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Opening Days Photo Story

Kamillah Smith – September 21, 2016
The first two weeks of school are a busy time as they set the stage for the year to come, introduce students to lots of opportunities, and bring the community together. Below are a selection of photos summarizing the major events of the first weeks of school. 

 

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Mr. Bicknell, Assistant Dean of Students and Language Teacher, meets some new students in the MSB .

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A brief break during move in: ninth-graders check out the Crowe Commons.

CAMP BECKET

 

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First years check in before they board the buses to Camp Becket.

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Students begin to bond as they get ready for Camp Becket.

 

FIRST SCHOOL MEETING

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Head of School Margarita Curtis kicks off the first school meeting with lots of energy.

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David Miller, Director of Global Studies, encourages students to step outside of normal “get to know you” questions and instead use prompt people to share their stories.

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Class of 2017 belts out their class cheer.

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New math teacher, Kia Hall gets introduced to new students during the introductions of new faculty.

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Student Programs Committee members give DeNunzio Disco do’s and dont’s talk. (Do: Dress in bright colors.  Don’t: miss it!).

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Deerfield’s Step Team pumps up the crowd with a lively performance.

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The dance program gives several performances that leap out!

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The Cheerleaders help to unleash Deerfield’s powerful school spirit.

 

 

CONVOCATION

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Jack Wood ’17, Student Body President, gives the welcoming remarks.

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Dr. Margarita Curtis shares a bit about the power of opposites. (Watch the video here!)

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Willy Oppenhein talks about a growth mindset and doing good.

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Yuxi Cai ’20 of Jamaica is seen with the Jamaican flag as she lines up for the annual Flag Ceremony at the first Sunday Sit-Down meal.

 

 

DENUNZIO DISCO

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The Disco: hot, loud, and a lot of fun!

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Groovy outfits!

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Groovy moves!

 

DORM OLYMPICS

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Students participate in the paper airplane and brown bag event during the Dorm Olympics.

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Students scramble to figure out how the pieces fit during trivia & jigsaw.

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Dance contest!  It’s fun to stay at the Y M C A!

Looking for more?

  • More School Meeting photos here.
  • More Convocation photos here.
  • More Disco photos here.
  • More Dorm Olympics photos here.