Deerfield Today Spring 2009

Mozea, Meghan – April 1, 2009

Read online, the newest issue of Deerfield Today: Remembering Michael Bois, Strategic Plan, Fitness Center.

Read about Strategic Plan Approved and Underway by Lee Wicks

“…the Deerfield Academy Board of Trustees voted to approve Imagine Deerfield, a strategic plan that will preserve the values and traditions that make Deerfield distinctive while it positions the Academy for the 21st century challenges. Although that current economic crisis will alter the schedule, it will not change Deerfield’s priorities– people, program, and place.”

His Own Person: Remembrances of Michael Bois by Robert Kaufmann P’83, ’97 and Donald Sheehan ’74, P’12

“He preferred not so much making his own rules, but certainly he liked the independence to administer others’ rules on his own terms.”(Kaufmann) “On campus Mike presided with a benign but watchful eye over a dormitory of freshmen and sophomores where, without even trying, he would look out for the underdogs, or shyer-then-most types.” (Sheehan) 

Jim Antone the Zamboni Man by Bob York

“He’s a friend to one and all, except, according to an article written about him back in 2005, those who bring popcorn unto the rink.’ I sharpen all the kids’ skates, so while they’re waiting to get them sharpened, I just ask them questions…'”