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20 Years of Honoring Travis on the Ice

“You can sit here at the train station and watch life go by,” said Lee Roy, father of promising Boston University freshman hockey player, “or you can get on the train and see where it’s going to take you. There... Continue Reading →

The Ski Trip Tradition

The St. Sebastian’s Annual Ski Trip to Stowe took place last week, January 15th-17th, which reminds us that St. Sebastian’s School has long educated boys capable of carving up the slopes of just about any snowy mountainside. Since the beginning... Continue Reading →

A Few Benchmarks in an Arrow’s Life

  As a member of the first-ever graduating class of St. Sebastian’s in 1945, Henry (Hank) Barry’s perspective on our School encompasses a lifetime. From the opening of a dirt gym floor on Nonantum Hill, to the School’s fiftieth anniversary... Continue Reading →

For the Love of the Game

This past Wednesday, December 21, St. Sebastian’s varsity hockey team took on the Catholic Memorial Knights at Harvard’s Bright Center, marking the 23rd annual Mutch Cup in memory of Kevin T Mutch, a member of the Class of 1980. Kevin was a... Continue Reading →

Tis the Season

As a Catholic school, the Christmas season has always been a special time of year at St. Sebastian's. In the earliest days, the front page of The Walrus December issue would feature a poignant Christmas message from the headmaster, often... Continue Reading →

Remembering Mickey Belle Isle

“You have done so much for St. Sebastian’s over the years.” There are numerous individuals for whom these kind words could have been uttered by Headmaster Bill Burke. In this case, they were shared in a letter Headmaster Burke wrote... Continue Reading →

The Guild’s Christmas Tradition

This past Saturday, December 3, St. Sebastian’s mothers’ association - the Guild of St. Irene - held the annual Christmas Auction and Dinner, continuing a tradition of hosting a holiday fundraiser that’s almost as old as the School itself. In... Continue Reading →

A New Basketball Coach for the 1949 Team

At the end of the '48-'49 season, Basketball Head Coach Bob Hogarty announced that he had accepted a position in the executive offices of the St. Louis Cardinals and would be leaving St. Sebastian's. The following October, Headmaster Flanigan announced... Continue Reading →

The Origins of the Annual D.C. Trip

Every Veterans Day weekend, a group of St. Sebastian’s students pack their bags and head south to our nation’s Capital. The Washington D.C. Trip is both recreational and educational; the weekend offers the boys a chance to bond and have... Continue Reading →

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