The Circle Voice

Who Are the Covid-19 Decision Makers?

Courtesy of Julia Lin '22.

Isabel Cai '21, News Editor

September 13, 2020

The decision to reopen with a hybrid model this Fall is an ongoing cooperative effort of the headmaster, faculty, and trustees since March. Headmaster Temba Maqubela consulted two groups: the Task Force, who were to address the academic options, and the SOHAG (School Opening Health Advisory Group). Director...

An Interview with @BlackAtGroton 

An Interview with @BlackAtGroton 

Derek Hu ’21, Editor in Chief

September 13, 2020

On June 18th, 2020, the Instagram account Black At Groton made its first post, following the lead of other accounts such as Black At Andover and Black At Tabor. The account created a platform in which BIPOC Groton students and alumni could share their experiences of racism, discrimination, or micro-aggres...

Spotlight on Summer Arts Projects

Isabel's project. Courtesy of Isabel Cai '21.

Amy Ma '23, Graphics Editor

September 13, 2020

While the pandemic restrains the range of our daily activities, many Grotonians have utilized this summer to pursue creative endeavors. An increase in downtime allows for projects which had usually been impossible due to their heavy time demand. Here are some of the art projects that fellow students h...

Affirmative Action isn’t Actually Harming your Chances at College

Courtesy of Creative Commons.

Leah Pothel '21, Opinions Editor

September 13, 2020

With the lawsuit against Harvard as well as the recent report filed by the Department of Justice claiming that Yale discriminates against Asian Americans and white students in its admissions process, affirmative action has recently become a hot-button topic. What many people fail to realize, however...

Chaplain Allison Read: Living out a Legacy on the Circle

Chaplain Read at Trinity College. Courtesy of Trinity College.

Eleanor Taggart ’24, Staff Writer

September 13, 2020

In 1989, then middle schooler, now Chaplain, Allison Read, watched as Bishop Harris became the first female bishop and Black female bishop consecrated in the Episcopal church. “Controversial at the time, the consecration of Bishop Harris as bishop suffragan took place right here in Massachusetts. I w...