News & Events

“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 […]

Jr Wrestling wins City of Boston for 5th consecutive year

RL crowned eight champions to edge a strong Beat-the-Streets Providence team, as well as seven other school programs. RL champions include fifthies Avi Attar, Matthew Cefail, and Daniel Gillis. Sixies champs were Alex Fuqua, Miguel Rimon, Ben Chang-Holt, Sam Morris-Kliment, and Elias Oriz.

Lay Missioner in Tanzania

Steve Pope ’09 recently arrived in Tanzania to work and teach as a Maryknoll Lay Missioner. He’s learning Swahili and its guttural clicks (“the ng sound comes from deep in the throat and is best executed when making that culture swab/strep throat-test noise”), and getting to know people at a nearby NGO that provides education […]

Ernesto Guerra wins children’s literature award

Ernesto Guerra, who teaches Spanish and history at Roxbury Latin, won the 2015 El Barco de Vapor Award for Children’s Literature with his latest children’s novel Las palabras perdidas [Lost Words]. The annual award is sponsored by Fundación SM.   Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Guerra studied Comparative Literature at Brown University and holds a PhD […]