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  1. Friday, February 3, 2023

    1. Washington, D.C. #1: Excited for the Journey Ahead

      For the next couple of days, 11 students and two faculty trip leaders, David Miller and Kena Chavva, will be based out of Washington, D.C. to learn about democracy and civic life in action. Students will engage in topics of debate, advocacy, and role of museums, non-profit organizations, and government in telling and authoring the American story. On the train ride to D.C., trip leaders ask students to reflect on the following prompt: What are you hoping to learn more about on this trip?
    2. Quebec #1: The Journey Begins!

      For the next few days, ten students and two faculty trip leaders, Jan Flaska and Alexandra Newlon will explore Quebec City's confluence of cultures through its historic sites, museums, and its annual Winter Carnival, a nearly 130 year-old tradition. Ruby Remillard '26 and Sungmin Ahn '26 share the groups arrival into Quebec.
  2. Thursday, February 2, 2023

    1. Girls Night – Harold Smith 1

      HS1 at the Diner with Mr. Briones!
  3. Wednesday, February 1, 2023

    1. Need Cash for Long Winter Weekend?

      In anticipation of LWW, the OneCard cash withdrawal limit will be increased to $250 per day on Wednesday and Thursday. If you need cash for travel, please visit the Finance Office during their office hours of 8 am – 4 pm.
  4. Tuesday, January 31, 2023

    1. Molecules & Energy Class Presents the “Egyptian Midnight Reaction”

      Join us in the Wachsman Concert Hall at 7pm on Jan 31, 2023, to learn about our work in lab surrounding the "Egyptian Midnight reaction" in the winter term!
    2. KFC Sign-up!

      KFC is here on February 17! K(och) F(riday) C(oncert) Will be held on (drum roll, please....): Friday, February 17 In the Koch Starfield
    3. Senior Portraits and Quotes Due Today (January 31)

      Senior portraits and quotes for the 2023 Yearbook are due today. Please submit them using this form.
  5. Monday, January 30, 2023

    1. OneCard deposit services have been restored.

      OneCard deposit services have been restored. Please contact the Finance Office if you continue to experience issues.
  6. Friday, January 27, 2023

    1. Tune In! Choate Music Day Livestream and Program

      Over 200 musicians from Choate and Deerfield will take the stage together this Sunday at 5:00 pm—the culmination of a full day of musical collaboration. Click into this news item or on the carousel image above for a link to the livestream.
    2. Long Winter Weekend Travel Forms and Bus Sign up Reminder!

      Travel forms/bus sign ups are required by January 29th!
    3. Support and Conversation About Tyre Nichols Tonight

      The Office of Inclusion and Community Life extends an open invitation to all students who feel that they would benefit from mutual support and conversation about the death of Tyre Nichols. Mr. Perry will host this gathering from 7:00 to 8:00 pm in the Acting Lab tonight (Friday, January 27).  
  7. Thursday, January 26, 2023

    1. Special Schedule on February 2

      We will follow a Special Schedule on Thursday, February 2, because of Long Winter Weekend departures. The schedule is as follows: • First Period: 8:30-9:30 am; • Second Period: 9:35-10:35 am; • Third Period: 10:40-11:40 am. Please note that when classes continue after Long Winter Weekend on Tuesday, February 7, Periods Four, Five, and Six […]
    2. Seniors: Diploma Names

      All members of the class of 2023 received an email from Ms. Donnally Drake on January 11 asking you to confirm your diploma name and Commencement names, and send a recording of your name to be read. If you have not yet responded to Ms. Donnally Drake (, please do so today.
    3. Alternate and Directed Studies Deadline for Seniors

      Seniors interested in an alternate or directed study for Spring Term must turn in their proposal by 4 pm on Wednesday, February 1. More information about alternate and directed studies can be found here.
  8. Wednesday, January 25, 2023

    1. Student Choreography Showcase

      The Student Choreography Showcase goes up on Thursday, January 26, at 7:00 pm, and Friday, January 27, at 8:00 pm in the Hess Auditorium. There is also a dress rehearsal on Wednesday, January 25, at 7:00 pm that is open to the public. We hope to see you at one of our shows!
    2. Last Day for Yearbook Portraits is Thursday During Community Time

      Students in grades 9, 10, and 11 have a final opportunity to get their yearbook portrait taken during community time on Thursday, January 26 in the Hess Lobby. Students who missed their original portrait appointment should plan to attend. Students who want to retake their portrait may also attend. Information about viewing and ordering portraits is in last week's Family FYI.
  9. Tuesday, January 24, 2023

    1. Deerfield Thrift Shop Application

      The Deerfield Thrift Shop is looking for new team members to take over the organization next year. We hope that you will take the the time to fill out the application. This is a fun way to get involved in your community if you enjoy fashion, shopping sustainably, and community service.
    2. Alumni Hockey Weekend this January 27 – 28

      Click here to see more details about the weekend events. All are welcome!
    3. Athletic Store Closed Today

      Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Athletic Store will be closed today, Tuesday, January 24. We will reopen tomorrow from Noon – 5:30. Hitchcock House is open until 5 pm today. Our apologies for the inconvenience.
    4. Choate Music Day is This Sunday

      Today is the last chance to sign up for the Choate Music Day Fan Bus. Click for more info about the ensembles and guest conductors/clinicians.
  10. Monday, January 23, 2023

    1. No Laundry Pick up Today

      Please be advised that E&R could not make the laundry pickup today because of the weather conditions. They should be on campus tomorrow.  
    2. Hitchcock House is CLOSED today

      Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will be closing Hitchcock House today. We will be open tomorrow from 8 am – 5 pm.
    3. No Flex Time Swim Today

      There will be no Flex Time Swim today. Thank you.
    4. Door to Door Podcast: Nat Emmons ’60

      Door to Door Podcast Thursday, January 26, at 8:30 pm Your hosts: Avery Izzo ’24 and Lauren Mitchell ’23 Guest: Nat Emmons ’60 Please join Avery and Lauren for a conversation with Nat Emmons about the 100th anniversary of Deerfield Academy ice hockey, the 1960 undefeated team, and other topics. The show can be accessed on […]
  11. Sunday, January 22, 2023

    1. TONIGHT: Tracy K. Smith

      A reminder that tonight at 7:00 pm in the Large Aud we will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and U.S. Poet Laureate (2017 – 19) Tracy K. Smith. This event is required for all English students. A book-signing will follow at 8:00 pm; students may have their copies of Life on Mars or their commemorative broadsides […]


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Quick Links/REsources

Dining Hall Menu


Breakfast Monday – Friday 7 am – 8:30 am

Breakfast Saturday – 7 am – 11 am

Sunday Continental Breakfast available from 7:30 am – 10:15 am

Sunday Brunch 10:30 am –12:15 pm


Sit-down Lunches – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 12:40 pm – 1:15 pm

Parker Room Lunch opens at 11:45 am – 12:30 pm for employees Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

Lunch Wednesday- walk-through 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Saturday Lunch – 11:30 am – 1 pm


Walk-through Dinners – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (Winter Term Tuesdays and Thursdays) 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Sit-down Dinners Tuesday and Thursday 6:15 pm –6:45 pm, Sundays 6 pm –6:30 pm

Parker Room Sit-down Dinners – Tuesday and Thursday 6 pm – 6:30 pm, Sundays 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm


Morning Snack – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10 am – 10:50 am – Main Dining Room

Afternoon Snack- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 3 pm – 4 pm – Main Dining Room

Koch Café Hours

Monday – Friday 7:30am-11:30am

Greer Store Hours

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays – 1:30pm-5:30pm / 6:45pm-8:45pm

Wednesdays – 12:30pm-5:30pm / 6:45pm-8:45pm

Fridays – 1:30pm-5:30pm /6:45pm-10:45pm

Saturdays – 9:30am-5:30pm /6:45pm-11:30pm

Sundays – 12:30pm-5:30pm / 6:45pm-8:45pm

APUSH Textbook

I lost my APUSH textbook titled Experiencing America: Interpreting American Past by Davidson. It has my name in the front cover.