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Senior Parent Perspective

Deerfield has been such a huge part of our lives for the past six years. We are fortunate that both of our children, Cameron and Brendan, have been a part of the Deerfield community. Students choose DA for many reasons. When we were touring secondary […]

Spring Family Weekend

Spring Family Weekend is just around the corner!  On May 6th-8th, we will be attending our students’ “mini-classes” (Friday 8am-1:10pm), sporting events, performing arts showcases, and more…. Some highlights: Margarita Curtis, Head of School, will welcome all and share her “state of the school” perspectives […]

Register for Music Lessons

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, organ, bagpipes, drumset, and […]

The Second Year’s a Charm–So Far

Reflections from a Tenth-Grade Parent The tenth-grade year is easier. No longer new to this unfamiliar universe called Deerfield, tenth graders are free from the busy pressures of the junior year and the tearful farewells as a senior. The typical tenth grader still has an entire […]

Subscribe Online to The Deerfield Scroll

The official student newspaper, The Deerfield Scroll, has been in print on campus since it was established in 1925. Published roughly monthly during the school year, it addresses issues of student interest on a range of topics from on-campus to national and global. Many parents […]

DA Highlighted by RecyclingWorks MA

RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts is a new recycling assistance program designed to help businesses and institutions maximize recycling, reuse, and composting opportunities. Read more about Recycling Works. Deerfield Academy was selected as a case study exemplar for depicting how a school can thoughtfully manage the food […]

New Faculty Arrive on Campus

We are pleased to welcome 23 new faculty members to Deerfield this year. A listing by department is included below (with dorm association, if any). For more information on each, here is a link to new faculty bios. Note that the website directory includes bios […]

Parents Support Jingle Mingle 5

A Winter Lift with The Grift Apres Ski Party ‘Tis the season for giving, and you were all very generous to contribute to make this evening a special one!! Thank you to all the parents, grandparents and guardians that have helped as the school prepares […]

Wanted: Your Ideas and Input

The Deerfield Parents Network (DPN) is always looking for your input and suggestions on how to better serve parents. With this in mind, Is there a topic that you’d like to read about in a future DA Parents’ Network Link Newsletter? Are you interested in […]

Guest Speaker Addresses Healthy Relationships

As part of Deerfield’s continued focus on healthy relationships, dating, sexuality, and consent, educator Cindy Pierce visited campus in late September to talk with all students and faculty. She met separately with the Class of 2019 in the Ninth-Grade Village. Following the meetings, advisory groups […]