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2016 October
October 12, 2016
Religious Inclusion Matters
Deerfield has always placed an emphasis on inclusion, diversity, and acceptance within its community. However, as we continue to talk about gender, cultural, and racial issues, something is missing from…
October 12, 2016
Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader, I feel it necessary to address The Scroll Editorial Board’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton. This decision is one that we, as a board, have wrestled with since the…
October 12, 2016
Farewell to Deerfield Innkeepers After 30 Years
After 30 years as innkeepers of the Deerfield Inn, Karl Sabo and Jane Howard will depart Deerfield this October. Sabo, from central New York State, and Howard, originally from Bombay,…
October 12, 2016
Promoting Student Dialogue About Gender
In order to establish a sustained dialogue about gender, sexuality, and gender identity on campus, Deerfield has instituted gender symposiums—a series of discussions, movie screenings, and lectures. The first symposium,…
October 12, 2016
We’re With Her
On January 20th, 2017, either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will be sworn in as the president of the United States. The 2016 presidential election has reached a point where…
October 12, 2016
Striving to Grow, Not to Achieve
As the college admissions process looms, some students feel pressured to participate in activities that help build the “ideal” application. Because getting into a “good” college is seen as essential…
October 12, 2016
Newman ’17 Reflects on Year at King’s Academy
Zakiya Newman ’17 spent the last school year at King’s Academy in Jordan, participating in a program called “Arabic Year.” Deerfield is closely connected with King’s: King Abdullah II ’80,…
October 12, 2016
Littles Find Family at DA
Every Friday, 25 young children from Greenfield and Turners Falls arrive on campus, eager to greet their “big brothers” and “big sisters.” Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) helps children build…
October 12, 2016
Alumni Athletes Give Advice
From grass fields to the ice rink, from swimming pools to squash courts, Deerfield graduated 18 alumni from the class of 2016 to an NCAA Division 1 athletic team in…