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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 ...


Travers ’05: From DA to the Big Screen

Every Deerfield student who has taken Health Issues has seen the documentary Farewell the Tranquil Mind, which was filmed around campus and featured Deerfield students. The movie was shot by alumnus Woodrow Travers ’05, while he was a student at Deerfield. Travers is now an Assistant Director in ...


Interview With Alex Killorn ’08

Deerfield alumnus Alex Killorn ’08, now a center on The Tampa Bay Lightning, made a name for himself this summer during the NHL fight for the Stanley Cup. Rachel Yao Killorn was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, although his family moved to an area just outside Montreal when he was very young. Later, ...


Alum Inspires Sustainability

Deerfield Academy will be welcoming alumna Tiffany Franke ’02 on December 3rd to talk about her work to educate and inspire people about how their actions affect the world around them. Franke has developed a diverse and varied career in business where she has focused on how companies, through ...


Lena Mazel: Nashville Living

After graduating last spring, Lena Mazel ’13 made her dream of being a professional dancer come true. This year, Mazel is one of 16 girls dancing with the Nashville Ballet, the largest ballet company in Nashville, Tennessee. She is in the Professional Training Division, the highest level of the ...


Schaus ’06 Seeks Gold at Sochi

For Molly Schaus ’06, goaltender for the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team, a gold medal is “the ultimate dream.” The Deerfield alumna, who played on the national team in 2010, will have a second chance to pursue the first-place title at the Sochi Olympics, which begin February 7. After ...


DA and Real Life

“Real life” lacks the support system that Deerfield provides. There are no advisors to help you choose your schedule out there, and the large majority of people you encounter throughout the day will have no vested interest in your future ...

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After 33 Years, David Pond Is About to Swim Away

David Pond, Associate Head of School for Alumni Affairs and Development, will be retiring at the end of the 2013-14 school year. Mr. Pond has served Deerfield Academy for 33 years. Head of School Dr. Margarita Curtis praised Pond’s achievement, saying, “David is regarded as a legend, and ...


Alumni Respond to Hindle Investigation

Yes, I knew Mr. Hindle very well. I got to know him because he was the dorm master where most of my close friends lived, so I spent a lot of time on his hall. My friends and I thought he was great. I used to go to Mr. Hindle for help on my math homework because he not only taught me the material, ...


Transparency Key to DA’s Handling of Hindle Investigation

Head of School Margarita Curtis announced on January 28 that retired math teacher Peter Hindle, who worked at Deerfield for forty-four years, has been accused of sexual contact with a former student, and that the school is conducting an investigation regarding the alleged abuse.

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