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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
Community / Lifestyle

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 […]

The adventures of Mr. Neumann
Academics / Community

The adventures of Mr. Neumann

Mr. Karl Neumann, US History and East Asian Studies teacher, has discovered that he does not have to go to the moon to explore. Gabrielle DeWeck ’17 remarks, “It is known that the teachers at Dana Hall are passionate about what they teach, but Mr. Neumann takes that to an […]

The Class of 1972: a lively generation facing war and fighting for women’s rights
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The Class of 1972: a lively generation facing war and fighting for women’s rights

Women from the Class of 1972 sat down with the Hallmanac during She Sails, on April 29, to remember their high school experiences. They were in school during one of the greatest periods of activism in American history. The United States had invaded Cambodia, and the women’s movement was underway. […]

Leading class discussion in a politically divisive time
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Leading class discussion in a politically divisive time

When major current events happen, our Social Studies teachers often ask us to pause, reflect and discuss. During such a politically divisive time in the wake of this fall’s elections and a new administration, teachers have been pausing classes for these discussions more than ever. Mr. Eric Goodson said that it […]

The Green Team explores sustainability with other schools
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The Green Team explores sustainability with other schools

The Green Team is leading Dana Hall towards creating a better environment for the future. On April 15, five Dana Hall students and Ms. Catherine Buttner, Sustainability Coordinator, joined 6 other independent schools for the Independent Sustainability School Coalition Conference (ISCC) at Milton Academy to discuss environmental issues, ways to […]

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Running towards female empowerment: Switzer returns to the Boston Marathon fifty years later

The Boston Marathon this year marked a special anniversary. Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon in 1967, and 50 years later, in 2017, she ran it again at age 70. When Switzer first ran the marathon 50 years ago, there were no official rules […]

Dana Hall’s Community Day of Learning focuses on justice and human rights
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Dana Hall’s Community Day of Learning focuses on justice and human rights

by Elizabeth Gardner, Sophia Lu, Gloria Revanche, and Hannah Robinson Dana Hall students were welcomed back from Spring Break with a Community Day of Learning on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The day focused on questions of justice and human rights, and students were prompted with three guiding questions: What do […]

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April News Bytes

Technovation Challenge, by Sruti Ramaswamy The many Dana Hall teams participating in the Technovation Challenge are in their final stages as the competition swiftly approaches on May 14. Each team has been tasked with a mighty challenge: creating a mobile app that presents a solution to a problem facing their […]