Ms. Hernandez Cruz is a joyful addition to Student Affairs

Monday morning, running late, and now on my way to check in, I dread the incoming point on my record, but as soon as I walk into student affairs, my worries subside when I see Mariela Hernandez Cruz smiling from her desk. The Student Affairs Administrative Assistant was welcomed by […]


Girls Summer Entrepreneurship Program Restarts this Summer

Dana Hall’s Girls Summer Entrepreneurship Program (GSEP) is restarting this summer after being paused due to the Covid-19 pandemic. GSEP, a five day program lasting from June 20th to 24th, provides rising juniors and seniors an introduction to business concepts. The program goes from 9AM to 4PM each day where […]


Temporary Classroom Building is in full swing

The Temporary Classroom Building, commonly known to those on campus as the “TCB,” is a rectangular modular building behind Maple Manor Field. The TCB is in response to the ongoing construction of the new Upper School at Dana Hall. Faculty and students have attended classes in the TCB since the […]


Seniors get real world career experiences before graduation

The Class of 2023 have finished classes and are taking on their senior projects before graduating on June 3. Senior projects are an opportunity for students to explore an area of interest in academics, business, medicine, science, the arts, or community service. Their experience in this endeavor culminates on June […]

Athletics / Community

Coach Phil Landers brings knowledge and excitement to Varsity Softball

Coach Phil Landers is the New Head Varsity Softball Coach. Coach Landers has been coaching at Dana Hall since 2020. He was previously the Assistant Varsity Softball Coach and the Middle School Softball Coach. He also coaches the Middle School Soccer Team. One of his favorite aspects of coaching is […]


Dana Hall Students show their cultures

Eleven percent of Dana Hall students are international, representing 12 countries, and they were celebrated during the school’s International Day, which ran April 20th to 23rd. The event included a Parade of Flags, Taste of Nations, Show Your Culture, and culturally related weekend activities. Students were also encouraged to wear […]


For The Kids! Dana Hall’s 8th Annual Party With A Purpose, a philanthropic night that supports Boston Children’s Hospital

Eight years ago, the “Party With a Purpose” (PWAP) tradition began among local independent schools such as Winsor School, Newton Country Day (NCDS), Belmont Hill, and Dana Hall. The main goal of this event is to give patients a night honoring them while raising money for aspects of their hospital […]

Community / Opinion

 Making a Place For Women’s History Month

We believe that Dana Hall should increase coverage of Women’s History Month. The school should make the celebration a more prominent and engaging event for the community. “I think Women’s History Month is an opportunity for us to reflect on all of the women and women’s advocates who have come […]

Community / The Nation and the World

Dana Hall students explore semester programs

At Dana Hall, there are three major semester / school year abroad programs for Juniors : the School for Ethics and Global Leadership (SEGL) , the High Mountain Institute (HMI), and School Year Abroad (SYA). Each of these programs offer a unique educational experience, with their own individual focuses and […]

Academics / Community

Dana Hall student publications have a riveting history

Dana Hall student voices have been published since the late 1800s. The first issue was published on December 15th, 1890, from a newspaper titled the Bonbonnière. This paper was a literary magazine as well as a newspaper. Other student publications include small newspapers that ran for 1-2 years all the […]