|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.|
|Romania 2015 - Part 6|
Today was our last day with the girls from the orphanage. They skipped school and we all got up and walked over to the market, where we met them. Each girl from the orphanage was assigned to one or two of us and they led us through the market, translating when needed.
|Romania 2015 - Part 5|
Thursday was our last day with the girls, and they had permission to miss a day of school and spend the day with us....
|Romania 2015 - Part 3|
Wow, what a powerful day we had today. Half the group taught at a Roma K-4 school, while the other half did home visits in the same village where the school is. The school group also had the opportunity to visit a few homes....
|Team Captains Get Lessons in Leadership|
Goal Two of Derryfield’s strategic plan calls on the school to “cultivate inspired effective, and compassionate student leaders committed to enriching their wider communities.” Athletic team captains already wear the mantle of leadership; to make their experience more effective and meaningful, Derryfield sent some of its senior captains to attend a daylong leadership workshop at Pittsfield High School with author and speaker Craig Hillier....