Articles written by: Isla Burke

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St. Sebastian’s Headmaster has seen changes in gender and race in single-sex education

William Burke, who’s retiring as headmaster from St. Sebastian’s School in Needham after 34 years, has had a front row seat to the changes in gender and race in single-sex schools. As his granddaughter, and someone who attends an all-girls school, I was intrigued to hear his perspective on the […]

Opinion / The Nation and the World

Let’s pay attention to the exploitation of Congo

One year ago, Pope Francis said, “Hands off the Democratic Republic of Congo! Stop choking Africa: It is not a mine to be stripped or a terrain to be plundered. What is happening here needs to be known.” Yet, the media and US Congress still hasn’t given a lot of […]

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The girl from São Paulo

Dana Hall has a variety of students from many countries, but Ana Lebl ‘26, is the only girl from Brazil. 26 from China, 7 from Korea, 2 from Thailand, 2 from Japan, but only one from Sao Paulo. Born in São Paulo, Ana is an outgoing and sociable girl who […]

Fun facts about the Dana Hall teachers and staff
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Fun facts about the Dana Hall teachers and staff

Dana Hall teachers have entire lives outside of the classroom that none of us know about, and some of you may be curious, so I interviewed them to find out. I asked each of them: “What is something the Dana Hall community doesn’t know about you that would be fun […]