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The Tempest Takes The Stage

On March 25, 2015, the Aquila Theatre Acting Company performed Shakespeare’s The Tempest in the Hess Auditorium. The Aquila troupe, founded in London in 1991 by Peter Meineck, traveled through 70 towns and cities in the United States before finishing its tour at Deerfield Academy. Aquila Theater ...


Deerfield Water Balloon Toss Breaks World Record

On Sunday, September 14, the Deerfield Community held the annual Dorm Olympics, but this year there was a change. The faculty, staff, students and other members of the Deerfield community participated in a Guinness Book of World Records-breaking water balloon toss. Signe Ahl ’15, the chief ...


Who Searches for Sunken Ships Under the Sea?

Dr. Robert Ballard, the noted oceanographer, came to Deerfield on April 30 to talk about his work, his findings and his love of the ocean. Known chiefly for locating the Titanic, Dr. Ballard has also discovered numerous other ships, artifacts and biological phenomena. “Where I grew up there was ...


Poet Laureate Pinsky to Visit DA

On March 27, renowned writer, poet and former three-term United States Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky will come to campus to read his poetry. His reading, a spring School Event, will take place in the Dining Hall on Thursday afternoon, with a special schedule that includes a walkthrough dinner. ...


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