News & Events

Sixies cover ground in first month of School

In the short time since the start of term Class VI boys covered a lot of territory. Two field trips—the traditional sixie trip to Beaver Brook and an excursion to the Harvard Museum of Natural History—took them way off campus. The third was a trek in their own back yard: the boys ventured into the […]

High Holy Days Hall: Rabbi Wesley Gardenswartz

The School marked the Jewish High Holy Days in Hall on 10 September. Our guest speaker was Rabbi Wesley Gardenswartz, of Temple Emanuel in Newton, who illuminated the traditions of the Jewish faith surrounding Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.It is Roxbury Latin’s mission to gather all kinds of boys committed to understanding and celebrating differences, […]

Zip lines and leaps of faith: Class outings build comraderie

On Wednesday, 2 September, boys from Classes II, III, and IV participated in class outings for team building and camraderie. Class IV held its annual event—an after-school excursion to Ron’s Bowling & Gourmet Ice Cream in Hyde Park—for a little competition and confection. The goal of the trip is to help build class spirit and integrate the […]

School mourns the death of David Mittell ’35

The School mourns the death of David Mittell, devoted Roxbury Latin son and Life Trustee, who died on May 28 at Newfield House in Plymouth. A member of the Class of 1935, he served on the Board since 1954 but loved RL since he entered it as an 11-year-old boy in 1929.“Dave Mittell offered long […]

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