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Leadership Development
As we continue to work toward the implementation of our Strategic Plan, I have been focusing much of my energy on one particular component of goal #2, “leading.” The strategic plan articulates that we strive to do the following...

Lyceum Gallery Presents The Journey: Three Paths of Creative Discovery
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 winter show, The Journey: Three Paths of Creative Discovery, features the range of The Derryfield School’s successes in the world of art from three very different professional artists. Presenting work are Jeffrey Frederick ’87, Erica Felicella ’96, and Victoria Brenner ’99....

The Derryfield School Players Present Beauty and the Beast
The Derryfield School Players are pleased to present the musical Beauty and the Beast. This performance tells the story of a prince who is transformed into a hideous beast as punishment for his cruel and selfish ways, and an adventurous young woman named Belle whom he imprisons in his castle....

Deferred Admission: the early decision process from three perspectives.
Three perspectives on deferred admission from the Washington Post/Derryfield series following Samantha Fogel's college process:

Leigh A. Weisenburger, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Bates College on Deferred Admission
An admission office’s primary responsibility is to enroll a bright, talented, and diverse class of incoming first-year students each year. To achieve this, most colleges and universities have different rounds of competition for admission. They may range from various early programs (early action, early decision, restrictive early action) to regular decision to rolling admission...

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