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My Experience (Not) Voting
I used to cringe at the radio every time NPR played a clip of the PostMaster General defending the mail-in ballot. I…
Admissions Office Alters Protocols
As colleges and universities across the nation modified their academic and testing requirements, many boarding schools, including Deerfield Academy, followed suit. The…
Looking Ahead to D-Term
During the extended winter break this year, Deerfield students will participate in a virtual D-Term. 11th and 12th graders will likely have…
An Architect: To Be or Not To Be
At the beginning of the term, Architecture Teacher David Payne spent an entire class answering the question of why one shouldn’t become…
Spotlight on Dr. Roland Davis
Dr. Roland Davis will be working with the Deerfield community for the 2020-21 school year as a consultant for the Office of…
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The Death of Nuance
Over the past few months, talking to anyone, even family, about politics has become a guessing game of “Is this person on my side or not?” On social media, I…
Deerfield Reflects on the Academic Term
As fall term comes to an end, Deerfield’s students, teachers, and administrators have begun to reflect on the 2020-21 block schedule. The new academic model involves each student taking two…
Artist of the Issue: Nikhil Barnes
From a young age, Nikhil Barnes ’21 was a poet who often listened to rap music. As he came to realize the close relationship between rhyming with the two artistic…
“Make America Great Again”
America isn’t doing great right now, at the end of Donald Trump’s presidency: he accomplished the opposite of his campaign slogan. Election week was a nerve-racking emotional rollercoaster, where we…
Opinion: Two Countries, One Experience?
A month into my Deerfield career, I met a new classmate. We’d said hi a few times before, but this was my first time really talking to her, face-to-face. But…
Athlete of the Issue: Ruby Chase
With the turmoil that ensued due to COVID-19, some could have succumbed to the lack of a normal season. Ruby Chase ’21 paid it no mind. On and off the…
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Looking Ahead to D-Term
During the extended winter break this year, Deerfield students will participate in a virtual D-Term. 11th and 12th graders will…
The Death of Nuance
Over the past few months, talking to anyone, even family, about politics has become a guessing game of “Is this person on my side or not?” On social media, I…
“Make America Great Again”
America isn’t doing great right now, at the end of Donald Trump’s presidency: he accomplished the opposite of his campaign slogan. Election week was a nerve-racking emotional rollercoaster, where we…
Opinion: Two Countries, One Experience?
A month into my Deerfield career, I met a new classmate. We’d said hi a few times before, but this was my first time really talking to her, face-to-face. But…
My Experience (Not) Voting
I used to cringe at the radio every time NPR played a clip of the PostMaster General defending the mail-in ballot. I had full belief in the American voting system,…
Is “Back to Normal” What we Really Want?
What graduating during a pandemic taught me about pausing to look up at the hills “We have preserved those fundamental, high traditions of character and scholarship on which our school…
Admissions Office Alters Protocols
As colleges and universities across the nation modified their academic and testing requirements, many boarding schools, including Deerfield Academy, followed…
Spotlight on Dr. Roland Davis
Dr. Roland Davis will be working with the Deerfield community for the 2020-21 school year as a consultant for the…
My Experience (Not) Voting
I used to cringe at the radio every time NPR played a clip of the PostMaster General defending the mail-in ballot. I had full belief in the American voting system,…
Is “Back to Normal” What we Really Want?
What graduating during a pandemic taught me about pausing to look up at the hills “We have preserved those fundamental, high traditions of character and scholarship on which our school…
Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader, Over the past few months, the Deerfield Scroll’s 95th board has combed through past publications to find articles to reprint for our election issue. Some articles were quite…
Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader, “Student journalists have an inherent obligation in decision making to consider the heritage of their news medium, the values of the school community,…and best interests of readers/listeners/viewers.” National…
Effective Communication
The first presidential debate was a first on many fronts. From a long overdue discussion on climate change to hostile jabs being thrown between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the…
Athlete of the Issue: Ruby Chase
With the turmoil that ensued due to COVID-19, some could have succumbed to the lack of a normal season. Ruby Chase ’21 paid it no mind. On and off the…
PG Spotlight
Ginger Berry ’21 is a postgraduate swimmer from Rhode Island. Berry began swimming when she was five years old, and continued up until eighth grade. She took a break from…
Athlete of the Issue: Donnie Gray
Donnie Gray‘21 exemplifies an outstanding Deerfield athlete: he’s competitive, humble, and always one of the hardest workers in the room. Coming to Deerfield from New Haven, Connecticut, Donnie has made…
COVID-19 Expands Accessibility to Exemption
Like many familiar aspects of Deerfield Academy, its Athletic Program has evolved massively due to COVID-19. Exemptions, in particular, are modeled much differently. What used to only be offered to…
90 Seconds with The Film Guys
Biggest pet peeves? Robert: Food Noises. Alesi: Incompetence.  Robert: Come on you have to have something better than that.  Alesi: Balloons.  Robert: That’s not a pet peeve.  Alesi: But I…
Keeping in Touch over the D-Term
After almost ten weeks on campus, our fall term is coming to an end. For some this might be welcomed with open arms, while others are savoring every minute they…
90 Seconds with Mrs. Brown
What’s the coolest part about your job this year? Getting to know new people and living on the hall with eleven awesome sauce girls. Who inspires you?  My sister, whose…