Cui Servire during Fall Days of Service|
Groton students volunteered their time and hard work on two Community Days of Service this fall. They cleared trails, landscaped, performed, socialized, sorted donations—and recognized the value of reaching beyond the Circle.
Birthday Excitement as Groton Celebrates 133 Years
Watch Fifth Formers Sing
Groton School celebrated its 133rd birthday in mid-October with friendly competition, a festive dinner, a quirky birthday tradition, and 940 gifts.
The abundance of gifts was a surprise. continued
Read Zebra Tales, Groton's Student Blog
This Month's Question
Which Groton graduate won a Pulitzer Prize?
Submit your answer here. The first correct answer will receive a Groton T-shirt.
Last Month's Question
Congratulations to Grange Johnson P '20, who correctly surmised that a whopping 95 percent of new students chose a MacBook laptop this year.
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students. Please support the 2017–18 Groton Fund.
Give2Groton was a huge success with 940 gifts in one day! The response was more than we could have imagined.
A Celebrity Chef's Delicious Circle Talk
Jonathan Waxman, renowned restaurateur and chef—and Groton parent—presented an all-school cooking demonstration on Monday, October 2, filling the Campbell Performing Arts Center with mouth-watering aroma. continued
Watch Jonathan Waxman's cooking demonstration.
Where Are They Now?
Pamela J. Clarke
Groton English teacher, Head of Curriculum Committee, Assistant Director of Admission 1972–90
What keeps you busy now?
I'm head of school at Doane Stuart School in Albany, New York. It's a nursery–12, coed, interfaith, independent day school. The school is right on the Hudson and is the result of merging a Sacred Heart School with an Episcopal School.
What highlight would you like to share from your years since leaving Groton?
In 1990, I left Groton after nineteen years to be...
October 27-29, 2017
November 19-29, 2017
December 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Lessons & Carols service open to the Town of Groton and the public
December 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Lessons & Carols
service for parents and alumni
December 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Public livestream of
Lessons & Carols service for students/faculty/staff
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What Congress Did for Older Taxpayers
We wanted to call your attention to legislation that permanently extends the opportunity for Americans age 70½ and older to make charitable donations directly from their IRAs and count those gifts toward the donor's required minimum distribution. For more details, visit groton.org/planned_giving.