Articles written by: Jasmine Huang

Athletics / Community

She Sails Presents: Sports and Performance Psychology with Eleanor Fazio ’21

On April 30, 2021, Dana Hall hosted its first completely virtual She Sails, featuring presentations from alumnae and current students. Ellie Fazio ‘21 hosted a session showcasing sports and performance psychology. As a dancer, Ellie has had a lot of experience with the effects that psychology can have on sports […]


Framing Britney Spears: The Reveal of Her Life Behind-the-Scenes

Framing Britney Spears, released February 5, 2021, follows current details in the singer’s legal battles with her conservatorship as well as reframes our preconceived notions of the headlines and labels that have plagued Britney in the past. Directed by Samantha Stark, this documentary argues that Spears was, and continues to […]

Community / Lifestyle

New student club encourages a plant-based lifestyle

During the pandemic, many people decided to reconfigure their lifestyles in order to lead a healthier daily routine. A major piece of a healthy lifestyle is maintaining a balanced and nutritional diet. This takes shape in many different forms, with one of the most popular diets being vegan and vegetarian […]


Concetta Vitale leads the community with her passion for service

Nominated by students, faculty, and staff of the Dana Hall community, Concetta Vitale ‘21 was chosen as this year’s Thanksgiving Convocation Speaker for her long-time and humble commitment to community service and being a role model for the community.   The annual Thanksgiving Convocation Speaker is an individual in the Dana […]


Applying to college during a pandemic

The college application process, which is normally known for its unchanging routines, has been turned upside down in the year of a pandemic. Everything from the basics of visiting a college campus to taking standardized tests have been changed, and resources at Dana Hall are changing with it. One of […]

Community / Lifestyle

Quarantine provides students with time to try new activities

In the wake of the changes happening because of Covid-19, many Dana Hall students have been able to make the best of the situation and find new and interesting activities. With classes online, students are using the extra time they have to try new hobbies, either for classes or on […]


Dana Hall’s ice hockey team: Home at last

Dana Hall School has its own ice rink, for the first time. It’s located in the Wellesley Sports Center, only ten minutes away from Dana Hall’s campus.  Head coach and science teacher Ms. Sarah Jacobs notes that finally having a home rink allows the team to have a greater sense […]

Academics / Community

Laughing through the pain: test memes

Although standardized testing is a dreaded annual event, many students look forward to the entertainment of memes after the fact to cope. For any standardized test, including the SATs, the PSATs, and AP exams, looking up the name of that test followed by “memes” brings up a variety of memes […]

Academics / Community

Ms. Palmer takes on new challenges

Melissa Palmer joins the Dana Hall community this year as an Upper School math teacher, teaching geometry and pre-calculus. She also shows her capability and willingness to take on challenges through not only teaching a new subject, but also coaching JV Volleyball. Ms. Palmer came from Vermont Academy, where she […]