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Pressure's on!  A typical test taking scene in the gym.
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Is the ACT really easier?

Standardized tests. Hearing these two words will stir up a mixture of emotions in you. They will either make you cringe, sweat or have a mental breakdown. There will also be questions popping up into your mind asking, “Should I take the SAT or the ACT?” Multiple rumors have spread […]

Star of the sideline chant,  “We Have Adam”, Adam Richins truly shines behind the camera.
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We Have Adam!

Adam Richins works as a part of the Dana Hall Campus Safety team and also assists on buildings and grounds as needed. He has been enjoying photography and his work behind the camera since freshman year of college when he discovered the field of photojournalism. Adam joined the Dana Hall […]

Cardboard: Dana Hall artists re-envision simple material in gallery show
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Cardboard: Dana Hall artists re-envision simple material in gallery show

This week, the Dana Art Gallery is displaying a striking showcase of structures made captivatingly with the primary medium of cardboard by students in the ArtLAB and Architecture classes until Wednesday, November 1. “The goals is to see how far you can reach to come up with ideas just based […]

Two Days of Family Fun at Dana Hall
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Two Days of Family Fun at Dana Hall

On October 27 and 28 Dana Hall’s Upper School will be in the middle of an exciting event, Family Weekend, a weekend where families of all students visit the school, shadow their children, and later attend various sports games and activities. “It’s really fun to have fans in the classes […]

Building New… Big Changes In Dana Hall Housing
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Building New… Big Changes In Dana Hall Housing

A new school year comes with new buildings and facility upgrades. This past summer, two of the most notable projects on campus are the demolition and construction of Lazare House and the renovation of Johnston C. In summer 2016, Dana Hall launched the Johnston renovation project, a multi-year refurbishment of […]

Photo credit: Ms. Panahi
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Recent Hurricanes Hit Home for Dana Hall Community Members

Recently multiple natural disasters have affected our country. I spoke to some Dana Hall community members about how Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey affected their family and friends. I learned a lot about what the aftermath of these hurricanes meant to them. I got the chance to talk to new […]

The International Experience at Dana Hall
Community / Lifestyle

The International Experience at Dana Hall

If you walk into a Johnston Dormitory on any given day, you might see a group of Korean international students circled around the common room table, eating homemade kimchi while watching a Korean drama. Or maybe you’ll hear some students from Mexico jamming out to their favorite tunes and being […]

Improving a Life by What We Give
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Improving a Life by What We Give

The 2017-2018 year is a big year for Dana Hall’s sophomores. This is the year when they have to complete community service hours, and everyone is itching to get a spot and begin their hours. Every year the sophomores perform 20 hours of community service, 10 of which have to […]

The Perils of a Warming Climate
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The Perils of a Warming Climate

As the school year moves on, countless Dana Hall faculty and students continue to worry about friends and relatives impacted by the past major hurricanes. Electricity is cut off, supplies have no way of getting to the people who need it, and it’s all due to the sheer intensity of […]

The Senior Sophomore Experience
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The Senior Sophomore Experience

This month, Senior- Sophomore, a Dana Hall tradition that has been taking place since the late 1930s, has been the center of recent school excitement. During this tradition, the seniors and sophomores bond through a series of events including candy-filled posters, decorated lockers, silly costumes, gift bags, colorful beanies and […]