‚ÄčMichigan Junior Classical League

The 69th annual Spring Conference will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Grand Valley State University!

CONTACT US MichiganMJCL@gmail.com

Schedule

9:30-10:00             Check-in; Pick up school packet and programs.

                                    Drop off your art projects

10:00-11:00          Assembly:  Introductions, Roll Call Skits

                                    Keynote address:  Of Dumbledore and and Dragons; or, Sages through the Ages, Dr. David Crane (GVSU)

11:00-12:00          Academic Testing (with your teacher)

11:15-12:00          Scholarship Interviews, TBD

12:00-12:45          Lunch (on your own)

12:45-1:45             Olympika Games, Mr. Jason Albaugh

2:00-2:45                Colloquia A  (45 minute sessions)


  • Chained to the Rhythm:  Approaching Latin Poetic Meter, Dr. Quinn Griffin
  • Demeter and Persephone Return, Dr. Diane Rayor with Emily Heyburn
  • The Mummy, Dr. David Crane
  • Not So Nutty Nero, Dr. Peter Anderson


                                    Oratory Contest, Mr. Nick Young

                                    HS Certamen Preliminaries, Dr. Brad McNellen

2:45-3:00               Time to change into togas and other Roman costumes.

3:00-3:45               Colloquia B  (45 minute sessions)


  • Chained to the Rhythm:  Approaching Latin Poetic Meter, Dr. Quinn Griffin
  • Demeter and Persephone Return, Dr. Diane Rayor with Emily Heyburn
  • The Mummy, Dr. David Crane
  • Not So Nutty Nero, Dr. Peter Anderson


                                     Costume Contest, Ms. Liz Brady

                                     HS Certamen Preliminaries, Dr. Brad McNellen

                                     MS Certamen Contest, Mr. Justin Breese

4:00-4:30                Assembly:  Candidate Forum and Elections of New Officers

4:30-5:15                HS Certamen Finals, Dr. Brad McNellen

5:15-6:30                Awards ceremony