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JCL

News Coverage of the Jesuit Junior Classical League

Reconnecting with the Past

Shining through the surrounding natural darkness, light and merriment bring joy to the ancient towns of the Roman Empire. This annual bliss comes from the celebration of Saturnalia, a holiday celebrating the Roman god, Saturn,...

Latin Resurrected at the 62nd National JCL Convention

When a student lists Latin as a class they attend, people immediately assume the language is useless, boring, and a poor strategy for college. Even worse, when students mention they participate in the Junior...

JCL Team Destroys Competition at State Convention

Thirty-three Jesuit students traveled thousands of years into the past for this year’s Texas State Junior Classical League convention. After qualifying at Area C earlier this semester, these linguistically elite went on to represent...

Jesuit JCL Comes, Sees, and Conquers Area C

A lone, sharp clap echoes throughout the empty halls of Jesuit. After a moment's pause, another rings out, along with another pair of hands colliding. More start to join in a slightly faster rhythm,...

Jesuit Latin Prepares to Host Area Competition

Salvete omnis! (That is "hello everyone" for the non-classical speakers.) It's that time of year again. Yes, indeed, it is time for Jesuit's JCL (Junior Classical League) students to start studying for their Latin tests...

Junior Classical League Goes to Nationals

On a bright and sunny day at the end of July, ten students disembarked from a shuttle and onto the sprawling campus of Emory University, ready to search for the dorm rooms they would be...

SALVÈ AGAIN! Jesuit’s Latin JCL Competition Is Back and Bigger Than Ever!

  What do Robert Griffin III (Washington Redskins quarterback) and Chris Martin (Coldplay lead singer) have in common: they both studied Latin. These two examples show that Latin is not such a “dead” language...

Jesuit’s Junior Classical League: Area C, State, And Beyond!

Every year, Dallas Jesuit students participate in the Junior Classical League Club, or JCL. JCL is open only to students who take Latin, level 1 through level 4. However, this year was special. For...

Jesuit JCL Members Advance to State Competition

On April 12 and 13, a group of 34 Jesuit students participated in a statewide event packed with over 2,100 Texas students who went as a part of a nationwide group called the Junior...

Jesuit Excels at Area C Latin Competition

Every year, Latin students from all over the Metroplex join together for a day of competition known as the Area C Junior Classical League (JCL) Competition. Garland High School hosted the day-long event this...