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Amor Caritas Day: Love and Caring in Three Different Ways
Community

Amor Caritas Day: Love and Caring in Three Different Ways

House faculty start a new life in dormitories
Community

House faculty start a new life in dormitories

As the new school year began, six new Dana Hall house parents took up residence on campus. Lucy Mull, Priscilla Christie, and Rebecca Toms switched dormitories, and Nathalie Rieder, Lila Douglis, and Caity Sprague were hired as new house assistants. The Dean of Residential Life, Ms. Donna Corrigan, commented, “House […]

Author Holly Black brings vampires to campus
Arts

Author Holly Black brings vampires to campus

New York Times bestselling author Holly Black was on campus Friday, September 6, for the release of her new novel, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. Black, who is known best for her work on The Spiderwick Chronicles, spent all morning at Dana Hall, speaking to English classes and signing copies […]

Community

Flooding does minor damage on campus

Classes start the year with annual retreats
Community

Classes start the year with annual retreats

On Thursday, August 29, the entire student body at Dana Hall went on a retreat for a full day. They were divided by grade levels and traveled to locations as close as Kimball Farm and as far as New Hampshire. The freshman class went to Hale Reservation in Westwood, Massachusetts. […]

Preseason athletes prepare for fall season
Athletics

Preseason athletes prepare for fall season

While most of Dana Hall’s student body enjoyed the beach, finished up on reading, or relaxed with friends, the varsity athletes and hopeful tryouts gathered at Dana on August 20 to begin preseason. This year’s preseason consisted of only one session a day for four days and then two days […]

Not Your Average Prom: Dana Hall’s Best Buddies Prom
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Not Your Average Prom: Dana Hall’s Best Buddies Prom

The lights were on in Shipley’s fencing studio, but instead of a fencing meet, a DJ was mixing tunes from Gomez and Cyrus that inspired the crowd rush out onto the floor.  He played the crowd’s favorites, the dance floor was full, and everyone had a smile on their face. […]

Why the Backlash?
Opinion

Why the Backlash?

The word feminism is dirty in the hallways at Dana Hall School. At school assemblies, the word produces cringes. During presentations, you’ll hear sighs. Worst of all, the chatter among the students is filled with “I don’t even care about feminism.” Perhaps–or at least I hope–these girls are just ignorant […]

The Power of Self Expression
Opinion

The Power of Self Expression

Coming from a country 7124.46 miles away from the United States, three years ago, I entered a new world as a fourteen-year-old girl. I brought my identities and memories from China to the United States, shouldering my parents’ expectations. The United States was waving to me with its blonde hair […]

The Changing Face of Foreign Teachers
Community

The Changing Face of Foreign Teachers

People sometimes hear about face changing actors in the Peking Opera—they change masks with their changing moods, revealing a new dimension of their personalities. Similarly, and perhaps surprisingly, there is a group of teachers at Dana Hall School who also have changing faces. In a diverse community like the Dana […]