Roosevelt Scholar Shares
Presidents' Groton Stories

Noted Roosevelt scholar Kathleen Dalton visited Groton Monday, giving a Chapel Talk and a midday lecture on several Roosevelts, including Teddy, Eleanor, and Groton's most famous graduate, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Dalton, author of Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, a history teacher at Phillips Academy Andover, and an instructor at Boston University, introduced students to the close relationship between Groton School founder Endicott Peabody and President Theodore Roosevelt. continued

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This Month's Question
How many faculty members have gone on to head other schools after working at Groton? Is it:
a. 10-20              c. 30-40
b. 20-30              d. More than 40

Take a guess now, but look for the full list in the Spring issue of the Groton School Quarterly. The winner, chosen at random from correct entries, will receive a Groton T-shirt. Submit your answer here.

Last Month's Question
Who officiated at FDR's wedding?

Answer: Congratulations to our winner Eugene Croddick'97, who identified Endicott Peabody as the officiant.

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Student to Adapt
Tom Sawyer for Stage

The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut has chosen Groton Sixth Former Noah Altshuler to adapt one of the greatest American classics, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, for the stage.

As the Mark Twain House's summer playwright-in-residence, Noah will create a play from the time-tested novel, first published in 1876. He says he hopes to make the adaptation "modern and relevant."

Noah already has proven himself as a playwright. His first play, Making the Move, premiered last summer at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has since been licensed for production by more than 50 high schools in 21 states. continued

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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 1973:

1. The painter Doménikos Theotokópoulos went to Spain around 1576. He often portrayed his subjects as thin faced, elongated individuals. He is usually know to us as ______.

2. Who is the current Pope?

3. What planet is nearest to the sun?

4. What are the most common members of the forms of life known as arachnids?

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