News & Events

Novice Certamen Team Are National Champions!

This summer, three members of Class IV—Aspen Johnson, Avish Kumar, and Tom Pogorelec—participated on the Novice Massachusetts Certamen Team at the 69th Annual National Junior Classical League (NJCL) Convention held at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, where they won first place in national competition! Fifteen teams competed for the championship title at the NJCL convention, […]

The Beaver Brook Tradition Continues for RL’s Youngest Students

On September 9, 43 new Sixies—along with intrepid Class I leaders and faculty chaperones—trekked to Beaver Brook in Hollis, New Hampshire, for a tradition that dates back nearly 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 […]

Welcome, New Faculty and Staff

Part of Roxbury Latin’s continuity is that we are always welcoming new people to our ranks—students, faculty, and staff. This year, a record eleven new members of the faculty and staff will join RL as teachers and administrators, coaches and advisors.   Alec Bleday joins the Alumni and Development Office as a Major Gifts Officer. A […]

How to Raise—And Become—an Adult: Three Sessions With Julie Lythcott-Haims

“A parent’s job is to put oneself out of a job,” exhorted Julie Lythcott-Haims, who visited Roxbury Latin on August 31. Presenting three sessions over the course of the day—in a workshop with faculty and staff, in Hall with students, and in an evening session with parents in the Smith Theater—Ms. Lythcott-Haims had a consistent […]

Opening of Roxbury Latin’s 378th 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 29. That morning, the traditional Opening of Fall Term Hall began The Roxbury Latin School’s 378th academic year, as Mr. Brennan welcomed the 310 students, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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