News & Events

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 […]

Track and Field Completes Another Winning Season

Recently concluding another successful season—with a 10-2 record, including late-season wins over league powerhouses Belmont Hill and Milton Academy—Roxbury Latin’s Track and Field team has much to celebrate. With individual winners at both the Independent School League and New England Championships, the team includes both seasoned and developing athletes who achieved personal and school records […]

Undefeated Varsity Tennis Earns Both ISL and NE Championship Titles

It was a great season for RL tennis. The varsity squad, arguably the best in RL history, finished their season this week with a 15-0 record and two titles. In defeating St. Sebastian’s this week, RL claimed its seventh ISL title in nine years. Over 90 singles matches this year, RL lost only three, scoring […]

Chris Zhu (II) Wins Bronze Medal in U.S. Physics Olympiad

Chris Zhu, Class II, was awarded a Bronze Medal this spring in the 2019 U.S. Physics Olympiad (USAPhO), a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Institute of Physics. Chris is one of four medalists from Massachusetts. In January, Chris and his fellow Science Club members took the preliminary […]