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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Interview with Bill O’Neil of Bill and Pete

Why did you create Bill and Pete? Pete and I are big fans of WEEI radio; a Boston radio sports talk show. When we heard that there was space available on the Deerfield Radio airtime, we just kind of did it. So the show is called Bill and Pete but Carey Danforth is a co-host, elaborate? This past ...


The College Process

Opinions about the current college process that weren’t included in the issue.


Where Does the Money Go?

Mr. Finan, Chief Financial Officer, outlines where the revenues from the tuition, endowment, gifts, and others go to.


Vegan and Vegetarian Life At Deerfield

“We need to move from ‘accommodating’ people with particular preferences to recognizing food as a community, ethical, and, yes, educational issue.”


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