Fantasy Football Fandom Sweeps Boys’ Latin Upper School

Walking through the hallways at Boys’ Latin, it is hard to miss the debates about fantasy football each week. According to nfl.com,  fantasy football first started in the United States in 1962 when the Oakland Raiders part owner Wilfred “Bill the Gill” Winkenbach developed a system of organization and a rulebook for an eight man fantasy football league. Since then, fantasy football spread across the country. Fantasy football drafts have changed the way people watch the sport, and it has sparked weekly conversations among fans.

BL Remembers 9/11 With Assembly, Personal Recollections

On September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked in the worst terrorist attack on American soil ever. 3,000 people lost their lives on that day. Every year for the past 17 years, BL has recognized 9/11, known now as Patriot Day, with some type of assembly. Every year the assembly has had a different  theme. The theme for this year’s Patriot Day assembly was service, and it was coordinated by Upper School Librarian Mrs. Ricci.