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What Are Other Prep Schools Saying About Deerfield?

The Scroll recently reached out to students from seven New England boarding schools to see what was being said on their campuses about the Big Green. The admissions page of the Deerfield website states, “Deerfield is a vibrant, diverse community of students and staff, and families who live and ...


Humans of Deerfield

In 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began taking photographs of citizens of New York City, learning their stories and including quotes about his subjects alongside the portraits he posted on his blog, Humans of New York. Four years later, his Facebook page has over four million likes, with each ...


Be Worthy of Your Heritage

The Deerfield motto, “Be Worthy of Your Heritage,” reflects the value our school places on honoring the traditions of the past, while still upholding a certain set of principles for our community as we move toward the future. Although we have many traditions and aspects of life here that tie us ...


2014 Oxford Trip

Over March Break, many Deerfield students travelled around the world on various school-sponsored trips, one of which was the Oxford trip. Accompanied by Ms. Fan, Mr. Nilsson and Ms. Steim, a group of 15 seniors spent two weeks in England. The students were fully engaged with their surroundings. ...


Interview with Bill O’Neil of Bill and Pete

Why did you create Bill and Pete? Pete and I are big fans of WEEI radio; a Boston radio sports talk show. When we heard that there was space available on the Deerfield Radio airtime, we just kind of did it. So the show is called Bill and Pete but Carey Danforth is a co-host, elaborate? This past ...


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