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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 ...

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Margo, Rita & Curtis

Dear Margo, Rita & Curtis, I’m really nervous about going back to school! Is there anything I can do to make sure my school year goes OK? Sincerely, The Greer is too Near Dearest Too-Near Greer, Thank you so much for thinking of us over the summer! It warms my heart that all of my readers ...

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Feeling Bored? Play a Board Game (w/ Mr. Keller)!

Spiel des Jahres, anyone? For us non-German speakers in the community, the English translation is:  “Game of the Year.” The Spiel des Jahres Award—the international game board version of an Oscar or a Grammy—has been given since 1978. Rubik’s Cube was a “special category” Spiel des ...

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Boston Marathon

On the morning of April 21, 2014, a group of 36,000 individuals from across the world gathered together in Hopkinton, Massachusetts to begin the 26.2 mile race to the city of Boston known as the Boston Marathon. The race this year was bigger than it had ever been before. Crowds of supporters ...

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When Boarding School Students Return Home

Summer break is around the corner and excitement is building on campus for the upcoming three months where students will disperse from campus and integrate back into their respective communities.  From one small Massachusetts town, Deerfield’s student body will sprawl into 42 states and 37 ...

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Career Club

This spring, freshman Dani Michelson introduced a new club to DA’s campus: Career Club. Twice a month, the club meets after sit-down dinner in the Caswell library, where a chosen faculty/staff member shares insight on careers with which they have been affiliated.  Each speaker offers ...

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Who Searches for Sunken Ships Under the Sea? 

Dr. Robert Ballard, the noted oceanographer, came to Deerfield on April 30 to talk about his work, his findings and his love of the ocean. Known chiefly for locating the Titanic, Dr. Ballard has also discovered numerous other ships, artifacts and biological phenomena. “Where I grew up there was ...

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Goodbye to Dan Roihl and Susan LaScala

Click Here to read about this year’s other departing and retiring faculty. DA Info Dan Roihl Mr. Roihl, who has contributed to the Deerfield community from its traditions to its musical talents, will be leaving Deerfield with his wife after four fabulous years. Click Here to read the whole ...

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Departing Faculty Members Chart a New Course

All of the faculty members below will be moving on to a new stage in their life, whether that is retirement, a new school or a new career. Click Here to read about Dan Roihl and Susan LaScala. RETIRING Robert Moorhead (Visual Arts) Robert Moorhead began his Deerfield career as a visual arts and ...

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Adieu

In this article, we bid you adieu. It keeps us up at night knowing we are leaving a mailbox full of unanswered questions, and we shudder to think what you’ll do without our guidance over the long hot days of summer. But worry not, we will leave you with some closing advice that you can refer to ...

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