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2018 February
February 28, 2018
Von Auersperg Welcomes Forgotten Girls
The Von Auersperg Art Gallery is home to a new, cutting-edge exhibit by Nigerian-American artist, Imo Nse Imeh.  Forgotten Girls: Black Heroines on the Edge of Darkness and Hope stems…
February 28, 2018
DA Squash Enjoys Winter Success
The Deerfield Academy squash program has gained an impressive reputation in the squash realm. Boasting the gorgeous Dewey Squash courts, Deerfield Academy has become notorious for its rigorous squash programs.…
February 28, 2018
Deerfield Fights Hate
Around 8 p.m. on February 15, a Deerfield faculty member discovered a large swastika and the word “heil” on the sidewalk outside DeNunzio dormitory. The graffiti was written with a…
February 28, 2018
Taking Care of Each Other at DA
Time and time again, Deerfield students grapple with what it means to “do good” in the world. Most students are already aware of the basic principles that Deerfield, and the…
February 28, 2018
Senior Grass: A History
When did the long-standing Deerfield tradition of “senior grass” begin? While the tradition has been in place for decades, the exact origin is blurry. Math Teacher Sean Keller ’86 recalled…
February 28, 2018
Letter from the Editors
Dear Reader, This marks the last issue for the Scroll board, vol. XCII! After seven cycles of passionate meetings, long nights of layout week, and the pressure of deadlines and…
February 28, 2018
Student Action: Let’s Be Proactive
In October 2017, a Deerfield alumna posted an open letter on Facebook urging students to combat institutionalized racism and sexism on campus, which sparked a heated discussion between both current…
February 28, 2018
MLK Day: How to Move Forward
Each year, Deerfield Academy hosts a day of workshops in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during which students can immerse themselves in decisions about civil rights and the…
February 28, 2018
Bluestein Breaks Exeter Pool Diving Record
Sydney Bluestein ’21 and the rest of the diving team traveled to Phillips Exeter Academy on January 13 with the same goal: to win. But Bluestein had more than just…