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A Glimpse Into Architecture At DA

At a recent school meeting, the Deerfield community was astonished by what students in David Payne’s Advanced Architecture designed last spring — the model for a dorm to replace Johnson-Doubleday. This glimpse into what goes on in the Deerfield architecture classroom was informative. While ...

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Artist Of The Issue: Sami Habel

Sami Habel ’16 has been pursuing her passion for dance since she was nine years old. While dance was initially something she did to supplement her acting lessons, it quickly became an important aspect of her life. “When I started dancing,” she said, “I found a natural love and talent in ...

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Meet the Mellow-D’s and Rhapso-D’s

Q:  Who can hold the highest note? Everyone: Penelope! Q:  How long does it usually take to prepare a song? Justin Hsu ’16: It usually takes us about three weeks, depending on the level of difficulty of the song. I’m confident about our group this year, though. We have a lot of talented ...

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Travers ’05: From DA to the Big Screen

Every Deerfield student who has taken Health Issues has seen the documentary Farewell the Tranquil Mind, which was filmed around campus and featured Deerfield students. The movie was shot by alumnus Woodrow Travers ’05, while he was a student at Deerfield. Travers is now an Assistant Director in ...

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Artist of the Issue: Sophia Do

Sophia Do ’17 developed an interest in photography in her hometown, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. “I just wanted to capture friends hanging out,” she explained. After telling her father about her new interest, he bought Do her first sophisticated camera, a DS-LR. Though she’d had no formal ...

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Fall Play: The Children’s Hour

Can a story about a boarding school in the thirties resonate with Deerfield’s students? The Children’s Hour answers this question as a play set in a girls boarding school in New England in the 1930s. Written by American playwright Lillian Hellman, the play deals with controversial issues such ...

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New Art Gallery Makes An Impact

During the last days of summer, when students across the world prepared to return to the Valley, the von Auersperg Gallery prepared for the installation of the exhibit “Human Impact.”  Comprised of both photography and sculptures, the exhibit, curated by Fine Arts Teacher Tim Trelease, will be ...

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New Director, New Directions

Deerfield’s new music director, Daniel Jackson, has an extensive background in music. Beginning his voice career in high school, Mr. Jackson performed in front of thousands in vocal ensemble, then went on to attend Florida State University, majoring in Choral Music Education—a perfect fit for ...

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Artist Of The Issue: Rachel Yao

A few months ago, Rachel Yao ’16 entered her artwork into the UN Draw Disability Contest created to encourage dialogue, raise awareness on disabilities and related issues within educational environments,  and advocate  respect and inclusion. The #DrawDisability campaign was launched on December ...

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Metamorphoses

Have you ever pondered the nature of love? If you have, Deerfield’s spring theatre production Metamorphoses may open up a new world for you, a world created within stories about love, where you are entrusted with the task of exploring the different origins, dimensions and consequences of love. ...

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