Articles written by: Sabah Vitale

Academics / Community

Mr. McShane brings humor and passion to the Science Department

John (Jake) McShane is a new member of the science department this year. He is teaching four sections of ninth grade physics and is currently the assistant Varsity Softball coach. A sign of his popularity was that he was chosen by students to dress up as a turkey as a […]

Arts

The Dropout compellingly tells the chilling story of Elizabeth Holmes

The Dropout is a thrilling drama based on true events of Elizabeth Holmes, a former biotechnology entrepreneur, who was convicted of criminal fraud and is currently awaiting sentencing. This mini tv series premiered on Hulu on March 2, 2022. I really enjoyed this show and recommend it to a wide […]

Community

Big changes come to Allston and Brighton with Jackson Mann closure in June 2022

Jackson Mann K-8 School is a public magnet school in Allston. The school is closing this June, which will affect the Allston/Brighton neighborhood dramatically. There will be one less school and no Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) community center in the area. ​The Boston Public Schools (BPS) system […]

Community / The Nation and the World

Dana Hall to hold Covid-19 booster clinic Feb. 10

The Pfizer Covid-19 booster shots was approved on January 5 for 12-17 year olds by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that it is taken five months after a person’s initial vaccination. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine got approved for ages 5-11 […]

Community

Ms. Stoye joins Dana Hall as Upper School Dean of Students

Ms. Lydia Van Hoven Stoye is one of the many new faculty members at Dana Hall this year. She is the new Upper School Dean of Students, a ninth-grade Class Dean, and a ninth-grade advisor. Ms. Stoye has always loved helping people and solving problems. She believes that education is […]