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At Derryfield, the idea is to become not just the best student you can be, but also the best person you can be. Arts, athletics, community service, and student organizations all present ways for students to pursue individual interests, develop leadership and interpersonal skills, make lasting friendships, and enjoy the many rewards of being a part of something greater than oneself. Student life at Derryfield is busy, challenging, fun, inspiring, and energizing all at the same time. The opportunities to discover and fulfill your potential as a member of our community are endless. That's because at Derryfield we want you to be yourself, only better.
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A Lost Art
9/10/2014
Growing up, I used to love bedtime when my father was not working late, as it meant I was in for a real treat. You see, he loved telling stories and he was like a little schoolboy, giddy with excitement as he let his imagination run wild. I am not sure where his stories originated, but they were certainly creative and told with such enthusiasm that even the most mundane of storylines sprung to life...


An Artist Educator Adventure
9/10/2014
I have such a fine job! Jolly bright learners pour into my classroom every day. My well-equipped studio at home supports my personal ambitions. In the ever-changing world of art, I work hard to be an informed educator as well as an active participant in my field. My aim is to achieve a professional standard of excellence and success both as a teacher and as an artist that can serve as a role model for the ambitious art students of The Derryfield School. This is a job that so well supports those dual roles....

Honoring the Past and Looking to the Future
9/10/2014
The night before the first day of the 2014-2015 school year, Head of School Mary Halpin Carter spoke to community leaders about honoring the efforts of Derryfield's founders and preparing for the School's next 50 years...

Lyceum Gallery Celebrates a Year of Alumni Artwork
9/10/2014
In celebration of fifty years of excellence in arts education, The Derryfield School’s Lyceum Gallery and Sculpture Garden will devote its 2014-2015 shows to highlighting alumni artists. The September show features two photographers: Ira Chaplain ‘71 and Michael Swartz ’08....

Miron '17 Earns Recognition from Young Americans' Challenge
9/10/2014
Derryfield School sophomore, Jack Miron, was recognized with the Duke of Edinburgh/Young Americans’ Challenge Silver Award. Jack is among the first few high school students in New Hampshire to receive the Silver Award....
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