Groton School Peabody Press January 2016
Students Use Music to Trigger Memories in Local Nursing Home

Nico Davidoff '17 was sitting with Mary at RiverCourt Residences, a senior living facility in West Groton. They talked—not in English, but in French, a language Mary said she had not conversed in "for decades" before she met Nico. The Groton student then took out his phone. "I plowed through a list of songs I picked for Mary," he says. One of those songs had prompted Mary to remember her French. continued

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This Month's Question
When did "Cui Servire Est Regnare" replace the former school motto, "Esse Quam Videre"?

A. 1893      B. 1907     C. 1936     D. 1948

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Last Month's Question
Congratulations to current parent Chris Wolf, who most closely guessed Groton founder Endicott Peabody's salary in 1884. The rector's salary was $1,200, which would equal about $29,268 today. Masters Sherrard Billings and Amory Gardner each earned $500, the equivalent of about $12,195 today.

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"Do Something About It!"

Best-selling author Wes Moore gave an impassioned lecture at Groton on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, channeling Dr. King's belief in the power of action, rather than just conviction.

"That thing that does make your heart beat a little bit faster—do something about it," he urged students. continued


Diversity and Inclusion
at Groton Today:
A Conversation

Monday, February 1, 2016
The Columbia Club/
Princeton Club of New York

6:30-7:30 p.m.
Cocktails and Networking
7:30-8:30 p.m.
Presentation By Faculty Speakers

R.S.V.P. to the Alumni Office at 800-396-6866 or


January 27, 2016
San Francisco Reception

January 31, 2016
Jazz Ensembles Perform
at Ryles Jazz Club,
Cambridge, MA

February 1, 2016
Diversity and Inclusion Conversation at Princeton Club, New York

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 1981:

1. The city of ______ is often known as the Hollywood of France.

2. How many holes are there in a standard telephone dial?

3. Where are the next summer Olympics scheduled to be held? (Remember, 1981!)

4. Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?

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