Archive for the News

Tidbits of Advice from First Link Parents

Compiled by DPN Vice President Lesley Koeppel P’14, ’15, ’18 The First Link Committee of the Deerfield Parents Network (the DPN) has compiled the following list of “tidbits.”  Tidbits are essential bits of information that will help you, as parents and guardians, as you prepare […]

Preparing for Move In: Keep it Simple

Written in August 2014 by by Meg Knight, P’16,’17, New Haven, CT and Adriana Vasquez, P’16, Bogota, Colombia and updated August 2016 by Julie Halloran P’17  We gathered seasoned parents’ advice on packing and move-in so that you and your child will have a great start […]

Important Back to School Information

Dear Deerfield Families, Greetings from the Student Life Office (formerly the Dean of Students Office)! I hope you are enjoying a restful and restorative summer and that you and your child/ren are looking forward to the start of the school year. It’s with this in […]

Students and Families: Please be sure your back-to-school forms are complete

This is a friendly reminder to print out and complete all forms found on your Back-to-School record. You can access or check the status of forms through the Back-to-School page. Please note that you will need your Deerfield ID number to access the forms. Thank you!

End-of-School AND Back-to-School Info for Families

After a very long winter, the campus grows greener with each passing day. Flip flops have appeared, and we are all very much enjoying the spring term!  I am writing now to share with you some important information about these last few weeks of school. […]

June 1st Deadline

Things to know: -Students taking the June 4th SAT must contact the Dean of Students. The student must make sure their room is fully packed before the test and must leave promptly after the test is completed. -Students wishing to apply for testing accommodations with […]

Attention Senior Parents!

If you have yet to submit an ad for your son or daughter for the 2016 yearbook and still wish to do so, please contact ASAP. The deadline has passed, but let us know if for any particular reason you need more time. We want everyone to […]

Change to Charter Bus Schedule for 2016-17 School Year

Next school year (2016-17), charter bus departure times will change from 1:30 to 12:30 for November and March breaks. Students who receive extra time will be accommodated through an early start to their exams. See a list of key dates for next year, or view the complete […]

Deerfield Trips Abroad: Applications Due Nov 2, 2015

We are delighted to share with you the slate of 2016 Deerfield trips abroad. These faculty-led programs are an exciting part of the Deerfield experience and important component of the school’s mission to prepare students for leadership in a rapidly changing world: The Bahamas: Researching […]