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April 1: All Senior Privileges Approved!

April Fools!!! Actually, Student Council had a really productive meeting tonight when we were visited both by Dr. Margarita Curtis, Head of School, and Dr. Peter Warsaw, Academic Dean and Fine Arts Teacher. Dr. Curtis wanted to quickly follow up on the question … Continue reading

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Junior Meeting: Pathways February 20, 2012

The Junior Reps met with Mrs. Morsman at Sit-Down Lunch to talk about next year’s Pathways. We talked about who we thought would be a good addition to the meetings and groups, as well as what were specifics we would … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Housing and Amnesty

Ben Franklin said, “A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body,” and we want Deerfield to be our home. We obviously have food and fire for the body, … Continue reading

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February 19, 2012

Student Council met to discuss the continuation of the Respect Principle, Meeting Minutes, the fire pits, how we can get more people to come to our meetings, a printer in the dining hall, the ordering window, senior privileges, the jukebox … Continue reading

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February 16, 2012

Student Council met today during Faculty Break to discuss the recent Respect Forum and the general topic of respect, next year’s housing process, the “Ordering Window”, reactions and remarks concerning the new Fire Pit in front of the Greer, and … Continue reading

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Rules for Fire-Pit Use

Rules Regarding the Use of an Out-Door Fire Pit Use is allowed only within these guidelines: The Security Officers must know when the fire pit is in use. This can be done by calling Security at (413) 772-9880. All fire … Continue reading

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Online Overnight and Off Campus Forms

Student Council has been hard at work with Mr. Thiel trying to bring the Overnight Slip and the Off Campus Sign Out Form online in an easily accessible manner. This new online system will be more reliable from a security … Continue reading

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Fire Pit Outside the Greer

Student Council has been working on getting a fire pit placed outside of the Greer Store. We believe that sitting around a fire during the cold Winter months or a starry night in Spring would help bring students together to … Continue reading

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Housing Proposal

Housing Selection Process: Our housing philosophy is very similar to our philosophy regarding community meals. At Deerfield, we value our sit-down community meals because we think it is good for our students to mingle, meet new people, and engage in … Continue reading

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President elections

Congratulations to Theo Lipsky, Student Body President for the Class of 2012! Thank you to all who ran and the 300+ of you who voted. This year’s online voting system was new but successful. For those wondering, duplicates (and one … Continue reading

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