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DPN Commencement Dinner 2017

Friday, May 26th at 6pm 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 can/can’t I bring to the event? You CAN come with your graduate […]

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, […]

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 […]

Parents Support Annual Fund and Senior Parents Project

Thank you for your extraordinary support for Deerfield’s Advancement efforts. Parent Giving is an essential part of the ongoing funding required to operate the school. It also allows the school to expand programs, facilities and opportunities for students and faculty ensuring that Deerfield remains at […]

The ‘Three Teachers’ at Deerfield

After nine years as a Deerfield parent, it never ceases to amaze me how well this school manages to evolve as the needs of our children change. As outside pressures continue to demand more of students, Deerfield maintains its ability to successfully straddle the balance […]

Parent Guide to Commencement Weekend

Spring flowers are blooming on campus and the planning for Commencement Weekend is well underway. There will be much to enjoy and celebrate throughout the weekend, culminating on Sunday morning May 29th, when the Class of 2016 will process down Academy Lane. Following the success […]