The Montague Grant for Research and Writing
Calling all Juniors and Seniors currently enrolled in an Academy History or English class: Through the generosity of Richard Montague, Deerfield Class of 1952, the History and English Departments, along with Dr. Curtis, are happy to announce the first-ever Montague Grant—a grant of $1000 to support the research of...
A Beautiful Day for Some Opera
Mr. Bergeron, Dr. Curtis, and sixteen students enjoyed a day trip to New York City today, where they attended a Metropolitan Opera performance of a new production of Cosí Fan Tutte—a clever vision of Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island—complete with...
Bring Out the Colors!
Today some Deerfield students and families responded to yesterday’s hateful graffiti by “bringing out the colors” and spreading messages of love and hope; enjoy some of them here!
First Walks to the Rock
Dr. Curtis (and Friday!) showed not one but two groups of ninth graders the way to the Rock this past Saturday. A final ninth grade group will make the trek this coming weekend, and hopefully the weather will be just as gorgeous. Congratulations, Class of ’21, on enjoying one...
Dr. Curtis’ Remarks at the First Faculty Meeting of the Year
First, I’d like to speak to the more serious issues facing us as we begin another academic year in a highly polarized, emotionally-charged political environment. Specifically, I want to stop for a moment and address Charlottesville, and to be absolutely clear on one point: Hate has no place at Deerfield. As you know,...
A Moment of Reflection and Unity
The Office of Inclusion and Community Life hosted a gathering for employees who were on campus this morning to pause and reflect together on the recent events in Charlottesville, VA, as well as the many other events impacting humanity across the globe at this time. Director Marjorie Young said,...
Sad Because You Lost This Ring?
Be happy! It’s been found and it’s in the Communications Office (KC 211) if you’d like to stop by and claim it.
Happy Anniversary to the Louis Cafe!
It’s the 10th anniversary of the Louis Cafe…that’s a lot of egg and cheese bagels! Stop by anytime today and help the cafe team celebrate with a free piece of anniversary cake! (There’s actually two, so plenty for everyone!)
Deerfield Theater Students Featured in the Local News
Today’s edition of the Greenfield Recorder included an article about Deerfield theater students, who performed Pinkalicious, The Musical yesterday afternoon for students at a local elementary school. Read the article here: the Greenfield Recorder; there are some great photos, too!
Arabic Word of the Week
The Arabic Club’s word of the week is: “helu” (حلو), which means sweet, pretty, or cool! Watch students using “helu” in everyday conversation.