Archive for October, 2018

The Resurrection of the Girl Up Club
Community / Featured

The Resurrection of the Girl Up Club

Dana Hall’s Girl Up club, headed this year by senior Julia Ran and juniors Annie Xu and Samiha Farooqi, is starting back up again for the 2018-2019 school year after two years of inactivity, and this time, maybe for good. Girl Up is a club that is based on the […]

Now Introducing.. the Hallmanac!
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Now Introducing.. the Hallmanac!

The Hallmanac is Dana Hall’s online student-produced newsource, which means Dana’s very own student population writes and tells news through their lenses as students–not teachers, parents, coaches, etc. These student writers are not confined to a certain classroom, club, or leadership position; as the newspaper is meant to be shared […]

Dana Hall Launches a New Riding Ring
Athletics / Featured

Dana Hall Launches a New Riding Ring

On October 10th, 2018, at 4pm, the Karen Stives Equestrian Center will open a brand new, 36,000 square foot riding ring behind the Dana barn. Coach Sarah Summers is thrilled about the new ring because it has a fantastic footing that doesn’t freeze, a brand new set of jumps, several […]

Math Department’s Newest Member, Mrs. Demler
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Math Department’s Newest Member, Mrs. Demler

This year, the Dana Hall community added a new member to the math team, Mrs. Demler. As part of the interview process, prospective teachers are asked to lead a class. Mrs. Derr, the math head, commented that when watching Mrs. Demler teach, “we really liked the way that she was […]

The Sweet Side of Social Studies
Community

The Sweet Side of Social Studies

Over the summer, teacher Heather Panahi purchased hundreds of butterscotch candies from Target which are now in a basket on her desk and free to all who visit. “The candy…was a spontaneous decision” says Panahi when asked what inspired her to buy them. Panahi says she was wandering through the […]

Dr. Doll to Receive The Blair Jenkins Faculty Chair in Math and Science
Academics / Community

Dr. Doll to Receive The Blair Jenkins Faculty Chair in Math and Science

The sixth recipient of The Blair Jenkins Faculty Chair in Math and Science award goes to Dr. John Doll, AP Biology and Current Topics teacher and the Science Department Head. The Blair Jenkins Faculty Chair award was established in May 2008. The award is given to a faculty member in […]

Johnston A Dorm Renovated
Community

Johnston A Dorm Renovated

In late August when the boarding community arrived at Dana Hall, they found out about the new and improved dorm, Johnston A, which had been renovated over the summer. The Johnstons are a set of four dorms for upper school boarding students located next to the Shipley Athletic Center. Like […]

Dana Hall Welcomes New Community, Equity, and Inclusion Director
Community / Featured

Dana Hall Welcomes New Community, Equity, and Inclusion Director

    Last summer, Head of School Ms. Katherine Bradley hired Erica Ramirez as Dana Hall’s first director of community, equity, and inclusion.     Ms. Ramirez has made a lot of goals for herself in this new position.     “The hope with this role is really to focus on how all of […]