Zebra Tales

Anthony '22

Hometown: Boston

Groton activities: Varsity basketball, Groton Feminists, Groton Community Engagement

Most surprising when you first arrived at Groton: How many outgoing and intriguing people there are at Groton (teachers and faculty)

Favorite class: English because you get to discuss last night’s readings and hear your peers’ opinions and thoughts

Most memorable Groton moment: St. Mark’s Day because not only did I get to see all of the teams play, but I also got to see how everyone supported each other.

Favorite Dining Hall food: Burgers, fries, and milkshakes

List of 5 news stories.

  • St. Mark’s Day

    St. Mark’s Day during the winter term is my favorite event because my main sport is basketball, and we get to face off against our archrival, St. Mark’s.
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  • Maqupellas and Open Mic

    Last week at Groton was very tough and exhausting, which led to a fun-filled weekend. On the first day back from Long Weekend, I had an in-class essay first period. On Wednesday, all of the Fourth Formers and Fifth Formers (10-11 grade) took the PSAT. Then Thursday and Friday, I had three quizzes and a lab due.
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  • Shabbat

    Last year, I attended Chapel on Sundays for my religious commitment. Ever since I was little, I have always gone to a Christian church and my grandparents have always tried to preach the teachings of Christianity. When I came to Groton, I thought nothing of it when I had to choose what I would attend for a religious commitment. Instinctively, I chose Chapel and I enjoyed the services on Sundays.
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  • Here I am zip-lining, one of GRACE’s weekend activities.


    For the month of July I attended the GRACE program that Groton offers students entering the Fourth Form to accelerate as well as catch up in courses. I took Geometry with Mr. Creamer and an introduction to Chemistry with Mr. Lamarre-Vincent.
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  • Summer Pastimes

    I have been working at the Brookline Country Club in Brookline, MA as a caddy this summer. At first, being a caddie was hard because there were many things I did not know about golf. So it felt like a lot of things were being thrown at me all at once. Eventually, I got the hang of it and it became a lot easier.
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