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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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Gal Pal

Dear Margo, Rita, and Curtis, I don’t have any friends of the opposite sex here. Why? Sincerely, Gal searching for a pal Assuming you’re not a giant jerk (i.e. listening to Nickelback, turning on read receipts, and initiating a college conversation, then saying you’re “not telling ...

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Shake-n-Bake: Baking Club Heats Up

Every Friday night, one can find about 30 people baking in the Parker Room kitchen. Claire Collins ’15, Molly Murphy ’15 and Blair Johnson ’14 started the baking club this January. Students bake delicious cinnamon rolls at Baking Club.   The idea for the club came to Collins and ...

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The Link Between Snowden and ITS

This past May, Edward Snowden, a former employee of the National Security Agency (NSA), famously exposed the inner workings of the agency’s surveillance programs. Fueled by the scandal, debates surrounding the privacy of Americans’ data have erupted across the United States. John Breyault, the ...

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