Archive for the News

Senior Ties Now Available for Your Child

Class of 2019 ties are available in Hitchcock House starting this morning. Bow or Long ties are $25. Class ties are traditionally worn at Commencement and with Deerfield pride for years after. Hitchcock is open 8 am-4:30 pm today, 8 am-5:30 pm Tues-Thur, 7:30 am-5:30 […]

Albany Road Earns Highest Award in National Competition

Albany Road, the literary magazine of Deerfield Academy Earns Highest Award in National Competition Albany Road, the literary magazine from Deerfield Academy has been awarded REALM First Class, in the Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) Program of the National Council of Teachers of English […]

Welcome to the Parent Lounge

A new Parent Lounge is now open in the living room of the Ephraim Williams house. The Ephraim Williams house (or EW, as many call it) is the white house with the picket fence, as you first enter Albany Road, adjacent to the Main School […]

Your Child as an Alumni Ambassador?

Deerfield’s alumni network spans the world and is served primarily by the Office of Advancement and the Communications Office. We invite current students to take advantage of the Office of Advancement Ambassador program. If selected, student leaders will have first-hand experience in all areas of […]

It’s AP Test Registration time!

If your child plans to take an AP exam, please make sure they use this link to sign up for this May’s AP exams: The form needs to be submitted only once, regardless of how many AP exams they plan to take. Students taking […]

New Exhibition at the von Auersperg Art Gallery

“Cuba in Transition: Narrative & Perspective” is a traveling exhibition of photomosaic murals, interviews, and field recordings by Northampton-based artist Mark Guglielmo. Each mural measures five to 15 feet long and is handmade by taping together hundreds, sometimes thousands, of individual 4×6″ photographs. Neither a […]

Serve to End Hunger with The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

At least three days a week students at Deerfield Academy support the The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts with their commitment to feeding our neighbors in need and leading the community to end hunger. Students can contact any member of the Center for Service and […]

Senior Parents: It’s Time to Order Yearbook Ads!

Today’s the day to start creating your ads for your seniors! Ads provide an opportunity for family members to congratulate graduating seniors. Should you choose to submit an ad for a member of the class of 2019, please submit it to us by March 1. […]

WSI: Water Safety Instructor Course

Deerfield Academy is offering a Water Safety Instructor Course to students who are interested in learning how to teach swim lessons to both children and adults. This course will be on the weekends this spring and consist of pool and classroom work. Students must be […]

New Advising Practices

Dear Deerfield Families, As the school year gets underway, I’d like to offer you some information about advising in the year ahead. Returning families may notice some changes. The fundamental premise of Deerfield advising remains the same: Ensure that every student has an advocate – […]