(Englewood, NJ - July 5, 2017) The Elisabeth Morrow Latin team won first place at the New York City Regional Latin Certamen for Level I on April 28, 2017. The tournament was hosted by Townsend Harris High School on the Queens College Campus in Flushing, NY. The scholars also competed against the Brooklyn Latin School, Stuyvesant High School and other New York area magnet schools, emerging with the highest overall score after three initial rounds and winning the final match against Hunter High School.
Certamen is a quiz bowl style tournament requiring students to have broad-based knowledge of Latin, Greco-Roman mythology, literature, civilization and history.
About The Elisabeth Morrow School:
The Elisabeth Morrow School is an independent country day school serving children, age three through eighth grade, from more than 70 communities throughout New Jersey and New York. EMS provides an innovative 21st-century curriculum focusing on critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and character development. The school’s comprehensive secondary school placement process ensures graduates matriculate into premier day and boarding schools. Located on 14 wooded acres in Englewood, NJ, the EMS campus includes multiple technology and science labs, playgrounds, libraries, athletic facilities, nature trails and working gardens. Visit our website: www.elisabethmorrow.org.