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News

  • Dr. Brian Purnell Is This Year’s Smith Visiting Scholar

    On January 20, Dr. Brian Purnell delivered one of two Halls that he will give this year, as Roxbury Latin’s 2021-2022 Smith Visiting Scholar. “Most of you will remember Dr. Purnell from his riveting and impassioned Zoom-Hall last February titled ‘The Fierce Urgency of Now’ which explored his personal journey with Civil Rights Movement history,” […]

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  • Remembering Steve Ward, Beloved Teacher, Coach, and Friend

    On the morning of January 19, legendary and long-time faculty member Steve Ward died—peacefully, and at home—after a long illness. Beginning when he was hired in 1976, Steve had a significant impact on the lives of countless Roxbury Latin boys. When Steve retired in 2014, he was appropriately celebrated for his distinctive and effective style […]

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  • Winter Art Exhibit Featuring the Work of Brian Buckley

    On the evening of January 13, more than 200 members of the Roxbury Latin community—students, alumni, faculty, parents, and friends—helped to celebrate the opening of this year’s winter art exhibit, featuring the work of veteran faculty member and long-time Arts Department Chair Brian Buckley. Having served for 36 years on the Roxbury Latin faculty, Mr. […]

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Events

Sixie Seminar
12:15PM
Varsity VEX Robotics
2:45PM
Winter Family Night
3:00PM
Hockey - Junior
3:00PM
vs. Thayer - Home
CANCELED – Basketball – Fourth – Game Nobles – Home
3:30PM
CANCELED – Wrestling – Junior – Game Fay – Away
3:30PM
@ Fay
Basketball - Third
3:45PM
vs. Nobles - Home
Wrestling - Varsity
4:30PM
vs. Nobles - Home
Hockey - Varsity
5:30PM
vs. Portsmouth Abbey - Home
Basketball - JV
6:00PM
vs. Nobles - Home
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Headmaster's Welcome

Founded in 1645, Roxbury Latin is the oldest school in continuous existence in North America. For 377 years, we have offered a program explicitly designed for the boys in our care. Our work has been steady and sure. Of Roxbury Latin’s singular qualities, however, none contributes more powerfully to the life of our school than the background and nature of our boys. Whether you are already familiar with Roxbury Latin or new to our community, I invite you to learn more about us.

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