Junior Classical League (JCL)
The purpose of JCL is to encourage an interest in and an appreciation of the language, literature, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome and to impart an understanding of the debt of our own culture to that of Classical antiquity.
Junior Classical League is a national organization which consists of 45,771 members in 1,063 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. By joining Eagle Ridge Academy JCL, you are a part of this national organization and have the opportunity to attend conventions (state and national), apply for scholarships, and be inducted into the National Latin Honor Society.
Eagle Ridge Academy’s chapter of JCL will focus on preparing for conventions and events, fostering friendships, and helping the community.
The National Junior Classical League Creed:
We the members of the Junior Classical League, covenant to hand on the torch of classical civilization in the modern world.
We believe an acquaintance with the civilization of Greece and Rome will help us understand and appraise this world of today,
Which is indebted to the ancient civilization in its government and laws, literature, language and arts.
We affirm the JCL experience develops responsibility, fosters brotherhood, promotes enthusiasm, encourages competition, inspires dedication and enriches our total growth.