Groton School Peabody Press April 2019
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. continued

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 5754 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 2624, after Meghan Carney '19 scored a lay-up at the buzzer to reclaim a narrow lead. continued

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What do President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Form of 1900) and sportswriter Peter Gammons '63 have in common?

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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?

John Tyler
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." continued


May 1, 2019
de Menil Gallery Talk

May 10-12, 2019
Reunion Weekend

May 11, 2019
de Menil Gallery Reception

May 26, 2019, 2017
Craig E. Smith Choir Concert

June 2, 2019
Prize Day

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