Articles written by: Karen Altenhoff

Lifestyle / Opinion

Coachella is not worth attending if you are a ‘mere mortal’

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes place in Indio, California, in the Colorado Desert. It’s held over a three-day-weekend, and its founders, Rick Van Santen, design it to highlight some of the world’s most famous artists. Over 250,000 go to the festival every year, which began in 1999. […]


Gracie Abrams released her debut album “Good Riddance”

Flourishing artist Gracie Abrams came out with her debut album Good Riddance this past February. This was Abrams first full album, following a series of successful singles. The album captures the feelings of responsibility and powerlessness. Throughout the 12 tracks, Abrams expresses the importance of personal accountability.  Abrams is known […]


Students travel to Greece and Italy for Spring Break

This March Dana is offering two spring break trips, going to Greece and Italy. Both are going for a week and connect to courses Dana offers. Ms. Mary Cameron, Social Studies Department Head, is the lead chaperon for the trip going to Greece, and Ms. Nicole Wellington, Middle/Upper School World […]


Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” is Exceptional 

I believe Midnights, Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album, stands out as one of the best releases of 2022. Swift released the 13 tracks of Midnights at midnight on October 21, 2022. At 3:00 am that night, there was an additional release of seven extra songs, which no one was expecting. […]

Athletics / Community

Michael White Takes on His New Position

Michael White, former Middle School science teacher and athletic trainer, is now the new Director of Athletics, Health and Wellness. This job requires the oversight of the entire athletics program from dealing with coaches and student athletes to ordering uniforms and to organizing games. Mr. White believes that the key […]