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Dani began learning Latin as a 6th grader at Great Neck North Middle. She is currently in 12th grade studying Latin in school and through the Paideia Institute, where she also pursued Ancient Greek. She hopes to extend her interest in Classical studies beyond high school and to democratize learning for all.
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Jules is currently studying Latin as a junior at North High and studies Ancient Greek as an extracurricular. He studies ancient civilizations in his free time and hopes to major in Classics at college.
Taikary began his interest in classics in elementary school with ancient history and culture. He began his study of Latin as a sixth grader and is continuing his study of latin and classical history. He hopes to continue pursuing his interest of ancient history in the future.
Mrs. Hartofilis started learning Latin as a sixth-grader at Great Neck South Middle. She continued studying Latin throughout middle school and high school. During her senior year at Great Neck South High, she received a full academic scholarship to study Latin at Boston University. She graduated magna cum laude with bachelor’s degrees in Latin & Ancient Greek and in Classical Civilization. After student teaching at the Boston Latin School (the nation’s first and oldest public school), she graduated with honors with a master’s in teaching Latin, grades 5-12, and swiftly returned to New York to pursue her teaching career. The 2022-2023 school year is Mrs. Hartofilis ’ eighteenth year teaching Latin.
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