News & Events

Beta to Blockbuster: Entrepreneurs discuss the development of an idea

RL is committed to pursuing curriculum that considers the dynamic combination of problem solving, collaboration, engineering, and design. With that in mind, the Headmaster invited Boston-area entrepreneurs Michael Amaru and Kingsley R. Chin, MD, co-founders of SenseDriver Technologies, to present their newest prodigy in Hall on 17 February.  The product is called SenseHUD, a voice-integrated, […]

First team and first speaker overall at Kingswood-Oxford

Five Roxbury Latin students travelled to West Hartford, Connecticut on Sunday, 7 February, to compete in the Kingswood-Oxford School’s annual public speaking competition. They returned with the Googins Cup, awarded to the team that places first overall in four categories of competition: Persuasive Speaking, After Dinner Speaking, Impromptu Speaking, and Ethical Dilemmas. David McElroy I, […]

Varsity Wrestlers take 2nd at Graves-Kelsey

Coach Josh Wildes and his varsity wrestlers captured second place at the Graves-Kelsey tournament on 13 February. Hosted by Belmont Hill (who took 1st), 12 of 14 wrestlers qualified for New Englands and each of these wrestlers contributed to the team’s edging out Brooks and Nobles to finish ahead of our third place finish in […]

Newton Country Day Head gives Lenten Reflection

On Ash Wednesday Sister Barbara Rogers, headmistress of Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, addressed the School in Hall. It is Roxbury Latin’s tradition to commemorate the major religions during the year. Last fall we heard from Rabbi Wesley Gardenswartz during the Jewish High Holy Days. For Christians Ash Wednesday marks the beginning […]

Classical and Jazz brighten February week

Looking for an antidote to a bleak mid-February? Try two ensemble performances in the space of a week.   Symphony Nova is a confederation of aspiring musicians who play in large ensembles but more often in chamber configurations. The group handpicks its fellows annually from top conservatories, and five of these (on flute, clarinet, oboe, […]

Livingston Taylor, Berman Artist and Flurry Guest

Sandwiched between the first two real snowstorms of the winter, the February Flurry on Saturday evening, 6 February, drew a festive crowd of parents, faculty, and staff. The Parents’ Auxiliary’s annual mid-winter bash (inaugurated back in 2009 as The Moveable Feast) brings the School community together for excellent food, great conversation, and wonderful entertainment.   […]

“Wait Until Dark” terrorizes audience

This year’s student production was Frederick Knott’s Wait Until Dark, starring Class I’s Joseph Fleming, Noah Piou, and Jake Rooney. Performed on the Smith Theater stage on Thursday, January 28th, the production was a result of just four weeks of hard work on the part of the eight cast members, Director Evan Epstein I, Stage […]

The Physics of Bridges

Class III Physics students recently competed in a bridge building competition as part of a unit on engineering. Required to meet certain size specifications, the boys were challenged to build the lightest bridge possible that would support the heaviest load. The bridges had to span 40 cm, be no more than 8 cm wide, and […]

Family Weekend pump-up: Rally and Beam signing

Pumping up for the Winter Family Weekend and its lineup of athletic contests, seniors led an all-school pep rally in the Gordon Field House. Topping it off was the signing of the beam for the new indoor athletic facility, the construction of which is underway.The whole school filled the bleachers in the Gordon Field House […]

Math and Robotics teams test their mettle

The RL Math Team competed at the annual Exeter Math Club Competition at Phillips Exeter on 23 January, up against 60 other middle school teams from the US, Canada, China, and Korea. Teammates Eric Ma V, Jack Ringel V, Daniel Sun-Friedman VI, and Christopher Zhu V scored into the top 10 teams, ranking 10th in […]

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