新闻与活动

Ezra Liebowitz (I) Shares Significance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

On September 14, senior Ezra Liebowitz delivered a heartfelt and informative Hall presentation in the Smith Theater about the significance and traditions of the Jewish High Holy Days, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Headmaster Brennan began the Hall by acknowledging the importance of sharing personal experiences, traditions, and stories of faith within the RL community. […]

Sixty Years of Beaver Brook, for RL’s Youngest Students

On September 8, 42 new Sixies—along with nine intrepid Class I leaders and faculty chaperones—trekked to Beaver Brook in Hollis, New Hampshire, for a tradition that dates back sixty years. Upon arriving, Class VI boys were immediately met with their first challenge: a test of their knowledge of “the oldest school in continuous existence in […]

欢迎,新教师

Part of Roxbury Latin’s continuity is that we are always welcoming new people to our ranks—students, faculty, and staff. This year, four new members of the faculty are joining RL as teachers, coaches and advisors. Matt Phillips joins us as a Penn Fellow, teaching a section of English 12, as well as two levels of […]

Roxbury Latin Begins Its 379th School Year

“Teachers and scholars of the oldest school in continuous existence in North America, good morning and welcome back,” said Headmaster Kerry Brennan from the Rousmaniere Hall stage on Monday, August 28. That morning, the traditional Opening of Fall Term Hall began The Roxbury Latin School’s 379th academic year, as Mr. Brennan welcomed the 308 students, […]

Dr. Sam Schaffer Will Be Roxbury Latin’s 12th Head of School

Roxbury Latin’s Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Sam Schaffer as RL’s 12th head of school, to succeed Kerry Brennan upon his retirement at the end of the 2023-2024 school year. Dr. Schaffer has spent the last two decades of his career at St. Albans School in Washington, DC, where he currently […]

Thank You for Another Record-Setting Year In RL Fundraising

Thanks to the generosity and hard work of many, Roxbury Latin has completed another record-setting year in fundraising, exceeding our goals for 2022-2023. Gifts made to the Annual Fund this year totaled more than $4,831,000—setting a new record for the 14th year in a row. We are grateful for and humbled by the benefactions, each […]

Language and Cultural Immersion in France, Spain, and Senegal For RL Boys This Summer

Mere hours after Roxbury Latin celebrated the year’s Closing Exercises, dozens of students and faculty members departed for Europe and West Africa to partake in RL’s long-standing—and often transformative—cultural immersion programs. Students in French and Spanish courses are testing their language skills and experiencing life, language, and learning in France, Spain, and Senegal. For some […]

Celebrating Roxbury Latin’s Class of 2023

On June 3, the 378th year of The Roxbury Latin School culminated with Closing Exercises and the graduation of the Class of 2023. The traditional and intimate ceremony—which includes the seniors, their families, the faculty and trustees—took place in Rousmaniere Hall. Immediately after the ceremony, under cloudy skies, the 52 newest alumni of The Roxbury […]

Prize Day Hall Honors Students and Departing Colleagues

On June 1, the Class of 2023 took their rightful seats at the front of Hall for the last time this school year. During the traditional and festive Prize Day Hall—which honors a range of prize-winning students and serves to wish ave atque vale to the year’s departing faculty and staff—songs such as Jerusalem and […]

Spring Success for All of RL’s Varsity Teams

In addition to Varsity Tennis’s ISL Championship and second place finish in New England, RL’s Varsity Baseball, Lacrosse, and Track and Field Teams also had remarkable spring seasons this year, with noteworthy team-wide and individual accomplishments. Varsity Baseball finished the season with an 11-4 record in Independent School League competition (12-5 overall), winning their last […]