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Greylock Talks Continue

Greylock Talks Continue

November 20, 2015

Two Greylock Talks, one for the high school and another for the middle school, entertained the school last Thursday the November 19. Chaplain Rick Spalding from Williams College spoke at the high school talk. Spalding discussed defining communities and how to expand them to avoid conflict. Spalding used...

Kleiners Italy: Smoking

Kleiners Italy: Smoking

March 31, 2015

Tacked up on the courtyard walls, hanging next to the menu at the bar and of course taped above every classroom doorway are the laminated placards ubiquitous at Liceo Virgilio. VIETATO FUMARE is printed along the top of each accompanied by the universal anti-smoking symbol. A long list of penalties and...

Kleiners’ Italy: Liceo classico

Kleiners’ Italy: Liceo classico

February 3, 2015

Every September, throughout cities and towns across Italy, students heading into their first year of Liceo classico flock to their schools to see the class listings posted on the walls. They are rushing to see the classmates with whom they will be spending all day, every day for the next five years....

Kleiners’ Italy: The Students

Kleiners’ Italy: The Students

December 16, 2014

Part of a continuing series comparing schools from Italy and America. On the morning of December 1, in front of the amassed student body of the Liceo Virgilio, a banner was lowered out of a courtyard window. It read, "VIRGILIO OCCUPATO" and was received by raucous cheering. To an Italian reader, this mess...

Kleiners’ Italy: “Calcio” (Soccer)

November 12, 2014

“The Mister” is six feet tall, a tad overweight, elegantly dressed, and never lets himself be seen without his aviator sunglasses. He is the proprietor of a local bar as well as the head coach of the APDO ‘98 football team. While he takes the club enormously seriously, he is rarely less than a...

OMG! You’ll Never Believe what “Clickbait” is Doing to Journalism!

OMG! You’ll Never Believe what “Clickbait” is Doing to Journalism!

November 4, 2014

It’s hard to go online these days--whether to check Facebook, email or even a “reputable” news source--without encountering some shocking or exciting headlines. “What This Little Girl Has to Say Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity” and “Watching This Puppy Will Not be a Waste of Your Time.”...

Kleiners’ Italy: The School Building

Kleiners’ Italy: The School Building

October 22, 2014

This is the first article in a series of differences between schools in Italy and in America. The Building In many ways Liceo Virgilio's facade is very similar to those of the surrounding buildings on the Via Giulia. In fact, its stuccoed brown exterior fits nicely on the old Renaissance street. One ...

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