The Student News Site of Boston Latin School

The Argo

The Student News Site of Boston Latin School

The Argo

The Student News Site of Boston Latin School

The Argo

After an abnormal year of Zoom, students adjust to in-person learning. (Source: Rachel Skerritt)

Masks On, Computers Off: New Students Join BLS

By Joanna Lin (III) and Kevin Zhong (III) September 28, 2021

After 18 months of remote learning, Boston Latin School students have finally returned to the Avenue for full in-person instruction amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Exciting,” “welcoming” and “overwhelming”...

Salvēte, Magīstrī Novī!

By Katie Rouse (I) and Alanna Quirk-Aboujaoude (I) September 28, 2021

Ms. Balbian Stepping away from her job as a park ranger, Ms. Ashley Balbian will be teaching AP United States History and AP Economics at Boston Latin School this year. Born on a leap year in upstate...

Michelle Wu campaigns all over Boston in hopes to win votes. (Source: Jim Davis)

Michelle Wu Connects With Boston’s Youth

By Joanna Lin (IV) and Elyssa Cabey (III) June 18, 2021

Discussing topics ranging from racial identity to youth outreach, Boston mayoral candidate and City Councilor Michelle Wu held a press conference on May 10 to connect with the city’s student journalists. Over...

View the graph for Alice Liu’s (II) 2nd place MSEF 2021 science project. (Source: Alice Liu (II))

BLS Succeeds at State Science Fair

By Darren Seto (III), Contributing Writer June 18, 2021

On May 5, Boston Latin School students showcased their independent research science projects and proposals at the 2021 Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF), winning 27 awards altogether. This...

These departing teachers will be missed by all at Boston Latin School. (Source: BLS Teachers)

Farewell to Faculty Members

By Jenny Chen (IV), Contributing Writer June 18, 2021

Mr. Gavin: Six years of teaching at Boston Latin School will come to an end this June for Mr. Daniel Gavin, as he moves to Burlington High School in Burlington, Vermont. At BLS, Mr. Gavin has taught...

YouthCAN lobbies with the Sunrise Movement. (Source: Ms. Catherine Arnold)

YouthCAN Calls for Climate Education

By Ross Wilson (VI), Contributing Writer June 18, 2021

Over the past year, Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network (YouthCAN) has been advocating for the Massachusetts State Legislature to create bills that combat climate change. One of these bills,...

Through Google Classroom, students participate in a virtual exchange with Moroccan students. (Source: Lindsey Jiang (IV))

Moroccan Exchange Joins Students Across Oceans

By Sarin Chaimattayompol (V), Contributing Writer June 18, 2021

From January to May, Boston Latin School’s Class IV students participated in a virtual exchange with students from Morocco to deepen their understanding of global awareness. The Morocco Virtual Exchange...

Alumna Shaita Picard speaks about her career and experience. (Source: Genospace)

FemInSTEM Hosts Scientist Shaita Picard

By Ailin Sha (V), Contributing Writer June 18, 2021

On April 27, Boston Latin School FemInSTEM hosted a guest speaker event with Ms. Shaita Picard, a data scientist at Genospace and a BLS alumna. The event was held via Google Meet, where dozens of students...

Arnaud Mentre, Bostons French Consul General, met virtually with BLS students. (Source: Arnaud Mentre)

Europe Day Event Engages Students

By Azalea Thompson (II), Staff Writer June 18, 2021

On May 14, the French and Irish Consuls General met with Boston Latin School students to speak about the European Union (EU). The event was organized in honor of Europe Day, which the EU observes on...

Academic WorldQuest wins first place in Massachusetts. (Source: Rachel Skerritt)

Academic WorldQuest Crushes Competition

By Halima Mohamed (III), Staff Writer June 18, 2021

On April 17, the Boston Latin School Academic WorldQuest (BLSAWQ) team took 23rd place out of 105 teams competing at the national competition. Coming off their first-place win at the regional championship...

Science Team members have a blast at their Pokémon event. (Source: Ella Zhang (II))

Gotta Escape ‘Em All: Science Team Pokémon Event

By Lena Thai (V), Contributing Writer June 18, 2021

On May 12, the Boston Latin School Science Team caught their Pikachus to host their annual escape room event with a Pokémon theme. The escape room was made up of skill-based events that correlated...

Hybrid students enjoy a wellness period outside for part of their day. (Source: Rachel Skerritt)

Hybrid Hits the Ground Running

By Joanna Lin (IV) and Ailin Sha (V) April 18, 2021

After an entire year of remote learning, Boston Latin School students, equipped with masks and hand sanitizer, returned to campus to begin hybrid learning in March. Students who have chosen to opt into...

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