Groton School Peabody Press January 2018
Cultural Day's Colorful Smorgasbord

The Sackett Forum became a smorgasbord Saturday night, with table upon table offering tastes of the countries and regions that Groton students represent.

With music blasting an auditory feast, students lined up for Japanese ramen, Mexican tamales, Indian samosas, and Vietnamese chè (made from... continued

From NFL to Activist: Wade Davis Highlights MLK Day Celebration

Former pro football player Wade Davis energized the community on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a deeply personal story of his own experience as a gay player in the National Football League, as a high school bully determined to prove his masculinity, as a boy very close to a deeply religious mother who considered homosexuality "an abomination," and finally, today, as an activist who shares the lessons he's learned firsthand about defusing and redirecting hate. continued

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Many Grotonians are memorialized on the walls of St. John's Chapel. Three stained-glass windows in the Chapel corridor include memorial inscriptions. Name one of the people memorialized in those windows.
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GRAIN Reaches $50 Million Milestone

Groton School received the ultimate gift on its holiday wish list: Fundraising for GRAIN (GRoton Affordability and INclusion) reached $50 million!

A donation received on Christmas eve, fitting the spirit of the season, pushed GRAIN to its milestone, ensuring that students at Groton today and tomorrow will benefit from an inclusive and accessible community.

GRAIN reached this fundraising goal well ahead of the anticipated timetable. The original hope was to... continued


Where Are They Now?

Christopher A. Seeley '90
Former Dean of Faculty,
Religion teacher, 1994-2007

What keeps you busy now? Since 2013, I have been working at Church Farm School (CFS) in Exton, Pennsylvania. CFS is an Episcopal boarding school that was founded a century ago to educate boys of promise but not of means. Once a 5–12 grade school where students had farm chores and attended daily chapel, we now serve boys in grades 9–12 who hail from fifteen states and eleven countries. continued


February 8, 2018
Winter Long Weekend Begins

February 23, 24 & 25, 2018
February 23 & 24: 7:30 p.m.
February 25: 3:00 p.m.
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March 3, 2018
Spring Vacation Begins

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