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Saving By Shaving

On Thursday, April 9, 282 members of the Deerfield community gathered in the Dining Hall lobby to have their hair cut by Chet’s Barber Shop (Greenfield). For every male who shaved his head, and for every female who cut six inches of her hair for Locks of Love, the Hale family donated $1,000 to ...

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Save The Children

On April 21 and 22, four students—Kate Palmer ’16, Ethan Thayumanavan ’17, Mamadou Yattassaye ’17 and Virginia Murphy ’17—and Director of Global Studies David Miller attended the annual Save the Children’s Advocacy Summit in Washington D.C. Photo: David MillerDeerfield’s four ...

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Saying Farewell To Teachers

Nick Albertson came to Deerfield in 1978. After a long tenure as history teacher, college advisor and varsity golf coach, he will miss interacting with students and the congeniality of being with his fellow faculty. He will also miss the daily excitement of Deerfield. However, during retirement he ...

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The Future Of Deerfield: The Master Plan

Last year, Deerfield’s administration sent a survey to students inquiring about which areas of campus needed improvements or additions, and which areas were strongest. The results have been instrumental in helping facilitate a “Master Plan” to improve the quality of life at the Academy. ...

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An Original Tebeau Production

For four years, Josh Tebeau ‘16 has been working on a documentary entitled Picking Up the Pieces, now on the verge of completion. The film is a collection of stories from child survivors of the Holocaust, a synthesis of how they recovered from and rebuilt their lives after tremendous hardship and ...

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Inside The Admission Process

Throughout the fall and winter, teenagers filed in and out of the Deerfield Admissions Office to determine if Deerfield was the right fit for them and if they were the right fit for Deerfield. About 1,850 prospective students submitted applications, vying for very few spots. In March, only 327 ...

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Global Studies, Community Service and Sustainability Unite as One

Since its induction at the beginning of the school year, the Center for Service and Global Citizenship, formerly the separate Global Studies, Community Service and Sustainability departments, has been involved in numerous projects on campus. Rachel Yao Director of Global Studies David Miller ...

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Deerfield’s First Snow Day In Decades

Each year, Deerfield, Massachusetts gets an average of 43 inches of snow. Despite this formidable annual snowfall, this year marked the first snow day in recent Academy history. Henry Cobbs When Director of Security David Gendron expects a storm, he closely tracks it and consistently updates Head ...

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Social Media Redeems Itself

Throughout the nation, various social media outlets influence the way people communicate with each other. Deerfield is no exception. As members of a close-knit community, Deerfield students are obliged to ask the question: How do increased social media outlets affect the ways we connect with and ...

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Johnson-Doubleday To Become “Ninth-Grade Village”

Recently, Deerfield’s administration shared plans for a new dormitory configuration, which the school will implement next fall. The changes include “a ninth-grade village,” all-sophomore halls and junior-senior brother-sister dorms in close proximity. During her School Meeting announcement, ...

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