Weekly Crusader News

May 13, 2019

Calendar of Events

May 6 - 16, 2019: AP Exams


May 8-11, 2019; Band Trip to Disney


May 6-17, 2019; Advanced Placement Exams


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

Upcoming Senior Events

May 22: Senior Exams B, D

May 23: Senior Exams A, C

May 24: Senior Make-Up Exams (if necessary)/ Senior Sign-out



May 29, 2019: Senior Dinner at Gibbet Hill Barn at 6pm.


- Tickets for the dinner are currently on sale during lunches. All students attending must be confirmed paid by 5/14/19.


May 30, 2019: Class Night at 6pm in the Gymnasium


May 31, 2019: Graduation at 6pm on the stadium field. If weather is a factor, graduation will be moved inside to the gym and 5 tickets will be issued to each student.

April Students of the Month

Our students of the month are nominated by faculty based on a student's demonstration of one of our Core Values... Perseverance, Balance, Respect, & Integrity.


Julie Grant; Sophomore. Nominated by Mr. Tackett for Perseverance.

Ryan Jaegar; Sophomore. Nominated by Ms. Shoemaker for Perseverance.

Ian Maguire; Junior. Nominated by Ms. Liebold for Respect.

Gabi Blosil; Junior. Nominated by Ms. McCracken for Perseverance.

Lauren Maloomian; Junior. Nominated by Ms. Cook for Balance.

Shaelyn Sweenie; Senior. Nominated by Mr. Palumbo for Integrity.

Kyle Bowman; Freshman. Nominated by Ms. McHugh for Respect.

Michael Lawton; Senior. Nominated by Mr. Woodlock for Integrity.

Staff Appreciation Week

Last week we are celebrated both Teacher Appreciation Day and National School Nurses Day. At GDRHS we are blessed to have some of the best teachers in the world and two of the most caring and professional nurses as well, Mrs. Shea and Mrs. Caruso. Thanks to our staff for all they do to make the experience at GDRHS better for students each and every day.

Summer Strength and Conditioning Program

Mr. Unger is running his strength and conditioning program again this summer. Details were sent to student emails last week. Check in with Mr. Unger for details

NHS Color Run

The National Honor Society will be hosting a 3 kilometer (approximately 2 mile) color run on Saturday, May 18, at 2 p.m. at the Groton Dunstable Regional High School. Proceeds will go to the Joey Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation. Walk, jog, or run! Register online at https://sites.google.com/view/color-run-2019/home. for $12 or at the door for $15. Same-day registration begins at 1 p.m. Music and complimentary refreshments will be provided. Thank you for your support!

Girls Track & Field Running Through Competition!

The following was submitted by Coach Naboicheck. Congratulations to all of our athletes!


Groton-Dunstable Girls Track and Field Team won the District E Class B Championship yesterday at Nashoba Regional High School with 128.5 points. The team also won the Central Massachusetts Division 1 Relays on April 27th.


The team competes on Wednesday, May 15th at Nashoba Regional High School for the MidWach B League Championship.



Highlights: 1st Place Winners

Kaylyn Sampson: 1st-100M 13.07, 3rd Shot Put 31'3"

Sarah Maple: 1st 2 Mile 11:38.91

Moriah Scharn: 1st- 100MH 15.76(school record), 3rd High Jump- 4'10", 5th 400MH 1:17.06

4x100M- 1st 52.37 Madison Dondero, Kaylyn Sampson, Ainsleigh Patten, Maggie Wickham

4x400M- 1st 4:19.42 Danielle Thompson, Siena Salyer, Anna Bushnell, Chloe Ashburn

4x800M-1st 10:22.11 Sarah Maple, Sydney Adams, Julianna Higgins, Hannah Ketelhorn

Other Highlights:

Sydney Adams: 2nd- 2 Mile 11:39.66

Liz Zawada- 2nd- Javelin 109'2"

Maggie Wickham: 2nd- 200M 26.28 (school record)

Siena Salyer: 3rd- 400M 1:00.76

Anna Bushnell: 3rd- Triple Jump 34'6", 6th- High Jump 4'8"

Danielle Thompson: 4th- 400M 1:00.86

Mikayla Patterson: 4th- Pole Vault 7'6"

Julianna Higgins: 4th- 2 Mile 11:54.82

Kimmie Harding: 4th- 1 Mile 5:39.44

Brenna Cox: 6th- Discus 80'3"

Sydney Barlow: 6th- Triple Jump 33'10"

Lindsey Earle: 6th- 100MH 17.18

Ainsleigh Patten: 6th- Pole Vault 7'0"