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BLS gives a warm welcome to its new special education staff. (Source: Mary Bosch (I))

Expanding Inclusion: Special Education at BLS

By Jenny Chen (II) and Quyen Vo (II) November 25, 2022

At the start of the new school year, Boston Latin School hired a number of faculty members with training in special education in an effort to better support students with Individualized Education Programs...

The MBTA replaces the entire Orange Line fleet. (Source: Derek Corcoran (I))

The Orange Line Turns Sour on Riders

By Derek Corcoran (I) and Rachel Starr (III) November 25, 2022

Following a 30-day systemwide shutdown, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Orange Line reopened on September 19 with controversial results. The Orange Line, the third-busiest line of the...

Vending machine snack prices have risen from 50 cents to 75 cents. (Source: Emeric Poplin (VI))

“Blame It on Inflation”: Student Edition

By Mary Deng (IV), Contributing Writer November 24, 2022

From vending machine snacks to Wolfpack swag to everyday items, the recent rise in inflation is leaving the pockets of Boston Latin School students a little lighter than usual. Recently, Americans have...

BLS history teachers say get out there and vote! (Source: Mr. Edward Kearns)

Politics as Usual: Massachusetts Midterms

By Sylvia O’Hearn (II) and Constance Fang (VI) November 24, 2022

On November 8, Massachusetts residents voted in the state’s Midterm Elections, which included races for governor, attorney general and secretary of state, as well as four ballot questions. Democrat...

Look at all these adorable pets! (Source: Padlet)

Celebrating Howl-oween With BLS WWF

By Jackson Dempsey (III) and Andrea Pineda (V) November 24, 2022

On November 1, the Boston Latin School World Wildlife Fund (WWF) raised awareness for their club by hosting a digital costume contest where contestants dressed their pets up for Halloween. This year’s...

Students learn about proper safe mode procedure. (Source: Karen Dong (I))

False Alarm on the Avenue

By Olivia Chen (V) and Meilin Sha (VI) November 24, 2022

On October 26, reports of an armed suspect caused Boston Latin School to go into Safe Mode, resulting in a variety of reactions throughout the school. The Massachusetts College of Arts and Design and...

Spotlight on School Site Council

By Halima Mohamed (I) and Amanda Ajdini (III) November 24, 2022

The Boston Latin School School Site Council (SSC) is starting the year off with a newly elected board as it prepares to conduct its responsibilities as the school’s governing body. Each Boston Public...

In preparation for the December SAT, a student takes a practice test. (Source: Lauren Dong (V))

A Word to Study for the SAT: Digitization

By Iris Tian (III) and David Wang (III) November 24, 2022

Earlier this year, the College Board announced that the SAT will fully transition to a digital format by 2024. Many of the new changes to the SAT digital format, which include shorter reading and writing...

The resource table offers stickers, stress balls and more. (Source: @bls_mentalhealth)

BLS Takes Mental Health to Heart

By Ross Wilson (IV) and Thomas Blanchet (IV) November 24, 2022

On October 14, the inaugural Boston Latin School Mental Health Advisory Board held a Mental Health Awareness Day, one of many initiatives to de-stigmatize and prioritize students’ mental health. The...

In 2014, YouthCan proposed this Green Roof design. (Source: YouthCAN)

An Uncertain Climate: Sustainability at BLS

By Joanna Lin (II) and Kevin Zhong (II) October 2, 2022

Student-led clubs have launched numerous initiatives to put Boston Latin School at the forefront of climate action, leaving some wondering whether the school itself will play a more significant role as...

Head of School Gallagher looks forward to the school year.

Get To Know Head of School Gallagher

By Elyssa Cabey (I) and Ailin Sha (III) October 2, 2022

This year, Boston Latin School welcomed Mr. Jason Gallagher (‘91) as the 29th Head of School. Prior to officially assuming the role in July, Mr. Gallagher served as principal of the Harvard-Kent K-6...

BLS students protest at the reproductive rights rally. (Source: Mary Bosch (II))

Draft Ruling Fuels BLS Abortion Activism

By Lena Thai (IV) and Iris Tian (IV) June 19, 2022

Whether it be through protest marches, poems or presentations, the recent leaking of the Supreme Court draft opinion in favor of overruling Roe v. Wade has sparked conversation at Boston Latin School regarding...

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