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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Zz Salvador at Hotchkiss

On October 11, Xavier “Zz” Salvador ’14 returned to Deerfield Academy not just as an alumnus, but also as a new postgraduate member of the Hotchkiss varsity soccer team, gearing up for a match against his former team. Despite excellent play by both teams, Hotchkiss proved to be a formidable ...

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Mr. Keller Game Review #2 (Settlers of Catan)

Each issue, mathematics teacher Sean Keller reviews a board game found in the Boyden Library. Check out his reviews and then head on over to the gaming section to play for yourself. “I’ll trade you three sheep for one ore, one lumber, and two grain.” Just as Henry Ford launched an invasion of ...

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New Talent Takes DA

Liam Holowesko, a freshman from Nassau, Bahamas, is an avid cyclist, ranked number one in the Bahamas. Holowesko won the individual time trial in the Bahamas Pro-Cycling National Championships this summer and placed second in the Bahamas National Championships road race. In addition, Holowesko is ...

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OOH OOH Baby

The DeNunzio Disco is one of the most anticipated events of the school year. From the minute students step foot on campus, they hear constant talk about outfits and a buzz of excitement. As Molly Kennedy ’16 put it, “It’s a great way for the school to come together and get to know each ...

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Margo, Rita & Curtis

Dear Margo, Rita & Curtis, I don’t know what I should be for Sadies!!!! Help me!!! Sincerely, Confused and Costumeless Dearest Costumeless, Ah, Halloween, that magical made-up American holiday. When I was growing up, Halloween was a source of stress in my life because my mom not only made us ...

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Deerfield Water Balloon Toss Breaks World Record

On Sunday, September 14, the Deerfield Community held the annual Dorm Olympics, but this year there was a change. The faculty, staff, students and other members of the Deerfield community participated in a Guinness Book of World Records-breaking water balloon toss. Signe Ahl ’15, the chief ...

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Deerfield Dining Hall Lives Clean and Eats Dirty

Since the start of the new school year, notable changes have been made to the Dining Hall—the most prominent having to do with breakfast foods, vegetarian options and beverages. These modifications have been made due to the Academy’s “Live Clean, Eat Dirty” campaign, an initiative to shift ...

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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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