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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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Spring Blood Drive

In April 28th, Deerfield hosted its second blood drive of the year. “This blood drive was much better than the fall,” said Francoise Ellis, who oversaw the event. “More people signed up this spring. We had about 50 people sign up, with a few walk-ons, but we were able to get 34 pints, which ...

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What Are Other Prep Schools Saying About Deerfield?

The Scroll recently reached out to students from seven New England boarding schools to see what was being said on their campuses about the Big Green. The admissions page of the Deerfield website states, “Deerfield is a vibrant, diverse community of students and staff, and families who live and ...

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Humans of Deerfield

In 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began taking photographs of citizens of New York City, learning their stories and including quotes about his subjects alongside the portraits he posted on his blog, Humans of New York. Four years later, his Facebook page has over four million likes, with each ...

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Be Worthy of Your Heritage

The Deerfield motto, “Be Worthy of Your Heritage,” reflects the value our school places on honoring the traditions of the past, while still upholding a certain set of principles for our community as we move toward the future. Although we have many traditions and aspects of life here that tie us ...

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