The Argo

Mayor Michelle Wu speaks to supporters after winning the election.

Boston Boards the Wu Train

By Azalea Thompson (I) and Elyssa Cabey (II) November 30, 2021

On November 2, former City Councilor At-Large Mi- chelle Wu became the first wom- an and first Asian American to be elected mayor of Boston in a landslide victory, a major mile- stone in Boston’s...

Feliciter, Magistri!

By Ailin Sha (IV) and Andrea Pineda (VI) November 30, 2021

Frau Floerke Boston Latin School German teacher Frau Heidemarie Floerke received the American Association of Teachers of German in Massachusetts (AATG MA) Teacher of the Year honors in...

BLS Halloween Costumes Hallow the Hallways

By Lena Thai (IV) and Iris Tian (IV) November 30, 2021

On October 29, Boston Latin School students showcased a copious collection of creative costumes at the second annual Mi- chael Giordano Halloween Costume Contest. With the excitement of returning to...

After returning to school fully in-person, students adapt to taking tests online.

Students MAP Their Way to Success

By Sylvia O’Hearn (III) and Ross Wilson (V) November 30, 2021

On October 21 and 22, Boston Latin School administered the Measure of Annual Progress (MAP) test to Classes VI, V and IV to map out student knowledge and growth. Delivered during extended...

Ryan Ho (I) is featured for his efforts in the Stop Asian Hate movement.

Ryan Ho (I) Makes Magic for AAPI Elders

By Thomas Oakes (IV) and Andrew Su (IV) November 30, 2021

On September 28, Boston Latin School student Ryan Ho (I) won the Disney Magic Makers Award for his advocacy of the elderly Asian community. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the rate of anti-Asian...

Students Sail to Days of Programming

By Jenny Chen (III) and Mary Deng (V) November 30, 2021

In mid-October, sixie peer mentor homeroom captains traveled to Thompson Island for a training program while sixies participated in a day of programming at Boston Latin School. With the return...

Students learn about cybersecurity after receiving fake phishing emails.

Did Students Take the Bait in BPS’s Phishing Emails?

By Caitlin Donovan (II) and Kristiana Dycaj (II) November 30, 2021

Accomplished through a series of scam emails sent out to Boston Public School students, an October experiment was conducted by BPSTechnology for Cybersecurity Month to raise awareness about the...

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...

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