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A Letter to the Editors From Your Former Assistants

A Letter to the Editors From Your Former Assistants

The 2016-17 Assistant Editors

There was no shortage of work to be done when Editors-in-Chief Hadley Callaway and Jack McLaughlin first stepped into their positions a bit more than a year ago. Despite the mountain of tasks that barraged them over the course o...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Welcome to the Circle!

Welcome to the Circle!

Eunice Cho '20

Groton welcomed five exchange students to the Circle last month. Devang Ladha, Neharika Sharma, and Lakshita Jamwal are from India, while Sinyatti Laizer and Neema Mollel come from Tanzania. They are all in Fourth Form. ...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Upcoming GEO’s

Upcoming GEO’s

Powers Trigg '20

The Christian theologian St. Augustine once said, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” The idea that travel broadens one's mind isn’t a revolutionary concept; it is a cornerstone of a Groton...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Goodbye From the 2017 Editors-in-Chief

Goodbye From the 2017 Editors-in-Chief

Jack McLaughlin '17 and Hadley Callaway '17

When we first came to Groton in Second Form, writing for The Circle Voice gave us a deeper look into the workings behind our new school. It also gave us a whole new group of intelligent, informed, and motivated peers to l...

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Sports

Athlete of the Issue: John Cecil

Hadley Callaway

John Cecil is seven feet tall, co-captain of the Boys Varsity Crew Team, and committed to row at the University of California, Berkeley. Yet when he first came to Groton, c...

June 2, 2017No Comments

A Groton Sports Year-In-Review

Bobby Meehan

As the spring term comes to a close, so too does the Groton athletics calendar. The 2016-17 athletics season has seen many incredible plays, sending senior off with medals ...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Girls’ JV Tennis enjoys success in recent years

Girls’ JV Tennis enjoys success in recent years

Ben Calmas '18

For the past decade, Girls’ JV Tennis has consistently finished each season with one of the best records of any team on campus. The team is undefeated in the ISL since ...

May 11, 2017No Comments

Strength in numbers for Track and Field

Strength in numbers for Track and Field

Alex Kogler '19

This year, Track and Field has the second largest roster of any team on campus despite being the newest program. Established as an FSA in 2007 and recognized as a varsity spo...

May 11, 2017No Comments

Lower school athletes make immediate impact on varsity teams

Lower school athletes make immediate impact on varsity teams

Mark Herdiech '18

Groton Varsity baseball is lucky to have so much young talent on this team this year. This season, Luke Beckstein ‘20 stepped right into a starting role at second base....

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Arts

Max Klein ’18 Makes Exquusite Music

Max Klein ’18 Makes Exquusite Music

Cara Chang '20

Haunting. Elegant. Intense. Playgoers were in awe of the music composed by Max Klein ‘18 that accompanied Groton’s production of Equus. Charlie Hawkings ‘17, who played psych...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Five Plays, Two Shows: One Acts Return

Five Plays, Two Shows: One Acts Return

Fran Saldivar '19

Spring term has flown by, with memorable events from Circle Fest and Events Dance to Spring Fling taking place throughout. Preeminent among these spring traditions, though...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Artist of the Issue: Michael Aduboffour ’17

Artist of the Issue: Michael Aduboffour ’17

Karla Sanford '19

While some Groton students blow the community away with their visual art, theatrical pursuits, or dance, Mike inspires with his words. He is an artistic force to be reckone...

June 2, 2017No Comments

13 Reasons Why Not

13 Reasons Why Not

Thirteen Reasons Why, a Netflix series based on the novel by Jay Asher, is considered controversial because of its portrayal of suicide. The show is about the reaction of variou...

May 11, 2017No Comments

Mohamad Hafez brings art to the Circle

Mohamad Hafez brings art to the Circle

Daisy Fey '18

This spring, Syrian artist Mohamad Hafez installed his powerful work around the Circle. Thanks to Beth Van Gelder, Mr. Hafez has been welcomed into our community to tell his ...

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