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Student Entrepreneur Conquering Allergies, Benefitting Society
Community / Lifestyle

Student Entrepreneur Conquering Allergies, Benefitting Society

Did you ever have something that plays a big role in your life, a thing which impacts you and shapes who you are? You might not think that a little stain on the jeans of a 14-year-old kid could create a better future for many people, but Jessie Rose Schwartz, […]

Life at the Library
Community / Lifestyle / Uncategorized

Life at the Library

I had the craziest dream last night. So, first I represented my team (which didn’t really have a name…?) in the Olympics. Then, I wound up writing halloween jokes on windows and somehow I was walking around the Dana campus picking up small, rectangular, flat rocks. Next, I was decorating […]

Spirit Week Gets Extra Spirited
Community / Featured

Spirit Week Gets Extra Spirited

Dana Hall’s spirit week for 2018 kicked off on Monday, October 22nd. Spirit Week, as always, took place the week before parents weekend, where family members from around here and all over came to their kids’ classes and partook in all sorts of activities! The real story here, however, is […]

Photograph of Bardwell at night. What mysterious presence is lurking in the shadows?
Arts / Community

Bardwell’s Ghost Spooks Performers

It is common knowledge among dancers, directors, actors, and techies alike that every theater has a resident ghost. Recent events suggest that Dana Hall’s own Bardwell ghost has decided to make an appearance. Because students are often in the presence of this elusive spirit, the question we must all ask […]

Studying Sign Language at Dana Hall
Academics / Community

Studying Sign Language at Dana Hall

You may think that a standard foreign language class includes people talking, listening to foreign music, or maybe watching movies, but for Gwen Field, mainly hand motion is what occurs. Sign language may be known as a common language with the deaf community; however, a lot of people in the […]

The World of Service and Emotional Support Animals
Community / Featured / Lifestyle

The World of Service and Emotional Support Animals

As Jane Kehoe ‘19 plays with her dog, Georgie, their love for each other is visible. Jane rescued Georgie after she found her in some bushes, and there was evidence of her being abused and abandoned. Today, Georgie is still mistrustful of strangers because of her past, but Jane has […]

Dana Boarding: Life Hacks
Community / Lifestyle

Dana Boarding: Life Hacks

Are you a Dana Hall boarder and reading this now? If so, CONGRATULATIONS! You have thus far managed to survive the sometimes treacherous boarding life of Dana Hall. At this point, you know the basics of how to board. There’s no need for me to tell you things like brush […]

The Resurrection of the Girl Up Club
Community / Featured

The Resurrection of the Girl Up Club

Dana Hall’s Girl Up club, headed this year by senior Julia Ran and juniors Annie Xu and Samiha Farooqi, is starting back up again for the 2018-2019 school year after two years of inactivity, and this time, maybe for good. Girl Up is a club that is based on the […]

Now Introducing.. the Hallmanac!
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Now Introducing.. the Hallmanac!

The Hallmanac is Dana Hall’s online student-produced newsource, which means Dana’s very own student population writes and tells news through their lenses as students–not teachers, parents, coaches, etc. These student writers are not confined to a certain classroom, club, or leadership position; as the newspaper is meant to be shared […]

Math Department’s Newest Member, Mrs. Demler
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Math Department’s Newest Member, Mrs. Demler

This year, the Dana Hall community added a new member to the math team, Mrs. Demler. As part of the interview process, prospective teachers are asked to lead a class. Mrs. Derr, the math head, commented that when watching Mrs. Demler teach, “we really liked the way that she was […]