News & Events

Julian Patterson ’06 and Kaleb Rollins ’06 Discuss Music and Media, Podcast-Style

On November 30, in the Smith Theater, students and faculty were joined in Hall by two alumni from the Class of 2006—Julian Patterson and Kaleb Rollins—who work today at the intersections of music and culture, sports and fashion, hip hop and media. “Popular culture—as many of us in this room can attest—evolves over time, and […]

Alumnus and Trustee Jim Hamilton ’91 On Gratitude

For nearly 20 years, Roxbury Latin has launched the school’s Thanksgiving break with the annual Thanksgiving Exercises Hall—an opportunity to reflect on our many gifts, as individuals and as a community. “As you will hear from others today, in readings and song,” Headmaster Brennan began, “each of us has a bundle of blessings for which […]

Captain Dante Gaziano ’11 Anchors Veterans Day Commemoration Hall

On November 11, Headmaster Brennan welcomed students, faculty, staff, and two dozen guests—alumni, parents, veterans—to Roxbury Latin’s annual Veterans Day Hall, which honors, as Mr. Brennan began, “those veterans who are with us, and also all those others who have served our country in peacetime and wartime over the past 250 years. Their commitment, loyalty, […]

Grammy Award-Winning Adam Granduciel ’97 on Fatherhood and Making Music

Alumnus Adam Granduciel ’97—frontman of the Grammy Award-winning rock band The War on Drugs—discusses fatherhood, his band’s new album “I Don’t Live Here Anymore,” and their upcoming show at Madison Square Garden in a recent New York Times article titled “The War on Drugs Can’t Stop Searching for Answers in the Music.” “For all his […]

Celebrating Homecoming, Reunion, and the Dedication of O’Keeffe Field

On Saturday, September 25, hundreds of Roxbury Latin fans—students, alumni, faculty, families, and friends—gathered on campus for a long-awaited Homecoming/Fall Family Day and Reunion, the first athletic and social event of its kind on campus since October 2019. The day brought athletic competitions across campus, including varsity matches in cross country, soccer, and football. Cross […]

Ryan McDonough’s Film, Last Night in Rozzie, Premieres This Weekend

Alumnus and Roslindale native, Ryan McDonough ’89, has written and produced a feature film set in Roslindale that has garnered more than a dozen independent film awards around the country. Last Night in Rozzie—featuring film and television actors Jeremy Sisto, Neil Brown Jr., and Nicky Whelan—will have its North American theatrical release this Friday evening, […]

Join Us For Reunion and Homecoming 2021

Calling all members of classes ending in 0, 1, 5, and 6! We look forward to welcoming you home to Roxbury Latin this fall, as we celebrate your Reunion on Friday, September 24, and Saturday, September 25. Join us on campus for any and all of the weekend’s events (detailed below). Visit the Reunion page […]

Welcome, New Faculty

Part of Roxbury Latin’s continuity is that we are always welcoming new people to our ranks—students, faculty, and staff. This year, five new members of the faculty will join RL as teachers and administrators, coaches and advisors.   Jackie Salas first left her native Guam to come to Massachusetts when she arrived as a first-year student […]

Thank You for Another Record-Breaking Year in Fundraising

“These past 15 months we found ourselves in unforeseen, utterly distinctive circumstances. While the spectre of COVID-19 challenged us in unique ways, however, this wasn’t the first time that honorable, community-minded people joined together on behalf of a worthy cause, or simply their shared survival. Thanks to its longevity—and, dare I say, its resilience—Roxbury Latin […]

Remembering Phil Hansen, Faculty Emeritus

Phil Hansen—longtime history department chair and Scribner Professor of Global Studies Emeritus—died on June 25, at the age of 79, at a memory care hospital in Saco, Maine. As his brother wrote in Phil’s obituary: Phil’s teaching career included faculty positions at Kimball Union Academy (English); the Woodstock (VT) Country School (English and Headmaster); and […]