Latest updates

Editorial

The Scroll Board Urges Continued Dialogue On Race

Recent racially-charged events have elicited varied responses from calls for neutrality, to apathy, anger, disappointment, helplessness, and determination to make change. The grand jury proceedings resulting from the killings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in Staten Island, ...

0 Comments

Anonymity: A Double-Edged Sword

Last year, the app Yik Yak swept through the Deerfield campus, prompting a series of community-wide conversations about our school values, accompanied by pleas from the administration to stop hurtful anonymous postings. Many students felt individually targeted by the app, and others were concerned ...

0 Comments

In Praise Of Dialogue

The Scroll commends Deerfield’s administration for considering and embracing student opinions regarding recent school decisions. This year, the deans have announced some (more or less) momentous changes: banning boys’ turtlenecks, allowing senior day students to drive their friends off-campus ...

0 Comments

Rejecting Complacency

One of our main goals at The Scroll is to address current issues facing the school community and to provoke discussion about these issues throughout the student body and faculty. However, over the past few years, we have occasionally heard that individuals have taken offense at certain article. ...

0 Comments

Letter From The Editor

Dear Reader, I would like to take this opportunity to reflect on Greenfield’s ongoing heroin epidemic and struggles with hunger and poverty as outlined by Heyi’s piece on page 2. I first visited the Academy in 2007 for my sister’s interview and tour. As we drove from the highway to Historic ...

0 Comments

Respect For All

Recently there have been some incidents that have drawn the attention of students to the need for mutual respect and protection of privacy between teachers and students on campus. We at The Scroll believe that strong ties between students and teachers are essential to the Deerfield community. ...

0 Comments

Letter From The Editor

Dear Reader, This past Thursday, I quickly scrolled the length of the page one last time, held my breath, then clicked. My Early Decision application was submitted. If I later spot a glaring typo or have a sudden epiphany, it is too late. My fate is sealed. I felt a profound sense of satisfaction . ...

0 Comments

Fewer Grades, More Reflection?

Due to the extreme stress that students experience from grades, Deerfield has decided that teachers will not show grades to freshmen students until the end of the term. While sophomores, juniors and seniors will still receive marks on assessments and midterm grades, the freshman class will not. ...

0 Comments

Letter From The Editor

Dear Reader, I grew up in the Metro-New York area, about 45 minutes from the city. I remember the moment in September of 2001 that our nation came under attack. I was playing with Legos in my pre-K classroom when I overheard talk of the incident among a group of teachers huddled in the corner. ...

0 Comments

School Meeting Gets a Makeover

We enthusiastically applaud the new School Meetings in the Hess Auditorium. It is clear that considerable time and thought have gone into improving these weekly assemblies. After all-time low attendance last year, partly due to the location in the West Gym, the new Hess Center provides a space that ...

0 Comments

1 2 3 14