News & Events

Journalist Bret Stephens Shares His Life Lessons

On February 14, famed New York Times journalist Bret Stephens spoke with students, faculty, and guests in Rousmaniere Hall about his life and work. Mr. Stephens—one of the premiere conservative journalists of our time—has been an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times since 2017, after a long career with The Wall Street Journal, where […]

RL Places Second in Graves-Kelsey ISL Championship Tournament

On February 11, Roxbury Latin’s wrestlers headed to BB&N in Cambridge to compete in this winter’s Graves-Kelsey Tournament—the Independent School League wrestling championships, named for long-time and legendary coaches Bert Kelsey of Roxbury Latin, and Gibby Graves of Buckingham Browne & Nichols. Earning an impressive second finish overall in a field of 13 teams (falling […]

Headmaster Kerry Brennan Announces Retirement at End of 2023-2024 School Year

Headmaster Kerry Brennan—Roxbury Latin’s 11th headmaster, having served since 2004—has just announced his decision to retire at the conclusion of the 2023–2024 school year.  After communicating his decision to the Board of Trustees during its meeting yesterday afternoon, Mr. Brennan made his announcement to the faculty, staff, and students at the start of the school […]

Eric Zhu, Class II, Accepted into National Youth Orchestra

After a comprehensive and highly competitive audition process, Eric Zhu (II) was invited by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute to join the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). As a member of NYO-USA, Eric will have the honor to play with some of the most talented young musicians from around the […]

Landscape Architect Kate Orff Delivers Wyner Lecture

On January 31, award-winning landscape architect Kate Orff—the founding principal and partner of SCAPE—delivered RL’s annual Wyner Lecture. The lecture series, established by Jerry Wyner, Class of 1943, and his sister Elizabeth Wyner Mark, is a living memorial to their father Rudolph Wyner, Class of 1912. The school was honored to have Jerry ’43 and […]

Woodworking and Craftsmanship: An Exhibit of Alumni Work

This year’s Winter Art Exhibit, currently on display in the Great Hall, features the work of four alumni who have combined science, math, and artistry to create careers focused on woodworking and carpentry, architecture and design. They and their work have become known entities in Boston’s humming furniture and construction scene, having been featured in […]

Roxbury Latin Welcomes Jazz Quartet The Late Risers

It was fitting that on a cold, gray day in January, Roxbury Latin students, faculty, and staff were treated to a sunny and upbeat performance from local jazz quartet The Late Risers—a band that has been described as “the musical equivalent of blue skies and glorious sunshine.” The Late Risers got their start in 2014, […]

A Clean Sweep On Winter Family Night!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for RL’s Winter Family Night on January 20! Despite the wintry weather conditions, hundreds of Roxbury Latin family, friends, and fans came to cheer on all three varsity teams competing at home, along with JV Basketball. Varsity Wrestling began the evening by taking on Lexington Christian Academy, whom they […]

Dr. Terry and Dr. Bennett Discuss MLK’s Powerful Philosophy of Love

We were honored to have with us on January 17—in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy—Dr. Brandon Terry and Dr. Joshua Bennett, who illuminated for us the breadth, depth, and power of MLK’s philosophy of love and non-violence as a means of bringing about meaningful action and change. The annual MLK […]

Stop, Block, and Talk: Internet Safety With the Experts

On January 5, Jackie Lamont and Erica Chepulis spoke to RL’s boys in a Hall focused on the potential risks and dangers of social media. Ms. Lamont is a representative of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office focused on the safety and well-being of young people online. Ms. Chepulis works in partnership with the DA’s […]