The Du Bois Award is one of the highest honors at Boston Prep, awarded each week to one deserving student in front of the entire school community. Named after W. E. B. Du Bois, the award recognizes a student who embodies the core virtues of Boston Prep -- courage, compassion, integrity, perseverance, and respect.
It’s 10:05 AM on a Tuesday. I’m a freshman at Bowdoin College, and I’m sitting in my first-year seminar, Dystopias of America. As the professor reviews the syllabus, I learn that we will be reading a novel every week, with an essay to be completed every weekend. I reread the syllabus to make sure I’ve heard correctly.
As young adults, my peers and I are constantly working to create our identities, to figure out who we are and what our purpose is. For most of us, getting a month that is dedicated to our culture and what makes us us gives us a sense of empowerment. Find out how we celebrated Black History Month at Boston Prep and how it brought our community together.
This week, Massachusetts is holding its first annual statewide celebration of STEM education. At Boston Prep, we are celebrating both in school and on social media the exciting ways in which our students are engaging in the STEM fields.
Each year, the Boston Prep Parent Committee hosts a Town Hall, an event designed to bring together families, students, faculty and members of the greater community for meaningful dialogue about issues that impact the community and the world in which we live. This year’s Town Hall theme was “Celebrating Everyday Excellence.” Boston City Council President Andrea Campbell and entrepreneur, community organizer, and candidate for state representative Liz Miranda served as the featured guests.