Second Helpings and Deerfield Academy: feeding people for 15 years
“GREENFIELD — When Maggie Sweeney started Second Helpings community meal with Deerfield Academy at St. James Church 15 years ago, she never dreamed it would grow like it has over time. But, Sweeney said its growth is both good and bad news. “It’s wonderful that we get to help...
Always Pack a Party Dress: a memoir by Amanda Brooks ’92
Amanda Brooks ’92, former creative director at Barney’s, has just published a memoir titled, “Always Pack a Party Dress: And Other Lessons Learned from a (Half) Life in Fashion.” Here is one whimsical advice piece about Amanda’s book, written by Rebecca Harrington of New York Magazine’s The Cut.
Deerfield student honored at annual Peacemaker Awards
“GREENFIELD — Traprock Center for Peace and Justice Director Sarah Pirtle says the Peacemaker Award recognizes not only the students, but also the families, teachers and mentors that help and inspire them to do good things. “We look forward to this night all year,” Pirtle said at the awards...
William Zinsser ’40, Author of On Writing Well, Dies at 92
“William Zinsser, a writer, editor and teacher whose book On Writing Well sold more than 1.5 million copies by employing his own literary craftsmanship to urge clarity, simplicity, brevity and humanity, dies on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 92.” Read more about William Zinsser ’40, the...
Tim Shea ’11 and Trinity ice hockey take the Division 3 championship
“SOMERSET — When Tim Shea went to Trinity College, he was going to be on the soccer team. But he decided to walk onto the ice hockey team, and four years later, he is glad he did, because it has provided one of the highlights of his college career....
Rob Hale ’84 and MA Governor Baker shave heads for Dana-Farber
“Coming soon: a governor with a shaved head So is the governor a little nervous about his date with the razor? Charlie Baker heads to Quincy on Tuesday morning to join Granite Telecommunications CEO Rob Hale’s fund-raiser to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. For the second year, Hale’s company will...
Misha Lemesh ’08 in article about how to get into Harvard (re-print from 2012)
“Editor’s Note: The Kyiv Post 20th Anniversary Series continues with an article originally published on Aug. 30, 2012 by Nataliya Bugayova on how to get into Harvard University. The former Kyiv Post staff writer graduated with a master’s in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government. Bugayova is...
McKelvey Brothers Pen a Book About Father’s Passion for Baseball
“When Dick “The Rev” McKelvey was young, he had a pair of events shape what would become a passion for the rest of his life. It all happened well before McKelvey grew up and moved his family from Germantown, Pa., to Deerfield, where he became a well-known baseball coach...