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Class of 2022 | Senior Stories

Growth in Personal Leadership Julianna Sizemore’s journey at Highlands Latin School has been an amazing story of personal growth and leadership. Julianna plans to attend Samford University to major in nursing and minor in nutrition, with the hope of later becoming a maternity nurse. “Even though it’s a small community, there are a lot of different […]

Horatius Society: Forty-six HLS Sixth Graders recite all of Horatius at the Bridge.

At the beginning of each and every school year, Highlands Latin School students in sixth grade face a challenge—memorize all 70 stanzas (16 pages, 589 lines, 3,201 words) of Horatius at the Bridge.

HLS Student Spotlight: Daniel Young

Daniel Young has a gift. Currently a sophomore at Highlands Latin School, Daniel has attended since kindergarten. He is a member of the Art Club and serves on the set crew for Drama Troupe performances. His greatest contribution to the drama productions, however, may be his exceptional artwork.

Horatius Society: Thirty-eight HLS Sixth Graders recite all of Horatius at the Bridge.

2018 Horatius society signatures

Each school year at Highlands Latin School, as a portion of classical studies the sixth-grade class learns 24 stanzas of Horatius at the Bridge, the poem by Thomas Babington and Lord Macaulay.

Why Study Latin? 20% of HLS Seniors Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Highlands Latin School sign sits outside of a building in Louisville, KY

Highlands Latin School would like to congratulate four HLS Class of 2018 seniors being recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their scores on the 2016 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Congratulations to Semifinalist Matthew Rouse and to Commended Students Katelyn Miller, Helen Mariah Murdoch, and Maggie Roy. These four seniors join the ranks of many […]

Early Accolades for Five HLS Seniors

5 students pose for photo recognizing them for being involved in AP Latin

“Why study Latin?” is a question we often hear. We defend this question by explaining how Latin expands vocabulary, provides a deeper learning of grammar, and simply challenges and develops the mind. Our students embark on this challenging but rewarding journey in second grade. Students enrolled in AP Latin, which focuses on two of the greatest […]

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