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.

Please click on your form below to register for Reunion 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 Form Dinner tickets, and Groton gift

5:00, 5:30 p.m.              Schoolhouse: The Next Century
                                        Walking tour 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
                                         Alumni and families welcome
                                         Tent on the Circle


                                                             Saturday, May 13
 
7:00 a.m.                        Birding Walk
                                       David Ross, Classics faculty
                                       Meet with binoculars at David Ross' house
                                       125 Peabody St.

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 will be available in advance of Reunion
                                        and at check in
                                        Schoolhouse and The Dillon Art Center

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.       Check In and Refreshments
                                        Please come to Schoolhouse to pick up name tags,
                                        Saturday Form Dinner tickets, and Groton gift


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

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

9:50 - 11:00 a.m.             Groton Women's Network Panel and Networking:
                                        Make the most of the alumnae network and learn how
                                        to get involved, all welcome.
                                        Schoolhouse, Multipurpose Room 217A

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

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

11:35 a.m.                        Headmaster's Welcome
                                        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 
                                         The Circle

2:00 p.m.                         Trapshooting Club
                                         Meet at the Athletic Center

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

2:15 p.m.                        Girls Varisty Crew

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
                                          Walking tour of the Schoolhouse renovation
                                          Meet outside the 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!
                                          Complimentary visit by ice cream truck
                                          The Circle

4:00 p.m.                           Edward B, Gammons Memorial Student Recital
                                          Schoolhouse, Edward B. Gammons Recital Hall
                 
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 - 10:00 p.m.              Reunion Form Dinners
                                         (Forms ending in 2 and 7 only)
                                         Planned by Individual forms
                                        

                                                             Sunday, May 14

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


10:00 a.m.                         Alumni Choristers Rehearsal
                                           St. John's Chapel


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




Childcare

Childcare is provided for children of alumni from 6:00-10:00 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 our facility by licensed professionals. Knucklebones will be on hand to organize fun activities for all children, especially those ages 6-13. 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 your child. Toys, snacks, and pizza will be provided.
 
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
Paintings by Nancy Hayes
Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Christopher Carey Brodigan
Gallery
"Desperate Cargo"
Mohamad Hafez, a Syrian architect/artist
New Haven, CT
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
:
The hotel below is holding a block of rooms named "Groton School Reunion Block," at a
discounted rate. Please use code "GSR" and reserve soon to ensure availability.

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.

Groton School is a diverse and intimate community devoted to inspiring lives of character, learning, leadership, and service.
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."