Latest updates

Articles by William Ughetta

Retana Witnesses Mexican-American Border Crossings

The author spent a month this past summer at the La Posada Providencia shelter in San Benito, Texas, as a volunteer. She worked primarily as an English teacher and a childcare provider. Since October, there has been a major influx of Central American immigrants crossing the Texas-Mexico border. In ...

0 Comments

KIPP:STEP @Deerfield

Inaugurated in 2008 by Associate Dean of Admissions Jeffrey Armes, KIPP STEP—an annual summer session at Deerfield-merges two successful academic programs: the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) and the Success Through Enrichment Program (STEP). For 20 years, KIPP has encouraged students in ...

0 Comments

Artist of the Issue

Ever since her first year at Deerfield, Genevieve Gresser ’14 has found ways to pursue her love for photography. She has photographed for the yearbook, taken Intro to Photography class with Visual Arts teacher Tim Trelease, and has been published in both The Scroll and Albany Road. This fall she ...

0 Comments

Gunned Down: A Reflection On Ferguson

Michael Brown was killed on Saturday, August 8, at 12:01 in the morning. He was unarmed and, in my opinion, had no real reason to be stopped. Yet he emerged from his encounter with Ferguson (Missouri) Police Officer Darren Wilson with six bullets in his body. When I first saw this story on the ...

1 Comment

Letter to the PGs of 2015

As last August came to an end, I watched friend after friend pack up and head off to college. I was there for each good-bye and was the last one still home as Labor Day passed by. I was excited to leave home but very uncertain. While my friends were on their way to less structure and a lot more ...

0 Comments

iPals Online

Holding a vision of a more educated world through cross-cultural tutoring, Zahra Rawji will officially launch her non-profit educational social network, iPals-Online, this month. “It is so important for youth to be able to connect today,” Rawji said. “One of the biggest causes of global ...

0 Comments

The Perils of Satire: A Cautionary Tale

In June, the Internet exploded after news spread that Maya Peterson, a senior at Lawrenceville, who was forced to resign as student president after she posted controversial photos on Instagram of herself. She was wearing what she described as the “typical Lawrenceville boi” outfit, complete ...

0 Comments

Park Pitches Wind in Central Park

It’s easy to let a day go by without appreciating things that deserve to be appreciated. Energy is one of them. If it weren’t for the energy created through the combustion of diesel oil in the engine of a shipping truck, you wouldn’t have had that apple this morning. If it weren’t for the ...

0 Comments

Returning Students Reveal Embarrassing Deerfield Stories

Chloe So Meghan Halloran ’17: “I was struggling to carry my heavy backpack, hockey bag and sticks [into the gym]. Walking by the seal, I suddenly slipped and fell, and all of my bags came down with me. My sticks knocked over the ropes surrounding the seal and my bag ended up right on top of it. ...

0 Comments

President Klehm Discusses Agenda

I am honored to write this article at the request of The Scroll to address certain issues such as our current election process and the no-AP trial last year. I hope that readers will find it informative about Student Council initiatives in the upcoming year. Personally, I believe that our election ...

0 Comments

1 2 3 9