News

List of 12 news stories.

  • Standout Performances on National Latin Exam

    Groton’s young classicists excelled once again this year on the National Latin Exam, with 80 percent of Latin students receiving cum laude recognition or higher, and 60 percent of those students earning either maxima cum laude or summa cum laude. Five students performed flawlessly on the exam, earning a perfect score.
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  • Hundreds Reminisce, Reconnect at Reunion Weekend

    Graduates from years ending in 3 and 8 returned to Groton’s Circle for Reunion Weekend May 18–20, an event characterized by nostalgia, enduring friendships, and the chance to experience Groton today.
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  • Day of Service: "To Reflect on Our Place in This World"

    This spring’s Community Day of Service—Saturday, May 12—reached locally and globally while shedding new light upon four organizations where Groton students have the opportunity to engage throughout the year.
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  • No-Hitter!

    Shane Kim '19 pitched a no-hitter for Groton on Saturday, April 28, handcuffing Nobles for seven innings in a 2–0 Groton victory.
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  • Tackling "the Challenge of Our Century"

    Forging a career to save our environment and to promote climate justice is to lead a life of purpose. Middlebury professor Jonathan Isham delivered that message during a Circle Talk on Tuesday, April 24, urging students to aggressively tackle climate change to protect all people—especially the world’s most vulnerable populations—from its harm.
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  • Surprisingly Surprising

    Students were stunned when they exited Chapel on Tuesday, April 17 to see a green runner on the ground, green paper hanging from the Schoolhouse windows, and the prefects (dressed in green) throwing candy as they careened around the Circle in green vehicles. When the headmaster showed up in the traditional green jacket, there was no question: it was Surprise Holiday.
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  • Spring Trips: Cultural Immersion in India, Greece

    Over s​pring vacation, Groton students explored the world beyond the Circle on two Global Education Opportunities (GEOs), traveling with faculty to India and Greece.
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  • A Heartfelt Groton Welcome for Newly Admitted Families

    Groton welcomed admitted students and their families during two Revisit Days, March 28–29 and April 5–6, introducing visitors to classes, traditions such as Roll Call and Parlor, dorm life, afternoon activities and clubs, and the general warm sense of community that distinguishes Groton.
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  • An Evening of Provocative Discussion

    On the evening of Monday, April 2, students and faculty split into small groups for a Diversity & Inclusion community gathering, discussing a variety of important topics affecting society and the school community.
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  • When Your Quiet Uncle Is a Hero

    The Chapel speaker was head of another school, but he had a uniquely Groton story to tell.
     
    When Todd Bland, head of Milton Academy, walked to the pulpit in St. John’s Chapel Tuesday morning, he began to unravel a moving speech about heroes—those we know and those we may not realize are among us.
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  • A Warm Groton Embrace for Newly Admitted Students

    The Groton Embrace Tour (GET) has extended a warm welcome to newly admitted students across the country and the world. Representatives from Groton School met our talented new admits in Beijing, Hong Kong, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai—as well as right in Groton.
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  • It's Déjà Vu on the Basketball Court, and ESPN Notices (Again)

    Another buzzer-beater by Alyna Baharozian ’18 has caught the attention of ESPN. On Saturday, February 24, Alyna sunk a near replica of a play that ESPN had featured among SportsCenter’s Top Plays in 2016. Then and now, the ball dropped into the hoop just in time to clinch a final-second victory over rival St. Mark’s.
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