News & Events

One Love Helps RL Students Explore Healthy Relationships

On April 28, Roxbury Latin welcomed Claire Giampetroni, local representative of the national One Love organization, focused on educating young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships, empowering them to identify and avoid abuse and learn how to love better. The organization was founded in honor and in memory of Yeardley Love who—three weeks shy of […]

Honoring the Life of the Mind: Twelve Seniors Inducted Into Cum Laude Society

On April 21, Roxbury Latin celebrated in Hall the 12 members of Class I whose efforts and accomplishments have earned them membership in the Cum Laude Society. Each spring, the all-school Cum Laude ceremony honors the life of the mind—affirming that at the heart of a good school is scholarly engagement. “This special event is […]

Dr. Winifred Frick Helps Separate Bat Facts From Fiction

Bats often get a bad rap. They’re construed as the spooky creatures that haunt us on Halloween, accompanying vampires and the like. They’re falsely assumed to always carry rabies and drink blood. When in fact, bats—the world’s smallest mammal, and the only one that can fly—of which there are more than 1,400 species, make up […]

Three RL Students Earn Accolades For Their Creative Writing

Each year, the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, in partnership with more than 100 visual and literary arts organizations across the country, accept submissions from teens in grades 7 through 12 for their Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Hundreds of thousands of art and writing submissions across 28 categories are judged based on originality, […]

Dr. Andrés Wilson Shares His Experience of Judaism and Passover

Throughout the year, members of the RL community take the stage in Rousmaniere Hall to share their experiences of faith, from a range of religious traditions—especially around the time of annual celebrations. The experience and exploration of spiritual life, in its rich variety of forms, has long been an important part of a Roxbury Latin […]

Committed Change-Maker John Gabrieli ’12 Delivers Wyner Lecture

On April 11, Roxbury Latin welcomed alumnus John Gabrieli, Class of 2012, as the year’s Wyner Lecturer—a series featuring individuals committed to solving big problems for social good. Until recently, John served as co-chair of the Every Voice Coalition—a grassroots movement to combat sexual violence on college campuses and support survivors—which he founded and which […]

All-School Trip to Experience “To Kill A Mockingbird”

On the evening of April 7, Roxbury Latin’s students, faculty, and staff had the rare opportunity to attend—as an entire school—a professional theater production at Boston’s Citizens Bank Opera House. Broadway’s acclaimed touring production of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird brought to life, for the school community and fellow theater-goers, the long-time staple of […]

Kevin Wang (II) Competes in Global Conrad Challenge for Innovation

Last month, Kevin Wang, Class II, advanced to the finals of the 2022 Conrad Challenge, a global innovation competition for student entrepreneurs creating tools to change the world. Kevin and his team—a cross-continental trio who have called their product Diverge—won a top ten spot in the competition’s Cyber-Technology and Security category with their brain computer […]

A Convocation, Honoring Faculty, Opens the Spring Term

Roxbury Latin officially opened its spring term on March 29 with a celebration honoring two faculty members whose commitments to the craft of teaching, the study of science, and the care of their students and colleagues are exemplary. Dr. Peter Hyde, member of the Science Department since 2001, was installed as the Charles T. Bauer […]

A Memorable, Moving, and Musical Spring Break Trip, Two Years in the Making

When COVID-19 forced the Roxbury Latin Glee Club’s spring break to be canceled in March 2020, no one knew when students might return to school, much less travel the world. But RL’s singers finally went back on the road for the first time since spring break 2019, arriving in Munich on March 11 to begin […]