Groton School Peabody Press May 2014
Groton Announces
New Board President

On Friday, April 25, members of Groton School's Board of Trustees unanimously elected Jonathan Klein P'08, '11, '18 as the new board president.

He will succeed James H. Higgins III P '02, '06, who has served as board president for nine years.

Klein, the co-founder and CEO of Getty Images, has been a board member since 2006. "I am humbled, proud, and feel extraordinarily privileged to become the board president of a school that has changed so many lives, including the lives of my own children," Klein said. continued

Standout Year for Groton Admissions
This spring, Groton's Admission Office had greater success drawing admitted students to the School than ever before. Over recent years, the percentage of students who accepted offers of admission has ranged between 49 percent and 59 percent. This year... continued

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Anti-Apartheid Activist
Albie Sachs
Visits Groton

Schoolhouse Project

GWN Sponsors
Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour

Approximately 25 alumni and parents were treated to a private tour of the Greek and Roman Antiquities Collection at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, led by Sean Hemingway '85 and Groton faculty Hugh Sackett. continued

Illustrated Lecture
by Justin Fallon PhD

The Groton School Science Department invites interested families and friends to an illustrated lecture by Justin Fallon Ph.D., of Brown University Medical Schoolís Department of Neuroscience, on Tuesday, May 20 at 7:15 p.m. The lecture will be held in the Blackbox Theater, at the right/rear of the Campbell Performing Arts Center. continued

A Special Spring Concert
The Craig E. Smith Choir concert on May 25 will feature a premiere of an anthem version of the school hymn, composed by Director of Choral Music Christopher Hampson. continued

Read Groton's Student Blog

From Zebra Tales: Choir Trip Reflections
view trip photos
by Logan Deming '16
This spring's Long Weekend was the last one of my Fourth Form year. Customarily, these breaks signify a respite; it is a time to recharge before returning to the stresses of school life. Yet this break... continued

Groton Trivia

This Month's Question
Groton rows coxed fours. Nowadays, all of our boats have the coxswain in the bow. When did the first bow-coxed shell arrive on campus? view larger image

The winner, chosen at random from correct entries, will receive a Groton T-shirt. Submit your answer here.

Last Month's Question
Congratulations to Gus Harwood'07 for answering last month's question correctly! Dory's was named in 2006 after the pet rabbit of students in the dorm.

Q&A with
Evan Haas '15

Evan Haas '15 dedicated a winter Faculty-Sponsored Activity (FSA) to the pursuit of a cleaner, greener catalyst for a chemical process that is used in various industries. After much time, trial, and error, he succeeded. continued

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May 16-18, 2014
Reunion Weekend

May 20, 2014
Illustrated Lecture
by Justin Fallon PhD,

Brown University Medical School

May 24, 2014
St. Mark's Day

May 25, 2014
Craig E. Smith Choir Concert

May 31, 2014
Final Day of Classes

Prize Day
Prize Day is Sunday, June 1. For more information and a detailed scheduled visit

More Calendar Information

During 18 years teaching at Groton, Bob Gula became known for the General Knowledge Tests that he created and proctored each spring. Test your knowledge with questions from 1979:

1. The Star Spangled Banner was written in ____?
A) 1620
B) 1777
C) 1814
D) 1848
E) 1865

2. Where would a croupier work?

3. What happens when a criminal is extradited?

4. "All the news that's fit to print" is the motto of ___?

5. What animal is symbolically associated with the zodiacal sign Capricorn?

View Correct Answers

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