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Dominican Dreams

I dream of returning to the village of Las Charcas in the Dominican Republic in ten years to see a cluster of ten families living in ten homes built by members of the Deerfield community during ten successive spring breaks


Re: "Why Aren't We Truly Bleeding Green?"

Student participation and enthusiasm in these initiatives, including the student-run Environmental Club, are essential to Deerfield’s continuing progress in embracing change to become a greener school…


Deerless Pastures

I’d long anticipated the shock that such thorough reformatting of my life’s environment might have had on my freshman year, but really what I’ve realized is how ready I was and am to migrate into college ecology


Toto, I Don’t Think We’re in Eastern Europe Anymore

Four years ago, I stood up for the cause and wrote proposals to the Hungarian government, planned integration projects, and pushed myself in order to acquire a good education under the strong belief that one day everything would be better…


A Dramatic Crescendo

When you graduate you feel like you have reached fruition. Everything comes together in a dramatic crescendo…


West to East

Coming to Deerfield has been an incredible change from my childhood in San Francisco. I have gone from a sprawling city to a school within a small village. More than this, though, nature now surrounds me rather than the buildings and cars I am used to.


What Happens over in ITS?

“The most frequent concerns are ITS’ apparent refusal to help students with non-school-issued computers, the all-too-common re-imaging that erases all of the student’s documents, music, and pictures, and my personal dilemma—my computer randomly shuts down and will not turn on again.”


Why I’ve Been Wearing a Uniform

“I simply think that girls’ class dress is vague and hard to follow. So until we come up with a better solution, I’m merely providing an alternative that adheres to the rules while taking the emphasis off fancy clothes during the academic day…”


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