Bluebooks for Semester One!

This past Tuesday, my CC class had Bluebooks!  Page-after-page, assignment-after-assignment, our class of Challenge A worked through the test.  It was mentally challenging and wore me out, but all-in-all it was an interesting, beneficial, and a new experience.  Preparing for the Latin section of the test caused me to review all I had learned in… Continue reading Bluebooks for Semester One!


15 Tips for Studying Latin

I use Henle Latin in Classical Conversations.  I am only on my 9th week of studying Latin, but for those out there struggling with your list of Latin exercises this week, these are some tips I find helpful.  And don't worry!  I need to work on some of these things myself!  I'm not an expert… Continue reading 15 Tips for Studying Latin


The Foundation for a Challenge

"-a, -ae, -ae, -am, -a¯..."  Thousands of kids in Classical Conversations have sung the Latin first declension song.  Even better: a lot of those kids were under the age of 11! Foundations and Essentials have prepared me in so many ways for Challenge (for more info about CC, look here).  I thought I would share three of… Continue reading The Foundation for a Challenge

Life Experiences, School

Week 4: What My Week Looks Like for Challenge A

  I am already on my fourth week of Classical  Conversations, and I can't believe it.  Yesterday I went to CC and I passed the Canada test!!  I am so relieved.  I drew and labeled Canada from memory successfully.  I only mislabeled or missed two bodies of water out of 54 labels. We are now… Continue reading Week 4: What My Week Looks Like for Challenge A

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School: Here We Come!!

     It's that time again!  It is when we say goodbye to summer and welcome a new school year.  Our days become scheduled and we buckle down for two semesters of learning!  Say hello to new pencils, new notebooks, and a new grade.   For the past three years, I have been a part of… Continue reading School: Here We Come!!