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Change to Charter Bus Schedule for 2016-17 School Year

Next school year (2016-17), charter bus departure times will change from 1:30 to 12:30 for November and March breaks. Students who receive extra time will be accommodated through an early start to their exams. See a list of key dates for next year, or view the complete […]

Deerfield Trips Abroad: Applications Due Nov 2

We are delighted to share with you the slate of 2016 Deerfield trips abroad. These faculty-led programs are an exciting part of the Deerfield experience and important component of the school’s mission to prepare students for leadership in a rapidly changing world: The Bahamas: Researching […]

Faculty/Advisor Meeting Scheduling for Family Weekend

Five minute meet-and-greets with Deerfield faculty and advisors will take place on Friday, October 23rd, from 1:30 – 3:30pm, and Saturday, October 24th, from 8:00am – 12:00pm. The meet-and-greets will be scheduled using PickATime, an online scheduler, which will be live from 10am EDT on October 6th, until […]

Setting up New Student Checking Acounts

A representative from Greenfield Cooperative Bank will be here on September 9th to set up new student bank accounts (checking/ATM). She will be on campus from 12:00-2:00 in the Finance Office. Please come by during those hours if you need help setting up an account for your […]

Weather and travel on Monday – Feb. 9th, 2015

More snow (a possible 10-20 inches) is forecast for tomorrow.  This weather could impact travel throughout the day.  Charter buses, operated by professional drivers, will likely run on schedule unless Governor Baker declares a travel ban.  However, Deerfield will defer to families’ discretion in travel decisions.  We’ll […]

A Note to Parents About Charter Buses

Some questions and concerns arose this past Sunday about Deerfield’s charter buses, so we hope to clarify our guidelines for such travel.  The buses will stop only at their designated locations at their scheduled times. To ensure student safety, they will not make extra stops to accommodate […]

Parents Weekend Farmers Market, October 18

The DPN and Deerfield’s Office of Sustainability are co-sponsoring a Farmers Market on Saturday, October 18 from 9:30am-12:30pm, on the lawn between the Main School Building and John Williams Dorm. See a vendor list and learn more about Deerfield’s commitment to supporting local food and […]

Updates to the Student Handbook for 2014-15

Each summer, we work to update and revise the student handbook, Rules and Expectations for Deerfield Academy Students. To ensure that members of the community are aware of these changes, I’d like to take this opportunity to share them with you. Students will receive the […]

Help Us Think 80|20 During Dorm Moveouts

Dear parents, With the end of the school year almost here, we are eager to welcome you back to campus. Parents often help their student pack up and move out, and I urge you help us with our campus efforts to recycle and reuse our waste, keeping […]