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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 […]

RL woods benefits from work of ECOS

RL’s global-thinking, local-acting students spent a brisk November Saturday scouring the RL woods, cleaning up “non-organic” detritus wherever they found it. With faculty advisor Peter Hyde, members of ECOS, Environmentally Concerned Organization of Students, Noah Piou I, Brent Samuels I, Albie Giandomenico I, Adam Banks II, Mitchell Garvey II, Liam Rimas IV, Liam O’Connor V, […]