News & Events

Thank You For Another Record-Setting Year

Thanks to the generosity and commitment of our school community, Roxbury Latin has just concluded another record-setting year in fundraising—for the 13th year in a row—raising $4,812,306 for the Annual Fund. Financially and otherwise, you gave to Roxbury Latin so that we could continue to offer a rigorously imagined program for all our students, and […]

Students’ Accounts of Cultural and Language Immersion in France, Spain, and Costa Rica

This summer marks the return (after two years) of Roxbury Latin’s long-standing—and often transformative—cultural immersion programs. Shortly after final exams end and the school celebrates its newest graduates, dozens of RL students and their faculty chaperones fly to countries abroad to experience life, language, and learning in other parts of the world. This summer, students […]

Spring Athletic Accolades, Including Boston Globe Scholarship Honors for Mark Henshon

Mark Henshon, Class of 2022, was honored this week in a ceremony at Fenway Park, celebrating his selection as a Boston Globe Foundation / Richard J. Phelps Scholar-Athlete. In its 36th year, this selective scholarship program honors some of Massachusetts’ finest high school scholar-athletes and student leaders. Supported by the Globe Foundation and Mr. Richard […]

RL@Work Connects Class II Students With What’s Possible

This spring marked the sixth year of RL’s now-staple RL@Work program, which connects students at the end of their Class II year with professionals in a broad range of pursuits—each an example of excellence in their particular field. Led by Assistant Headmaster for Program Andy Chappell, the program provides boys with an off-campus experience of […]

Celebrating the Class of 2022 at Closing Exercises

On June 4, the 377th year of The Roxbury Latin School culminated with Closing Exercises and the graduation of the Class of 2022. For the first time in two years, the school was able to hold its traditional, intimate ceremony—which includes the seniors, their families, the faculty and trustees—in Rousmaniere Hall. Immediately after the ceremony, […]

Varsity Tennis at 2022 NEPSAC Tournament

Varsity Tennis Wins Third NEPSAC Title in School History

The Roxbury Latin Varsity Tennis team has capped off another amazing season with a New England Class B Tournament Title. The team’s 4-1 victory over Belmont Hill on Tuesday, May 24, sealed the championship for RL, its third NEPSAC Title—winning also in 2019 and 2013. At the end of every regular season, the top eight […]

Track and Field Places Second in ISL and Ties For Second in New England

On May 14, Roxbury Latin’s Track & Field team had a remarkable showing in the 2022 ISL Championship meet, held at Thayer Academy. The team finished in second place, earning 79 points—RL’s best finish since 2013. The event included several highlights and strong performances from RL athletes. Senior co-captain Jedidiah Nelson scored in three events, […]

Two Seniors Awarded National Merit Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Program recently announced its selection of 2,500 scholarship winners, chosen from a pool of 15,000 talented high school senior finalists across the country. These members of the Class of 2022 will each receive $2,500 scholarships toward college next year. Among these outstanding students, nation-wide, are two Roxbury Latin seniors: Liam Finn […]

A Sunny, Joyful Reunion and Spring Family Day

Thank you to the hundreds of alumni and families who gathered on Roxbury Latin’s campus over the weekend to celebrate Reunion and Spring Family Day. Festivities began on Friday, May 13, with the Spring Instrumental Concert—featuring RL’s Chamber musicians, Jazz Band, and Guitar Ensemble—and with the 25th Reunion Family BBQ, honoring members of the Class […]

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 […]

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