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Weather and travel on Monday – Feb. 9th, 2015

More snow (a possible 10-20 inches) is forecast for tomorrow.  This weather could impact travel throughout the day.  Charter buses, operated by professional drivers, will likely run on schedule unless Governor Baker declares a travel ban.  However, Deerfield will defer to families’ discretion in travel decisions.  We’ll […]

A Note to Parents About Charter Buses

Some questions and concerns arose this past Sunday about Deerfield’s charter buses, so we hope to clarify our guidelines for such travel.  The buses will stop only at their designated locations at their scheduled times. To ensure student safety, they will not make extra stops to accommodate […]

Parents Weekend Farmers Market, October 18

The DPN and Deerfield’s Office of Sustainability are co-sponsoring a Farmers Market on Saturday, October 18 from 9:30am-12:30pm, on the lawn between the Main School Building and John Williams Dorm. See a vendor list and learn more about Deerfield’s commitment to supporting local food and […]

Updates to the Student Handbook for 2014-15

Each summer, we work to update and revise the student handbook, Rules and Expectations for Deerfield Academy Students. To ensure that members of the community are aware of these changes, I’d like to take this opportunity to share them with you. Students will receive the […]

Help Us Think 80|20 During Dorm Moveouts

Dear parents, With the end of the school year almost here, we are eager to welcome you back to campus. Parents often help their student pack up and move out, and I urge you help us with our campus efforts to recycle and reuse our waste, keeping […]

College Advising Meets with Class 2015 Parents

The College Advising Office held a kick-off meeting with the parents of the Class of 2015 on January 18, 2014. You can view or download a PDF of the presentation slides here.

Care packages to help your child to ward off those mid-winter blues!

Being hours away from your Deerfield child does not mean that you can’t show that you care.  It is fairly easy to send your child a care package, especially as those stressful tests and long winter nights prevail. I have found it easy to send […]

Updated Dress Code

Please note that updates have been made to Deerfield’s dress code. Read about it here, or through the Dress Code “Quick Link” at right.

Important Information About DA’s New Laundry Machines

Over the summer, Deerfield made a major change in its self-service laundry program. All machines have been replaced with new energy efficient, water-efficient equipment and students will be able to pay for laundry with swipe cards rather than quarters. We are excited about the upgrade […]