Broad Reach for Lessons and Carols,
Our Beloved Christmas Tradition

Groton School's favorite holiday tradition, the Service of Nine Lessons & Carols, reached out from St. John's Chapel to distant corners of the world, spreading Christmas spirit through an event that has been in place since 1928.

Groton broadcast the December 17 service live, and 933 people tuned in—from Argentina, Canada, China... continued

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» Sixth Form Decorating Gingerbread Houses

» Form of 1982 Gathering in NYC

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» Caldwell '13 Named First Team All-Ivy

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Congratulations to Martin McWilliams '04 for answering correctly that tuition was $500 when Groton School was founded in 1884.

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Four Headmasters

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Three headmasters attended the recent Schoolhouse dedication and gathered beneath a portrait of the headmaster who started it all, Groton's founder, the Reverend Endicott Peabody.

L-R: Lindsay and Rick Commons (seventh headmaster, 2003–13), Vuyelwa and Temba Maqubela (eighth headmaster, 2013– ), and LuAnn and Bill Polk (sixth headmaster, 1978–2003)


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January 10, 2016, 4:00 p.m.
Gammons Concert Series:
I Live to Sing, a documentary

January 11, 2016
Brodigan Gallery
Winter Exhibit Opens

January 26, 2016
Los Angeles Reception

January 27, 2016
San Francisco Reception

January 31, 2016
Jazz Ensembles Perform
at Ryles Jazz Club

February 26–28, 2016
Drama: The Wiz

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During eighteen 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 1977:

1. What happens when you win a Pyrrhic Victory?

2. China's two most important and powerful leaders both died last year. Who were they? (Think 1977!)

3. Mary Baker Eddy was the founder of ______.

4. What do the following have in common? Caspar, Balthazar, Melchior?

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