Archive for the News

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 […]

Opening Days Schedule

The Opening Days Schedule is now available. Please contact the Dean of Students Office at 413-774-1452 or with any questions.

Did Your Child Lose This?

A very well loved doll was found on campus after Spring Parents Weekend. If your child lost this doll, please contact Peg Scarborough in the Dean of Students office to claim it.

Summer Storage Options

Two local companies provide summer storage services to students: Boomerang Storage and Sitterly Storage. To sign up or to get prices and more information, visit their web sites. Please be in touch with one of these companies soon to make arrangements to store your children’s […]

Support Efforts to Make Deerfield “Greener”

At Deerfield we have taken many steps in order to become a “greener” campus. From the Green Cup Challenge, an inter-scholastic competition to reduce energy use, to new recycling and composting initiatives, we try to play our part in reducing our impact on the planet. […]