1. Wednesday, September 30, 2020

    1. Your POMTracer Tag is taking care of you – Please take care of it!

      Beginning this evening, and for the next week, we will be doing POMTracer "HealthChecks" for employees and students during regularly-scheduled sessions at the Testing Center (Tennis Pavilion). READ MORE ...
  2. Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    1. Christian Confirmation Classes

      Confirmation for Students at Deerfield Academy
    2. Interested in Becoming An EcoRep?

      The EcoRep application has re-opened and the CSGC is now accepting applications. Applications will be due by Monday, October 5.
    3. Important Information for Tomorrow’s School Meeting

      In order to ensure that all students can attend in person – and at physical distance – we’ll hold two meetings this Wednesday morning: 9th and 10th graders will have their school meeting under the MSB tent from 8:30-9:00am; juniors and seniors will attend from 9:05-9:35.
    4. Athletic Stockroom Update

      The Athletic Stockroom is open Monday through Friday for practice clothing and other necessary equipment; hours vary weekly, and they are posted outside of the Stockroom each week.  All teams are welcome to draw greens and grays when the Stockroom is open.  (We no longer need to adhere to the schedule that was previously distributed.)  […]
    5. Flu Shots

      Attention Students:  Flu shots will be given by squad at the Testing Center over the course of the next several weeks, starting this Wednesday, September 30. This year, it is especially important for EVERYBODY to get a flu shot. Please wear short-sleeves for ease of vaccination; Some of you have received a flu shot already; […]
    6. Dominican Republic Independence – Hispanic Heritage Month!

      The Dominican Republic celebrates its o from Haiti on February 27th, after Juan Pablo Duartos started the Trinitario movement which eventually led to the Dominican Republic gaining full autonomy in 1844.
  3. Monday, September 28, 2020

    1. Community Reflections

      As a follow up to Thursday’s programming, the Inclusion Committee would like to share community member’s written inspirations and reflections.
    2. Virtual College Mini-Fairs Start this Week!

      Seniors and Juniors: The College Advising Office is hosting several Virtual “Mini” Fairs for the next five weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Click this post to see the colleges coming Tuesday, September 29 and Thursday, October 1, and instructions for accessing them.
  4. Sunday, September 27, 2020

    1. Yom Kippur: The Day of Atonement

      From 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 28, in the Koch Center Cafê, please come to observe Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, on your own accord. Deerfield Academy’s Torah Scroll will be available for viewing, and plenty of spaces in the café area and just outside are available for contemplative practices […]
    2. Convocation is Today

      Dear Students and Employees: This Sunday, September 27, at 3:00 pm we will come together as a community for Convocation. The Class of 2021 will join Dr. Austin, Mr. Flaska, Dr. Hills, Mr. Lyons, and Student Body President Chiji Achebe under the Great Tent. Please arrive by 2:45 pm for this required event and bring […]
  5. Saturday, September 26, 2020

    1. Albany Road Application Deadline is Approaching!

      This is just a gentle reminder that the deadline for Albany Road board member/section editor/layout editor applications is 11:59 pm EDT on Wednesday, September 30.
  6. Friday, September 25, 2020

    1. Weekend Meal Schedule: Please Read Carefully (or risk being hungry this weekend…)

      Dear Deerfield Students, Please read the weekend meal schedule below for lunch and dinner (breakfast will be delivered to dorms as usual). You will notice that squads should arrive at the Dining Hall in 10-minute intervals between 11:15 am – 1:00 pm. For the schedule to work, you must get to the Dining Hall on […]
  7. Thursday, September 24, 2020

    1. Today’s Inclusion Program

      As part of an important, ongoing dialogue about race, racism, and justice—both on campus and more broadly—the Inclusion Task Force has created a program for today’s Quarantine time. We hope the schedule below provides the opportunity for all community members to engage, reflect, and listen. The stories around us—like that of Bryan Stevenson and John […]
    2. Deerfield Academy Oral History Project

      Our goal for this project is to create an inclusive and representative collection of oral histories and ephemera from the Deerfield community that represent engaged citizenship in the age of COVID-19.
    3. Hitchcock House Closed Today

      Hitchcock House will be closed today. Employees can call or email an order for pick up at the store. We can do a manual Dept. charge so you can just drop by to grab your order at your convenience.  Students can use the online store or email orders. Don’t forget the details, like sizes, colors and […]
    4. iLab is here for you

      The Innovation Lab is open by appointment this fall. Email M. Hayes-Golding to get in. The button maker, vinyl cutter, laser cutter, and poster printer have missed you, so show your love by making something.
  8. Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    1. Ecuador Independence Day – Hispanic Heritage Month

      Hey DA! I’m Alex with the LASA back with another Independence Day celebration. Today we will be looking at how Ecuador gained its sovereignty and the impact of their culture on the world.
  9. Tuesday, September 22, 2020

    1. Caution: Using a Wireless Phone Charger can damage your OneCard and your Phone!

      If you are using a wireless charger, please make sure that your Deerfield OneCard is not between the phone and the charger pad while it is charging. Your OneCard contains a chip that can heat up and burn out. In extreme cases, this can cause the card to melt or catch fire. At a minimum, it will cause your card to stop working. To avoid damage to your phone and card, and to ensure your safety, please be sure to remove the card from the back of your phone while the phone is charging.   Thank you!
    2. Recognize Any of These Faces?

      Check out the fun caricature art! Anyone look familiar?
  10. Monday, September 21, 2020

    1. A Dose of Telepathy

      For a limited time, you can watch a recording of Saturday night's mind-reading show, Telepathy. 
    2. Hitchcock House Open 11 – 4 Monday – Friday this Week

      Starting this week, students and staff will be able to shop in the store during our limited reopening … look for our new Open flag outside the building!
    3. Venezuela Independence Day – Hispanic Heritage Month!

      Today we look at ways that the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela obtained its independence from Spanish rule and how the country and its culture spreads its influence into the broader world!
  11. Saturday, September 19, 2020

    1. Banachek Will Astound You – 8 pm

      Tonight at 8 pm is a live zoom show of the World’s Number One Mind reader Banachek as he presents his new show, ‘Telepathy' directly into your room!
    2. Smile for the Artist Tonight at 6 pm

      Tonight, join our Zoom room with up to 3 friends to have your caricature draw by one of the best in New England. 

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