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Community Updates

Over fifty years of leading lives of passion and purpose.
 

Video Archive

Derryfield's weekly Virtual Fireside Chats have allowed parents to stay connected with the school through evening webinars on a range of topics, including remote learning feedback and mental health advice.

Fireside Chat Topics

February 4: Stress Less Parenting - Dean of Students Reina Stimpson and Counselors Mary Perkins & Courtney Cheetham

January 7: Reopening Update - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter, CFO Scott McPherson & School Nurse Lainee Shaughnessy

November 5: Calendar & Schedule Updates - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter & Assistant Head of School for Academics Lindley Shutz

September 8: Our Decision-Making Process - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter, public health consultant Mike 
Klingshirn of Fusion Cell, & Board Chair Brad Benson

August 27: 2020-2021 Campus Flow Update - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter, Head of Middle School Mark Blaisdell & Head of Upper School Jed Silverstein

August 13: 2020-2021 Reopening Safety Update - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter, Dean of Students Reina Stimpson & Director of Safety Gill Roberts

July 29: 2020-2021 Reopening Update - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter, Assistant Head for Academic Program Lindley Shutz 

July 16: 2020-2021 School Year Rollout - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter, Assistant Head for Academic Program Lindley Shutz & Director of College Planning Brennan Barnard

June 1: Derryfield’s Vision for 2020-2021 - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter & Dean of Academic Program Lindley Shutz

May 18: Spotlight on Remote Learning: Part 2 - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter with Science Teacher Dr. Taylor Moon & English Teacher David Baroody

Head of School Mary Halpin Carter with Math Teacher Jim Watt & History Teacher Brandon Gauthier 

May 4: Breaking the Worry Cycle - Dean of Students Reina Stimpson & psychotherapist Lynn Lyons

April 27: Athletics & Wellness Update - Director of Athletics Chris Hettler

April 20: Meet Our New Head of Upper School - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter & incoming Head of Upper School Jed Silverstein

Head of School Mary Halpin Carter & Dean of Academic Program Lindley Shutz

April 9: College Admission Update - Director of College Planning Brennan Barnard & Rick Clark, Director of Undergraduate Admission at Georgia Tech   
 
March 30: Remote Learning Update - Head of School Mary Halpin Carter 

Email Updates

2/9 Independent Senior Project Update
1/25 COVID Update
1/18 COVID Testing Reminder
Winter Student Council Newsletter - Middle School
Winter Student Council Newsletter - Upper School
1/14 Pooled Testing Consent Form
1/13 Pooled Testing FAQ
1/8 Winter Term Letter of Intent
1/4 COVID-19 Update
12/17 Health Update
12/15 Winter Athletics COVID-19 Checks
11/28 Guidelines for Family Phase
11/23 COVID-19 Update
11/20 Thank You to DS Families
11/11 COVID-19 Community Update
11/9 Calendar & Schedule Update for 20-21
10/22 Late Arrival/Early Dismissal Policy
10/20 Senior Food Delivery Protocols
10/15 Athletics Tier 4 Announcement
10/14 Health Protocol Reminder
10/8 Community Health Update
10/2 New US Schedule
9/30 Virtual Learning Policy Update
9/10 Reopening Updates
Letter from the Dean of Students
Outside Club Team Participation Protocol
Student Safety Protocol
Virtual Learning Guidelines
9/4 Zoom & Device Updates
8/29 Magnus Daily Health Screenings
8/24 Athletic Update
8/20 End of Summer Update
8/14 Lunch Plan Registration
8/14 Student Retreat Week Schedule 
8/11 New US Parent Retreat Info
8/11 New MS Parent Retreat Info
8/3 Reopening Reminder
7/31 Athletics Preseason Update
7/27 Reopening Update
7/21 Reopening Information
7/2 Summer Opportunities for Students & Parents
5/1 Community Update

4/17 Community Update
4/3 Community Update

3/31 ISP Update
3/30 A Message About Grading
3/27 Community Update
3/25 Fireside Chat Save the Date
3/24 MS Virtual Learning Plan
3/24 US Virtual Learning Plan
3/20 Message to Students
3/12 Distance Learning Update
3/9 Community Update
3/1 Community Update

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