In an impressive show of talent, the artwork of Madison Rush is on display in the state Capitol in Frankfort! The HLS seventh grader’s work was selected for the Fall 2022 Exhibition of the Governor’s Team Kentucky Art Gallery. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and First Lady Britainy Beshear organized the exhibition to showcase Kentuckians’ artistic talents. “The […]
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Louisville Magazine ranked Highlands Latin 1st in Louisville on ACT (and SAT) for the second year in a row.
Friday’s edition of Business First ranked private high schools in Louisville on ACT scores and tuition. Highlands Latin was 1st among private (and public) schools on the ACT with one of the lowest tuition rates in Louisville. Note: This achievement is for the class of 2014. See the recent Insider Louisville article about 44% of the Class of 2015 recognized in the National […]
Highlands Latin 12th Grade Multicopter Competition Objective: Build a multicopter from individual components using a programmable board (e.g. arduino) and complete a series of tasks for points. The team with the most points wins. Each team of 12th graders will receive an $850 budget to purchase components for constructing a multicopter. Starting with a DIY […]
Twenty-Eight HLS Sixth Graders Recited all 70 Stanzas of Horatius at the Bridge. Sixth graders at Highlands Latin School learn 24 stanzas of Horatius at the Bridge. Those students seeking Horatius-like glory volunteer to memorize all 70 stanzas, a task involving months of daily practice and great perseverance. This year 28 students rose to the challenge and […]
Why Study Latin? 7 out of 16 Highlands Latin Seniors Recognized in National Merit Scholarship Competition A record 7 out of 16 Highlands Latin seniors were just recognized in the National Merit Scholarship Competition (6 Semifinalists and 1 Commended Student). Semifinalists represent the top 1% of college-bound seniors. The odds of this just happening by chance are about 1 in 300,000,000. (See the Insider Louisville feature article about this […]
Opening School is a joyous event at Highlands Latin School. Our students, in dress uniform, are led into the doors of the school by a drummer and bagpiper. After a short prayer and hymn, Mrs Lowe gives an exhortation for the new school year. A transcript of her exhortations are available online. 2013 Opening School […]
If you were asked, “Should the U.S. government value rehabilitation over retribution in the Criminal Justice System?” how would you respond? Once you comprehended the question, would you be able to then respond with a clear and logical argument? Could you defend your answer, too? On January 19, the HLS Debate team competed in […]
On Saturday, January 19th, the Spring Meadows campus was abuzz as schools from around the Louisville area descended on our campus to test their academic wit in the Governor’s Cup District Competition. With registration beginning at 7:30 AM and an awards ceremony in the late afternoon, HLS students, parents, and volunteers were in for a […]
Congratulations to 10th grader Matthew Zolla and 11th grader Joshua Steinbach, who were recently accepted to the 2013 Kentucky’s Governor’s School for the Arts program! Matthew and Joshua, both selected for their talent in Vocal Music, will spend three weeks participating in intense arts instruction at Transylvania University in […]