April 18, 2013
An inpendent legal firm hired by the Academy has recently concluded its investigation of the allegations against Peter Hindle, Deerfield math teacher from 1956 to 2000.
The investigation confirmed statements against Mr. Hindle as well as accused Bryce Lambert, another former teacher in the English Department from 1952 to 1990, of similar behaviors.
Deerfield considered it a moral obligation to handle these allegations with transparency, to pay respect to the victims and acknowledge the difficulty of revealing such a difficult experience.
Following the letter released on the Daily Bulletin, in print and on other social media sites on January 28, Deerfield issued another on March 30, explaining Deerfield’s reason for openness concerning Lambert’s and Hindle’s indiscretions…
April 18, 2013For the past twenty-five years, Martha Lyman has been a pivotal part of Deerfield students’ college processes. This year, she will step down as Director of College Advising to work on a new project that will influence the community as a whole.
Ms. Lyman will turn next to designing a summer school program with Head of School Margarita Curtis, just downstairs from her current office on the second floor of the Main School Building. They, along with a team including Dr. Hills, who will be pioneering this summer’s science institute, hope to open the program in the summer of 2015.
Next year Ms. Lyman will spend her time researching and creating the summer program. “We want to design something that is distinctive and not just another summer school,” Ms. Lyman said.
March 4, 2013Super Storm Nemo caused the annual A Cappella Fest to be cancelled on February 9, and the possibility of rescheduling the event in April is up in the air.
March 4, 2013Scroll Editorial Associate Jon Victor ’14 interviewed Convocation Speaker Riley Ennis this past fall. Mr. Ennis, the CEO of a biotechnology startup that aims to find a vaccine against cancer, reflected on his experience at Deerfield and his own personal goals.
February 27, 2013Twelve Deerfield students and three faculty members traveled to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to participate in the February 17 “Forward on Climate” rally.
February 27, 2013Head of School Margarita Curtis announced on January 28 that retired math teacher Peter Hindle, who worked at Deerfield for forty-four years, has been accused of sexual contact with a former student, and that the school is conducting an investigation regarding the alleged abuse.
February 27, 2013The topics covered were just as numerous as the students who attended the forum, but eventually the discussion boiled down to three main topics—the roles of clothing, competition and the administration in Deerfield culture.
February 6, 2013What can be done to prevent the tragedy of Newtown from happening in DA?