School Closed Friday

Derryfield will be closed on Friday, November 16 due to forecasted snowy conditions throughout the state. 
As a reminder, delays and closings will be posted on WMUR-TV channel 9 and www.derryfield.org; emailed to students, parents, and employees; and recorded on the school phone message. 
Stay safe and warm, and have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Alumni Stories

Fifty years of leading lives of passion and purpose.

List of 8 events.

  • Nov

    Manchester Alumni Gathering

    Join us at The Bookery downtown on Elm Street the night before Thanksgiving!
    Location: The Bookery
  • Nov

    Alumni Lacrosse Game

    The current Varsity team and I would love to invite you back on campus the Friday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 23rd) from 6-8pm to relive the glory days and play some Friday Night Light ball.  Afterwards the plan will be to head someplace downtown to continue living up the glory days and retelling of past victories.  We may also do a BBQ at the field.  
    Coach Hettler
    Location: Playing Fields - Turf Field - 1
  • Dec

    Cookies on Campus

    Join us for a Young Alumni Winter Social in the Senior Forum!
    Location: Senior Forum
  • Feb

    Alumni Council Meeting

    Location: Gateway - Gateway Seminar - GW-Seminar
  • Apr

    NYC Alumni Gathering

    Location: TBD
  • May

    Alumni Council Meeting

    Location: Gateway - Gateway Seminar - GW-Seminar
  • May

    Founders' Day

    Location: Auditorium - Theater - AUD100
  • May

    Reunion Gatherings

    Return to campus to celebrate and reconnect with classmates, faculty, and friends! 
    Location: Middle School - McIninch Room - 19
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Life After Derryfield

List of 4 news stories.

  • My Global Journey - Charlotte Evans '08

    I sat in my chair, with Christopher McNeil, Upper School Dean of Student Life, at the front of the classroom telling us it was time to learn Latin verb conjugations. To my surprise, he started to sing the tune of the Mickey Mouse song, but with different letters. “O-S-T-MUS-TIS-NT,” we chanted over and over. This lesson plan made me giddy because a teacher had permitted, nay encouraged, me to sing, all in the pursuit of language learning. Fourteen years later, and I can still remember how those verb endings go as clear as day.
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  • My Fifth Year - Eric Spierer ’06

    Upon graduation, who ever really thinks they are going to return to their high school to teach?  We grab our diplomas and sprint from Derryfield to start what will unquestionably be the bigger and better College Experience. Yet for most, that fantasy is quickly gone in September after encountering your roommate, your first exam, and/or your first load of laundry.
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  • Sockeye Season - Jake Harwood ’10

    Jake Harwood ’10 is a junior at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA, majoring in Politics with minors in History and Philosophy. He is an avid member of the cycling and rock climbing communities and also leads tours for the Admissions Office and tutors in the Writing Center.
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  • Life in L.A. - Lauren Satkwich ’08

    I learned many things during my six years at Derryfield. I can discuss the symbolism in Lord of the Flies, conjugate Spanish verbs in the subjective tense, find the derivative of almost any function, and pretend to calculate a variety of physics equations. The truth is, though, that the most important lesson I received from my Derryfield education was not something I gleaned from classroom work or written labs, but rather from the performing arts program and its people. 
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