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Dr. C: Aikido Aficionado

We have a practicing Aikido ni dan, which translates to second-degree black belt, on campus—Dr. Dennis Cullinane. Aikido is a type of Japanese martial art. “I love Aikido because of its philosophy, raw power, and beauty. In Aikido we try to bring the world into harmony,” Dr. Cullinane ...


The Goguen’s Create JoyRide

By chance, Terry Goguen came across a question that got him thinking: If you could create an app, what would it be? Now, after a successful term at Middlebury participating in MiddEntrepeneurs, Terry teamed up with his younger sister, Katherine Goguen ’16. The pair have begun programming an app, ...


Famous Ancestors

South Carolina politician John C. Calhoun and General Joseph Hooker played critical roles in 19th-century America. In addition, both are Deerfield community members’ distant uncles. Science teacher Rich Calhoun and Serena Ainslie ’16 reflected on their ancestors’ work. Rachel Yao Born in ...


Custodian Bill

If you go to the Koch Pool after the last swim practice, you will probably run into one of the teams most devoted fans, William “Bill” Shea. Bill is the custodian in charge of keeping the entire Koch natatorium clean; however, he does much more than that. Bill has been a devoted supporter of ...


Students Lie Down In Die-In

On December 14, many members of the community lay down outside the Dining Hall in a “die-in.” A term unfamiliar to many, a die-in is a form of protest in which people lie on the ground in silence for a certain period of time. Die-ins have been taking place in New York, Boston, Washington D.C, ...


TEDx at DA

Sunday, February 22nd marks Deerfield’s first TEDxDeerfieldAcademy conference. Set to take place in the Wachsman Concert Hall from 2:00 to 5:30 pm, the event will give the community a chance to share and listen to “passions and experiences shared among the Deerfield members,” Haidun Liu ’15 ...


Ellie and Judie: Dynamic Duo

Ellie Tennyson and Judy Delaney have worked together at the Louis Café since its opening in 2006. For Deerfield students, the duo has become practically synonymous with the cafe itself. Coco Spagna “We like working together. We are a good team,” Judy stated. Before working in the Koch, they ...


School Shuts Down Trips To D.C. and New York

While a bus ride from Deerfield Academy to New York City takes approximately four hours, controversial social happenings take only an instant to spark discussions among Deerfield students. Yet for many students, discussions in and outside of classrooms are not enough, and the really important thing ...


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