Lost and Found: Dana Hall welcomes back the Amor Caritas statue Lost and Found: Dana Hall welcomes back the Amor Caritas statue
Sophia Coppola’s “Priscilla” reveals the untold story of Elvis’s marriage Sophia Coppola’s “Priscilla” reveals the untold story of Elvis’s marriage
Who was Noah Kahan before “Stick Season”?  Who was Noah Kahan before “Stick Season”? 
The Israel-Hamas war continues to impact the Harvard campus The Israel-Hamas war continues to impact the Harvard campus

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Lost and Found: Dana Hall welcomes back the Amor Caritas statue

A Dana Hall artifact had been returned to the school after decades of it being lost.  The “Amor Caritas” statue by Augustus Saint-Gaudens belonged to the Dana Hall School as far back as 1907 and was acquired by Helen Temple Cooke, Principal and co-owner of the School at the time. […]

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Sophia Coppola’s “Priscilla” reveals the untold story of Elvis’s marriage

Sophia Coppola’s Priscilla (2023) is based on the memoir Elvis and Me (1985) by Priscilla Presley. The film focuses on the private moments within the marriage, giving viewers a different perspective of their relationship than what was portrayed in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis (2022). Elvis Presley is considered the “king of […]

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Who was Noah Kahan before “Stick Season”? 

In October 2022, Noah Kahan, a Vermont native folk-pop singer-songwriter, released his third studio album, Stick Season. His newest album has brought in listeners from all around the world, and even here at Dana Hall. While many people have Stick Season on repeat (for good reason), I would also recommend […]

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The Israel-Hamas war continues to impact the Harvard campus

Controversy struck the Harvard campus after a collection of student groups released an anti-Israel letter. On October 7, after the attack on Israel by Hamas militants that killed over a thousand people, the Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee and 30 other student groups signed a statement beginning, “We, the undersigned […]

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“Warm, inviting, wise”: Mickey Spaulding adds life to Student Affairs

Michelle (Mickey) Spaulding–Upper School Assistant Dean of Students and 12th Grade Class Dean–joined Dana Hall in the 2022-2023 school year. She currently lives on campus in Grey Lodge. “The best part of my job is being the 12th Grade Class Dean, and that’s really fun. I get to support Seniors […]

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Healthcare worker burnout leads to shortage of nurses throughout the US

The US is currently experiencing a healthcare worker shortage. This current shortage is mainly due to the demand for physicians that is growing faster than the supply for them. Healthcare workers are also being burnt out because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the demanding hours they’re forced to work. According […]

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Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building” started great but is declining

Only Murders in the Building is a comedy, mystery, and thrilling tv series about three strangers who come together to solve murders in their apartment building while documenting their journey through their podcast called “Only Murders in the Building.” There are currently three seasons available to watch on Hulu. I […]

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Mike Johnson is now the Speaker of the House

On October 25, Mike Johnson (R-LA) was elected to serve as the speaker of the House of Representatives after three weeks of tension and three failed candidates. He is the 55th male Speaker, with Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) being the only woman who has served in this role.  Johnson was elected […]

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“I Will Always Write Back” bridges the gap between two continents

When people ask which book is my favorite, I will always say it’s I Will Always Write Back, by Caitlin Alifirenka, Martin Ganda, with Liz Welch, published in 2015. This is a story where two different worlds collide, and everything that happens in the memoir is a telling of real […]

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Dana Hall welcomes two students from Tokyo

Sayaka Yamaguchi and Asumi Yazaki, two students from Tokyo Jogakkan Middle and High School (TJK), are spending this year at Dana Hall for their school study abroad program.  As the year progresses, one thing Asumi wants to achieve is  “improving her English, as well as making friends.” Additionally Sayaka hopes […]