Model UN at YMUN XLII
Deerfield’s Model UN had a great weekend at Yale Model United Nations, discussing and proposing creative solutions to our world’s most pressing problems. Congratulations to students Sarah Jane O’Connor and Lorenzo Munoz who both took home Honorable Mentions in their respective committees, and to Camille Moeckel who won Best Delegate in...
The Experimentory Now Accepting Applications
A four-week residential summer program for students entering seventh and eighth grade, the Experimentory at Deerfield Academy allows students to delve into project-based, interdisciplinary learning—right here on Deerfield’s campus. Course pairings for Summer 2016 include Theater & Electronics, Culture & Architecture and Design, and Music Composition & Film Production. This year’s program dates are...
Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Activist, Political Leader, and Businessman to Deliver Keynote Address for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2016
Deerfield Academy will celebrate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The program will feature the opening of a multimedia exhibit on Black male identity, workshops designed to illuminate less-heard stories from within the Deerfield community, and a keynote address...
Carrie Brown’s New Novel, ‘The Stargazer’s Sister’
Deerfield English teacher Carrie Brown’s new novel, The Stargazer’s Sister, was published today by Pantheon. A period novel set in the nineteenth century, it tells the story of Caroline Herschel, sister of the great composer and astronomer William Herschel, and astronomer in her own right. The Washington Post’s Andrea Barrett...
Hayes MacArthur ’95 Stars in Angie Tribeca, Premiering this Sunday
Hayes MacArthur ’95 has a new show—Angie Tribeca—the first 10 episodes of which premiere in a block starting this Sunday night at 9pm Eastern on TBS. The show, created by Steve Carrell and Angie Carrell, is a satirical police procedural in the style of Naked Gun. It stars Rashida...
Choate Day Info & Schedule for Saturday, Nov 14
Happy Choate Day! See below for game times, locations, refreshments, and more. Please note that the food trucks will not accept Greer cards, so be sure to visit an ATM (there is one in the basement of the Main School Building) if you plan to buy food. Go Big Green!
Deerfield is happy to welcome families to campus for Fall Family Weekend, 2015. The schedule of events is available here.
Mini Documentary about Famous Deerfield/Mount Hermon Football Photo, Airing this Week
This week on Fox Sports 1, “NFL Films Presents” will feature a short documentary about the 1965 photo of a Deerfield/Mount Hermon football game being played in front of Mount Hermon’s burning science building. The program airs first on October 22 at 12:30amET and then again on Friday, October 23rd at 5:30pmET....
Meera Viswanathan to Head the Ethel Walker School
The Ethel Walker School announced on October 6 that it has appointed Dr. Meera Viswanathan as its next Head of School, effective July 1, 2016. Dr. Viswanathan will join Walker’s from Brown University, where she is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies. Dr. Viswanathan and...
The Five Schools League Kicks Off
Beginning in September of 2015, Andover, Exeter, Choate, Deerfield, and Northfield Mount Hermon will compete in a new athletic league: The Five Schools League. The new league will award a championship in each sport based on head-to-head, regular season results for both varsity and sub-varsity teams. The league will...
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