ECOS tends endangered tree in RL woods
Nine boys who are active in ECOS blazed a trail through the RL woods to pay hommage to a lone, small American chestnut tree growing quietly among the plentiful oaks and occasional pines above the campus.
Young Alumni Leadership Reception
On 23 April, Kerry Brennan and members of the Alumni Leadership Giving Committee hosted a reception for a group of young alumni to discuss School life and hopes for the future.
"A Grand Day Out" for Advanced Physics students
After choosing aerodynamics as their study topic of choice, Rick Dower's Advanced Physics students spent a perfect May day taking turns at the controls of a 4-seater, single engine Piper, flying the friendly skies between Norwood, Mass., and Smithfield, R.I.
Reviving the Algonquian tongue
Jessie Little Doe Baird, Vice Chairwoman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and a member and co-founder of the Wampanoag Women’s Medicine Society, discussed her work with the Algonquian language in the Smith Theater on 30 April.
David Frank, beloved Drama Director and English teacher, now retired, has published a second detective novel: The Summertime Stomp.
Bob Powers '66 and sons Mark and Brent '02 discuss military service with Civics students
Bob Powers '66 and sons Mark and Brent '02 visited the Class V Civics class on April 28 to talk about their own paths to military service.
Three secrets for Class I and for life
Ten of the most distinguished scholars of Class I were recognized in the Cum Laude ceremony on 23 April, an annual occasion that honors the life of the mind and affirms that scholarly engagement is at the heart of a good school.
Latin contest laurels
RL's intermediate team enjoyed a first place win at Brookline High School Certamen on 11 April. In the novice division, RL teams took second and third. In the National Latin Exam, 93% of RL test-takers earned Cum Laude or higher.
Don't miss "PIPPIN": May 1 & 2
PIPPIN, this spring's RL-Winsor musical production, opens May 1st (through the 2nd)—the inaugural performance on Winsor's new Lubin-O'Donnell Center stage. Curtain is 8pm!
RL team wins inaugural debate tournament
Justin Jin II and David McElroy II won the top team award at the first annual Robert H. Gile Tournament of Champions, sponsored by the Debating Association of New England Independent Schools (DANEIS) and held at St. Sebastian’s on April 19.