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A Farewell to Profe Taft
Steve Taft has lived on a boarding school campus for almost his entire life. Growing up at Phillips Exeter Academy, he decided to trade in his red for some much-needed…
A Farewell to Dr. Herabat
Dr. Pannapa Herabat has taught in the Deerfield math department for only a few years, but she has been a…
A Farewell to Mr. Freda
After dedicating 19 years to the Deerfield Academy community, Andrew Freda, a beloved math teacher, will be retiring. His contributions…
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November 8, 2019
Hanna Deringer Reigns as Captain
Visibly leading the Deerfield student body with enthusiasm and thoughtfulness is Hanna Deringer, a current senior. She stands proud, worthy of the title Captain Deerfield.  Appointed as the first solo…
November 8, 2019
Mr. Grimm Embodies Inclusion for Deerfield Community
Last year, Ethics Teacher Mr. Grimm came to Deerfield as a Penn Teaching fellow and recent graduate of Harvard College. He currently teaches the course ‘Ethics’ to underclassmen and ‘Religion…
November 8, 2019
New Radio Shows Make Waves on Campus
In a small, unsuspecting room that once collected dust in the basement of the MSB, members of the Deerfield community have been taking initiative as radio show hosts. There is…
November 8, 2019
Introducing DADA
The Deerfield Academy Disabilities Alliance, more commonly known as the DADA, was established last year but is growing quickly in prominence. Leader of the alliance Izzy Hamlen ’20 said: “There…
November 8, 2019
The Science Behind Science Labs: Robin Lempicki
When prospective families are introduced to the “cool tunnel” connecting the library and the Koch, they learn about the connected classroom and lab, flexible science curriculum and impressive higher-level electives;…
October 17, 2019
Tim O’Brien Captivates Deerfield
On Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, Deerfield Academy welcomed renowned author Tim O’Brien to campus. O’Brien began the day by eating lunch with students before sharing personal anecdotes and insights about…
October 17, 2019
The Buzz Over Bees
Since last March, Science Teacher Mark Teutsch and a handful of students have been busy establishing a new co-curricular called “Growing Green.” Growing Green provides the opportunity to spend their…
October 17, 2019
Bruce MacConnell Retires Early
Over the summer, Bruce MacConnell retired from the Dining Hall dish crew. Previously scheduled to resign on Jan. 20th, Bruce is now living in South Carolina with his family. During…
May 29, 2019
A Farewell to Ms. Lyons and Mr. Dickinson
After a long and influential career at Deerfield, art teacher David Dickinson and French teacher Claudia Lyons will retire at the end of this year. Ms. Lyons has been a…