Reunion Weekend

The Groton School Alumni Association is pleased to welcome you back to the Circle
for Reunion Weekend, May 10-12, 2019.


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.


Reunion Program of Events

                                                               Friday, May 10

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.              Check-In and Refreshments
                                       Schoolhouse, Sackett Forum

5:00, 5:30 p.m.               Schoolhouse Tour: The Next Century
                                       Meet in Sackett Forum

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 11

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
                                       Schoolhouse and Dillon Art Center

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

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

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

9:50 - 11:00 a.m.            Groton Women's Network Panel and Networking
                                       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 Tour: The Next Century
                                        Meet in Sackett Forum

11:35 a.m.                       Headmaster's Welcome
                                        School update and presentation of
                                        Distinguished Grotonian and Cui Servire est
                                        Regnare alumni awards
                                        Schoolhouse, Sackett 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.                         Athletic Contests v. St. George's
                                        Varsity Baseball
                                        Girls Varsity Lacrosse
                                        Boys Varsity Tennis
                                        Girls JV Lacrosse
                                        Boys JV Tennis

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.               "Gathering Beauty, Tribal Artifacts and Textiles"
                                        currated collection of Elizabeth Van Gelder, Faculty 1979 - 2018

3:00 p.m.                         Gallery Talk by Elizabeth Van Gelder
                                        de Menil Gallery, Dillon Art Center

3:00 p.m.                         Triangle Run
                                        Led by Coach John Capen
                                        Meet in front of the Schoolhouse
3:00 p.m.                         Schoolhouse Tour: The Next Century
                                        Meet in Sackett Forum

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 4 and 9 only)
                                         Planned by Individual forms

                                                             Sunday, May 12

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 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 sign-up and pay a babysitting fee ($20 per child) when registering. Once registered, you will be provided with a form that must be filled out and returned via email to Childcare forms must be completed and returned by April 26.
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 with any questions.

Other Activities

The de Menil Gallery

Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Christopher Carey Brodigan

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 or call the
Alumni Office at 800-396-6866 for more information.

Group rates for Reunion Weekend are available at
The hotels below are 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

The Groton Inn
128 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
$219/night depending on occupancy

To view Groton School Reunion 2018 pictures, please click 

To view Groton School Reunion 2017 pictures, please click 

To view Groton School Reunion 2016 pictures, please click 

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

Pictures from Reunion 2018

Reunion 2018
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."