Please enjoy the latest edition of Little Brown House Review, now available on Issuu.com and on the Bulletin. An annual collection of some of the best writing at Deerfield, LBHR represents a year’s worth of students’ work. For some, this work is the culmination of their Deerfield Experiences, and for others, it marks the beginning of the journey.
Congratulations to William Kaelin P’11,’14, who was awarded a one-third share in the 2019 Nobel Prize for medical research for his work identifying how cells adapt to the availability of oxygen.
Roberto Powers ’71 visited Deerfield last week to accept the 2019 Heritage Award, which is presented annually to a Deerfield alumnus or alumna whose professional and personal achievements represent a special contribution to the betterment of society.
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. »
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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Deerfield Academy is “opening the door” for an Admission Open House on Saturday, September 14, 2019! Join us for a day of tours, informational panels, and meet & greets. Registration will begin at 10:00 am and programing will conclude at 1:00 pm with optional highlights to view and visit throughout the afternoon. »
Watch the livestream of Convocation 2019 and the Induction of Dr. John P.N. Austin as the Academy's 56th Head of School beginning today at 4:30 pm (EST).
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....
A team of Deerfield Academy cyclists participated in the Pan-Mass Challenge this past weekend, riding over 200 miles over two days. Together, they raised more than $50,000 to support cancer research at Dana Farber. “Team Deerfield” consisted of alumni, employees, parents, and friends including Christian Day, Tim McVaugh, Toby Emerson, Jeff Galli, Bob Graves, Chip
Congratulations to Jimmy Patton ’20 on his selection to the USRowing Jr. Team 8+. He’ll be racing at the Jr. World Championships in August!
A six year project to restore the Civil War memorial on the Deerfield Common is nearing completion. Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association led the early stages of the monument restoration project, and received support from Deerfield Academy and the Class of 1969 (pictured) along the way. Read more. »
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. »
The United Way of Franklin County recognized Deerfield Academy’s community volunteer efforts with a new award during its annual Community Celebration and Recognition Breakfast. The Channing Bete Cornerstone Award will be given each year to a workplace that “lives united by giving, volunteering and advocating in support of the well-being of Franklin County residents.” Read
View highlights from the 2018/2019 Advanced Placement Photography portfolios.
Brandon Wu ’15 and the Stanford men’s golf team defeated higher ranked Texas to win the 2019 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship yesterday, May 29 in Fayetteville, Arkansas at Blessings Golf Club. It is the ninth title in program history and the first since 2007 for the Cardinals. Read More. »
After a combined 73-year teaching career at Deerfield, Claudia Lyons and David Dickinson are retiring. Students and colleagues gathered outside of their last classes to celebrate the moment and honor their legacy. Watch the video. »