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18 Reach Perfection on Latin Exam

May 9, 2014

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Eighteen Owls – that translates to XVIII Bubones – earned perfect scores on the 2014 National Latin Exam, and 111 received gold or silver medals, according to Mr. Trey Suddarth, chair of the Department of Foreign Languages. Junior Richard Ouyang received his third perfect score, which put him in select company: Only 28 students in the […]

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Students Collect 77 Spanish Exam Medals

April 30, 2014

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Spanish students brought home the lauds in the 2014 National Spanish Examinations – 24 gold, 24 silver, and 29 bronze medals. “Our students exceeded the national averages in grammar and vocabulary at all levels, and in both reading comprehension and listening comprehension in levels 1, 2, and 4,” Mr. Ken Stacey, Spanish instructor, said. “In […]

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Gov. Bill Haslam Honors Students’ Latin Motto

January 27, 2014

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Mark your calendars to celebrate Latin Language Appreciation Month in April – and express your appreciation to Mr. Ryan Sellers and his Honors Latin I classes. Extend special thanks to eighth graders Alexander Goodwin and Brandon Haney, who created the winning motto – Musica e montibus fluit (“Music flows from the mountains”) – which resulted […]

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Latin Fans Flock to Fall Festivus

November 21, 2013

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The Owls hosted Latin Fall Festivus on campus November 16, graciously welcoming175 participants from 10 schools to compete in challenges inspired by the classics. Fifty-six MUS competitors ably defended their turf, winning or placing in 10 competitions. “I’m very pleased that this has become such a successful community event,” Mr. Ryan Sellers, instructor in Latin […]

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MUS Language Scholars Shine

November 5, 2013

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Another Banner Year for MUS Latin The MUS Latin program continues to fill its trophy case. The Bubones (Owls) took first place at the Tennessee Junior Classical League State Latin Convention for the sixth consecutive year, holding off a serious challenge from Hume-Fogg Academic High School. A total of 45 Upper and Lower School students […]

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