With Humor and Humanity, Writer Jennifer Boylan Shares Message of Love|
Author, professor and New York Times columnist Jennifer Boylan captivated the community on Tuesday, April 16 with a frank and enlightening Circle Talk about her journey as a transgender woman.
Peppered with clever asides and self-deprecating humor, the lecture frequently had listeners laughing, yet consistently transmitted a clear message about understanding the various ways that people might express their gender identity.
New England Champs! Girls Basketball Clinches NEPSAC Title
Groton girls basketball team clinched the NEPSAC Class B championship title in a hard-fought final against Lawrence Academy on Sunday, March 3.
The 57–54 game was a back-and-forth nailbiter throughout, with neither team holding more than a six-point lead and most of the game even closer. Case in point: the halftime score of 26–24, after Meghan Carney '19 scored a lay-up at the buzzer to reclaim a narrow lead.
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This Month's Question
What do President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Form of 1900) and sportswriter Peter Gammons '63 have in common?
Submit your answer here. The first correct answer will receive a Groton T-shirt.
Last Month's Question
Congratulations to Rev. Edward B. Gammons, Jr. '52, who knew that in Groton's early years, the sweet drink sometimes served to students was referred to as google.
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A Chapel Postlude
How lucky we were to hear this anthem of empowerment on April 26, after an inspiring chapel talk by trustee Grace Song Park '84, P'19, '21. Kudos to vocalists Maya Luthi '23 and Lauren Clark '23, with Anna Pimentel '21 on bass, Jasmine Garcia '22 on guitar, Kate Clark '21 on drums, and Gloria Hui '19 on piano, performing "Quiet" by MILCK.
Groton School Announces New CFO
Groton School has announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Julie Dolan, currently the executive vice president and treasurer of Clark University in Worcester, MA, was selected after an extensive search; she combines deep experience in finance and administration with a commitment both to education and to the mission of Groton School. continued
Where Are They Now?
History Department chair; Director,
de Menil Gallery; dorm head
What keeps you busy now?
My students will roll their eyes when they learn that I'm still editing The Correspondence of Thomas Hutchinson, the unfortunate royal governor of Massachusetts at the time of the Boston Tea Party. His letters to the imperial administrators are a principal source for politics in Boston in the decade and half before the American Revolution. The first volume was published in the spring before I retired; the second volume will appear this summer. There are three more volumes to go, so I'm only partly facetious when I refer to the project as a "race with death."