Building a Path to Knowledge
Watch this video to see what Ascanius is all about. In these
difficult times, many students would be unable to attend
LatinSummer without the scholarships and help from our
generous donor individuals and organizations. You can be a
part of it.
The Summer of 2012 featured four exciting LatinSummer
programs. In Richmond
students explored the lives and language of Ancient Romans!
Click on a program above to view
pictures of student work from last year's LatinSummer!
Academia Latina in Weybridge, VT
Alexia Hernandez, student at Deerfield Academy in MA, will bring Latin and Classical Studies to elementary school students in
Weybridge, VT this summer with the help of a Classical Promise Scholarship
Ascanius. Students in grades 1-3 will learn about mythology
and Roman history, while students in grades 4-5 will learn the basics of Latin.
The motto of "Academia Latina" is 'I CAME. I SAW. I LEARNED: LATIN.'
Ancient Rome Comes to Norfolk, VA
Ascanius Staff Member Stuart Davis-Foxworth brought a taste of Latin and the
Classics to the 3rd grade at Crossroads Elementary School in Norfolk, VA.
on December 5-6! Students enjoyed making puppets for learning Latin greetings
as well as crafting Roman mosaics!
The Greek Gods Visit Collinsville, IL
Ascanius Board Member Kristen Bortner and the Latin Club at Collinsville High School brought a taste of Latin and the Classics
to 28 elementary schoolers in the Collinsville, IL area on Wednesday, December
12! Read more from the
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Phaedrus' Fables on Stage in Milton, MA
Thanks to a Classical Promise Scholarship from Ascanius, Latin IV students at Milton
High School in Milton, Massachusetts presented the Fables of Phaedrus in
Latin and English to the entire 5th grade at Tucker Elementary School.
Latin stuck around Milton Public Schools with a popular afterschool enrichment program in the
Ascanius looks back on the events of 2012: LatinSummer programs, new and continuing partnerships, teacher programs,
and a perspective from former LatinSummer instructor Chloe Benner. Read more here!
And check out the second quarter updates from the Ascanius Office: read more here!