Seventh grade students approached learning about the respiratory system in a comic(al) way in Mr. Wheatley’s science class this year. To illustrate the journey oxygen takes through the environment into animals or plants, students created clever comic strips to show the cycle. This project was the culmination of a unit that included the study of the major respiratory organs, as well as how cells use oxygen to turn glucose into energy.
On January 31, 2020, Latin’s Athletic Hall of Fame was formally reignited with the induction of eight outstanding new members. The individuals ranged in age from the class of 1969 to the class of 2006 and represented a swath of Latin’s athletic offerings including: football, basketball, baseball, swimming, water polo, tennis, volleyball, track, cross country and soccer.
Take a look at the upper school's interpretation of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
On Wednesday, January 22, students in grades JK-12 celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with more than 80 workshops and activities. Visiting authors, crafters, journalists, activists and artists in addition to Latin's faculty and staff engaged in topics ranging from school segregation to healthcare to gender bias to the role of the electoral college.
Students in the upper school class "Spice: Food, Trade & Culture" took a field trip to the world’s largest Starbucks to study the globalization of companies and to see in action the impact commodities have on society.