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What Can We Learn From This? Mr. Brennan Delivers the Opening of Spring Term Hall Remotely

This morning’s Hall felt and sounded quite different from Roxbury Latin’s usual “welcome back” address. Rousmaniere Hall—typically bursting with energy, song, and the creaking of wooden chairs—had only two occupants: Headmaster Kerry Brennan, and Director of Digital and Graphic Design, Marcus Miller. Mr. Miller filmed Headmaster Brennan as he delivered RL’s first ever virtual Hall, […]

Bo Menkiti ’95 Delivers the Year’s Wyner Lecture

On February 4, alumnus Obiora “Bo” Menkiti spoke to Roxbury Latin students and faculty about the experiences that have taken him from homeschool, to RL, to Harvard, to where he is now: the founder and CEO of both The Menkiti Group and Keller Williams Capital Properties (KWCP)—companies dedicated to transforming communities through real estate in […]

Frantz Alphonse ’90 Delivers This Year’s MLK Hall Talk

“We are all… tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. …before you finish eating breakfast in the morning, you’ve depended on more than half of the world. We aren’t going to have peace on earth until we recognize this basic fact of the interrelated structure of all reality.” […]

An Anniversary Convocation, Honoring the Trustees and Dennis Kanin ‘64

On January 6, the students, faculty and staff gathered in Rousmaniere Hall to formally commence the Opening of Winter Term, with more than 60 special guests in attendance. Those guests included current and former trustees—including all three living board presidents: Harry Lewis ‘65, Dennis Kanin ‘64, and Bob O’Connor ‘85. The special anniversary convocation was […]

Matt Weiner ’89 and Squirrel Butter Perform Daland Concert

On December 10, Roxbury Latin’s anniversary “Men of RL” alumni Hall series continued with some music. Talented bassist, guitarist, and pianist Matt Weiner, Class of 1989, performed a number of bluegrass and country songs to the delight of the students and faculty, in the last week of the marking period. Matt, who resides in the […]

Joshua Rauh ‘92 Named Principal Chief Economist to President’s Council of Economic Advisers

Alumnus Joshua Rauh, Class of 1992, has been selected to serve as principal chief economist of President Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA). Josh is a senior fellow and director of research at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, and the Ormond Family Professor of Finance at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. The CEA is charged with […]

Veterans Day Commemoration Hall Honors Alumni Servicemen

On November 11, Headmaster Brennan welcomed students, faculty, staff, and three dozen guests—alumni, parents, grandparents—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, […]

Founder’s Day Celebrates Boston and John Eliot

On November 5, Roxbury Latin celebrated its annual Founder’s Day, honoring the very beginning of the school, founded in 1645 under King Charles I by “the good apostle” John Eliot. In this 375th anniversary year, the school celebrated the history of the City of Boston and Roxbury Latin’s place within it. The day began in […]

New Art in The Bernstein Tea Room, Care of Erik Zou ‘19

On June 8, 2019, Erik Zou walked across the stage of Rousmaniere Hall to receive his diploma, and we bid him farewell as he looked ahead to a year at Eton College followed by four at Harvard. But he had barely made it home to Lexington for the summer when Headmaster Brennan beckoned him back […]

Dr. William Taubman Delivers 16th Annual Jarvis Lecture

On October 15, Professor Bill Taubman—Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, at Amherst College—visited campus as this year’s Jarvis International Fund Lecturer. This year marks the sixteenth annual Jarvis Fund Lecture, named for the Reverend Tony Jarvis, who for thirty years led Roxbury Latin as its 10th Headmaster. Dr. Taubman (former professor of Headmaster […]