A History of Choate Day

The Deerfield-Choate tradition began with a football game between the two schools on October 7, 1922. Like all good rivalries, there was an immediate competitive bond between the two teams, and they insisted upon meeting annually. Brush up on the history and traditions behind this beloved 95 year rivalry!

Peter Nilsson Wins Wolfram Innovator Award

Congratulations to Director of Research, Innovation & Outreach Peter Nilsson for winning a Wolfram Innovator Award! Pete was recognized for developing a course here at Deerfield in which students use Wolfram Language to perform computational analyses of texts and deepen skills in question formulation, problem decomposition, and argumentation.
Great work, Pete!

Destination: Deerfield!

Deerfield makes the list of “under-the-radar” travel destinations in New England!

Nobel Prize Winners Rise and Shine with Circadian Rhythm Research

From the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, which announced the prize on Monday morning: “With exquisite precision, our inner clock adapts our physiology to the dramatically different phases of the day. The clock regulates critical functions such as behavior, hormone levels, sleep, body temperature and metabolism.”

Three Americans–two with ties to Massachusetts–are the joint winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, winning for their discoveries about how molecular mechanisms control circadian rhythm. The laureates are Michael Rosbash of Brandeis University, Jeffrey C. Hall of Brandeis University and the University of Maine, and Michael W. Young of Rockefeller University.

Enjoy the Last Day of Summer Today!

The autumnal equinox is tomorrow at 4:02 pm. At the equinox, days and nights are approximately equal in length. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the sun is

Varsity Football: Off to a GREAT Start!

A huge prep football rivalry was restarted on Saturday when Deerfield Academy and Lawrenceville met for the first time since 1993 when the Big Green traveled from Massachusetts to take on the Big Red in what was the Times of Trenton’s Game of the Week.

Deerfield controlled play throughout most of the contest and emerged with a 23-6 victory at the Big Red’s Keuffel Stadium.

Cassini Mission’s Fiery Finale

“A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the

Big Role Models

Deerfield students are having a positive impact in the local community through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Current students can learn about volunteering for