List of 12 news stories.

  • Holocaust Survivor Shares Story of Fear, Hope, Determination

    Marion Blumenthal Lazan was just a girl when the Nazis took her and her family to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Northern Germany.
     
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  • On a Mission: To Uplift through Education

    Educators are missionaries, and they become more relevant when they realize their mission: to provide dignity and uplift people through education.
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  • Groton Students Earn 25 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

    Eleven Groton School students have won regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, including eight gold keys, the highest honor. Six gold keys were in the visual arts and two in writing.
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  • A New Club for Groton's Annual Jazz Gig

    For the past fourteen years, Groton’s jazz ensembles performed at Ryles, a storied jazz club in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With the club now closed, “Soul Sauce,” the school’s jazz ensemble, and Groton’s smaller jazz combos headed elsewhere this year for their annual gig at a real-live music club.
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  • A Global Experience on Groton's Cultural Day

    It was a chance to travel the world without stepping outside the Circle. Groton School’s third annual Cultural Day, on January 26, celebrated our globally diverse student body by transforming the Sackett Forum into a colorful carnival of food, games, music, and dance. The mid-winter tradition has become one of the most anticipated and beloved events of the year.
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  • Workshops, Performances, and Speaker Celebrate MLK Day

    Groton School remembered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 21 with a provocative talk by activist Rosa Clemente, student music and dance performances, and afternoon workshops that encouraged deep discussion on difficult topics.
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  • Disappearing Messages

    Students are generally warned not to write in books that aren’t theirs—doodling on pages, cutting them, or pasting things on top of them is off limits. But this week, with guidance from Los Angeles–based artist and graphic designer Lorna Turner, students were encouraged to invade the precious pages and turn them into works of art.
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  • Grants Bring Virtual Reality, Other Innovations to Groton Classrooms

    Students in an English class are wearing virtual reality headsets to immerse themselves in a writer’s world. Later this year, a different class will use code to analyze how their poetry compares to Emily Dickinson’s.
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  • Lessons & Carols Brings Joy to Campus and Global Audience

    Groton’s students, faculty, and staff joined in the joyful and spiritual Service of Nine Lessons & Carols on Tuesday, December 18—a tradition so beloved that hundreds tune in to a livestream each year to hear the Christmas readings and the choir’s beautiful carols and hymns. 
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  • Dickens in December and Other Enduring Traditions

    The clothing and décor have changed, and so has the student body, but the scene in the Headmaster’s House on Thursday, December 13 mirrored a holiday ritual that has occurred on campus virtually every year since at least 1889.
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  • Secret to Zebra Spirit? Darkness

    On two recent Saturdays, fans in the basketball court and hockey rinks provided a louder roar of school spirit than usual for Groton’s home teams.
     
    The reason for the energetic outpouring? It was simply a matter of timing: the games were played at night.
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  • Unveiling Life in the "Republic of Imagination"

    Before author Azar Nafisi took the stage at the Campbell Performing Arts Center on Monday, November 5, a video showed fun-loving young Iranians posing and dancing to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” reinforcing the sense that they shared the free-spirited optimism and vitality of contemporaries worldwide.
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