About Magister Ricard

John has been teaching Latin at the secondary level since 2007. Starting the Latin program at Somerset Academy in 2009, he has now moved on to another home founding the Latin program at the Pine Crest School. He has taught all levels of Latin from Middle School courses to AP Latin using a wide-range of approaches. John also is the Social Sciences and Humanities Department Chair at Pine Crest and currently teaches AP Art History and has served as a reader for 3 years now. He also has taught AP European History and AP World History, among many other social sciences courses. He is also the founder of Romae.org, RicardAcademy.info, and AFireKindled.com.

Make Up Assignments due 5/21

If I gave you a printout report of your grade, you must turn in any of the missing work by 5/21 to receive partial credit. You also need to include the printout I gave you, signed by a parent/guardian. Everything is due on 5/21 – no exceptions.

Any makeup quizzes can be done after school provided you have corrections to turn in for that quiz.

For tests, you should do the extra credit assignment, but note that you have another test coming up on May 23 (Cap X, Pensum A).

EXTRA CREDIT: Write a Report on Someone Famous Who Studied Latin (due 5/21)

If you want to earn extra credit and help your 4th quarter grade, now is your chance!

What I am looking for is a report on either a celebrity, historical figure, or superhero/villain that studied Latin. The report is due by 5/21 and must contain the following:

  • Must be typed
  • Must be at least one page
  • Must have biographical/background information of your figure
  • Must have a link to the study of Latin (your figure should have studied Latin, tell us where, how, why, etc.)

Have fun with this report! You must turn it in on 5/21 – no exceptions! Bona fortuna vobis!

Homework: Flashcards Capitululm VIII due 3/8

Make sure you are working on the flashcards for Capitulum VIII online. They are due by Friday, 3/8 and your grade will be based on how well your class performs. The total amount of images added for the total amount of terms in the set. Make sure you study over them – as we will be having a quiz coming up on those vocabulary words!