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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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2014 Oxford Trip

Over March Break, many Deerfield students travelled around the world on various school-sponsored trips, one of which was the Oxford trip. Accompanied by Ms. Fan, Mr. Nilsson and Ms. Steim, a group of 15 seniors spent two weeks in England. The students were fully engaged with their surroundings. ...

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College Admissions: Be Worthy of Your Facebook

It has become customary for students to change their names on Facebook, Twitter, or other social media websites when they submit their applications to college, many utilizing wordplay with their names, either using rhymes or referencing TV shows and movies. Fear circulates among applicants as they ...

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Tutaonana “See Ya Soon” Tanzania!

At the start of spring break, 13 Deerfield students and three faculty members traveled over 40 hours to Tanzania. They went to rural Kitongo to work at a school run by the Janada F. Batchelor Foundation for Children, also known as JBFC. According to Director of Global Studies David Miller, faculty ...

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Surviving the LDR

Dear Margo, Rita and Curtis: My older boy toy is going off to college (quite the party school, if you know what I mean), and I want to know how I can keep up a long-distance relationship. Sincerely, From Mac to Middlebury The LDR…. dun dun dun. Let’s state our concerns from the get-go. ...

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Poet Laureate Pinsky to Visit DA

On March 27, renowned writer, poet and former three-term United States Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky will come to campus to read his poetry. His reading, a spring School Event, will take place in the Dining Hall on Thursday afternoon, with a special schedule that includes a walkthrough dinner. ...

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Do the Robot: Big Green Competes at FTC

On January 18, the Deerfield Robotics Team, started by Alexa Murray during her freshman year at Deerfield, traveled to Greenwich, Connecticut for a qualifying competition for the Connecticut State Championships. The team is made up of 10 core members, ranging from freshmen to seniors. At the ...

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