The Argo

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...

Many rely on buses to get to the Longwood Medical Area. (Source: Alex Strand (II))

New MBTA Redesign Is Bussin’ Along

By Sylvia O’Hearn (III), Staff Writer June 19, 2022

On May 16, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) revealed its proposal for a redesign of Boston’s bus network, planning to make extensive changes that better serve the needs of the city’s...

Incoming BLS sixie families attend a welcome open house. (Source: Rachel Skerritt)

New Students Get a Warm Welcome

By Ross Wilson (V), Staff Writer June 19, 2022

On May 14th, BLS welcomed the incoming classes of 2026 and 2028 for an Open House hosted by the BLS administration to help introduce the students to BLS.  At the open house, incoming students and their...

(Source: Joanna Lin (III))

The Argo Asks: Roe v. Wade FAQ

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

Q: What is Roe v. Wade? A: Ruled in 1973 in a 7-2 vote by the Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade is a landmark case that made access to abortions a constitutional right. Jane Roe, the alias of Norma McCorvey,...

JaiJai’s Room: Remembering  Jairam Rao (‘19)

JaiJai’s Room: Remembering Jairam Rao (‘19)

By Jenny Chen (III), Staff Writer June 19, 2022

On May 11, the Boston City Council adopted a resolution that would name the children’s room of the Faneuil Branch of the Boston Public Library “JaiJai’s Room,” in honor of Jairam Rao (‘19). Growing...

Students want these traits in their next leader. (Source: Selina Tang (II))

Heads Up to the New Head of School

By Quyen Vo (III) and Olivia Chen (VI) June 19, 2022

The Head of School Screening Committee and the Boston Public Schools School Site Council selected Jason Gallagher (‘91) as the new leader of Boston Latin School. Established two months ago as a means...

Farewell to Faculty Members

By Andrew Su (IV) and Mary Deng (V) June 19, 2022

Ms. Craven: Seventh-grade English teacher Ms. Andrea Craven will retire with 27 years of teaching under her belt. Before teaching at BLS, Ms. Craven taught at a small Catholic school. In 1995, while...

Senior Capstone Caps off a Successful Year

By Kristiana Dycaj (II) and Alex Strand (II) June 19, 2022

Tiffany Dang (I): Tiffany Dang (I) based her research on the gardens of Asian American families, especially recent immigrants, and the rich history behind them. Like many other presenters, her topic...

BPS’s Green New Deal Gets the Green Light

By Halima Mohamed (II), Contributing Writer June 19, 2022

This May, Mayor Michelle Wu announced her plans to invest 2 billion dollars in a Green New Deal for Boston Public Schools. Touted under the name of the Boston Green New Deal, the plan’s main purpose...

Wolfpack Afterschool

April 19, 2022

Wolfpack Afterschool is a program for Class VI students who would benefit from a structured environment for completing homework assignments. The program runs Monday through Thursday from 2:15 P.M. to 6:00...

After-School Tutoring

April 19, 2022

After-school tutoring is a program where students support other students with homework assignments. Tutoring runs after school Monday to Thursday from 2:30 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. General tutoring is in Room...

Strategies for Success Workshops

April 19, 2022

Strategies for Success workshops are monthly workshops in different skill areas. Workshops are Thursday afterschool in Room 135 from 2:30 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. Topics include note-taking in math and building...

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