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.
Going into Boys’ Latin’s 2018-19 school year, as well as the 175th anniversary, you may see some new faces in the classroom. Joining the Upper school this year are Mr. Voso, Mr. Shepherd, and Ms. Berkstresser.
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.
Get ready BL—Fall movies are here and I’m prepared to talk shop! From White Boy Rick to the reimagining of Robin Hood, fall of 2018 has a movie for everyone.
Over the past few years at BL, there has been talk regarding student sections and how many people attend sporting events. Upperclassmen and faculty have led the conversations regarding the student sections. […]