Zebra Tales
2022-23

Andres '24

Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico

Groton activities: Cross country, track and field, ICAP(国际社区咨询计划)董事会成员, Circle Talk Speakers Committee, Black-Latinx Alliance head

Most surprising when you first arrived at Groton: 立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司最令人惊讶和独特的地方莫过于宿舍的动态. 我们在短短几个月内就形成了一个紧密的社区,这给我留下了深刻的印象. 我的宿舍级长让我在立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司的第一年变得更加特别和有趣——他们不仅是我的导师和向导, they became some of my closest friends. I was extremely surprised at how close I became to them. 
 
Favorite classes: 四年级时我最喜欢的课是《立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司》. 本课程快速介绍世界历史,包括撰写两篇研究论文. I loved being able to learn about different cultures, 同时也面临着研究和写论文的挑战.

Most memorable Groton moment: During winter term, 我和我最亲密的朋友们花了整整一个星期天的时间徒步到离立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司几英里远的一座断桥上. 迷路了,找到了路,听着轰轰烈烈的音乐,整个冒险令人难忘.

Favorite Dining Hall food: Chicken fingers with barbecue sauce

Favorite place to study: The “bubbles" on the third floor of the Schoolhouse

List of 8 news stories.

  • Food on the Circle

    As my Fifth Form year begins to come to a close, 考试和作业的数量肯定在增加, but the warm weather makes it all worth it. 庆祝我完成了今年的大学先修课程考试, two friends and I ordered some food to de-stress.
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  • Harvard Model Congress!

    As part of the Model Congress Club on campus, 上周末,我参加了在波士顿举行的哈佛模拟大会(HMC). “模拟国会”是一种辩论形式,在这种辩论中,一个人代表参议员或众议员参加模拟国会会议. 这个周末特别值得注意,有两个原因:我在会议期间学到的学术知识,以及我和同学们一起探索波士顿的回忆.
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  • Christmas Cookies!

    从今年年初开始,我就肩负起了作为黑人领袖的重任 & Latinx Alliance (BLA). 这个亲和小组的重点是创建和加强黑人和拉丁裔社区的圈子, 所以我们总是组织有趣的活动,把这个社区聚集在一起. Because the holiday season was approaching, 我和我的同事们认为这是组织圣诞饼干烘焙和装饰的最佳时机!
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  • La Roma neighborhood

    Thanksgiving in Mexico City

    After an intense and study-filled exam week, 我兴奋地逃离了新英格兰的寒冷天气,来到了阳光明媚的地方, warm Mexico City. 在接下来的十天休息时间里,我做了三件事:吃, catching up with family, and, of course, cheering Mexico’s national soccer team.
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  • Welcoming Roberto to the Circle

    开始上五年级(初中)最令人兴奋的事情之一是我的弟弟将和我一起在立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司读二年级(八年级)。. 一想到我将拥有我哥哥的公司,我就兴奋不已. As I anticipated his arrival on campus, 我做好了准备,以确保罗伯托(27岁)在开始他在Circle的第一年时,会感到受到欢迎和宾至如归. 
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  • Decorating My Room

    When I arrived back on campus after three months, I was eager to reconnect with my friends, begin the cross country season, and decorate my new room. 典型的寄宿学校体验之一就是个性化你的宿舍, and I was lucky enough to get a two-story room; my roommate (Zack ‘24) and I had so much space to fill! 因此,扎克和我开始努力让我们的房间感觉舒适、温馨、独特.
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  • Summer School?!

    Since middle school, I have always been intrigued by foreign affairs, policy, and international relations. Therefore, 今年夏天,我决定申请一个为期两周的国际事务与发展课程 New York Times. The course was in Washington, DC, 在那里我遇到了许多有趣的人,并有机会探索一个新的城市.
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  • Traveling with my siblings

    By far, 上寄宿学校最大的挑战是远离家人,找时间继续培养与兄弟姐妹的回忆. Therefore, 我和两个哥哥姐姐决定,今年夏天是打包行李的最佳时机, board a flight, and explore the world. For a whole month, just the three of us backpacked, jumping from city to city by bus or train, through Europe!
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List of 9 news stories.

  • Writing a Research Paper

    立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司第四名毕业生的一个重要里程碑是为《立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司》和《立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司》完成两篇研究论文, a year-long history class. 这些研究论文需要几个月的艰苦工作,对于那些选择世界和西方的人来说是一个很大的成就. Over the last three months, I wrote my second research paper for this class, and it was an amazing project.
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  • Walking back from the boathouse!

    Spring is Here!

    After a few months of a snow-filled Circle, 没有什么比听到鸟儿啁啾,看到校园周围盛开的鲜花更好的了. The Circle, once covered in snow, 现在到处都是学生,他们享受着绿草和阳光(以及校舍的景色)!). 一旦气温达到华氏80度,我和我的朋友们就知道是时候去船库了.
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  • Me, Ian '21, and Rufus '21

    Half-Marathon!

    对于这个学期的下午活动,我决定尝试冬季跑步. Although most people might not find the cold, windy, and snowy New England winter the right weather for a run, 在风景如画的冰雪覆盖的立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司小径上跑步的冒险对我来说似乎是一个完美的挑战. After a whole term of running, 冬季跑步队举办了一场半程马拉松比赛,结束了这个令人惊叹的赛季.
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  • Open Skate!

    Saturday nights at Groton are exceptional. After everyone finishes school and their games, 这是休息一下,找点乐子的绝佳机会! 这个周末,我和我的朋友们决定去看开幕篮球比赛和开放滑冰,放松一下我们回来的第一周.
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  • Surviving Exam Week

    随着秋季学期的结束,气氛中充满了兴奋和紧张. Thanksgiving break seemed so close, 然而,秋季学期最艰难的一周很快就要来临了:考试周. Although I am a Fourth Former (sophomore), this was my first ever exam week, as exams were canceled last year due to COVID.
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  • Beat St. Mark's!

    我们的第二场比赛是与圣马可队的比赛,没有比这更好的开始越野赛季的方式了, our rival school, as well as Rivers and BB&N.
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  • Celebrating Mexican Independence Day on the Circle

    Less than two weeks after arriving to the Circle, even before the leaves started to change to fall colors, 是时候庆祝墨西哥的独立了(至少在国内). 我既惊讶又感动,我能把一个小传统带给我四年级的朋友们.
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  • A Month in the Moroccan Mountains

    For the month of July, I was extremely lucky, alongside fifteen other students, 去摩洛哥高阿特拉斯山脉做一次服务旅行. 
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  • Groton Friends in Mexico

    毫无疑问,暑假的头两周是我最快乐的时光. 就在夏天开始的时候,我和四个朋友去我的祖国墨西哥旅行. 虽然我非常紧张我的立博ladbrokes官网(游戏)有限公司朋友见我的家人和朋友, 这次旅行没有比这更有趣、更令人难忘的了. 
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