymology Exam tested students on their knowledge of Latin and Greek derivatives in English. For the Intermediate Level a
Gold Medal was awarded to Tatum Wilson. Bronze Medals were awarded to Hunter Bachman, Jordan Ferreras, Benjamin Simon and Quinn Thomson. For the Advanced Level a Gold Medal was awarded to Zhiyu Pan and a Silver Medal to Yiran Ouyang. Bronze Medals were awarded to Atsede Assayeghen, Michael Grill and Michael Schuetz.
The National Latin Exam tested students on their knowledge of Latin vocabulary, grammar and translation. A Silver Maxima Cum Laude Medal was awarded this year to Tatum Wilson.
Congratulations to all the Latin students for a successful banquet and for winning many awards