What should schools do with their troubling heritages? What should schools do with their troubling heritages?
A passion for metaphors: Margot Singer ’80 A passion for metaphors: Margot Singer ’80
The Virgin Suicides: An end disguised as a beginning The Virgin Suicides: An end disguised as a beginning
The Salt Roads travels through time and space The Salt Roads travels through time and space

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Dana Hall students achieve in the 2016 Technovation Challenge
Community

Dana Hall students achieve in the 2016 Technovation Challenge

On May 4, 2016, five teams from Dana Hall competed in the Technovation Challenge Regional Showcase at Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge. One team took part in the challenge virtually, while the other four were in Cambridge in person. Dana Hall’s team JAVB placed fifth of […]

Community

Faculty families, supported and empowered by Dana Hall

Whether you’re in eating lunch in the Dining Center, sitting in the common room of your dorm, or simply walking around the Dana Hall campus, family life is all around you. One of the many unique aspects about Dana Hall is that many faculty and staff members choose to live […]

What should schools do with their troubling heritages?
Opinion

What should schools do with their troubling heritages?

Woodrow Wilson was the President of the United States during World War I and championed the League of Nations, and as well as serving as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910. Woodrow Wilson was also a racist who was an active segregationist. He played a role in expanding […]

A passion for metaphors: Margot Singer ’80
Academics / Community

A passion for metaphors: Margot Singer ’80

Everyone has their passions. For some it’s food; for others it might be animals. Margot Singer ’80, on the other hand, has a passion for metaphors. I was lucky enough to get to sit down and interview Ms. Singer, who came to Dana to give a Wannamaker lecture in March […]

The Virgin Suicides: An end disguised as a beginning
Arts

The Virgin Suicides: An end disguised as a beginning

The Lisbon girls are blonde, beautiful, and out of reach. One by one, over the course of a year, each of the girls, blessed in mind and body, takes her own life. The events leading up to the startling loss are recounted by five neighborhood boys who grow up spying […]

The Salt Roads travels through time and space
Arts

The Salt Roads travels through time and space

The Salt Roads, written by Nalo Hopkinson, blurs the line between history and mythology, leaving the reader bewildered and coming back for more. The novel brings us into the lives of multiple women: Mer, a plantation slave doctor; Thais, an Ethiopian prostitute; and Jeanne Duval; a woman of mixed ancestry […]

Saving the planet, one solar panel at a time
Academics / Community

Saving the planet, one solar panel at a time

Over Spring Break 2016, 32 new solar panels were installed on the southern side of the Shipley Center, thanks to previous Dana Hall students. In Dr. John Doll’s Current Topics in Life Science class in the 2013-­14 school year, he asked students to do a year-long project studying how science […]

THE LAST MAN ON EARTH: Will Forte as Phil Miller.  THE LAST MAN ON EARTH will have a special one-hour Series Premiere airing Sunday, March 1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Frank Ockenfels/FOX
Arts

To relax after exams, watch The Last Man on Earth

What would you do if you were the last human on Earth? This is the predicament Phil Miller faces in the comedy The Last Man on Earth. What sounds like a grim addition to post-apocalyptic literature is actually hilarious. The Last Man On Earth is a television show that takes place […]

Public accommodations bill and transgender rights ignite national controversy
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Public accommodations bill and transgender rights ignite national controversy

2016 has seen a national furor over transgender rights and liberties. Since North Carolina’s recent passage of a bill that bans anti-discrimination practices and requires transgendered people in public schools and government buildings to use the bathroom that corresponds with their biological sex at birth, the divide between liberal, diversity-advocating […]

Academics

Two cultures intersect through poetry

This winter, Ms. Linda Derezinski’s freshman English class traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, through poetry. Her students, by creating blogs on Weebly, developed a platform to share their original poetry, their analyses of acclaimed poems, and their thoughts on the world surrounding them through the eyes of a poet. Students at […]