May 17 – Brahms Joint Performance

What happens when students and faculty, orchestra and chorus get together? Beautiful music. Turn it up and feast on “Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnugen” from “Ein Deutsches Requiem” composed by Johannes Brahms (1833-1847)

Senior Meditation: Miles Menafee ’17

A senior meditation is the culminating experience of the Deerfield English curriculum. Meditations are long, reflective pieces written by seniors, and presented to their classmates. The best meditations are read at School Meeting and in some smaller settings. Content ranges from challenges conquered to friendships formed at Deerfield, but nearly all meditations focus on individual growth during a student’s time at the Academy.

2017 Ashley Award

Jessica Harrison Fullerton ’00 was presented with the 2017 Ashley Award at School Meeting on April 19. The Ashley Award was created by the Executive Committee

Pete Nelson ’81: 2017 Wick Huffard Visiting Architect

Pete Nelson ’81, star of Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters, spoke at School Meeting today as the 2017 Wick Huffard Visiting Architect. Pete and his team have traveled the world designing and building everything from simple one-room treehouses to amazing abodes with all the comforts of more traditional homes.

Thanks to the generosity of the Huffard family, every year a Huffard Architect is named and comes to Deerfield to share their work with students, faculty, and staff. The program was established in 2005 in memory of Wick Huffard ’03, who had hoped to pursue a career in architecture after college.

Goodbye to the Barn

A demolition crew was hard at work today dismantling “the Barn”—one of the first steps in the construction of Deerfield’s new athletics complex, which is