A call to teach now more than ever

By Brett Peiser In this New York Daily News Op-Ed, Uncommon Schools’ co-CEO Brett Peiser acknowledges how hard the past two-and-a-half years have been on teachers, but he also knows that students and families need teachers now more than ever. Read this story as it originally appeared on October 17, 2022 in New York Daily … Continued

Roxbury Prep is Focused on Solving Boston’s Teacher Shortage

This summer, rising college seniors from across the country came to Roxbury Prep for a five-week fellowship that offered hands-on classroom and instructional experience. Similar to previous years’ cohorts, most of them headed back to their final year in college with a job offer in hand to come back and teach at Roxbury Prep when … Continued

Mission Hill Graduating Senior Looks Towards a Career in Health Science; Will Attend BU in the Fall

by Lauren Bennett • June 2, 2022 | Mission Hill Gazette Mission Hill resident Wahaaj Farah is gearing up to attend Boston University in the fall, after graduating from Roxbury Prep on June 1. Farah was an active participant in Roxbury Prep’s High School 2.0 program during his high school years, where he took part in Quiz Bowl … Continued

Senior Signing Day at Roxbury Prep

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — It’s a big day for graduating seniors at one of Boston’s charter schools. On Senior Signing Day Thursday, Roxbury Prep students let their teachers and classmates know their plans after graduation. Students cheered at the Reggie Lewis Center as many seniors unveiled college T-shirts to the crowd, announcing their pick. Stanaelle Celestin held … Continued

Roxbury Prep to construct new building in Newmarket

By: Anna Lamb The new campus will serve students in grades 9-12 and combine student populations who are currently taking classes in two different buildings in Hyde Park and Roxbury. The new site will be accessible via four bus lines and a commuter rail, and will include a full-sized gymnasium, cafeteria, performing arts spaces, and … Continued

Pi Day at Roxbury Prep Charter School

On March 14th, middle school students at Roxbury Prep celebrate Pi Day with pie! Students who could recite the most digits of Pi got to throw Pi in their teachers’ faces! “I think it’s a fun celebration of the things that they’re learning and a moment of collective joy,” Principal Tim O’Leary said. “If we’re … Continued

The 74: Summer Rocket Program Connects Girls to STEM

Forbes & Entrepreneur: Where Students Find Their Passion

Patch.com: Roxbury Principal Honored by Boston Red Sox

Week of March 29: Tiered Focus Monitoring Review of Roxbury Prep

During the week of March 29, 2021 the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Roxbury Prep Charter School. The Office of Public School Monitoring visits each district and charter school every three years to monitor compliance with federal and state special … Continued