The Circle Voice

A History of Senior Pranks

A History of Senior Pranks

Robin Huntington '22 and Amelia Lee '22

June 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Features, School History

As Prize Day looms near, seniors indulge in the infamous “senior spring,” where they have less work, and therefore more time to dwell on their upcoming departures. What better way to make the last few weeks special than to pull off an unforgettable prank? Senior pranks generally happen in mid to lat...

ALICE in Groton

ALICE in Groton

October 7, 2016


Filed under Features, School History

If there is ever a threat on campus, what should we do? Do we lockdown? Do we run? Do we counter? On September 15th, Detective Rachel Mead answered these questions, presenting a new, government-recommended lockdown protocol that Groton will be adopting. Whereas the previous lockdown-only procedures...

Behind the Scenes of the DC

Rohan Varkey '18

February 9, 2016


Filed under Features, School History

It’s probably best to know about Groton’s Disciplinary Committee, or DC, as a student here, but many people do not know exactly how it works. Mr. O’Donnell, dean of students, explained that if a student commits an infraction that warrants a form of punishment, the infraction is sent to the deans....

Renegade Reverend

Renegade Reverend

Zizi Kendall '17, Assistant Features Editor

October 31, 2015


Filed under Features, School History

Most of us know all about Groton. We know when the Dining Hall is open, and how late you can get up while still making breakfast. But for all we know about our school, we don’t know much about its founder, Endicott Peabody. And although we now see him as very straight laced and maybe even a little...

Blue Bottles: A Tradition

Blue Bottles: A Tradition

Annie Colloredo-Mansfeld '18, Copy Editor

October 31, 2015


Filed under Campus Life, Features, School History

Last Monday, we celebrated Groton’s 131st birthday at sit down dinner. After a meal of mashed potatoes and steak, the Dining Hall was slowly filled as students from the Webb Marshall Room filed in around the tables in anticipation of the famous “Blue Bottles.” The sixth form then stood up in the...