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Welcome to Deerfield!

by DPN President Julie Halloran P’17, ’20 August is here and, while the Deerfield campus seems quiet now, preparations have begun for the students’ return in a few short weeks. As we all enjoy the final month of summer, anticipation and excitement for the new […]

One Last Time

As we prepared to walk down Albany Road one last time this Sunday, we cannot help but think how fast our time at Deerfield went by.  When we started this journey more than a decade ago, we had great optimism, yet little idea where this […]

Thanks to Departing Leaders and Welcome to DPN 2017-18

The annual change in leadership of the Deerfield Parents Network (DPN) occurred at our meeting held over Spring Family Weekend.  Departing President, Karen Wood, was recognized and thanked for her work leading the DPN for the last two years. We will miss her leadership in […]

Dr. Suniya Luthar

Deerfield was thrilled to host renowned psychologist Dr. Suniya Luthar during our 2017 Spring Family Weekend. Dr. Luthar is a leading expert on the developmental needs and risks for adolescents in high-achieving high schools, a topic with clear resonance for our community. In February, she […]

Spring Term at Deerfield: A Primer for Parents

Spring Term at Deerfield: A Primer for Parents Signs of spring are all over campus!  Students, faculty and staff are enjoying the warmer weather by putting away the winter coats and getting outside. The final term of the school year often flies by and so […]

Challenging Subject Matter in 13 Reasons Why

The following information was sent to all employees earlier this week: I am writing to briefly inform and offer support around a Netflix series that premiered on March 31st. The show, entitled 13 Reasons Why, is a 13-part adaptation of the novel of the same […]

Ivory Hills Named Academic Dean

Science teacher and Director of Sustainability Ivory Hills has been named Deerfield’s new Academic Dean. He will take over for Interim Academic Dean Joe Lyons on July 1st. Margarita Curtis made the announcement in a letter to the campus community in February. The full text of […]

Winter Term Assessments and Spring Break Schedule

Please make student departure and travel plans according to the posted assessment schedule. Assessments run from Thursday, March 9 through Saturday, March 11. All students are expected to take their assessments during their assigned assessment period. In extraordinary circumstances, students and their families may place […]

Commencement 2017

Attention Senior Families: Commencement 2017 is right around the corner! Invitations have mailed (did you receive yours?) and online registration begins on March 6th. A full schedule of events is available here. As the weekend approaches, please be sure to consult the Guide to Commencement to […]

AP Registrations Due by February 13

AP exam registration time has begun! Students have received an email and there is a posting on the Bulletin with a link to the registration form. Please discuss exams with your child. The deadline for registering is February 13th.  Exams are $95/each. Students that are […]