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Articles by William Ughetta

The New Breakfast Club

If someone dared you to sit at a random table in the dining hall—a table with people you’ve never talked to before—would you do it? Well, fall term, I dared myself to and called it “My Breakfast Project.” Why? 1. It dawned on me that, sadly enough, I always knew where I would sit in the ...

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Lifetime Trustee David Koch Speaks Exclusively to The Scroll

Click Here for the full transcript from the interview with David Koch. Since his time as a student at Deerfield Academy, David Koch ’59 has spent much of his time and revenue giving back to the community he once called home. Current president of the Board of Trustees, Phillip Greer, commented, ...

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Performance Enchancing?

At Deerfield, a large portion of the student body is granted a daily subscription to Adderall, Ritalin or Focalin. These medications are intended to largely relieve students of the effects of ADHD or ADD. Throughout the United States, extra time is often offered on tests such as the ACT and SAT. ...

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Come Clean, Deerfield

Are the gleaming Crest Whitestrip smiles genuine? When is the automatic response “I’m great, thanks!” sincere? Certainly, there are instances of actual contentedness on campus. As privileged teenagers, we have plenty to be grateful for and happy about. However, many Deerfield students are ...

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Bond, Coach Bond

With the spring sports season in full swing, the boys crew team has a new head coach, Geoffrey Bond. Coach Bond, a collegiate rower turned coach with an extensive list of qualifications and experience, has become a valued member of our community. Coach Bond gets ready for practice in the Boat ...

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Swimmers Dive into History

This winter both the boys and girls swim teams posted impressive seasons. Classics teacher John Burke, who has served as the boys’ head coach for 12 years, elaborated; “This year has been extraordinary. I have never experienced anything like it. It was an unexpected, but pleasant surprise, and ...

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Memorial Building: Not Just a Memory

The Memorial Building renovation is progressing as scheduled and should be completed by mid-summer, in time for the 2014-15 school year. The opening of the renovated Memorial Building marks a new chapter for the arts at Deerfield. Indeed, “the Visual and Performing Arts Department is on the verge ...

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Co-curricular OpporTUNEity

For students who want to pursue independent projects, exemptions provide freedom and time. Art and music exemptions are popular among students who crave co-curricular time to further develop their artistic skills “Exemptions afford passionate musicians or artists time to practice and work on a ...

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Deerfield Chamber Singers Take New York City

Chamber singers standing in front of Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. The Deerfield Chamber Singers, a group of 13 students, left for New York City on March 28 to participate in the Heritage Performance Music Festival, a festival focused on enriching the lives of students through music and ...

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Artists Of The Issue: Daisy Fornengo and Elena Jones

This winter, Elena Jones ’14 and Daisy Fornengo ’14 received a co-curricular exemption in order to pursue their love of photography. Having taken both photography classes that Deerfield offers, the pair used their time this past term to work closely with visual arts teacher Tim Trelease to ...

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