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Cello Quartet comes to Groton

Daisy Fey '18, Reporter

On Sunday, January 8, the widely renowned Boston Cello Quartet came to Groton to give a concert, much to the delight of Groton residents who had come to see the performance. Director of Instrumental Music Mary Ann Lanier wo...

January 27, 2017No Comments

Honoring MLK Day

Honoring MLK Day

Marianne Lu '19, Reporter

Every year, Martin Luther King Jr. and his rich legacy are celebrated at Groton with a weekend of activities that reflect his vision of social justice and equality. This year, community workshops, a keynote address from ...

January 27, 2017No Comments

Classics Department creates NLE prep book

Classics Department creates NLE prep book

Christian Carson '18, Assistant News Editor

The Groton Classics Department, with the assistance of a group of seven students, plans to compile and print a book for Groton students to prepare for Latin standardized testing later this year. The book will include secti...

January 27, 2017No Comments

Community explores spirituality at Thursday compline

Community explores spirituality at Thursday compline

Alexandra Kogler ‘19

It is with silence, rather than noise, that the service of Compline begins. Succeeded by a hymn and ending with a short prayer, the service spans only fifteen minutes. Despite the brevity of the service, those who attend a...

December 14, 2016No Comments

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Sports

Beyond the Circle: Members of the Form of 2017 commited to college teams

Layne McKeown '18, Reporter

MacGregor Beatty, Univeristy of Chicago, Tennis : MacGregor Beatty has played at the top of the Boys’ Varsity Tennis ladder since he was in Third Form. Next year, MacGrego...

April 19, 2017No Comments

After over a decade of losses, Nobles leaves crew’s Cooke Cup

After over a decade of losses, Nobles leaves crew’s Cooke Cup

Westby Caspersen '17, Assistant Sports Editor

Each spring, on the weekend before New England’s, the Groton Boathouse brims with energy as boats push off the dock to cheers. The Cooke Cup, in which all of Groton’s...

April 19, 2017No Comments

Athlete of the Issue: Taggart Eymer

Athlete of the Issue: Taggart Eymer

Powers Trigg '20, Reporter

Sir Alex Ferguson, the legendary Manchester United manager, offered his take on what makes teams successful. “Attacking wins you games.  Defense wins you titles.” Taggart Eymer, a star...

April 19, 2017No Comments

Varsity teams look towards St. Mark’s games

Varsity teams look towards St. Mark’s games

Westby Casperson '17 and Powers Trigg '20

Rivalries always loom large on the schedule. The stakes are high. Passions run deep. Tensions rest at the razor’s edge. As Jimmy Connors once said about his battles wit...

February 23, 2017No Comments

March Break Trips to Prepare Teams for Fast-Approaching Spring Season

March Break Trips to Prepare Teams for Fast-Approaching Spring Season

Addie Newsome '18

Each year during March break, teams take trips in preparation for the spring season. These trips provide opportunity for athletes to improve their game as well as develop s...

February 23, 2017No Comments

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Arts

Embrace your angst with the best of the 2000s

Embrace your angst with the best of the 2000s

By BECKY ZHANG ‘18 AND ROSELLE LOVELL-SMITH ‘18

Thought you’d seen the last of us? Don’t worry. DJs Beckybeckyhi and Rizzle Lizzle Smizzle heard your pleas and are back with another angsty playlist to get you throu...

January 27, 2017No Comments

Theater Department Thinks Outside the Boxes

Macy Lipkin '18

Sixteen voices echo off the walls of the black box theater. Just seconds before, sock-clad feet were finding their places for the opening number, and hearts were beating ...

January 27, 2017No Comments

Cozy on up with “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Cozy on up with “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Becky Zhang '18, Assistant Arts Editor

Christmas is the best time of year for celebrating the joys of family, friendship, and childhood. If you’re looking to get in the sentimental Christmas mood, it’s time f...

December 15, 2016No Comments

Artist of the Issue: Matthew Higgins Iati

Artist of the Issue: Matthew Higgins Iati

Michael Senko '18, Assistant Arts Editor

One February day in 2012, the Frauenkirche in Dresden, Germany, was harboring three magnificent musical ensembles: The Staatskapelle Orchestra, the choir of St. Paul’s ...

December 15, 2016No Comments

This winter, students dive into art through FSAs

This winter, students dive into art through FSAs

Daisy Fey '18, Reporter

This winter, many students on campus have chosen to substitute a sport for an FSA as their afternoon activity. There are currently many FSAs focusing on art and music, wi...

December 15, 2016No Comments

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