News from Grove School


Over the past year, Grove School has been aiming to improve our “Culture of Wellness.”  We have always been committed to improving the mental health of our students, but we are making efforts to enhance our programs for physical health in areas such as nutrition, exercise, and sleep.   We have formed a Wellness Committee made up of teachers, clinicians, administrators and nurses to meet every other week and discuss improvements and ideas to enhance our wellness programming.  Take a quick look at some of the recent changes and additions to our program. 


The Grove School campus has been buzzing with new energy as we welcome 25 students and their families into our community.  Representing 6 different states and ranging from 7th to 12th grades, our newest additions to Grove have been acclimating and asjusting to the milieu over the past two weeks.  We will continue to orient new students over the course of the fall!


Now that spring is upon us, our senior class has been able to breathe a small sigh of relief while they make decide among the many acceptances for post-graduate plans.   Now that the acceptance letters have been sent, students, parents and treatment teams are all collaborating on the decision of “where?”  The list of college acceptances so far will gives seniors some diverse options including Colgate University, University of Hartford, Hampshire College, Skidmore College, Goucher College, Lynn University, Quinnipiac University, Curry College, University of New Hampshire, University of Rhode


We are excited to annouce our partnership with Sage Dining Services!  Please see the link below to learn more about Sage and to see our current menus!


The 2013 Fall Soccer Season kicked off with the team’s first week of practices with a group of 26 enthusiastic players.  The team will be made up of at least half of last year’s undefeated squad and many new recruits from the new students entering Grove this fall.  “We have a range of ages, abilities and experience this year.  We are focusing on conditioning, fitness and individual skills in our early practices, but our returning talent and new skill sets look promising for another competitive season,” says Head Coach Mike Black. 


Performances at 6:00 pm on December 12th and 13th!


Grove School Announces Online Science and Technology Partnership

with Byron Academy

The Grove School is partnering with Byron Academy to provide young women with exposure and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), a national education priority. According to the US Department of Commerce, about one-quarter of bachelor’s degrees awarded to men are in STEM fields, compared with one-tenth conferred on women.


Program helps students grow emotional intelligence, boost confidence in ability to be successful in college and young adult life, after high school


Madison, Conn. (August 17, 2011) - Grove School’s first summer ASTEE© trip took eight students to Lake Placid on a five-day, high-adventure trip that included mountainbiking up Mount Von Hogenberg, canoeing 20 miles and hiking to the summit of Long Pond Mountain.

"When I first came to Grove I never thought that I would want to do a trip like the Five-Day," said Casey Vecilla, a senior from New York City. "Having successfully completed the trip I can proudly say that it was one of the best experiences of my life and definitely worth it!"


Madison, Conn. (April 26, 2011) – A group of 12 students and five staff members from The Grove School, a co-ed, therapeutic boarding school for adolescents in Madison, Conn., completed a service trip to El Salvador during spring break as a part of the school’s Winter ASTEE (Alternative Site Therapeutic and Educational Experience) programming.


For Madison’s Grove School, a co-educational therapeutic day and boarding school for struggling teens, the basketball season is off to a promising start. Its 19-player team comprised of male and female students in grades 8-12 is demonstrating a commitment to hard work and teamwork on the court.


The Grove School, a co-educational therapeutic day and boarding school for adolescents in grades 7-12, is actively expanding its facilities in order to serve more students and broaden its clinical, academic, and extracurricular offerings. The school is nearing completion of a new Welcome Center and recently broke ground on a 10,800-square-foot athletic facility and new maintenance building.


Students at the Grove School, a co-educational, therapeutic, boarding and day school for adolescents in grades 7-12, have been busy with service projects during the holiday season to help local and global communities.


The Grove School, a co-educational, therapeutic boarding and day school for adolescents in grades 7-12, is pleased to announce the expansion of its art therapy program and to welcome Elizabeth Ferguson, an art therapist, to its clinical department.


The Grove School, a co-educational, therapeutic boarding and day school for adolescents in grades 7-12 recently unveiled its new 8,500-square foot education center at a naming ceremony honoring the President and CEO’s mother.