Classics Day will be taking place next Thursday, 3/14. Parents are welcome to attend the lecture, when we will welcome Dr. Emily Wilson, the first woman to publish a translation of the Odyssey, as our McCabe speaker.
Classics Day will be taking place next Thursday, March 14. Parents are welcome to attend the lecture, when we will welcome Dr. Emily Wilson, the first woman to publish a translation of the Odyssey, as our McCabe speaker.
If you haven't had a chance to sign up for your lunch contribution, here is the link.
We have a full day planned, and the schedule is below.
8:20 a.m.—Gather in Yarnall and Welcome
8:25 a.m.—8th grade, Latin 1b, taking the auspices in the Dead Graveyard
8:35 a.m.—First Latin 4 movie in Yarnall; Latin 3 Lit musical interlude
9:05 a.m.—Triumph set-up time (in and around Alumni); film clips in Yarnall
9:30 a.m.—Triumph through campus (The Triumph of Food!)
9:45 a.m.—Snack in the cafeteria
10 a.m.—Back in Yarnall; Senior Celebration
10:15 a.m.—Sacrifice of a (papier-mâché) bull conducted by all Greek students in Yarnall
10:20 a.m.—Aloysius B. McCabe '45 Lecture by Dr. Emily Wilson: “Translating the Odyssey Again: Why and How” in Yarnall
10:50 a.m.—Q & A
11 a.m.—Second Latin 4 movie in Yarnall
11:15 a.m.—Mediterranean Lunch in Social Room of the Meetinghouse
11:45 a.m.—Scavenger Hunt
12:45 p.m.—Latin 3 History speeches in the Meetinghouse
1:30 p.m.—Speeches judged (seniors in Meetinghouse), choice time in and around the Social Room and Common; travelers to Rome collect their bags from Jim’s room.
1:45 p.m.—Seniors talk about speeches!
2 p.m.—Sending off the 10th-12th grade students who are heading to Rome!
2:10 p.m.—Meeting for Worship in Meetinghouse
2:30 p.m.—Middle Schoolers dismissed to sports and Flex; Faculty and Upper Schoolers tidy our areas and carry props, costumes, etc. to Alumni
3:10 p.m.—Upper School dismissal