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Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader, If you were to ask me what I miss the most about “normal” Deerfield life this year, it would be the thrill of sitting on a Green Machine…
The Case for Intellectual Activities
Many of us spent our time in quarantine exploring different intellectual activities, whether it be chess, Go, crossword puzzles, or…
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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…
January 30, 2019
It’s Time to Break Out of the Deerfield Bubble
Watching people talk about politics in 2019 often feels like watching a heated rivalry between two crowds cheering for opposite sports teams – but it’s not friendly competition. Bickering, fighting,…
January 30, 2019
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, Since the Boston Globe article about Deerfield was published, our community has been, at times, immersed in discussions about the legitimacy of its contents. I chose to share…
November 10, 2018
Letter From The Editor
Dear Reader, When I heard about Mr. O’Donnell’s abrupt resignation from Deerfield last August, like many other students, I was intrigued. It seemed too timely to be a coincidence, considering…