IB Latin Students to Spend the Weekend Studying Vergil's Aeneid at Villa Vergiliana

St. Stephen's IB Latin students will spend the weekend at the Villa Vergiliana in Cumae. The event, sponsored by the Lyceum, offers students a unique opportunity to study Vergil in a truly Vergilian location! 


Villa Vergiliana is where Vergil spent a lot of time and most likely wrote a lot of the Aeneid. The location is rich in associations with the Aeneid.

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From the Lyceum & Arcadia University, the Event of the Year: "I Have a Scream I Want the World to Hear" on Monday, October 2, 6-7:30 pm

“I have a scream I want the world to hear.”

Syrian refugee, participant in the Syrian Trojan Women project


This woman’s scream has now been heard by audiences in Jordan, in Switzerland, and recently throughout the UK through an inspirational project created by a British classicist/journalist and her film-maker husband.


St. Stephen’s Lyceum, together with Arcadia University, is very pleased to present


Charlotte Eagar and William Stirling


co-founders of Refuge Productions, whose idea it was to use Euripides’ anti-war play The Trojan Women as a means of helping Syrian refugee women deal with their suffering, loss and exile and of giving them a voice through which they could tell their experiences.


Monday 2nd October 6:00-7:30 pm

St. Stephen’s Auditorium

Via Aventina 3


Charlotte and William will talk about bringing the play to Amman in 2013, and the response of the women to the ancient Greek tragedy, which so powerfully mirrored their own experiences of war and devastation. “This is a wonderful idea. We carry so much sadness in our heart. Now we can share it”, said one of the women.


They will also show their recently completed 30-minute documentary, The World to Hear, which tells of the highly successful tour of the Queens of Syria, a remake of Euripides’ play, by 13 Syrian refugee women in July last year in the UK.


Charlotte has also co-produced a 6 part radio series entitled ‘We are all Refugees’ in conjunction with the UNHCR and Souriali Radio.




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Join the SSS Student Council for a Free Barbecue & Film Screening, Friday 22 February!

In an effort to strengthen the sense of community within St. Stephen’s, the Student Council has organized a free barbecue and movie screening event.


It will take place on Friday, the 22nd of September, at 5:15 pm, students finishing their sports practices are invited to come to the terrace, where they’ll enjoy a barbecue dinner (burgers,  fries,  beverages etc.)

Afterwards, the movie The Grand Budapest Hotel will be screened.


It will be a great way to end the weekend and to socialize after a tiresome week of work. All students are invited.


And once again, it’s free.


Hope to see you there!

Jiaqi and the rest of Student Council

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