The Link: News

Fall 2019: New Beginnings

As we enjoy the final weeks of summer, anticipation and excitement are growing for the beginning of the school year. We look forward to being back on Albany Road, reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones; returning to our favorite places on campus and […]

NEW Parents/Guardians Schedule—Opening Days 2019

New Parents/Guardians Schedule Opening Days 2019 (new international families arrived Tuesday 9/3 – see separate schedule below)   WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 REGISTRATION: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Registration for BOARDING 9th graders Main School Building Lobby 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Registration for NEW BOARDING 10th, 11th, […]

Leave a Message After the Beep…

One Senior Parent’s Reflection on and Advice for New 9th Grade Parents Remember last year? The school visits, the interviews, the seemingly endless rounds of tutoring and SSAT test centers? Remember just this past Summer? Shopping for clothes, bedding, the perfect desk chair with the California […]

TIDBITS for Day Students’ Families

The First Link Committee of the Deerfield Parents Network(DPN) puts together an annual list of “tidbits”—useful information that you’ll find helpful as your child gets ready to leave for school – and this year, we’ve added these suggestions specifically for Day Students. If you have questions […]

TIDBITS for New Deerfield Parents

The First Link Committee of the Deerfield Parents Network (DPN) has put together this list of “tidbits”—useful information that you’ll find helpful as your child gets ready to leave for school.  This year, we’ve also added suggestions specifically for day students. Day Students Tidbits »  If you […]

Letter from Dr. Benson: The Dangers of Vaping

Dear Deerfield Academy Parents and Guardians, As we enjoy this time with our families during the summer break, I am writing to ask you to please take a few moments and discuss with your child a very important health-related matter. Unfortunately, the past few years […]

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 […]