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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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2015 Brings Changes To The Deans Office

For the 2015-2016 school year, the Dean of Students office will undergo the following changes: Mr. Toby Emerson will step down from the Dean’s office to return to full-time teaching, and for the first time, the underclassman dean position will be split into two separate roles, with a dean for the ...

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NextGenVest Summit Success

On April 25, five Deerfield students left campus at 6 a.m. and headed to New York City for the NextGenVest East Coast Summit. When the group arrived at the Grand Central Technical Institutes offices, where NextGenVest is located, they were greeted by a group of NextGenVest employees and quickly ...

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Goodbye To Frank Henry

Frank Henry ’69 arrived at Deerfield Academy in September 1967 as a new junior. Mr. Henry, the son of an alumnus, had grown up in Cleveland, Ohio, reading the Deerfield magazine and comparing Deerfield to his all-boys day school. Gwyneth Hochhausler Mr. Henry stated, “I had done pretty well at ...

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Raising Awareness For Eating Disorders

According to Eating Disorder Hope, a website that raises awareness about eating disorders, “Over 50% of teenage girls and 33% of teenage boys are using restrictive measures to lose weight at any given time.” Also: “eating disorders are a daily struggle for 10 million females and 1 million ...

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Evolving Social Norms At Deerfield

Deerfield has come a long way since its founding in 1797, as changes to the student body have shifted the Academy’s social culture significantly. English teacher Frank Henry ’69, who has taught at Deerfield for over 30 years, explained that Deerfield has become increasingly diverse, especially ...

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Not-So-Interscholastic Dancing

Every Friday morning, when Director of Student Activities Sam Bicknell sends out “The Weekend!” email, a few students eagerly await news of Interscholastic Dances. These dances have a long history within the world of New England boarding schools. Jared Armes ’15 remembers his freshman year at ...

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Margo, Rita & Curtis

Dear Margo, Rita & Curtis, I really don’t want to play Gotcha, but everyone tells me that it’s not my choice! What should I do? Sincerely, Anonymous   Dearest Anonymous, Why wouldn’t you want to play Gotcha? The game gives relative strangers an opportunity to stalk each other across ...

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