Archive for May, 2023


Seniors get real world career experiences before graduation

The Class of 2023 have finished classes and are taking on their senior projects before graduating on June 3. Senior projects are an opportunity for students to explore an area of interest in academics, business, medicine, science, the arts, or community service. Their experience in this endeavor culminates on June […]


Lululemon Opens Its Doors Down the Road from Campus

Fashion retailer Lululemon recently opened a shop at 50 D Central St., in Wellesley Square. The clothing brand is very popular worldwide, including in the Dana Hall community. Students are extremely fond of their athletic-wear and different pieces such as leggings, t-shirts and tennis skirts can be spotted all over […]

Athletics / Community

Coach Phil Landers brings knowledge and excitement to Varsity Softball

Coach Phil Landers is the New Head Varsity Softball Coach. Coach Landers has been coaching at Dana Hall since 2020. He was previously the Assistant Varsity Softball Coach and the Middle School Softball Coach. He also coaches the Middle School Soccer Team. One of his favorite aspects of coaching is […]

The Nation and the World / The World

Maura Healey’s gender and sexual orientation should not be her defining factor

Maura Healey, the 73rd governor of Massachusetts, made history by becoming the first female governor of the state and one of the first openly lesbian governors in the United States, alongside Tina Kotek of Oregon. Healy was elected in November 2022 and was inaugurated on January 5th, 2023. Although it […]


Dana Hall Students show their cultures

Eleven percent of Dana Hall students are international, representing 12 countries, and they were celebrated during the school’s International Day, which ran April 20th to 23rd. The event included a Parade of Flags, Taste of Nations, Show Your Culture, and culturally related weekend activities. Students were also encouraged to wear […]

Opinion / The Nation and the World

The Anti-Trans Movement needs to be addressed as a nationwide issue, not a regional one

After the great advancements that have been made in terms of equal opportunities and rights for people part of the lgbtq+ community, these recent few years have been a sad regression that is a step back in terms of the inclusivity and equal access to care that many have fought […]

Academics / Opinion

Parents are banning books unfairly in public school libraries

As an independent school in Massachusetts, we feel removed from discussions of banned books in public schools. However, most Americans attend public schools, so it is important that Dana Hall students are exposed to public instruction in order to be responsible citizens. Unjust book banning in school libraries has been […]


Maurice Ravel’s “Sonatine” is a Masterwork Worth Enjoying 

Sonatine, composed by French composer Maurice Ravel, is a piece of music that is absolutely worth your time to appreciate and explore. This piece of music, created over 100 years ago, from 1903 to 1905, is a representation of Ravel’s style that ingeniously combines neoclassicism and impressionism.  If you have […]

Lifestyle / Opinion / The World

TikTok should not be banned

In recent years, security concerns have been raised about the popular TikTok app. The Chinese company that owns TikTok and ByteDance, is accused of sharing user information with the Chinese government and promoting political campaigns. Congress is questioning TikTok’s involvement with the Chinese communist party, citing a national security threat. […]

Academics / Opinion

Dana Hall’s current schedule should be changed

Next school year (2023-2024), Dana Hall should think about revamping the schedule. The schedule was changed two years ago with the best intentions as they wanted the Middle and Upper school schedules to overlap as well as having fewer transitions throughout the day. However, the previous schedule was better. I […]