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Franky Barradale '15 Wins Statewide Student Poetry Contest
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire (PSNH) announced the winners of its 2014 Student Poetry Contests and Franky Barradale ‘15 won First Place in the Senior Division. PSNH, in partnership with the NH Council of Teachers of English (NHCTE) holds the contest each year. Winning submissions are published in the Society’s quarterly literary journal, The Poets’ Touchstone. Franky’s poem, Calculus, combines poetry with mathematics in a gently humorous way, using mathematical terms to describe a personal relationship....

June Institute Addresses New Technology and New Teaching
Every year, when the last student has left the building, the Derryfield faculty gathers for the “June Institute,” two days of professional development workshops. In previous years, experts from outside the school have come to lead the sessions, but for the past two years members of our own faculty have led, addressing issues pertinent to Derryfield....

Derryfield Celebrates 47th Commencement
June 14 may have dawned cool and cloudy, but there was excitement and energy in the air as Derryfield celebrated the graduation of its 47th senior class, the Class of 2014....

Artist Lily Steiner ’14 Completes an Award-Winning Career at Derryfield
On Friday, May 30, at Derryfield’s annual Awards Assembly, senior Lily Steiner was presented with the school’s Visual Arts Award. It was the culmination of an impressive Derryfield career for this young artist....

Moving into Summer Mode
What a terrific end of the year! With the weather holding off for our annual trip to Canobie and our end-of-the year picnic, it seems we got rewarded for all the good karma we created this year. For some of you, the year culminated in last Wednesday’s Eighth Grade Send-Off celebration. We like to keep the details of this gathering a surprise...
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