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Study Tips for the DA Student: Change the Venue

If you get a call (i.e., text) from a weary teen sitting in his room after dinner this winter, you might suggest they sign out and take a hike to the Garonzik. A change of scenery from the dorm and a brisk walk with a […]

Winter 101 – Surviving and Thriving in the Cold

In January, the average high and low temperatures in Deerfield range from 33 degrees Fahrenheit to 13 degrees. In February, things improve slightly; the average range is 37 degrees to 16 degrees. So it will be cold. Also snowy…and icy…and dark. But there are many […]

Pathways to College Recap 2014

Peter Warsaw, Academic Dean, and Mark Spencer, Director of College Advising, took to the newly renovated Hess Center stage to provide an overview of Deerfield’s advising on Friday afternoon of Fall Parents’ Weekend. The audience was primarily parents of juniors, sophomores and freshmen and the […]

Office of Inclusion and Community Life Fall 2014 Update

As I enter my second year as Director of Inclusion and Community Life at Deerfield, I appreciate more and more the multifaceted nature of my position. My main responsibilities include providing leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating strategic diversity and inclusion initiatives, and working with […]

Local Deerfield Attractions to Visit this Winter

In winter, Deerfield and the surrounding areas offer tons in terms of culture, food, outdoor activities, and more! Check out these suggestions: In Deerfield… Have a snowman-building contest Work a big jigsaw puzzle in the dorm common room Gorge on pancakes and waffles at William’s […]

Care Package Ideas to Ward Off the Winter Blues!

Even if you live hours away from your Deerfield child, it 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. A package from […]

How To Maintain a Healthier ‘Selfie’

Did you know that the word selfie was named Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year in 2013? We all know that selfie is defined as taking a photograph of oneself, and often uploading it to a social media website. Jane Pearsall, Editorial Director for Oxford […]