Monday, February 01, 2010

State Latin Convention 2010

DSC_0404, originally uploaded by Chez VH.

Our homeschool team (from the Milwaukee Catholic Homeschool) had a wonderful convention this past weekend. It began, fortuitously enough, on the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas and ended on the weekend that kicks off Catholic schools week around the country.

It was an excellent convention and the team surpassed all of my expectations in attitude and performance - I couldn't be prouder! (I should also note, for those unfamiliar with this convention, that ours is the only homeschool group there - we compete with public and private schools with Latin programs).

We again took home the 2nd place qualitative trophy. This means that we had the second highest average number of points per student among all of the schools. This was a more difficult this year than in the past because of rule changes limiting the number of students attending per school.

One of our first year students surprised perhaps even herself by scoring in the top ten on all twelve written tests, including three 1st place scores and four 2nd place scores (plus a 2nd place in the costume contest) and ended up in 7th place among all 500 or so students at convention for highest personal score. Go Susan!

More photos and more details of the convention coming soon...

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