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Chamber Singers Enjoy a Harmonious First Year

The Chamber Singers strike a pose. The Chamber Singers began this fall as Music Director Daniel Roihl’s experiment. Mr. Roihl handpicked singers Sierra Janik ‘13, Chris Lin ‘13, Julie Harris ‘13, Hyun Yang ‘13 and Kristy Hong ’13 for the group. Mr. Roihl chose the students for their ...

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Intro Arts Class Changes Form

Deerfield students interested in the performing arts are often faced with the task of deciding which type of performing art class to take: dance, theater, or music. The Deerfield arts program created a class, Intro to Performing Arts, which combines all three art forms in order to offer students a ...

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Row, Row with Goldenberg and Kelsey

Girls’ Varsity Crew welcomes two new coaches this year: Eve Goldenberg and Casey Kelsey, who will join Miriam Singer on the coaching staff. Despite being new to Deerfield, both are experienced and talented rowers eager to share their passion and knowledge with the ...

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Morsman Leaves Long Legacy in Deerfield Sports

Mr. Morsman takes a ride on the Zamboni he donated. Fifty-three years ago, Mr. Jay Morsman ’55 returned to Deerfield to teach. Upon his return, Mr. Morsman also assumed leadership of the Boys JV Tennis team. He continued coaching JV until 1985, when he took the reins of Deerfield’s Boys Varsity ...

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Does Special X Come With Special Perks?

Joe Lee '13 works on his upper body in the weight room. Since the creation of the Special Exercise co-curricular, or “Special X,” there has been much debate about whether or not the co-curricular option hinders Deerfield’s varsity sports program by taking away potential ...

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