List of 12 news stories.

  • 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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  • 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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