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Saying Farewell To Teachers

Nick Albertson came to Deerfield in 1978. After a long tenure as history teacher, college advisor and varsity golf coach, he will miss interacting with students and the congeniality of being with his fellow faculty. He will also miss the daily excitement of Deerfield. However, during retirement he ...

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Goodbye To Frank Henry

Frank Henry ’69 arrived at Deerfield Academy in September 1967 as a new junior. Mr. Henry, the son of an alumnus, had grown up in Cleveland, Ohio, reading the Deerfield magazine and comparing Deerfield to his all-boys day school. Gwyneth Hochhausler Mr. Henry stated, “I had done pretty well at ...

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New Coaches On The Scene

As Deerfield students watch their peers compete this term, they may notice  unfamiliar coaches in the dugout, on the pool deck or on the sidelines. A former member of Princeton University’s heavyweight team, and later a Princeton rowing coach, Spencer Washburn is a college advisor and head crew ...

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Deerfield Theater Picks Up [Ms.] Speed

New Teaching Fellow Katie Speed is not only teaching acting, but also directing the spring production. “As soon as I was finished touring Deerfield, I knew I could see myself working here,” reflected Ms. Speed. “While interacting with the students, I noticed immediately how kind and helpful ...

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Girls’ Swimming with Savage and Washburn

This season, the girls varsity swim team welcomes two new coaches: Caroline Savage, The Associate Director of Admissions, and Megan Washburn, a science teacher. Mrs. Savage grew up swimming in California on a year-round club team before going on to swim at Columbia University. Although she has ...

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Mr. Stallings: Poetic License

“Poetry wasn’t my first choice,” said Andy Stallings, this year’s Wilson Fellow and new English teacher at Deerfield, whose book of poetry, To the Heart of the World, was published this fall. Stallings, who previously taught at Tulane University, was a musician learning to write lyrics when ...

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2014~2015 New Faculty Bios

New students are not the only ones anticipating a fresh start at Deerfield this year. The Academy welcomes 17 new faculty members as the school year approaches. (The excerpts below are drawn from Assistant Dean of Faculty Peter Nilsson’s biographical notes on new faculty.) An Exeter graduate, ...

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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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New Assistant ADs Are Star Athletes

Both Drew Philie ‘09 and Caroline Stedman have joined the Academy as Deerfield’s new Assistant Athletic Directors. While they play different sports, they both bring a new enthusiasm to the Athletic Department. Philie returns to the Deerfield Valley after graduating from the University of ...

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