News & Events

Remembering Tony Jarvis, From Across the Atlantic

This month—October 7—marks the one year anniversary of the death of Tony Jarvis, Roxbury Latin’s transformative tenth headmaster who served the school for 30 years, from 1974 to 2004. Through Tony, Roxbury Latin developed a close relationship with Eton College, an independent boarding school in Windsor, England. Several young RL alumni in recent years have […]

A Sunny Homecoming Celebration Kicks Off the 375th Anniversary

On Saturday, October 5, more than 1,100 Roxbury Latin fans—alumni, families, faculty, and friends—gathered on campus for a special Homecoming and Fall Family Day, which kicked off the school’s 375th Anniversary celebration for the entire RL community. The day brought athletic competitions across campus, including varsity matches in cross country, soccer, and football. Cross Country […]

Alumni Journalists Kick Off Anniversary Lecture Series

As part of the school’s celebration of Roxbury Latin’s 375th anniversary, a special series of Halls will feature RL alumni, “Men of RL,” who represent diverse personal and professional paths—all examples of excellence, leadership, or service, intended to inspire students and help them gain a window into what’s possible. The series began on September 19 […]

Five Grads Spent Summer at Tech Incubator Cogo Labs

As each new school year begins, we are eager to hear how students and young alumni spent their summer months. Often from recent grads we hear about days spent exploring intellectual interests and possible career paths, as well as time catching up with RL friends. This summer, five young alumni were able to do both […]

Another Record-Setting Year in RL Fundraising

Thanks to the generosity and hard work of many, Roxbury Latin has completed another record-setting year in fundraising, exceeding our ambitious goals for 2018-2019. Of particular note, gifts to the Annual Fund this year topped $4 million for the first time in school history. We are grateful for and humbled by the benefactions, each year, […]

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. […]

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 […]

David Leach ‘09 and Julia Connor Offer Room to Spare

After years of impromptu performances in unusual places—American campgrounds, hostel courtyards in rural Spain, a mountain pass in the Swiss Alps—David Leach (RL Class of 2009) and Julia Connor officially formed the violin and piano duo Room to Spare in the spring of 2018. The duo’s name reflects the pair’s spacious approach to music making; […]

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