Check out the amazing finish to this afternoon’s boys varsity basketball game vs Andover! Final score: Deerfield 69, Andover 67.
Seniors Miles Menafee and Tom Slack were recently recognized with the Jane Sanders Award from Community Action for their work with Deerfield Foods, a non-profit organization founded by Academy students that enables low-income families to purchase fresh, healthy food at a substantial discount.
It’s the 10th anniversary of the Louis Cafe…that’s a lot of egg and cheese bagels! Stop by any time today and help the team in the cafe celebrate with a free piece of anniversary cake!
Today’s Greenfield Recorder included an article about Deerfield theater students’ production of Pinkalicious, The Musical, which they took on the road to a local elementary school yesterday. The students will go even further afield this summer, when they bring Pinkalicious to the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 was an important day for four Deerfield seniors who signed letters of intent to play football beginning in the fall of 2017 at four Division I colleges: Central Connecticut State University, Fordham University, Washington State University, and Boston College. That’s Head of School Margarita Curtis in the middle of the photo!
Henry Morgenthau III, Deerfield Class of 1935, has had an extraordinarily full life. He's produced award-winning television documentaries, raised children, written a memoir — and yes, his father was the Henry Morgenthau Jr. who was Franklin D. Roosevelt's Treasury Secretary. Now, at age 100, he's promoting his first book of poetry, called A Sunday in Purgatory. He told NPR's Scott Simon that he started writing poetry first because he wanted to establish his own identity, not simply to be a member of a distinguished family. "At the same time, I wanted to recall some of the events that I...
This innkeeper’s license granted to Mr. Boyden in 1922 marks the early era of the boarding department at DA. Note Tom Ashley’s father Charles’ signature.
Deerfield students participated in several Martin Luther King Jr. Day community service related activities on campus this year, including one that's helping to keep our planet a little greener.
On April 30, 1789, George Washington placed his hand upon a Bible and took the oath as the first President of the United States. The entire document is available here for viewing and download.
Jack Brown '18 shared his thoughts on the 2016 election with the Deerfield community during School Meeting on January 18.
The Archives houses a small collection of Presidential letters to Mr. Boyden. This one is from President Kennedy, congratulating him on his 60th year as Head. Other correspondents include Eisenhower, Truman, and VP Humphrey.
Deerfield Academy will celebrate the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 16, and Tuesday, January 17. Guided by the theme “Letting His Dream Shape Our Reality,” the Deerfield community will consider ways in which Dr. King’s legacy is present today and is continuing to influence the ways in which we interact with art, education, science, the environment, and communities.
It wasn’t until 1957 that DA built an indoor hockey rink. Until then, skaters had to contend with the uncooperative New England weather and make due with an outdoor rink. Students played a very crucial role in its upkeep.
Members of Deerfield's performing arts program entertained guests at the annual Holiday Revels and Carols performance on December 11.
Deerfield celebrated the hard work and accomplishments of our fall teams and athletes during a ceremony held in the Large Auditorium of the Hess Center for the Arts.
Deerfield's Ukulele and Drum Orchestra recently led the community in a fun singalong set that featured some hit tunes from the 2000's.
In A Poem for Peter, Andrea Davis Pinkney introduces young readers to Ezra Jack Keats, the author and illustrator behind The Snowy Day. The story begins with Keats' parents fleeing Warsaw, seeking a better life in the United States. It is illustrated by Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson.
Deerfield recognized Dr. Archie Robert's numerous achievements and the contributions he has made to society by presenting him with the 2016 Heritage Award today.
Some encouraging news in the battle against Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia: The rate at which older Americans are getting these conditions is declining. That's according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers say one reason for the improved outlook is an increase in education.