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Lessons & Carols
Once again this Christmas season, Groton School's Service of Nine Lessons & Carols filled St. John's Chapel with the spirituality of prayer, the comfort of familiar hymns, and the joy of gathering as a community.
On Thursday night, December 15, the last of three services drew Groton's students, faculty, and staff to the Chapel. The first service, December 9, had welcomed the public, while the second, December 11, had been dedicated to parents and alumni.
Though focused on the campus community, the final service had the largest reach, thanks to a livestream broadcast that attracted Groton's extended family from all over the world.
Lessons & Carols
January 8: BSO Cellists Perform
The Boston Cello Quartet, featuring four cellists from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, performs in the Edward B. Gammons Recital Hall, in the Schoolhouse, on January 8, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. The quartet has wooed music lovers with their own arrangements of classical, jazz, metallica, and contemporary works. They will bring music from their latest recording, "The Latin Project," featuring works by Piazzolla, Corea, and others. All performances in the Gammons Concert Series are free and open to the public.
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This Month's Question
What sport did FDR (Form of 1900) manage when he was at Groton? Submit your answer here. The first correct answer will receive a Groton T-shirt.
Last Month's Question
Congratulations to William A. Lawrence II '51, who correctly identified that Parents House became faculty housing in the late 1960s. A group of Groton parents bought Parents House in the 1920s and later sold the building to Groton School.
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A Very Groton Greeting!
Ms. Amy Martin-Nelson's Latin 3 class knows how to wish you a Merry Christmas!
Where Are They Now?
This feature honors the powerful and formative impact that Groton teachers have on the student experience.
Aimeclaire "AC" Roche
Former Assistant Head of School & Latin Teacher
What keeps you busy now?
For eight years now, I have been head of school at a terrific, "Groton-like" independent school in Southern California, The Bishop's School, where eight hundred students in grades six through twelve keep me busy and smiling every day of the week. Bishop's is nearly as old as Groton, founded in 1909 with a similar purpose to educate students well, preparing them to be contributing citizens to the world at large. While the total enrollment is larger, our classes are small, like Groton's, usually held around a seminar table, and the relationships formed between teachers and their students, and between and among students, are similarly strong and enduring—and our hallmark.
As a head of school, most of my hobbies inevitably revolve around school activities, but I do still... continued
January 8, 2017
Gammons Concert Series
January 11, 2017
San Francisco Reception
January 15, 2017
Alumni/Student Basketball Game
January 29, 2017
Jazz Ensemble at Ryles Jazz Club
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