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Throughout the fall and winter terms, Deerfield has had to sacrifice its sustainability initiatives in order to prioritize the healthy and safety…
Inside The Deerfield Bubble
Welcome to Specials. For this issue, the Scroll is examining the Deerfield bubble and its implications within and beyond our campus. Speaking…
The Winter Sport Cults
Teams never seem to be closer than during the winter term at the Academy. With varying practice times that run late into…
Ranking the Best Weekend Events
The pandemic means that most traditional Deerfield weekend activities can’t happen. But through some trial-and-error, the school and the Student Planning Committee…
90 seconds with Ms. Evans
What’s the coolest part about your job? Being able to be back at Deerfield with other alumni and reliving high school memories…
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The Things We Don’t Tell You on Tours
Board Editorial Family. Heritage. Spirit. Walking down Albany Road on Revisit Days, you hear these words echo in every speech, brochure, and conversation. You hear about how Deerfield is a…
Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader, If you were to ask me what I miss the most about “normal” Deerfield life this year, it would be the thrill of sitting on a Green Machine…
TEDx Deerfield 2021 Preview
What accounts for the difference between introverts and extroverts? What makes communication effective? How can music impact our emotions? If you want to know the answers to these questions and…
The Case for Intellectual Activities
Many of us spent our time in quarantine exploring different intellectual activities, whether it be chess, Go, crossword puzzles, or sudoku. The COVID-19 pandemic might have brought life to a…
Is Zoom a Real Deerfield Experience?
Are you really “going to Deerfield” if you’re just sitting at home taking online classes on your computer all day long? Being on campus plays an integral role in creating…
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EcoReps
Throughout the fall and winter terms, Deerfield has had to sacrifice its sustainability initiatives in order to prioritize the healthy…
TEDx Deerfield 2021 Preview
What accounts for the difference between introverts and extroverts? What makes communication effective? How can music impact our emotions? If…
Is Zoom a Real Deerfield Experience?
Are you really “going to Deerfield” if you’re just sitting at home taking online classes on your computer all day long? Being on campus plays an integral role in creating…
The Case for Intellectual Activities
Many of us spent our time in quarantine exploring different intellectual activities, whether it be chess, Go, crossword puzzles, or sudoku. The COVID-19 pandemic might have brought life to a…
As Equals: The U.S.-China Relationship
For much of the last 50 years, the United States and the People’s Republic of China have made steady progress in establishing a stable relationship. But ever since Donald Trump…
Teachers, Lead the Way.
Deerfield is a school of tradition: it is one of the last New England boarding schools to require the sit-down meal, it is one of the last schools to require…
Standing Up for The Sit-Down System
I remember my first sit-down meal at Deerfield. I was sitting in the south side of the dining hall near the kitchen door. Though I felt a little intimidated at first…
The Case for a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
In terms of improving public health, vaccination is second only to providing clean drinking water. Vaccines, which have saved countless lives, are possibly the most important modern medical advancement of…
A Peek Into Quarantine
Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, no one would have expected that as part of attending school in person, Deerfield students…
Let’s Talk, Deerfield!
Amidst a global pandemic, widespread protests for racial equality, and a tumultuous US presidential election, discussing politics — however difficult…
Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader, If you were to ask me what I miss the most about “normal” Deerfield life this year, it would be the thrill of sitting on a Green Machine…
The Case for Intellectual Activities
Many of us spent our time in quarantine exploring different intellectual activities, whether it be chess, Go, crossword puzzles, or sudoku. The COVID-19 pandemic might have brought life to a…
The Things We Don’t Tell You on Tours
Board Editorial Family. Heritage. Spirit. Walking down Albany Road on Revisit Days, you hear these words echo in every speech, brochure, and conversation. You hear about how Deerfield is a…
Thinking for Tomorrow: Project Zero
“The ocean is the cornerstone of earth’s life support system….It’s the blue heart of the planet–we should take care of our heart”–Sylvia Earle. Too often, a solution to the climate crisis…
Board Editorial: Seeking Truth
“It is our job — more than ever before — to report the news accurately and honestly.”  — The Associated Press      The Scroll has always strived for thoroughness and diversity…
Athlete of the Issue: Will Holland
Will Holland ’21 is the athlete of the issue, and for good reason. A leader on and off the ice, Holland has been a boy’s varsity hockey player since freshman…
Athlete of the Issue: Angela Osei-Ampadu
Focused, determined, and inspiring are only a few words that begin to describe our Athlete of the Issue. Whether she’s wrestling in the gym, leading Student Council, or looking after…
Athletes Spring Back into Interscholastic Sports
If this spring becomes the fourth straight term without interscholastic sports games for Deerfield teams, spring sports teams will have been affected disproportionately compared to other seasons’ teams: they will…
The Winter Sport Cults
Teams never seem to be closer than during the winter term at the Academy. With varying practice times that run late into the night, it seems that sports and performing…
90 seconds with Ms. Evans
What’s the coolest part about your job? Being able to be back at Deerfield with other alumni and reliving high school memories from a different perspective. And seeing students enjoy…
Making the Winter Term Less Ruff
Rainy Bernedoodle, 3 months old Hi everyone! My name is Rainy, short for Rainbow. I arrived on campus a couple of months ago as a Christmas present for the DiNardos.…
Ranking the Best Weekend Events
The pandemic means that most traditional Deerfield weekend activities can’t happen. But through some trial-and-error, the school and the Student Planning Committee have come up with some fun events .…
90 Seconds With Profe Karbon
If you were on a desert island, what is one thing you would bring?  Moisturizer. Definitely. Being on an island, I think my skin would get super dry! Favorite Hobby? …