Category Archives: Proposals

9:00 exam start

On the initiative of our younger reps, exams will start at 9:00 AM winter & spring terms! Wed & Thurs exams will run 9-11:00 + half-hour grace period (conflict exams will begin at 2), while Friday’s tests will be shortened … Continue reading

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Parietals Proposal ’11

As current school policy stands, any student (regardless of class year) must have his/her door open the width of a DA trashcan and have “a light source” visible while in parietals. We propose the following changes (all guidelines about curfew, … Continue reading

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Disciplinary Committee Restructuring

Disciplinary Committee hearings currently involve four students (chosen case-by-case from the Disciplinary Committee group of 16) and four designated faculty members with a dean as Chair. Self-nominating students are selected by their classmates through popular vote in their junior spring … Continue reading

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HOUSING Spring 2011-

This is a one-draft, no-priority system built on feedback. Once sheets are submitted, housing will take place in the deans’ office with a Student Council member present. *“Preference”—in the form of more lottery picks—will be given ONLY to those students … Continue reading

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DA to Z Change – from the deans

Current policy: Repeated Failure to Meet School Obligations Deerfield students are expected to meet their school responsibilities during the academic year. Students who repeatedly miss school commitments and those who accrue excessive accountability points risk losing the privilege of attending … Continue reading

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