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Editorial
My Experience (Not) Voting
I used to cringe at the radio every time NPR played a clip of the PostMaster General defending the mail-in ballot. I had full belief in the American voting system,…
Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader, Over the past few months, the Deerfield Scroll’s 95th board has combed through past publications to find articles…
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November 8, 2019
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, During parents’ weekend, I showed my father the September issue of the Scroll, in which Madeline Lee ‘20 wrote an article titled Far From Home regarding the recent…
October 17, 2019
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, It is third period on the first day of school. Outside, students greet each other in passing, relishing the autumn sunlight that whispers through campus. Inside, I sit…
September 25, 2019
Seniors, Lead the Way
All of us have role models. We all know someone on campus who we can look up to, who leads by example and sets the standard that others strive to…
September 25, 2019
Deerfield Awaits Award Winning Writer Tim O’Brien
National  Book Award-winning author Tim O’Brien will speak with Deerfield at an Academy Event on September 26th. O’ Brien’s landmark novel, The Things They Carried, was chosen by the English…
May 29, 2019
Matriculation: Yes or No?
For the past thirty years, the Scroll has published a “Matriculation/Future Plans” spread in the May issue to celebrate the future of the graduating class. Seniors can submit their plans…
May 29, 2019
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, Graduation is nearly upon us. The tents are coming up, the grass below them browning with melancholy. Soon, we will bid farewell to one Head of School, 15…
April 24, 2019
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, “Of course you’re a swimmer. You have such broad shoulders. You just look so… athletic,” he said, waving his hand up and down in an assessment of my…
April 24, 2019
Being Open Minded and Respectful
Deerfield’s latest Academy Event featured the electric jazz rock group Kneebody, the most memorable Academy Event in recent memory — but for the wrong reasons. From the moment the musicians…
March 7, 2019
Let’s Acknowledge Sexual Intimacy on Campus
According to the Student Handbook, “Sexual intimacy – including undress – is not permitted for students at Deerfield.” The online Deerfield Rules and Expectations states that if caught engaging in…