News & Events

Dr. Po-Shen Loh Combines AI, Education, and Art

On Tuesday, January 23, Roxbury Latin welcomed Dr. Po-Shen Loh, a mathematician, educator, and tech entrepreneur, to the Smith Theater to discuss the growing role of artificial intelligence in education and AI’s impact on the world. Dr. Loh, a mathematics professor at Carnegie Mellon University since 2010, has left a significant mark on math, education, […]

On Amateurism: RL Opens the Winter Term with a Discussion of Work and Passions

Roxbury Latin returned from winter break on January 3 with a special Opening of Winter Term Hall titled “On Amateurism,” during which Headmaster Kerry Brennan explored the idea of work, and the importance of finding joy within and outside our careers. When I was younger,” said Mr. Brennan, “it was common for someone to ask […]

Trey Sullivan ’19 Named Marshall Scholar

Ronald “Trey” Sullivan, member of RL’s Class of 2019 and a senior at Harvard, was selected as one of 51 students nationwide to be named to the Marshall Scholarship Class of 2024. Recipients will spend the next two years in the United Kingdom to pursue graduate studies at the college or university of their choice. […]

Justin Yamaguchi (I) Named National YoungArts Winner

For his skills on violin, senior Justin Yamaguchi has been named a 2024 National YoungArts Winner in Classical Music Violin. As described on the YoungArts website, “Winners are chosen for their caliber of artistic achievement by esteemed discipline-specific panels of artists through a rigorous blind adjudication process.” For more than four decades, the YoungArts Award […]

Varsity Cross Country are New England Champions

On November 11, the Varsity Cross Country team earned the title of New England Champions for the fourth time in six years, after competing in the New England Division II race at their home course here on campus. The win capped their regular season record of 14-1 and added to the team’s second place finish […]

“The Play That Goes Wrong” Is So Right

On November 9 and 11, more than 50 actors and crew members brought to life the antics, hilarity, and mishaps of The Play That Goes Wrong, Roxbury Latin’s fall Senior Play, written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields. This Olivier Award-winning comedy is “a hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes. Welcome […]

Junior Cross Country Places First Out of 17 in Larz Anderson Invitational

The intrepid runners of Classes V and VI took to the hills of Larz Anderson Park on October 19, in the hopes of defending their team title at the Larz Anderson Invitational. Without any ninth graders in the mix, the Junior Cross Country team’s younger team members seized the day, placing first out of 17 […]

Dr. Michael Beckley—Expert on U.S.-China Relations—Delivers 20th Jarvis Lecture

In 2004, we began what has become one of Roxbury Latin’s proudest traditions, the F. Washington Jarvis International Fund Lecture. Named for the man who for thirty years served as Roxbury Latin’s tenth Headmaster, the annual Lecture has given us occasion to hear from distinguished public servants and thinkers on foreign affairs, including former Secretary […]

A Happy Homecoming, Despite the Rain

On Saturday, September 23, hundreds of Roxbury Latin fans—students, alumni, faculty, families, and friends—gathered on campus for this season’s Homecoming and Fall Family Day. The day brought athletic competitions across campus, including varsity matches in cross country, soccer, and football. A special luncheon was held in honor of Mike Pojman, who retired this summer after […]

Seventeen RL Boys Recognized in National Merit Scholar Competition

The National Merit Scholarship Program recently announced the names of students in the Class of 2024, across the country, earning recognition for their academic achievement. This year, 17 Roxbury Latin boys have been recognized—nine named National Merit Scholar semifinalists, and eight others earning commendations from program officials. In this 69th annual National Merit Scholarship competition, […]

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