Celebrating our 175th anniversary

Saturday, April 6, 2019   
7:00 PM - Midnight

It promises to be a spectacular celebration of our 175 Anniversary with dinner, dancing, and award-winning entertainment. 

Saturday, May 4, 2019   

Come one, come all to our special 175th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration. Join us for lunch in the student commons followed by boys varsity lacrosse, when our Lakers take on the Greyhounds. The day will conclude with a cocktail party at 5:30 pm in the Alumni House. Admission is free and open to the entire Boys' Latin Community.  We hope you can celebrate with us!

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    Alumni who fought in WWII
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    Alumni in Lacrosse Hall of Fame
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    Alumni Past Owners of Baltimore Orioles
Dear Alumni, Families, and Friends,

We are so excited to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Boys’ Latin School of Maryland.  Our school is the oldest, independent, K – 12 school for boys, not just in Baltimore, not just in Maryland but throughout the mid-Atlantic.  And we intend to celebrate our legacy with “Pride and Tradition” throughout the year.

Our founder, Princeton classics professor Evert Marsh Topping, believed that the best education occurred when students are actively engaged in the learning process.  Princeton, however, felt that his ideas were too radical.  Rather than continuing in a place that was inconsistent with his beliefs, Dr. Topping decided to open a classical academy in Baltimore.  And the rest, as they say, is history. 

We will be celebrating our school’s history through the rich, personal stories of those who have made our motto – Esse Quam Videri: To Be, Rather than To Seem – come to life.  Mark your calendars now for our anniversary gala on April 6, 2019 and our 175th Anniversary Homecoming on Saturday, May 4, 2019. 

I look forward to sharing in this year of celebration with you, as we commemorate this 175-year foundation and dream boldly for our future.

All the best,
Christopher J. Post

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