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The Return of Tarah Timothe

The only word I can use to describe my return to Deerfield is weird. I know this is a very lackluster adjective, but that is the word that usually comes up when people ask about my return. I feel I do not know anyone, the school has an entirely different vibe from what I remember, and I am trying ...

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SYA Students Explore the Globe

Imagine having your Spanish classroom be a café in Madrid, or being able to practice your Chinese while shopping at Xui Shui Jie in Beijing. Students at SYA (School Year Abroad) experience just ...


Around the World in Nine Months

While it may seem easy to become trapped in the “Deerfield bubble,” seven current students studied abroad last year.


SYA: Learners Without Borders

Deerfield’s School Year Abroad program will send a total of nine students overseas for the 2011-2012 school year.


Leanne Conway ’11 Travels to Jordan

This fall, while Deerfield seniors begin their final year of high school and fill out their college applications, Leanne Conway ’11 will do the exact same thing-only at King’s Academy in Jordan…


Gastronomy Plus in Spain: Notes From SYA

Amanda Bennett ’10 shares some of her experiences at the School Year Abroad program in Zaragoza, Spain. “But rather than colonial architecture and the Memorial lobby, my walk today consists of a dance troupe twirling to music…”