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.
The Athletic Department is pleased and excited to congratulate our boys and girls varsity soccer players for being recognized by their respective leagues for their season efforts and team contributions.
Composing a senior meditation is a rite of passage at Deerfield; for Nhyira Asante, it was also a labor of love.
This year’s National Book Awards were presented on November 16 in New York City. A complete list of the award-winning titles in several genres and author interviews are available on the National Book Foundation‘s website.
The Deerfield Academy Chamber Orchestra gathered to perform an exciting collection of classical works in the Elizabeth Wachsman Concert Hall November 10, 2016.
Deerfield Academy welcomed a professional panel to discuss student-generated questions concerning the 2016 Presidential Election during School Meeting October 26, 2016.
Choate Day is Saturday, November 12, in Wallingford, CT. If you can’t be there in person, do the next best thing: live stream Girls Varsity Soccer and the Varsity Football game! Links and complete schedule here: Go Big Green!
The upcoming “supermoon”— on Monday, November 14—will be especially “super” because it’s the closest full moon to Earth since 1948. We won’t see another supermoon like this until 2034, so be sure to take a look!
Happy Signing Day and congratulations to five members of the Class of ’17 (l to r) Brian Davis, University of Delaware, lacrosse; Ted Sullivan, Denver, lacrosse; Kathryn Grennon, William & Mary, lacrosse; Beau Dana, Georgetown, baseball; and Bubba Fairman, Maryland, lacrosse.