The Argo

BLS Beyond the Avenue: April Break Trips

By Xintong Guo (IV) and Trinity Ngo (IV) May 10, 2023

Atlanta The African American Studies class, led by BLS history teacher Mr. Brian Smith, jetted off to the South to visit prominent historical sites relating to the Civil Rights Movement of 1955-1964,...

GPA Mix-up Muddles Admissions

On April 12, Boston Public Schools informed families that it had calculated the GPAs of many Boston students incorrectly, thus wrongly informing them of their eligibility to apply for exam schools. According...

(Photo Credit: Joanna Lin (II) & Kevin Zhong (II))

Trump Struggles With Legal Troubles

By Sylvia O’Hearn (II), Staff Writer May 10, 2023

On March 30, former President Donald Trump was indicted in New York on 34 charges of falsifying business records, making him the first president in United States history to be charged with a crime. The...

BLS Mock Trial’s excellence is not a moot point! (Photo Credit: Mr. William Ruzzo)

Mock Argues No Moot Points

By Darren Seto (I) and Weian Xue (V) May 10, 2023

Move over, Harvey Specter! This April, Boston Latin School’s Mock Trial Team competed at the Yale Moot Court Tournament. Hosted annually by the Yale Undergraduate Moot Court, Moot Court immerses participants...

Tennessee House Expels Lawmakers

By Ross Wilson (IV), Staff Writer May 10, 2023

On April 6, Tennessee state representatives Justin Jones and Justin Pearson were expelled from their seats, while a third lawmaker, Gloria Johnson, narrowly maintained her position. The expulsions came...

Featured are eight of the 24 members of the BPS Leadership Team. (Photo Credit: Boston Public Schools)

Mary Skipper Shapes New Leadership

By Mary Deng (IV), Staff Writer May 10, 2023

This March, Boston Public Schools Superintendent Mary Skipper appointed new members to the district’s executive team after employing a new Regional Network Support Model. The Superintendent’s new...

AP German students show their creations to children at GISB. (Photo Credit: Frau Jennifer Kuchta)

Go Green, Germany!

By Lena Thai (III), Staff Writer May 10, 2023

Boston Latin School German students recently traveled to German International School Boston (GISB) and attended a panel in the Seevak Room with students from Germany’s University of Stuttgart, expanding...

(Photo Credit: Andrew Ye (II))

Spotlight on Ms. Vasquez

By Thomas Blanchet (IV) and David Wang (VI) May 10, 2023

Boston Latin School social worker Ms. Ginnelle Vasquez was recently recognized by the Boston Teachers Union (BTU) with an Oscar. Ms. Vasquez won the award for her participation in a working group within...

Program Directors’ Secret Meetings Revealed

By Olivia Chen (V) and Meilin Sha (VI) May 10, 2023

Beginning last year, Boston Latin School program directors meet every Wednesday to discuss teaching, learning and professional development. BLS Mathematics Program Director Mr. Gerald Bilodeau initiated...

BLS Students Slay the Competition

By Constance Fang (VI) and Brian Xu (VI) May 10, 2023

High School Quiz Show On March 14, Boston Latin School appeared on the High School Quiz Show (HSQS), where they defeated Commonwealth High School in the competition quarterfinals, but lost to their...

Brian Xu (VI) wins the BLS spelling bee. (Source: @blsthrives)

BLS Spells “D-E-C-L-I-V-I-T-Y”

By Olivia Chen (V), Contributing Writer April 17, 2023

On February 28, students in Classes V and VI competed in the BLS Spelling Bee for a chance to compete in the City-wide Spelling Bee.   Students competed in the auditorium. The judge assigned...

Students Write Their Way to the Top

By Mary Deng (IV), Staff Writer April 17, 2023

This year, 13 Boston Latin School students received awards for their creative works submitted to the national Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.  The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition...

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