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Eric Zhu, Class II, Accepted into National Youth Orchestra

After a comprehensive and highly competitive audition process, Eric Zhu (II) was invited by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute to join the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). As a member of NYO-USA, Eric will have the honor to play with some of the most talented young musicians from around the […]

Woodworking and Craftsmanship: An Exhibit of Alumni Work

This year’s Winter Art Exhibit, currently on display in the Great Hall, features the work of four alumni who have combined science, math, and artistry to create careers focused on woodworking and carpentry, architecture and design. They and their work have become known entities in Boston’s humming furniture and construction scene, having been featured in […]

Roxbury Latin Welcomes Jazz Quartet The Late Risers

It was fitting that on a cold, gray day in January, Roxbury Latin students, faculty, and staff were treated to a sunny and upbeat performance from local jazz quartet The Late Risers—a band that has been described as “the musical equivalent of blue skies and glorious sunshine.” The Late Risers got their start in 2014, […]

Holiday Concerts Kick Off the Winter Break

In Roxbury Latin tradition, on the day following mid-year exams—and just before the students and faculty leave campus for a well-deserved winter break—nearly half of the student body assembles to deliver a festive and joyful holiday concert, honoring the celebrations and spirit of the season. On December 16 we were delighted to have Rousmaniere Hall […]

Love and Information: This Fall’s Senior Play

Over the weekend of November 11 and 12, more than 40 actors brought to life the ideas and emotions, conversations and relationships comprising playwright Caryl Churchill’s Love and Information, Roxbury Latin’s fall Senior Play. Love and Information is a compilation of 49 short scenes within seven sections, each scene ranging in length from less than […]

Permanent Boston Mural Designed by Bobby Zabin (I)

For the past two summers, senior Bobby Zabin has worked as part of the Mayor’s Mural Crew—a City of Boston Parks and Recreation program, whose goal is to enhance the style and visual landscape of Boston neighborhoods. This summer, Bobby was commissioned by the program’s leadership to design and execute a large-scale, permanent mural—15 feet […]

RL Presents the Junior Play, “Chalk is Cheap”—A Production by RL, about RL!

On May 6 and 7, this year’s Junior Play—a production two years in the making—filled the Smith Theater stage at 7:30 p.m. both evenings. Chalk Is Cheap, an original play written by Associate Headmaster Mike Pojman, was intended to be produced in 2020, as part of the school’s 375th anniversary celebration. As with so many […]

Three RL Students Earn Accolades For Their Creative Writing

Each year, the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, in partnership with more than 100 visual and literary arts organizations across the country, accept submissions from teens in grades 7 through 12 for their Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Hundreds of thousands of art and writing submissions across 28 categories are judged based on originality, […]

All-School Trip to Experience “To Kill A Mockingbird”

On the evening of April 7, Roxbury Latin’s students, faculty, and staff had the rare opportunity to attend—as an entire school—a professional theater production at Boston’s Citizens Bank Opera House. Broadway’s acclaimed touring production of Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird brought to life, for the school community and fellow theater-goers, the long-time staple of […]

A Memorable, Moving, and Musical Spring Break Trip, Two Years in the Making

When COVID-19 forced the Roxbury Latin Glee Club’s spring break to be canceled in March 2020, no one knew when students might return to school, much less travel the world. But RL’s singers finally went back on the road for the first time since spring break 2019, arriving in Munich on March 11 to begin […]

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