Alumni

Reunion Weekend

The Groton School Alumni Association is pleased to welcome you back to the Circle
for Reunion Weekend, May 12-14, 2017.

Make plans now to join the celebration, rekindle friendships, and share memories. Return to the Circle to discover the ways in which life at Groton has changed and the ways it has remained the same.

The following forms will be celebrating a Reunion in May 2017:
1942 - 75th            1982 - 35th
1947 - 70th            1987 - 30th
1952 - 65th            1992 - 25th
1957 - 60th            1997 - 20th
1962 - 55th            2002 - 15th
1967 - 50th            2007 - 10th
1972 - 45th            2012 - 5th
1977 - 40th

                                                       Tentative Reunion Program of Events
                                                                

                                                               Friday, May 12

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.               Check-In and Refreshments
                                        Please come to Schoolhouse to pick up name tags,
                                        Saturday dinner tickets, and Groton gift.

5:00 & 5:30 p.m.              Schoolhouse: The Next Century
                                        Walking tours of the Schoolhouse renovation
                                        Meet outside the Schoolroom

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.               Reception 
                                        Headmaster's House

7:00 p.m.                         Reunion Weekend Dinner
                                         All Alumni and Families Welcome
                                         Tent on the Circle


                                                             Saturday, May 13
 
All Day                            Athletic Center Open
                                       Track, fitness center, squash courts, basketball courts,
                                       and locker rooms available, byo towel

8:00 - 11:25 a.m.             Classes Open
                                        Alumni and Families Welcome
                                        Schedule to be provided pre-Reunion
                                        Schoolhouse and The Dillon Art Center

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.       Check In and Refreshments
                                        Schoolhouse

9:30 a.m.                          Alumni Crew Row
                                        Robert W. Bingham Boathouse

9:35 - 9:50 a.m.               Roll Call
                                        Schoolroom

9:50 - 10:35 a.m.             Groton Women's Network Panel and Networking:
                                        Make the most of your alumnae network and learn how
                                        to get involved
                                        Schoolhouse, Multipurpose Room 217A

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.           Playground Meet Up and Snack
                                        Playground below football field

10:40 a.m.                        Schoolhouse: The Next Century
                                        A walking tour of the Schoolhouse renovation
                                        Meet outside Schoolroom

11:35 a.m.                        Headmaster's Welcome
                                        A School update and presentation of
                                        Distinguished Grotonian and Cui Servire est
                                        Regnare alumni awards
                                        Schoolhouse, Forum

12:15 p.m.                        Lunch for Alumni and Families
                                         Tent on the Circle

12:45 - 1:45 p.m.              Reunion Form Photos Taken
                                         Circle

2:00 p.m.                           What you don't know about the entertainment industry:
                                         A panel discussion
                                         Schoolhouse, Multipurpose Room 217A

3:15 p.m.                           Athletic Contests

3:00 p.m.                           Triangle Run
                                          Led by John Capen, English teacher and
                                          cross country coach
                                          Meet in front of the Schoolhouse
   
3:00 p.m.                           Schoolhouse: The Next Century
                                          A walking tour of the Schoolhouse renovation
                                          Meet outside Schoolroom

3:00 p.m.                           Bell Ringing
                                          St. John's Chapel

3:30-4:30 p.m.                    I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!
                                          A complimentary visit by an ice cream truck
                                          The Circle

4:00 p.m.                           Edward B, Gammons Memorial Student Recital
                                          Edward B. Gammons Recital Hall, Schoolhouse
                 
5:00 p.m.                           Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony
                                          Athletic Center Lobby                           
                                         

5:15 - 6:30 p.m.                Reception
                                         Tent on the Circle

6:30 p.m. and later          Reunion Form Dinners
                                         (forms ending in 2 and 7 only)
                                         Planned by Individual Forms
                                         End time 10:30 p.m.

                                                             Sunday, May 14

7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.          Brunch
                                          Dining Hall

11:00 a.m.                        Reunion Weekend Chapel Service
                                          St. John's Chapel




Childcare

Childcare is provided for children of alumni from 6:30-10:00 p.m. on Saturday night at The Children’s Center at Groton School, 20 Joy Lane. Parents must pre-register their child online or by calling Terry Anderson at the number below. Once registered you will be provided with a form that must be filled out and returned via email to tanderson@groton.org. Childcare reservations must be completed by April 28.
 
Childcare will be provided at on-campus daycare by licensed professionals. The Children's Center is equipped to handle infants. Please be sure to bring any age specific supplies such as diapers, formula, a change of clothes, etc., for the staff at the Children's Center. Toys, snacks, and movies will be provided and pizza will be served for dinner.
 
Please alert the childcare supervisors of any allergies or special needs that your child may have.
 
Contact Terry Anderson at 978-448-7522 or tanderson@groton.org with any questions.

Other Activities

The de Menil Gallery
Incised Ink on Clayboard
Ellen LeBow, Wellfleet, MA
Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Christopher Carey Brodigan
Gallery
"Under, Above, Everywhere: Three Views of Materiality"
A group exhibition of 3 artists:
Paintings, Deborah Barlow, Brookline, MA
Photography, Kay Canavino, North Adams, MA
Ceramic Sculpture, Ramah Commanday, CA
Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

School Memorabilia
Groton School Store
Schoolhouse, Lower Level
Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Shuttle Service
Schedule TBD 

Please visit www.groton.org/alumni/reunion or call the
Alumni Office at 800-396-6866 for more information.

Group rates for Reunion Weekend are available at
:
Please refer to the "Groton School Reunion Block" using the code "GSR" when making reservations.

Courtyard by Marriott Boston-Littleton Hotel
102 Constitution Avenue
Littleton, MA 01460
978-440-5040


 
 
 
 



To view Groton School Reunion 2016 pictures, plese click here.

To view Groton School Reunion 2015 pictures, plese click here.

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Groton School is recognized as one of America's top boarding schools. It prepares students in grades 8-12 for the "active work of life."