Back and Better Than Ever
Coda kicked things off this past weekend at the Student Arts Welcome Showcase, where returning performing arts students performed for new students. There will be many opportunities to sign up to join in the fun this Thursday at the Club Fair after dinner in the Dining Hall lobby—make sure...
Dr. Curtis and the third (and final) group of ninth-graders made their way to the Rock this past weekend. What a beautiful day for it! Remember, everybody, as Dr. Curtis says, a quick hike to the Rock is always a great way to de-stress, get some exercise, and see...
To the Rock With Dr. Curtis (and Friday!)
Dr. Curtis and Friday enjoyed their first trek to the Rock this morning with some members of the Class of 2022. A second group of ninth-graders (those with last names beginning with the letters I through P) enjoyed a 1:00 pm hike, and Q through Z, don’t worry! You’ll...
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.