1. Friday, February 26, 2021

    1. Friday Night Radio, 8:00-10:00 p.m.

      Tune in to Mr. Stallings' radio show for long-form and non-Top 40 music from late summer 2020.
    2. Daily Symptom Screening – AT&T Issue Resolved!

      We are happy to report that the issue our community was experiencing with symptom screening texts on the AT&T network has been resolved. All users should now be receiving their texts every day. We believe that this update also corrected the ongoing problems with T-Mobile devices. Please notify the ITS HelpDesk (helpdesk@deerfield.edu), or (413)774-1444, if you are continuing to have any trouble. Students, please note that we will resume assessing APs for missed screenings, early next week.
    3. Celebrating Black History: Marian Wright Edelman

      Click here to learn about Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president emerita of the Children’s Defense Fund. Who has inspired you? We will continue to celebrate Black History throughout the rest of the term; the OICL Task Force continues to invite you to share or film a short video about someone who is important to you. Please send your submission to OICL (OICL@deerfield.edu) & Ms. White (hwhite@deerfield.edu) with a short introduction to the video and/or the person featured in it, and we’ll include it in a future Bulletin post!
    4. News from the Campus Stores

      We’re celebrating HOS day in the Campus Stores by introducing our newest t-shirt, the Feel Good Tee. You’ll want to check this one out! It’s sure to become your new favorite. It’s so soft and comfy! Today only you can take $5 off! Regularly $17.50, today it’s just $12.50. Order online, by email or stop by […]
  2. Thursday, February 25, 2021

    1. MAINTENANCE OUTAGE: Academy Wireless Networks – Saturday, 2/27, 5am-8am

      Beginning this Saturday, 2/27 at 5am, the ITS network infrastructure team will be performing maintenance on the Academy’s WiFi networks. This maintenance will cause multiple intermittent service outages of up to 30 minutes on the GreenDoor and DA-Wireless wireless networks, as well as faculty residences with Aruba wireless routers.  All work is expected to be completed and verified by 8am. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we undertake this necessary work to maintain reliable network services. 
    2. Celebrating Black History Month: Alvin Ailey

      Click here to watch the pas de deux “Fix Me Jesus” from Alvin Ailey’s Revelations, one of the celebrated ballets of the 20th Century.
    3. Doors of the Week

      Congratulations to this week’s Doors of the Week! Read more about their achievements and team contributions here. Go Big Green!
  3. Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    1. Now Accepting CSGC Summer Grant Proposals!

      Visit the CSGC Grant Website to learn more about grant workshops, expectations for proposals and more! Proposals are due April 18.
    2. Celebrating Black History Month: Matthew A. Cherry

      Click here to watch the Academy Award-winning short film Hair Love based on Matthew Cherry’s book.
    3. Celebrating Black History Month: Kerry James Marshall

      "The subject matter of Kerry James Marshall’s paintings, installations, and public projects is often drawn from African American popular culture, and is rooted in the geography of his upbringing. Marshall’s work is based on a broad range of art-historical references, from Renaissance painting to black folk art, from El Greco to Charles White. A striking aspect of Marshall’s paintings is the emphatically black skin tone of his figures—a development the artist says emerged from an investigation into the invisibility of Black people in America and the unnecessarily negative connotations associated with darkness. The sheer beauty of his work speaks to an art that is simultaneously formally rigorous and socially engaged." - Art21
    4. Class of 2021: Insomnia Cookies & Senior Pledge by the Rink next Wednesday

      One week away: Celebrate Deerfield's Day of Giving, One Deerfield: United, next Wednesday afternoon by the Rink!
    5. Library Contest! “Second Hand Book”

      “Second Hand Book” is TikTok meets a book report. Create a less-than-60-second video explaining an entire book.
    6. ARTSAPALOOZA!

      We have been very busy in the Hess Center for the Visual and Performing Arts this Winter! Hundreds of student artists, musicians, actors, dancers, and technicians share their extraordinary work virtually on this Winter Artsapalooza site! New work is being added daily, so check in often!
  4. Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    1. Celebrating Black History Month: Audra McDonald

      Click here to watch Audra McDonald sing “Summertime” from George Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess.
  5. Monday, February 22, 2021

    1. This Week in Hitchcock House

      We’re happy to announce our winners in week five of the Deerfield Trivia contest. Last week’s question was a stumper for sure. Chase Cherewatti submitted the only correct answer! Our other winners were selected randomly from all submission’s last week. Congratulations Chase, Griffin Shutz, Nikhil Lebaka and Aurelia Bolton. Click here for more Trivia! A […]
    2. Celebrating Black History Month: Carrie Mae Weems

      Click here to learn more about artist Carrie Mae Weems.
    3. Celebrating Black History Month: Jacob Lawrence

      Click here to watch a short video about painter Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series, his tribute to the Black Americans who traveled to the northward in the mid-20th century in search of more opportunity.
    4. Private Music Lesson Registration for Spring Term!

      It's time to register for private music lessons for Spring Term! Spring term lessons begin the week of March 29, the first week of classes. Students continuing lessons from fall and/or winter term DO NOT need to re-register. Read more...
    5. This Monday, GSA Meeting: Mental Health Talk!

      The GSA will be hosting a discussion on mental health in the Garonzik on February 22 in the y block
  6. Friday, February 19, 2021

    1. Friday Night Radio 8 to 10 pm

      Listen to some non-Top 40 music from summer 2020.
    2. Celebrating Black History Month: Yusef Komunyakaa

      Click here to watch Yusef Komunyakaa read “The Great Migration,” his poem inspired by the 60 panels of painter Jacob Lawrence’s series titled The Great Migration.
    3. Celebrating Black History Month: Zanele Muholi

      “Zanele Muholi was born in Umlazi, a township southwest of Durban, South Africa, in 1972. From self-portraiture to photographs of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people living in South Africa, Muholi creates work that asserts the presence of South Africa’s historically marginalized and discriminated LGBTI community. Both joyful and courageous, Muholi self-identifies as a visual activist, driven by a dedication to owning their voice, identity, and history and providing space for others in their community to do the same." - Art 21
    4. Radio Shows

      Join the conversation; listen to some great music. If you want to have your own radio show, please contact Mr. Flaska
  7. Thursday, February 18, 2021

    1. Doors of the Week

      Congratulations to this week’s Doors of the Week! Click here to read more and in case you missed it, here are last week’s Doors of the Week.
    2. DA Speech and Debate: Emma Haddock ’21 and Tony He ’22 Take Top Places

      Emma Haddock '21 & Tony He '22 win top pair at St. Sebastian's Parliamentary

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