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The Argo

The Student News Site of Boston Latin School

The Argo

The Student News Site of Boston Latin School

The Argo

Henry Guscott (V) (left) and Darian Santos (V) (right) read the Pledge! (Source: Parker Hastings (I))

From Homeroom 003 and 030: Morning Announcers

By David Wang (V) & Oanh Nguyen (VI), Contributing Writers April 12, 2024

For years, former Boston Latin School Algebra 1 teacher Mrs. Monica Gribaudo’s sixie homeroom did the Pledge of Allegiance. Now that she is retired, the job has fallen to Henry Guscott (V) and Darian...

BLS Clubs Cook Up Success

By Rachel Starr (II) & Meilin Sha (V), Staff Writer and Contributing Writer April 12, 2024

BLS DECA On March 8, 33 BLS students competed in the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) State Competition, where several showcased their business acumen and qualified for the national competition. DECA...

Celebrating Women’s History Month

By Amanda Ajdini (II) & Gabrielle Jang (V), Contributing Writers April 12, 2024

History of Women’s History Month and its Significance to BLS In March, teachers, students and several clubs at Boston Latin School observed Women’s History Month with various events and initiatives....

This student uses skills from BLS to take their practice MCAS exam. (Source: Isabella Endozo (IV))

MCAS Ballot Measure Sparks Debate

By Ross Wilson (III), Staff Writer April 12, 2024

A movement from educators has pushed for a proposed ballot initiative to repeal the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) as a graduation requirement while still keeping the test. Currently,...

Students present their projects during Public Viewing. (Source: Olivia Chen (IV))

Science Fair Spotlights

By Juns Ye (III) & Victor Ly (IV), Contributing Writers April 12, 2024

On March 2, Boston Public Schools students participated in the Boston Citywide STEM Fair at Roxbury Community College, showcasing their hard work and research on their projects developed throughout the...

Citizens in Russia are influenced by Putins propaganda. (Source: AFP)

Putin Re-elected: What’s Next?

By Hashi Abdulle (III) & Stephany Zhu (III), Contributing Writers April 12, 2024

On March 17, Russian president Vladimir Putin secured his fifth presidential term, extending his rule in Russia for another six years. Despite the Russian Constitution imposing a two-term limit for presidents,...

Members of the junior prom committee plans the event. (Source: Ben Choi-Harris (II))

Prom-ising Plans

By Weian Xue (IV) & Trinity Ngo (III), Staff Writer and Contributing Writer April 12, 2024

Planning for this year’s senior and junior proms is well under way! The Boston Latin School senior prom will be at the New England Aquarium on June 6, and junior prom will be at the Marriott Long Wharf...

(Source: Oscar Baez (‘04))

Alumni Reunite in NYC

By Constance Fang (V) & Sarah Jang (V), Contributing Writers April 12, 2024

On March 20, the Boston Latin School Association held a New York City Alumni Event at the Ploume venue in the Ivory Peacock bar, featuring the 2023 Outstanding Recent Graduate, Mr. Oscar Baez (‘04). The...

As part of the office conversion program, the Fallon building in Worcester is vacant. (Source: Allan Jung)

Massachusetts Housing Plans Address Migrant Surge

By Xintong Guo (III) & Abrielle Huang (VI), Staff Writer and Contributing Writer April 12, 2024

With a substantial increase in migrant families, Massachusetts and the city of Boston have launched a series of initiatives to address the lack of vacant housing.  The Massachusetts government has started...

Boston Public Schools Faces ESL Lawsuit

By Olivia Chen (IV), Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Boston Public Schools is currently making changes to the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program after Former Assistant Superintendent of Boston’s English Learners Program Aket Harang Kapur sued the...

BLSA Financials Overview

By Andrea Pineda (IV) and David Wang (V) April 3, 2024

The Boston Latin School Association (BLSA) is an independent foundation of alumni, families, faculty and friends of BLS who have been supporting the school for more than 179 years, dedicated to helping...

O’Bryant Will Stay Where It Is

By Weian Xue (IV), Staff Writer April 3, 2024

In late February, plans to move the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science to West Roxbury were officially canceled due to community concerns.  The original plan, which was first introduced...

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