This photo, believed to date from 1935, shows Revels performers in action.  Many of the elements of this beloved tradition have been present for almost a century.
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Revels: The History of a Tradition

As we near winter vacation, with it comes a long held tradition at Dana Hall: Revels. Beginning in 1921, Crostance Grosvenor Alexander, an English teacher at Dana from 1909-1944, wrote the original script, titled Saint Francis Keeps Christmas at Greccio 1223. Although the original title is very different, much of […]

Outside seating and delicious food make a fun atmosphere at Fuji at Ink Block.
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Restaurant Review: Fuji at Ink Block

✮✮✮✮✮ │Japanese │$$$│Boston   Address: 352b Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118 Call:  (617) 936-3282 Dress Code: Casual Reservation recommended Average Price per person: $$ Ever wanted to try something new in Boston? Let’s take a trip together. Take a ten-minute walk from Chinatown, and you will encounter a modern structure […]

A lot of technology in a small set of hands.
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iPhone X-travaganza

On September 22, 2017, Apple shocked the world when they revealed the new iPhone X at the Steve Jobs Theater. According to Apple,  “[their] vision has always been to create an iPhone that is entirely screen. One so immersive the device itself disappears into the experience.” The iPhone X comes […]

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 […]

The Penelopiad: Ancient Characters Experience Struggles Of Modern World
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The Penelopiad: Ancient Characters Experience Struggles Of Modern World

This past week, Dana Hall had two performances of its high school 2017 fall play called The Penelopiad. For this play, playwright Margaret creates a version that is multifaceted and filled with a mixture of modern and ancient themes. Simply summarized by play director Ms. Fenstermaker, “The play is about […]

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

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 […]