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Students Take a Stand at Advocacy Summit

From April 10-12, Virginia Murphy ’17, Ethan Thayumanavan ’17, Nailah Barnes ’18, Lily Louis ’18, Melia Summers ’18, and Kishor Bharadwaj ’19 attended the Save the Children Advocacy Summit in Washington D.C. The six students were accompanied by Director of Global Studies, Mr. David ...

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A Call For More Useful Community Service

Please note that examples of service projects given in this article aren’t real, but are similar to actual Deerfield trips. This was to avoid condemning any specific project. At Deerfield, community service has become something of a “must have” for college applications. However, after ...

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Kennedy Fights Sexual Assault

This summer, Gavin Kennedy ’16 started a project to help combat sexual assault at high schools and colleges. A large part of Kennedy’s mission is to “educate kids our age about [sexual assault], because it’s extremely complicated.” Kennedy explained that he wants people “to understand ...

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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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Taylor And Wang Use Workman Grant To Change Lives

Each year, Deerfield students can apply for a Workman Grant, established in 2000 in honor of David T. Workman ’50 to encourage community service by offering compensation to students who aim to improve their communities. This summer, among the interesting projects were those undertaken by Maia ...

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Save The Children

On April 21 and 22, four students—Kate Palmer ’16, Ethan Thayumanavan ’17, Mamadou Yattassaye ’17 and Virginia Murphy ’17—and Director of Global Studies David Miller attended the annual Save the Children’s Advocacy Summit in Washington D.C. Photo: David MillerDeerfield’s four ...

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Global Studies, Community Service and Sustainability Unite as One

Since its induction at the beginning of the school year, the Center for Service and Global Citizenship, formerly the separate Global Studies, Community Service and Sustainability departments, has been involved in numerous projects on campus. Rachel Yao Director of Global Studies David Miller ...

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Deerfield Foods Extends Its Reach

Last spring, Conor Kennedy ’14 introduced a non-profit organization called Deerfield Foods. This year, the student-run, non-profit business has expanded and its presence is growing on campus and around Franklin County. Gordon Xiang The organization seeks to fight food insecurity in Franklin ...

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Posse Foundation

On Wednesday, December 17, Posse Foundation Representative Hedy Roma spoke during School Meeting. The school will presented her with the money that was raised for Posse, as well as the certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records for breaking the record for the most participants in a water ...

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iPals Online

Holding a vision of a more educated world through cross-cultural tutoring, Zahra Rawji will officially launch her non-profit educational social network, iPals-Online, this month. “It is so important for youth to be able to connect today,” Rawji said. “One of the biggest causes of global ...

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