A witness to history
Janet Applefield’s grandfather managed to save the family photos. While she recounted her family’s struggle to escape from the Nazis, the images projected on the wall behind her described a family blissfully ignorant of what lay ahead.
Latonics host annual A Cappella Fest
The Smith Theater was filled to capacity on the evening of April 4 for the Latonics' annual A Cappella Fest, hosting Winsor School's Senior Small Chorus, WPI's Simple Harmonic Motion, and Similar Jones.
Latin America is focus of 2014 Smith Scholars
This spring the School welcomed the final two of five Smith Scholars on the subject of Latin American history, culture, and art to complete the year’s series begun in the fall.
Golden breaks one of RL's oldest records
Stephen Golden II set a new school record in the pole vault, besting William Welles Hoyt's mark from 1894.
A nod to Ted Williams on Opening Day
In honor of Red Sox Opening Day, the School invited Ben Bradlee Jr.—past Globe reporter, editor, and now author of a new biography of Ted Williams—as guest speaker in Hall.
Hall Speaker: Author Paula McLain
Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife, spent 14 years of her youth in foster homes after being abandoned by her parents. Speaking in Hall on April 1, she described how writing both gave her access to painful memories and helped her transcend them.
Physics students submit proposal to CERN contest
Students in Rick Dower's Advanced Physics Topics course have submitted a proposal for conducting an experiment this summer at CERN, the European particle physics laboratory in Switzerland.
Steve Ward gives Opening of Term address
Steve Ward gave the Opening of Spring Term address on March 31—a senior Roxbury Latin master of 38 years who will retire at the end of this year.
Destination: le Vieux Québec
Eighteen eighth-graders studying French enjoyed a mini language immersion venture over spring break.
This spring, sophomore Jack Manning is training for the Pan Mass Challenge, and will ride the 192-mile course for the first time alongside his dad who has ridden every year since he started “Team Jack” in 2009.