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If You Can’t Keep Up, Get Out

Strolling down Albany Road or wandering the halls of the Koch, I find it impossible not to overhear a dramatic narrative or two that meticulously chronicles a student’s exhaustion, stress levels and overwhelming schedule. My question for these students is: Why are you ...

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DA and Real Life

“Real life” lacks the support system that Deerfield provides. There are no advisors to help you choose your schedule out there, and the large majority of people you encounter throughout the day will have no vested interest in your future ...

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Is A Hug Too Intimate?

The other day, while I was hugging my boyfriend goodnight, a security guard drove by. He looked at us, turned away and drove ...

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Be Worthy of Your Arteries

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn ’52, who was honored with the 2013 Heritage Award, spoke to students and faculty at School Meeting on October 2. The Heritage Award is presented annually to a Deerfield alumnus or alumna whose professional and personal achievements represent a special contribution to the ...

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Jamie Bucci Leaves Legal World for Deerfield

After pursuing a career in law, Jamie Bucci, a new member of Deerfield Academy’s faculty, decided to switch her career track and go into college advising. Ms. Bucci graduated from Duke University with a major in psychology and a certificate in education, then continued on to Harvard Law School, ...

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Both Students and Faculty Think DCs are Dicey

With three Disciplinary Committee (DC) cases in the course of four weeks this fall, there has been much controversy over changes in current policy as well as discussion on developments that could improve the current ...

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Things Your Green Key Didn’t Tell You: Be Snappy

Dear Margo, Rita, and Curtis,  I’m really into Snapchat, but lately I feel like I’ve been sending way more than I’ve been receiving. Am I doing something wrong? If I am, what more should I know about the world of ...

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Hale ’84 Pledges $25 Million

In early October, Deerfield alumnus and parent Mr. Rob Hale ’84 and his wife Karen pledged $25 million to the school’s financial aid, the largest donation ever to this ...

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Mastering the Mastery Technique

Mr. Emerson, Dr. Hills and Dr. Ross have implemented a program called mastery learning into their Chemistry I classes. In learning the material, students must read the section in their online textbook and complete two “learning opportunities” which include videos and practice problems. Then ...

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Who You Gonna Call?

The Deerfield Inn—prominently located on old Main Street— is known for its colonial New England atmosphere, historical significance, and its ...

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