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YouthCAN Lobbies Against Biomass Incinerators

 YouthCAN and other organizations lobby in order to stop incinerators like the one above. (Source: MassLive)
December 20, 2020

On December 1, members of the Youth Climate Action Network (YouthCAN) participated in a phone banking effort to oppose state legislation that would allow for the establishment of wood-burning energy plants. Boston...

GSA Increases Understanding of LGBTQ History in New Series

GSA kicks off their new series with a presentation on LGBTQ+ history and culture in Asia.  (Photo by: Alanna Quirk-Aboujaoude (II))
December 20, 2020

Boston Latin School’s Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) kicked off their brand new “LGBTQ+ and History Around the World” series on December 1. The first meeting of this series centered around LGBTQ+...

BLS Desi Chai Chat Connects Alumni and Students

BLS Desi calls students to attend a meeting on navigating the college process as children of immigrants.  (Photo by: Katie Rouse (II))
December 20, 2020

With college applications underway, Boston Latin School’s Desi connected alumni and students with a discussion on navigating the college process as people of color and children of immigrants on November...

Students Connect with Service Organizations through Virtual Fair

Online volunteering via Innerview is used to provide students chances for civic engagement in the comfort of their homes. (Photo by: Regina Chiem (II))
December 20, 2020

On December 1, the Wolfpack Volunteers Club and Mr. Thomas Kennelly, the club’s advisor, hosted the annual school-wide community service fair, where students connected virtually with service organizations...

Debate Team Stacks Wins in Virtual Tournament

BLS debate shows off their awards at Ridge High School last year. (Photo by: Selina Tang (III))
December 20, 2020

On November 21, the Boston Latin School Speech and Debate Team continued their season of success in the Lexington Fall Debate Tournament. Lasting all day and hosted on a virtual platform, the tournament...

Students Showcase School Spirit in Virtual Competition

December 20, 2020

On December 6, the Boston Latin School Fashion Talent Club (FTC) announced the winners of their School Spirit Competition, where participants recorded TikTok-style videos of themselves showcasing their...

Michelle Wu Lays Out Her Plan for Boston Schools

City Councilor Michelle Wu
November 25, 2020

Last Saturday, Boston City Councilor and 2021 mayoral candidate Michelle Wu fielded questions about the topics of BPS exam school admissions and policing within schools during a student press conference. During...

Exam School Admissions Overhaul

The new Boston exam school admissions process aims to more accurately reflect the race distribution across Boston in the exam schools.
November 25, 2020

On October 22, a new plan was voted into place detailing the acceptance process for the three exam schools at the Boston Public Schools.  For the 2021-2022 school year, the admission to the exam...

Discussions to Drive Out Discrimination

November 25, 2020

Recent events have brought long-standing issues regarding racism in America to the forefront of our conversations and sparked schoolwide discussions on race, from pieces by the late John Lewis to an...

Town Hall Tutors Teachers in Virtual Learning

Google Classroom has become a vital resource for both students and teachers with the transition to virtual learning.
November 25, 2020

On November 7, the Boston Latin School Student Council and members of the school administration hosted a Town Hall meeting regarding virtual learning practices and students' social and emotional well-being. The...

Mr. Giordano’s Halloween Costume Contest

Students and teachers alike dress up in costumes for the Michael Giordano Halloween Contest
November 25, 2020

This fall, senior class officers hosted Boston Latin School’s first annual Michael Giordano Halloween Costume Contest, which was held remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditionally,...

Global Education Glides onto Zoom

Ambassador Lawrence Silverman '73 shares expertise with students interested in international affairs.
November 25, 2020

During International Education Week, which took place from November 14 to 20 this year, Boston Latin School students were able to celebrate with a full week of summits, panels, performances and more.  Coordinated...

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