List of 12 news stories.

  • Better Late than Never: Surprise!

    Expectations were high on November 1, and students were confident—perhaps overconfident. With the term soon drawing to a close and Spirit Week coming up, they were expecting to see the traditional green jacket, signaling that today was Surprise Holiday.
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  • Groton's 134th Birthday, and a Surprising Flood of Birthday Gifts

    Groton School’s extended family knows how to say “Happy birthday!” For the second annual Give2Groton—a day of gratitude and giving—alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends celebrated the school’s 134th birthday with 1,272 gifts, more than doubling last year’s impressive total.
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  • Third Open House Draws Crowd to Circle

    Groton’s Admission Office warmly welcomed about 110 familiessome 350 peopleto campus for its third annual Open House, on Saturday, October 6. The event was the school’s best attended Open House yet.
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  • Groton Grants Support Summer Experiences

    Ten Groton students worked around the world this summer with the support of grants from Groton School. Funding from both the John Endicott Lawrence 1927 Global Issues Scholars Fund and the George H.P. Dwight 1945 Internship Fund this year supported student experiences at schools abroad—one in Botswana and the other in Thailand.
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  • Convocation Unites Community, Cultures at School's Opening

    On Sunday, September 9, students celebrated Groton’s globalism and cemented a new tradition by once again carrying flags from St. John’s Chapel to the Schoolhouse after the opening Convocation service. In all, students carried thirty-six flags representing their own countries and countries important to their families’ heritage. Their other “homeland” was on display too, in the Groton School flag.
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  • Preparing Students to Serve the Public Good

    Headmaster Temba Maqubela welcomed back Groton’s faculty on Thursday afternoon with a chapel talk that emphasized the impact teachers can have on tomorrow's leaders and the hope that education may be the answer for our troubled, divisive times.
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  • A Third Successful Summer for GRACE

    Twenty-one students completed GRoton Accelerate Challenge Enrich (GRACE) from July 1–28—the third summer of a program designed to boost students’ readiness for Upper School and propel them toward higher levels of study.
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  • "Fulfill the Mission of Your Generation"

    Graduates in the Form of 2018 are part of a generation that can—and must—change the world.
     
    Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka—undersecretary general of the United Nations, executive director of UN Women, and former deputy president of South Africa—expressed hope and high expectations when she addressed Groton School’s 133rd commencement, known as Prize Day, imploring Groton's graduates to tackle the world’s most entrenched problems.
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  • 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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