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Thomas Bryan

Challenge IV student scores perfect 36 on ACT

by John
Thursday, 15 August, 2019
categories: Articles
A long-time Classical Conversations student earned a perfect score on the ACT last month.   Thomas Bryan, 17, from Thomasville, Georgia, learned of his perfect score in a letter from Marten Roorda, ACT chief executive officer.   “I was hoping I could get a perfect...
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Kara Miller

Challenge III student earns CLT National Award

by John
Monday, 08 July, 2019
categories: Articles
A Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, high school student posted one of the highest scores on the Classical Learning Test this summer, earning a National Award and a $2,500 scholarship.   The CLT is a nationally-standardized college entrance exam designed for students who have...
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Encouraging the Writing of More Poetry

As a Challenge III tutor, I have the pleasure of studying poetry with my students. Every week I read aloud a poem connected to their U. S. History reading assignment. As we study Cicero's speeches in second semester Latin, we encounter many rhetorical devices there...
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Plato Joins Classical Conversations

Over the course of the 2015-2016 academic year, both the Challenge II and Challenge III programs will be incorporating an original work of Plato into each curriculum. Challenge II students will be reading the Gorgias dialogue, and Challenge III will be reading the Meno...
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Consequences of Ideas: The What, the Why, and the How

A long time ago, on a peninsula far, far away, a handful of men began asking questions. These question-askers—these lovers of wisdom—realized that the simplest questions about common, everyday things and experiences could open doors to questions about all of reality....
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