Athletics

Cross Country dominates, establishing a running victory against top rival
Athletics

Cross Country dominates, establishing a running victory against top rival

On Wednesday, October 21, a damp day swollen with cold, the Dana Hall Varsity Cross Country team beat their top rival, Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart (NCDS), on Newton’s own course, for the first time in 15 years. Two weeks later, on October 30, the Cross Country […]

Falcone is her name, Dana spirit is her game
Athletics

Falcone is her name, Dana spirit is her game

Ms. Krista Falcone, one of Dana Hall’s English teachers, has taken on a new role as the Communications Liaison for Athletics. With the start of the 2015 fall athletics season, Ms. Falcone has revamped the school’s Dana Dragon Instagram and Twitter pages and has encouraged spirit and support for all of Dana’s competitive […]

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Athletics

Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center upgraded with donation from namesake

Dana Hall alumna and Olympic gold medalist Karen Wennberg Stives ’68 died over the summer after living with cancer for several years. She leaves behind her legacy and a large donation to the renamed Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center, Dana Hall’s riding center. Stives’s $3.5 million dollar gift was presented to […]

Athletic Clinics bring young athletes to campus
Athletics

Athletic Clinics bring young athletes to campus

It’s normal to see Dana Hall Middle and Upper School athletes in the hallways and on the fields wearing their Dana blue and white jerseys. But why would 100 younger girls be on campus over the weekend sporting blue and white? These girls are in grades 1 through 5 and […]

A mixed season thus far for athletics
Athletics

A mixed season thus far for athletics

The fall athletic season is underway, and so far the results have been mixed. Both Varsity and JV Soccer and Volleyball have played a handful of games already. Varsity Soccer has a record so far of 2-3, winning against Montrose and Cushing and losing to Thayer, St. Marks, and Buckingham […]

Dana Hall Varsity Squash concludes a successful season
Athletics

Dana Hall Varsity Squash concludes a successful season

Varsity Squash competed at the US Squash High School National Championships in Hartford, CT, February 6 through 8. They entered the competition seeded in the top eight of Division 3 and won second place. Team members Helena Carroll ’15, Paige Taylor ‘15, Attabelle Wasniewski ‘16, Campbell Brown ‘17, Wendy Gomez ‘17, Sophie […]

Dana Fencing Team: Compete with the men’s team or not?
Athletics

Dana Fencing Team: Compete with the men’s team or not?

In the years before the Dana Fencing Team competed alone for the Women’s Three Weapons Championship, which consists of accumulated scores from three squads: epee, sabre, and foil, it had fenced with St. John’s Prep together and challenged the Six Weapons Championship. However, since both Dana and Prep are traditionally […]

Varsity Field Hockey battles in NEPSAC Tournament
Athletics

Varsity Field Hockey battles in NEPSAC Tournament

On Wednesday, November 12, the Varsity Field Hockey team traveled over 150 miles to the Canterbury School to play their first round of the Class C New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Tournament. The Field Hockey team won against Canterbury with a score of 2-1 and moved on to the […]

Parents’ Weekend 2014
Athletics / Community

Parents’ Weekend 2014

The Dana Hall community is reshaping tradition this upcoming Parents’ Weekend. It will be the second to have classes on both Friday and Saturday. While all sporting events have traditionally taken place on Saturday, this year Varsity sports will be held in the evening on Friday after a show from […]

David McGovern “busts a move”
Athletics / Community

David McGovern “busts a move”

The day is still young as you look at a craggy rock face that stretches for hundreds of vertical feet of treacherous climbing. You chalk up your hands, take a deep breath, and climb. Have you ever experienced a moment when the only thing keeping you from falling from unimaginable […]