News & Events

Five Grads Spent Summer at Tech Incubator Cogo Labs

As each new school year begins, we are eager to hear how students and young alumni spent their summer months. Often from recent grads we hear about days spent exploring intellectual interests and possible career paths, as well as time catching up with RL friends. This summer, five young alumni were able to do both […]

Opening of RL’s 375th Anniversary Year

“Not every institution gets to celebrate its 375th anniversary,” began Headmaster Brennan at the Opening of Fall Term Hall on the morning of August 28. “This year it is our privilege and our pleasure to do that very thing on behalf of the idea, the history, and the school that binds us together—and binds us […]

Another Record-Setting Year in RL Fundraising

Thanks to the generosity and hard work of many, Roxbury Latin has completed another record-setting year in fundraising, exceeding our ambitious goals for 2018-2019. Of particular note, gifts to the Annual Fund this year topped $4 million for the first time in school history. We are grateful for and humbled by the benefactions, each year, […]

Alumnus Chris Kolovos ‘94 Appointed Head of Boston University Academy

Roxbury Latin alumnus Chris Kolovos, Class of 1994, has been appointed as the next Head of School at Boston University Academy. BU Academy is an independent, co-ed day school located on the Boston University campus, serving just under 200 students in grades 9 through 12. The school’s curriculum combines liberal arts coursework with classes at […]

Isaiah Goldsmith ‘19 To Compete in Oratory Nationals

This spring, Isaiah Goldsmith ‘19 won first place in the state at the Sons of the American Revolution Oratory Contest. On July 7, he will represent the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the National Contest in Santa Ana, California. The topic of his essay is the long history of mistreatment of U.S. veterans throughout American history. […]

A Focus on Civics Concludes the Class V Year

For four concentrated weeks each spring, Class V students convene every F Block for a lesson in what it means to be a responsible, engaged, informed citizen of the United States. This Civics mini-course, conceived of by Headmaster Kerry Brennan, has been a hallmark of the Class V program since 2011. It provides students early […]

Follow the Adventures of RL Students in Spain and France

On Saturday, June 8, Class III French students boarded a plane for Caen, France, and Class III Spanish students embarked for Cadiz, Spain. Both groups make up RL’s signature month-long language immersion program, now in its ninth year. The students are keeping blogs of their studies and adventures, their adoptive (homestay) families, and their own […]

Closing Exercises Celebrate the Class of 2019

On the morning of June 8, the 374th year of The Roxbury Latin School ended with Closing Exercises and the graduation of the Class of 2019. When Headmaster Kerry Brennan finished reading the names of the 53 members of Class I, and each had received his diploma from Board Chair Bob O’Connor ’85, thunderous applause […]

Prize Day 2019

On June 5, the Class of 2019 took their front row seats in Hall for the last time as the First Class, and anticipated, along with the classes behind them, this year’s roster of prize-winners and their plaudits. As Headmaster Kerry Brennan began, “Our purpose for gathering today is to recognize discernible excellence in all […]

Alumnus David Lourie ‘89 Appointed Head of Collegiate School

Roxbury Latin alumnus David S. Lourie, Class of 1989, has been appointed as the 29th Head of School at Collegiate School—a private, boys K-12 day school on the Upper West Side of New York City. (Roxbury Latin’s current Headmaster, Kerry Brennan, served Collegiate as its 27th Headmaster prior to his beginning his duties at RL […]