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Artist of The Issue: Kyle Fox

During her freshman year at Summit  High School in Bend, Oregon, Kyle Fox ’16 began taking art classes and joined the school’s dance team. Since then, both art and dance have become incredibly important aspects of her life. “I always do one of those things when I’m stressed out or sad or ...

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Willkommen to Cabaret!

The winter theatre production, Cabaret, is a thought-provoking musical set in 1930s Berlin, at the time when the Nazis were rising to power. The play takes place largely in a seedy nightclub called the Kit Kat Klub, and it follows the story of Cliff Bradshaw, a young American novelist (played by ...

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“Question Bridge” Offers Answers

Question Bridge: Black Males opened on January 10th as the third exhibit presented in the von Auersperg Gallery this school year. As part of the school-wide celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, this video installation was the result of a collaboration between Deerfield and UMass Amherst’s ...

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New Teacher, New Novel

New English teacher and Wilson Fellow Carrie Brown not only gives creative writing assignments to her senior creative writing students, she completes her own. Mrs. Brown, an acclaimed author who has written seven novels and a short story collection, will release her eighth published book, The ...

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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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