"Latin Club Newsletter for January 8, 2010"
Latin Club Newsletter for January 8, 2010 Remember to show this to your parents and have them Please visit our website at contact Mr. Walker or www.crownpoint.ijcl.org Elizabeth Szymanski via email to clarify any of the The state website is located topics. at www.ijcl.org Remember: All checks The national website can be should be made out to CPCA found at www.njcl.org unless otherwise noted! Aequam memento rebus in arduis servare mentem. Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.~ Horace • Meeting Agenda o 2:30-2:40 Read Newsletter o 2:40-2:45 Highlights and Questions o 2:45-2:55 Committee Meetings o 2:55-3:20 Game o 3:20-3:25 Upcoming Events o 3:25 Refreshments • Dues o $15 pays for local, state, and national membership. • Crown Point Classical Association o Parents interested in helping with the spring garage sale should contact Judy Katz (CPCA President) at firstname.lastname@example.org. • Recycling Fundraiser o If you received new cell phones, laptops, iPods, digital cameras, etc. for Christmas, recycle your old ones! • Certamen o Certamen Practices --- Today, January 8th (4-6), 14th (2:30-5:00), 22nd (2:30-5:00), 29th (2:30-5:00) o Price: $2.00 for each invitational o 1st invitational - Jan. 30th Hoosier Certamen Invitational at Cathedral HS, Indianapolis; Deadline to pay: January 14th o 2nd invitational - Feb. 20th Indiana Certamen Invitational at Elwood HS, Elwood; Deadline to pay: Jan. 29th • Latin Club Spirit Wear o Order your Latin Club long sleeve today for just $20! o Deadline: January 22nd • Indiana Latin Week o January 24th – 30th January 26th~ Toga Bowling @ Stardust II in Merrillville • 5 p.m.-7 p.m.; $3.50 for shoes, $3.50 per game January 28th~ Game and Movie Night @ CPHS SGI from 2:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m. • $3 members, $5 nonmembers if paid by Monday, Jan. 25th; $5 members, $7 non. at the door o Spirit Theme Days! Dress up to show off your Latin spirit! Monday: Salve/Latin Name Day Tuesday: Club T-shirt Day Wednesday: Purple and Gold Day Thursday: Make Yourself a Star Day Friday: Toga Day • Contest Opportunities! o National Myth Exam: Open to freshmen; focuses on basic mythology. You have already learned most of this information, so take advantage of this opportunity! Cost: $4 due January 12th o The Medusa Myth Exam: Open to everyone; this year’s theme is “Olympians 2.0.” Show your mythology knowledge and place at the national level! Cost $4 due February 11th o National Classical Etymology Exam: Open to everyone; focuses on Greek and Latin word stems and derivatives; win prizes! Cost $4 due January 12th o National Roman Civilization Exam: Open to everyone; focuses on Roman History and Culture; win prizes! Cost $4 due January 25th • IJCL Scholarships o There are two different scholarships, worth $1000 each, awarded by the state to senior Latin students each year. Applications, available at http://www.ijcl.org/docs.html, are due on February 1st. o For more information, go to the 2009-2010 IJCL handbook at http://www.ijcl.org/docs.html • State Convention ~ March 12th-13th o Full price of $120 includes all convention costs and your club t-shirt! Pay by Jan. 8th Pay by Jan. 12th Pay after Jan. 12th $110 vets; $130 newbies $120 vets; $140 newbies $140 vets; $160 newbies ***If you do not have a Latin Club long sleeve, you must purchase one for $20. (Included in “newbies” cost.) o Discounts only given to those who have participated in a fundraiser! If you cleaned highway, you get an additional $5 discount! o Please make checks payable to CPCA. o Completed forms (received after payment) are due January 13th. o Mandatory pre-convention questions for state convention delegates: o You MUST attend one of the sessions. February 1st ~ 2:45-3:45, 5:30-6:30 February 4th ~ 2:45-3:45 o Mandatory pre-convention workshop: o You MUST attend one of the sessions with projects completed or almost done. March 1st (Sign up for an individual time slot- 2:30-3:45, 5:30-8:00) March 4th (Sign up for an individual time slot- 2:30-5:00, 6:00-8:00) o Mandatory project preview and packing meeting ~ Contact Information March 11th (clear your schedule!- 2:45-6:30) Mr. Walker (sponsor) • National Convention at N. Dakota State University ~ July email@example.com 27th – August 1st Elizabeth Szymanski (consul/president) o Total convention cost including bus trip will be around $800. firstname.lastname@example.org Due Date Bus Cost (after CPCA discount) Convention Cost Dominique Bass (co-praetor/co-vp) 2/28 $335 Around $425, email@example.com 4/24 $365 final price TBD Ashley Pascarella (co-praetor/co-vp) o Please make checks payable to CPCA. firstname.lastname@example.org • Important Upcoming Dates Stephanie Krause (quaestor/treasurer) o January Certamen Practices email@example.com 8th (4-6), 14th, 22nd , 29th (2:30-5:00) Josh Glass (state second vice-president) o January 25-31~ Indiana Latin Week firstname.lastname@example.org 26th~Bowling: Stardust II in Merrillville (5-7) Brittany Krowiarz (state historian) 28th~Game and Movie Night (SGI; 2:45-7:30) email@example.com o January 30th~ Hoosier Certamen Invitational in Indianapolis Committee Chairs o February 1st~ Deadline to submit IJCL Scholarship Applications Ali VanCleef (Tempus Canis) o February 1tst & 4th (must attend one)~ Pre-convention questions firstname.lastname@example.org (mandatory for state convention delegates) Lindsey Krowiarz (Scrapbook) o February 12th~ General meeting (SGI) (2:30-3:45) o February 20th~ Indiana Certamen Invitational @ in Elwood email@example.com o March 1st & 4th (must attend one)~ Convention Workshop Rob Risteski (Web) o March 11th ~ National Latin Exam during class periods firstname.lastname@example.org o March 11th~ Mandatory State Convention meeting for all Shelbie Loonam-Hesser (Spirit) delegates! (Clear your schedule!) 2:30-6:30 email@example.com o March 12th & 13th~ State Convention @ IU Bloomington Alexis Hesser & Andie Miller (Float) firstname.lastname@example.org