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Award-Winning Author Tim O’Brien Visits Deerfield

This past summer the Academy’s “community read” for students and employees featured not one but two books by award winning-authors: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi and The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. Yesterday, Mr. O’Brien was on campus, where he enjoyed lunch with students, visited English classes, and gave a special reading from his new book, Dad's Maybe Book, to the entire community at an Academy event. View Photos of Tim O'Brien's visit. »
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Deerfield Honored with Surprise Visit from His Majesty King Abdullah II ’80

The Deerfield community was honored yesterday with a surprise visit from His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan, Class of 1980, who delivered a compelling presentation at School Meeting. His Majesty assumed the Hashemite throne in February of 1999, following the death of his father His Majesty King Hussein, and this year marks the beginning of his third decade as monarch, where he serves as Head of State and Commander in Chief of his nation’s armed forces. He is one of the Arab world’s most prominent and principled advocates for interfaith understanding, peace, pluralism and human rights. During the...
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Letter from Dr. Austin to Students and Parents

As we look with anticipation to the coming school year, I extend to each of you the warmest of welcomes. I am incredibly excited for the fall, and I am looking forward to meeting you in just a couple of weeks. If you are new to Deerfield (as I am!) rest assured: You will find here a community that is warm, embracing, and caring. We are ready to help you settle in, make new friends, and model Deerfield at its best—and the faculty and staff have been preparing for your arrival with purpose and energy throughout the summer. Read more....
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Student Reflections and Photographs from CSGC Travel Programs

Students have been traveling abroad with Deerfield’s Center for Service and Global Citizenship this summer in Spain, France, South Korea, and Croatia, Bosnia, & Serbia. CSGC travel programs challenge students to consider new perspectives, and they serve as extensions of Deerfield courses, enriching and applying lessons learned in the classroom. View a gallery of images from the  Croatia, Bosnia, & Serbia trip by student photographer Kendal Duff '21 and read reflections on the Notes From Abroad Blog. »
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