per Academiam omnia memoranda sunt! Let's make some memories!
Get ready for a whirlwind of an amazing time in the next three weeks! We'll have events, field trips, classes, meals, shenanigans, and more... And you won't want to forget all the awesome things that happen at Academy! So:
If you have a camera that you're comfortable using, bring it with you!
And then when you return to the internet after Academy, you can put your favorite pictures on Facebook and Instagram and Twitter and Gmail :-)
In addition, we'll be producing an awesome DVD yearbook - aptly called Memoranda - to preserve these memories. Once Academy starts, I'll look for a few volunteers to help make slideshows to put onto the DVD. And in order to make those slideshows, we'll need pictures of all the awesome things that happen. If you're taking pictures at Academy, consider sharing them with the Memoranda team!
- Mr. Jefferson
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This blog will document the MMXVI session of the Virginia Governor's Latin Academy. After elections are held, the aediles will be responsible for its upkeep.
Download these and use them to help with packing:
GLA Clothing Checklist
GLA Essentials Checklist
GLA School Supplies & Optional Checklist
Again, these are not required and I would only get one from each category, if any.
a. Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency
b. Cassell's Concise Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary
c. Collins Latin Concise Dictionary
a. Homeric Greek: A Book for Beginners
b. Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon Abridged
c. Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary
Daily Life Books
a. Everyday Life in Ancient Rome
b. Peoples of the Roman World
c. A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome
d. Daily Life in the Roman City
You will need Roman clothing for several of our activities. You might not always have much time between these events, so you might want to bring more than one outfit.
An Overview I & II
Simple Tunica, Stola, and Palla Patterns
Legio XX's Civilian Clothing
Another Simple Dress Pattern
Simple Tunic and Toga Patterns
Legio XX's Military Clothing
Officers of the Academy
Consules: Mitch and Graham
Censores: Liz and Blake
Praetores: Bryant and Elizabeth Ne
Aediles: Kathryn and Anshu
Tribunes: Kirby Ann and Will
Quaestores: Analise and Ben G