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Parents Spring Weekend

By Kelly Pasciucco P’10,’13; Greenwich, CT, and Phyllis Powers P’09,’13; East Sandwich, MA Just over a year ago, the Deerfield Parents Network (DPN) was born. It sprang from a desire to connect and engage parents more formally in the Deerfield community. The hope was that the [...]

What’s Up at The Inn?

By Katy Flato P’10,’12; San Antonio, TX Early this year, many parents received an email from the Deerfield Inn, not, as they hoped, confirming their room reservations for Parents or Commencement Weekends (which, by the way, they had persevered in obtaining years ago) but, sadly, [...]

Furthering the Partnership of the DPN

By Jim Alexandre P’06,’08,’11,’13; Haverford, PA Our fourth child’s final year at Deerfield is on the horizon this spring with Parents Weekend in May. I’m struck not only by how much she has learned through her experiences at Deerfield, but also by how much we [...]

A Pilgrim Returns to Look to the Hills

By David DeCamp ’76 P’13,’15; Washington, D.C. Look to the Hills… could have been a lyric from one of the old Deerfield Academy songs. I forget a lot of those words. Maybe I forgot “look to the hills.” I’ve been back twice for Deerfield’s summer [...]

How Parent Giving Makes a Difference

By Marc Johnson ’74 P’08,’11,’14; Greenwich, CT and Scott Vallar ’78 P’12,’14; Bedford, NY Parent and alumni support of the Annual Fund last year continued to put up impressive numbers. With almost $5.1 million in contributions, and an alumni participation rate exceeding 51%, Deerfield is clearly [...]

Fall 2011 American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class

CPR and Lifeguarding Recertification Available Sunday, October 30 – 10am-5pm Sunday,  November 6 – 10am-5pm (CPR 1:00) Sunday, November 13 – 10am-5pm (we will break for lunch) This is a full certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid & CPR. All participants must [...]