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2015 April
April 15, 2015
DA Music Tour: Heart And Soul
For many Deerfield students, spring break was a welcome vacation. However, 30 musicians involved in orchestra and choir spent the two-week interval on the first-ever Deerfield music tour. The tour…
April 15, 2015
The Future Of Deerfield: The Master Plan
Last year, Deerfield’s administration sent a survey to students inquiring about which areas of campus needed improvements or additions, and which areas were strongest. The results have been instrumental in…
April 15, 2015
Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Colleges, colleges, colleges . . . It seems like the whole school has fallen into chaos since college decisions came out a couple of weeks ago. Underclassmen and juniors walked…
April 15, 2015
Evolving Social Norms At Deerfield
Deerfield has come a long way since its founding in 1797, as changes to the student body have shifted the Academy’s social culture significantly. English teacher Frank Henry ’69, who…
April 15, 2015
Prospective Athletes Receive Just Desserts
Recently, Deerfield hosted admitted candidates for the 2015-16 academic year. As usual, the Spring Visit days consisted of Deerfield students, faculty and coaches sharing their daily routine with these prospective…
April 15, 2015
Peterson: From The Diamond To The Dock
Last year, Josh Peterson ’15 started thinking about leaving his rural Texas hometown for a postgraduate year. When Peterson learned about Deerfield Academy, he approached history teacher and varsity basketball…
April 15, 2015
Paths To DA: Vaish Gajaraj
Coming to Deerfield has been the most fascinating and influential experience of my life. I was born in Singapore, and moved to Princeton, New Jersey when I was five years…
April 15, 2015
Paths To DA: Taylor Morash
Before I came to Deerfield, I didn’t know how to do long division . . . I still don’t. Coming from a public school in Nova Scotia and arriving at…
April 15, 2015
Not-So-Interscholastic Dancing
Every Friday morning, when Director of Student Activities Sam Bicknell sends out “The Weekend!” email, a few students eagerly await news of Interscholastic Dances. These dances have a long history…