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The Board of Trustees and Its Two Newest Members

Last spring, the Deerfield Academy Board of Trustees elected two new members: Diana Newton and Mark McInerney ’81. Mrs. Newton and Mr. McInerney arrived on campus in October for their first meeting but are by no means strangers to Deerfield community. Mrs. Newton’s father ’48, brother ’87, ...

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Intimacy At DA

“The Deerfield parietals regulations have always been in flux. In order to create a safer environment, parietals should not be as strict as they have been in the past. Parietals are supposed to be safe environments where two students can get to know each other, but these strict parietal rules and ...

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Alumna Kayla Corcoran Returns As History Teacher

While Deerfield welcomed many new faculty members this year, only one of them is an alumna of DA. Kayla Corcoran returns to campus as a teaching fellow after graduating in 2009. She recalls her fondest memories from Deerfield which include being in the classroom, memorable because of influential ...

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Meet The New Counseling Office

This fall, Deerfield has welcomed over 20 new faculty members. While many can be seen teaching in their classrooms or settling down in dorms, three new community members may be more difficult to spot. In the Health Center basement, Dr. Joshua Relin leads the new Counseling Office. He is joined by ...

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What is the N.E.D. Pipeline?

Last year, Kinder Morgan (KM), a corporation with a net worth of $11.5 billion that constructs natural gas and oil pipelines across the country, proposed building a 188-mile long natural gas pipeline from Wright, New York, to Dracut, Massachusetts. The pipeline, labeled the Northeast Energy Direct ...

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Part II: Faculty Perspective

Should our intimacy be controlled? Voices from the community on parietals, sexual assault, and moving forward. (Previous: Part I: Administration Perspective) Faculty Perspective: Dr. O’Neil I am not the only faculty member on campus who thinks that managing parietals is the worst part of my ...

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Part III: Student Perspective

Should our intimacy be controlled? Voices from the community on parietals, sexual assault, and moving forward. (Previous: Part II: Faculty Perspective) Student Perspective: Lucy Binswanger Spring term last year, my teacher took our English class out to the diner as a chance to bond and eat good ...

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Tiemann Launches Delta Lab

Over the summer, Elizabeth Tiemann ’16 launched a nonprofit called Delta Lab with a team of twelve other young entrepreneurs. The company’s mission is to “encourage involvement in the crucial fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)” among Indonesia’s underprivileged youth. ...

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Margo, Rita & Curtis

Dear Margo, Rita, and Curtis, I’m a little nervous about my first few days at DA – do you have any tips for me to feel ready for this new adventure? Sincerely, Newbie Dear Newbie, First of all, a huge welcome to DA! And you’re right, this is going to be the adventure of a lifetime. And no ...

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Siegel Educates About The Middle East

This summer, Madisen Siegel  ’17 used a grant from DA to educate herself and those in her community on the past and present history of the Middle East. Her interest in learning about the Middle East stems from her family’s Jewish heritage and from the fact that her grandfather lives there. She ...

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