Saturday, September 12, 2020

Opening Days Schedule


7:00 – 10:00 am

Breakfast arrives to the halls. Green ⬤, Purple ⬤, Blue ⬤ Red ⬤

Green, Purple, Blue, and Red day students eat breakfast at home.

9:30 am

“Welcome to Your New Laptop” for new tenth-graders ⬤

Laptops and instructions will be in the rooms when you arrive. This session is for anyone with questions about their laptop setup.

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10:30 am 

Livestream Yoga

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10:30 am

“Mathtime!” Required for all Red dorm students who are taking a math class during the Fall Term.

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11:00 am

Residents/associates check in on the hall

11:30 am

Lunch arrives to the halls ⬤  ⬤  ⬤  

Green, Purple, Blue, and Red day students eat lunch at home.

12:30 – 12:45 pm

Body Motion

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12:45 – 2:00 pm


1:00 – 2:00 pm

One-on-one advisor check-ins with tenth-graders in Red dorms. ⬤


“ITS Special Tech Topics for 9th- and 10th-graders”⬤  ⬤

This is an optional session on Tech Topics. Mr. Zilch will review several applications that you will find useful as you begin your classes, including – “Using the Canvas App to Submit Hand-Written Work”, “Intro to Flipgrid”, “Canvas Assignments & Calendar”, “Intro to the Canvas Student App”, “Canvas Discussions & Notifications”.

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2:00 – 3:00 pm

Quarantine Games – Blue ⬤ Red dorms ⬤

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Introduction to Counseling: REQUIRED for new 10th Graders—day and boarding.

Topic: Counseling Center Orientation: All new 10th graders

Time: Sep 12, 2020 02:00 PM EDT

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2:00 – 4:30 pm

Green dorm squads, including day students, can sign up for yoga outdoors, 30-minute time slots (Resident/associate will attend). ⬤

2:00 – 4:30 pm 

Purple dorm squads, including day students, can walk through the North Meadows with Residents/associates/dorm team member ⬤

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Ninth grade groups with the PC’s. For day and boarding students. ⬤ 

3:00 – 4:00 pm




5:00 – 6:00 pm



6:00 pm

Health and Wellness with Dr. Brown: REQUIRED for new tenth-graders, day and boarding. ⬤

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Math Kahoots: Blue and Red dorms, day and boarding students.
Match mathematical wits with Deerfield’s finest in this optional math showdown for Blue and Red dorms.

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Dinner arrives to the halls. 

Green, Purple, Blue, and Red day students eat dinner at home.

8:00 pm

Welcome! New Student Introductions: REQUIRED for new students, day and boarding.  ⬤ ⬤ ⬤

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Returning students, faculty and staff: you are cordially invited to view the New Student Introductions via Vimeo livestream.


9:15 pm 

Squad Snacks:  ⬤ ⬤ ⬤ 

Dorm team member, PC’s/Proctor’s to host Zoom meeting for Squads (day students and remote students to attend).

Faculty residents and Associates: Please report any students missing or additional students not on your roster. (Juniors and Seniors to Mr. Kelly; 9th and 10th graders to Ms. Melvoin.)

Green Dorms

  • Harold Smith
  • Pocumtuck
  • Bewkes
  • DeNunzio
  • The Mods

Purple Dorms

  • Rosenwald-Shumway
  • Barton
  • John Williams
  • O’Byrne-Curtis

Red Dorms (10th)

  • John Louis
  • McAlister
  • Field
  • Louis Marx

Blue Dorms (9th)

  • Mather
  • Scaife
  • Johnson
  • Doubleday