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Parents of Seniors: Be Sure to RSVP for the Commencement Party

Senior spring has finally arrived and the class of 2017 is enjoying the final weeks of school and looking forward to the upcoming celebrations and traditions leading up to graduation on Sunday, May 28th. One of the newer graduation traditions is the all-class senior celebration on […]

We Want YOU!

The Deerfield Parents Network (DPN) needs YOU to volunteer for the First Link program for the upcoming school year of 2017-2018! As you probably know, the First Link program helps welcome new families to the Deerfield community by “linking” them to a current Deerfield parent […]

DPN Commencement Dinner 2017

Friday, May 26th at 6pm Location: Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Hall at 10 Memorial Street, Deerfield, MA 01342 How do I RSVP? Buy your ticket here. Your ticket purchase is your RSVP. There will be check-in at the event. Please purchase your tickets by May 1st. Who […]

Ivory Hills Named Academic Dean

Science teacher and Director of Sustainability Ivory Hills has been named Deerfield’s new Academic Dean. He will take over for Interim Academic Dean Joe Lyons on July 1st. Margarita Curtis made the announcement in a letter to the campus community in February. The full text of […]

The Deadline for Spring Music Lesson Registration is March 31

>>> Info and Registration The Deerfield Academy Music Department invites any student wishing to study a musical instrument or voice with a member of our applied music staff to register for private lessons. We offer lessons on all orchestral strings, woodwinds, brass, piano, voice, guitar, […]

In New York City over the Holidays? Two DA events coming up…

DA Family Skate on Friday 12/16 Join the Deerfield Club of New York City on Friday, December 16th for skating in Central Park.  This event is for EVERYONE, not just alumni!  Current students, parents, guardians and families are welcome.  There will be a private heated […]

Faculty / Advisor Meeting Scheduling Fall Family Weekend

The PickATime Scheduler is now CLOSED. Teachers will post their appointment schedules on their doors on Friday and Saturday during the meet-and greets. If there are appointments available, parents are welcome to work with the teacher to sign up on the spot for an open slot. You […]

Meet the DPN Leaders for 2016-2017

The Deerfield Parents Network (DPN) is an organization aimed at building partnerships among Deerfield parents, and between parents and the Academy. Our goal is to improve the Deerfield experience for all students and their families through a number of initiatives including the First Link program […]

Dating Comes to Deerfield

Deerfield can offer its students many things–excellent academics, wide-ranging co-curricular options and exposure to friends and teachers from all over the world–but it has not typically been able to offer normal high school dating experiences which are an important part of adolescent and personal development. […]

Diversity + Inclusion = Cultural Competency at Deerfield

Over the last 18 months, Deerfield’s board, parents, employees, and students have been engaged in an ongoing conversation about diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency. The school has embarked on a process of examining values, traditions and practices that either foster inclusion or create exclusion within […]