Weekly Crusader News

February 1, 2019

Women in Sports

We will be celebrating our 33rd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day this Friday, February 1st, 2019 during halftime of our home basketball game against Greenfield High School. This year's honeree is former G-D student-athlete, Celina Antonellis (class of 2014) who was a standout scholar and athlete who recently graduated from Bucknell University and is currently pursuing a Master's Degree at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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10th Annual Festival of One Act Plays

Groton-Dunstable Regional High School is proud to present our 10th annual One-Act Play Festival, in which every grade puts on its own one-act play and competes for the best one-act, director, and actor.


The show is February 1st, 2019, at 7 pm and February 2nd, at 2 pm and 7 pm, at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School (703 Chicopee Row, Groton, MA), in the Black Box. Tickets are only $10.00 for students and seniors and $12.00 for general admission. We hope you will attend, the experience is sure to be a fun one!


Helena Elliott and Lily Huff, Co-Directors of Marketing, 2019


Calendar of Events

February 1, 2019: 33rd Annual Girls &Women in Sports Event during the Girls basketball Game


February 1-2, 2019: GDRHS Drama Festival of One Act Plays


February 6-7, 2019: Bio MCAS


February 13, 2019: German Exchange leaves for Pfungstadt, Germany


February 18 - 22, 2019: February Vacation



  • Camp Sunshine Trip
  • England Trip


February 26th, 2019: 6pm- Parent & Traveler Meeting for all Spain travelers


February 27th, 2019: College info Night for Juniors and parents in the BBX


March 8, 2019: Open Mic Night


March 14, 2019: Spring Open House (6-8pm)


March 26 & 27: ELA MCAS


April 3, 2019: Course selection forms due for 2019-2020 school year.


April 5 - 6, 2019: GDRHS Drama Spring Play


April 15 - 19, 2019: April Vacation



  • Spain Trip


May 4, 2019; Prom


May 6 - 16, 2019: AP Exams


May 8-11, 2019; Band Trip to Disney


May 21 & 22, 2019: Math MCAS


May 23, 2019: Spring Concert


May 29, 2019; Senior Dinner at Gibbet Hill


May 30, 2019: Class Night (seniors)


May 31, 2019: Graduation (6pm)


June 4 & 5, 2019: Science and Technology MCAS


We will continually add to this list as some events are finalized but some people are planners so I hope this is helpful. If you have questions about certain events, please send them in and we will add those events to the list.

Military Night for G-D Hockey

The 8th annual Military Night high school varsity hockey match-up between Groton-Dunstable and North Middlesex will be Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at 5:45PM at The Groton School, Groton, Ma.


Both MIAA varsity hockey teams invite all those who have served our armed forces to attend in honor.

The teams will pay special tribute to U.S.M.C. Sgt. Wm. J. Woitowicz, a 2009 GD graduate, who died in battle in the Afghanistan War and was posthumously awarded the Silver Star. Funds raised at the game will go to the Marine Raider Foundation in honor of Sgt. Woitowicz. Promotional materials will also be available at the game for supporting the Veteran Service Garden Brick Benefit. The Brick Benefit is part of the Groton Dunstable Field Renovation project and aims to place the names of all Veterans who’ve attended Groton Dunstable Regional High School on brick pavers that will adorn the future Veteran Service Garden at the new field.


Link to the Marine Raider Foundation Link to the Veteran Service Garden Brick Benefit

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Parents of Juniors

Wednesday February 27th, 6pm in the Black Box

The G-D Guidance Department will be hosting a College Info Night for junior parents.

Hear about the application process and how to help your students prepare.


** there will not be financial information presented at this meeting**

Travel Opportunities for next school year

Student Travel Opportunities


EF Tours options:

- Panama; Cost $3,200.00; February 2020

- To register or get more information visit https://www.eftours.com/tour-website/2137917MHor

see Mr. Rocheleau or Ms. Salemme


- Peru; Cost $4,445.00; February 2020

- To register or get more information visit https://www.eftours.com/tour-website/2139392MXor

see Ms. Penchansky


Chamber Choir:

-Spain: Cost $4095.00: April 2020

- This tour is only available to members of the Chamber Choir next year. See Mr. Savoy


Summer 2020:

- Germany, Austria, Italy; Cost $3265; July 2020

- To register or get more information visithttps://www.explorica.com/My-Account/My-Tours/TourCenter.aspx

or see Mr. Arena.


Exchange Opportunity

- Costa Rica Exchange; Cost Estimated $1,500.00; Summer 2020 and host February 2021.

See Mrs. Liebold for more information.


- South Africa:

Cost $5,085.00; April 2020

- To register or get more information visit https://www.eftours.com/tour-website/2149969EE or

see Mr. Reid or Ms. McHugh

Cape Town, South Africa (April 2020)

Seniors!!!!! Scholarships!!!!!

ATTENTION SENIORS!!

Scholarships are starting to be posted. They are available in Naviance Student under scholarships, or by clicking on the following links. Please pay attention to deadlines.


Late applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. No exceptions!


Local Groton and Dunstable Scholarships - Click Here for list and applications.

Miscellaneous Regional Scholarships - Click Here for list and applications.