Archive for January, 2024

Academics / Community

Sabbatical replacement, Mr. Juarez, ready to teach and learn

Mr. Esteban Juarez is a new Social Studies teacher who is filling in Ms. Heather Panahi’s African Area Studies and Comparative Politics classes while she is on sabbatical. Mr. Juarez brings many years of experience to the department. “Joining in the middle of the year, everyone has been welcoming and […]

The Nation and the World

Prominent area doctor accused of sexual assault

In October 2023, Dr. Derrick Todd, a rheumatologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Charles River Medical Associates, was accused of sexually assaulting over 120 women. Dr. Todd allegedly conducted inappropriate pelvic, breast, and rectal exams over the course of several years. He has denied that he has done anything […]

Athletics / Community

Varsity Swimming is on the path to its 13th league championship

Dana Hall Varsity swimming, referred to as Sigma by its athletes, has won the Eastern Independent League championships (EILS) every year since the 2009-10 season, excluding the 2020-21 season where COVID prevented a championship meet. The swimming team’s success is not due to only one excellent coach. The swimming team […]

Academics / Lifestyle

Taylor Swift courses enter the classroom

Many young people are interested in Taylor Swift, from all over the world to here at Dana Hall. Swift is a 12-time Grammy winner and arguably the biggest pop star today. She is so successful in her field of singing and songwriting that her work is being taught in universities. […]

Arts

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes movie is a must watch

I recommend that you watch The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, a new movie that came out on November 13, 2023 based on The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes novel by Suzanne Collins. This movie is a prequel to The Hunger Games trilogy– a series of four […]