News & Events

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 […]

Amit Paley ’00 on Supporting LGBTQ Youth in Sports

Alumnus Amit Paley ’00, CEO and Executive Director of The Trevor Project—which provides support and crisis intervention for LGBTQ youth—recently wrote an opinion piece that was featured as a Guest Essay in the New York Times, in response to NFL player Carl Nassib coming out as gay and Nassib’s subsequent $100,000 donation to The Trevor […]

Two Alumni Appointed To Crucial, Student-Facing Leadership Roles

Alumni Darian Reid—member of the Class of 2005, and a member of the faculty since 2010—and Matt McDonald ’85 will be taking on two key roles at the school, focused on supporting the boys of Roxbury Latin, and also on enrolling the next generation of RL students. Darian—who has distinguished himself as an exemplary teacher, […]

Roxbury Latin Alumni in the News

Several Roxbury Latin alumni have made news in recent weeks, for their leadership, service, and excellence in their professional roles, which cover a broad range of worthy pursuits. Here are just a few. Frantz Alphonse ’90 is Senior Managing Director of Ariel Alternatives and co-founder of Project Black Management Company. Frantz’s work combines global-scale mergers […]

March Forth With Us, On Exelauno Day and Giving Day

On March 4, Roxbury Latin hosted its third annual Giving Day—24 hours in which we asked alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends to express their love for and belief in RL by making a donation, of any amount. We dedicating this year’s Giving Day to our talented and committed faculty who continue to go […]