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Why Read Books?

“Why read books?” A question which only decades ago would have been asked facetiously if at all has become increasingly relevant and serious in our digital age. Studies show that young people are giving up reading books in greater numbers,… Read More

Beowulf, STEM & the Age of Tech

Does a classical education prepare students in math and science? Why does Beowulf matter in the age of tech? Are Providence students well-equipped for college? These are some of the questions we have been asked. It takes little convincing that… Read More

Equipping Students to Speak Publicly

If popular reports are to be believed, the fear of public speaking tops the list of common phobias; even death is apparently less frightening than standing in front of a crowd and proclaiming one’s thoughts aloud. Certainly most people have… Read More

Why Study Latin?

Latin is the ancient language originally used in the central region of Italy once called Latium, where Rome is located. As Rome’s empire grew to include most of Europe and vast portions Asia and Africa, the Romans’ native tongue, Latin,… Read More


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