Ohio Classical Conference Update
Annual Meeting & Upcoming Events
K.C. Kless, OCC Affiliate / Latin Teacher, Indian Hill Middle School
The Ohio Classical Conference’s annual meeting will be on Friday & Saturday, November 14th & 15th in Cleveland. OCC President Bob White is putting together the program – for the latest updates, please visit the OCC website, ohioclassicalconference.org. In addition, the events this year will coordinate with the annual City Dionysia competition at Case Western Reserve University. At the Dionysia, high schools will put on 15-minute performances of Euripides’ Medea.
Latin teacher Jeff Brickler organized a professional development group for Cincinnati-area teachers interested in improving their practice of Comprehensible Input methods. The most recent meeting was held October 11th. If you are interested in joining the group, please email Jeff – Jeffreybrickler@foresthills.edu.
Important upcoming contest dates from the National Junior Classical League:
October 15th: National Classical Etymology Exam registration ends
November 1st: National Roman Civilization Exam registration opens
Upcoming Classics events in Ohio:
October 4th: John W. Rettig Lecture Series: Rebecca M. Muich, ‘Searching for Shakespeare’s Iliad’, Xavier University
October 25th: OJCL Make A Difference Day (MADD) Regional Events
-Cleveland Cultural Gardens (NE Ohio)
-California Woods Nature Preserve (Cincinnati)
November 15th: City Dionysia at Case Western Reserve University
Both Cincinnati and Cleveland Certamen dates are available at the Ohio Junior Classical League website, ojcl.org.