Articles written by: Chapman Brown

Academics / Community

Mr. Chiu focuses on creating a safe space at Dana Hall

Mr. Ryan Chiu, the newest member of Dana Hall’s Math Department, has been teaching math since he was 13 years old. Here at Dana Hall, Mr. Chiu teaches geometry, algebra 2 with applications, and honors precalculus. He also coaches Middle School tennis and is the faculty advisor of the Asian/Asian […]


Art from the Virtual Hallway: Marissa Esposito ’22

A new addition to the English hallway, as well as the Hallmanac’s Virtual Hallway, is a large mural by Marissa Esposito ‘22 that reads “End the stigma.” Marissa created this mural over the course of the second trimester in Art Lab. Her inspiration was the stigma around mental health and […]


‘Big Sky’ is entertaining, suspenseful, and enlightening

A new ABC show, Big Sky, was released in mid-November by David E. Kelley, a very successful producer. It is based on the 2013 novel The Highway by C.J. Box, and although it has a calm start, it soon turns into a thriller and mystery series. This intriguing first season […]


Forum responds to a changing world

Forum, Dana Hall School’s health and character education curriculum, has been changed this year to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, racial and social justice movements, and the 2020 presidential election. The courses also were altered in consideration of last spring’s online classes, when students did not take Forum and thus […]


The REACH app helps keep the Dana Hall campus safe

As Dana Hall students arrive at school each morning, they are required to show the green check on their phones to an administrator showing that they’ve completed the daily health screening for COVID-19 symptoms. Only then are they allowed on campus. The app our community uses is called the REACH […]