Peabody Press September 2018
Groton Grants Support
Summer Experiences




Ten Groton students worked around the world this summer with the support of grants from Groton School. Funding from both the John Endicott Lawrence 1927 Global Issues Scholars Fund and the George H.P. Dwight 1945 Internship Fund this year supported student experiences at schools abroad—one in Botswana and the other in Thailand.

Eliza Lord '19 and Montanna Riggs '19 used the Lawrence grant to spend three weeks at the Maru a Pula School in Botswana, where they taught marimba to middle school-aged students, played with the school's marimba band, and studied physics. The idea for this summer experience took root after Eliza, an experienced marimba player, saw the Maru a Pula marimba band perform at Groton in 2016. continued



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Zebra Tales

Meet our new 2018–19 Zebra Tales student bloggers: Alesandra '22, Ayanda '19, Caleb '20, Grace '21, Henry '20, Jed '20, Julien '19, and Phoebe '19.







Give2Groton

Join Groton alumni, parents, and friends on October 16, 2018 for Give2Groton, a community-wide day of support.

Learn more at www.groton.org/give2groton.




Groton Social

» Stewart '72 Inducted to US Hockey Hall of Fame

» Bostwick Davis '80 Appointed Museum Director

» Volpe '15 Scores Over ECSU

» The Circle Voice

» Dress Code Debate

» Dinner at The Claremont Colleges

» L.A. Gathering

» Move-in Day

» Preseason Choir Trip

» Cross Country Half-Marathon in Acadia

» Welcoming Preseason Athletes

» World Masters Squash Championships

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Groton Trivia

This Month's Question
There were 36 countries represented in the Convocation flag processional, so why were 37 flags carried?

Submit your answer here. The first correct answer will receive a Groton T-shirt.

Last Month's Question
Congratulations to Karen Brown, P'19 who correctly surmised that 34% of those who watched our Prize Day livestream in June viewed it on a mobile phone rather than a larger screen.



Support Groton School

2018–19 Groton Fund Progress

Goal: $4,255,000



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Convocation Unites Community, Cultures at School's Opening


On Sunday, September 9, students celebrated Groton's globalism and cemented a new tradition by once again carrying flags from St. John's Chapel to the Schoolhouse after the opening Convocation service. continued

 
Spotlight on
New Faculty



Meet the new faculty and staff starting off the school year at Groton. Read bios

 

Where Are They Now?


Nancy Hughes,
English teacher, and
Craig Gemmell, assistant head of school and science teacher, 1994-2015


What has kept you both busy since leaving Groton in June 2015?

Craig: I started work as head of Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, shortly after helping to unpack the moving trucks, and I haven't stopped moving much since. continued

 
Calendar

October 2, 2018
New York Reception
University Club
6:00 - 8:00 pm

October 6, 2018
Admission Open House

October 12-15, 2018
Fall Long Weekend

October 16, 2018
Give2Groton

October 18-21, 2018
Parents Weekend

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