Passing the torch: Advice from the Class of 2024

As the Class of 2024 prepares to bid farewell to Dana Hall, I had the chance to hear from seniors to reflect on their journey and offer advice to underclassmen who will soon follow in their footsteps. From being the first 5th-grade class to entering high school amid a pandemic […]

Community / Featured

Celebratory nonprofit enhances lives impacted by breast cancer 

Breast cancer affects one in eight women and can impact families in all different ways. Dana Hall has twice this year partnered with the nonprofit organization Runway 4 Recovery, which helps these people and their families who are in need by raising money through fashion runway events and, recently, school […]


With ribbon-cutting, Dana Hall celebrates new building

Monday, March 4, marked the grand opening of the newly renovated and rebuilt Upper School Classroom Building. Students and faculty have been using temporary spaces since fall 2022, but now the building is ready to host classes and offices for the Dana community.  The morning started off with a Step-Sing […]


New Upper School Classroom Building is complete

On March 4, 2024, students and faculty will be moving into the new building for their classes. Journalism students were allowed early access to take pictures of some of the new facilities and classroom spaces. Image Source: The Hallmanac


Explore opportunities outside of Dana Hall

Students have the opportunity to explore themselves and their passions outside of Dana Hall.  The Brigham and Women’s Youth summer program introduces high school students to numerous careers in healthcare. This camp “expands on the hospital’s teaching mission, enhances diversity initiatives and supports youth of the community.” Another high school […]

Community / Opinion

Fostering youth civic engagement in Wellesley: a call to action

Wellesley, Massachusetts, has long been recognized for its great schools and community vibrancy. Despite these attributes, the town encounters its share of youth civic engagement obstacles, including voter apathy and limited representation in local government. Despite the town’s well-informed community, voter apathy remains a concern among young voters. As an […]


The girl from São Paulo

Dana Hall has a variety of students from many countries, but Ana Lebl ‘26, is the only girl from Brazil. 26 from China, 7 from Korea, 2 from Thailand, 2 from Japan, but only one from Sao Paulo. Born in São Paulo, Ana is an outgoing and sociable girl who […]

Community / Featured / Lifestyle

Dana Hall dons the cozy craze: Ugg boots and slippers take center stage

In the heart of New England winters at Dana Hall School, the revamp of a long standing fashion trend has taken over, warming the hearts and toes of students across campus. The new styles and colors of the Ugg boot and slipper have become a staple on Dana Hall’s campus.  […]

Academics / Community

Dana Hall community prepares to move into the new Upper School Classroom Building

After this article was published, Ms. Bradley has announced that the ribbon cutting ceremony and the opening of the Upper School building will happen on March 4. The Classroom Building Project has been underway for a year and a half, and Dana Hall’s Administration has planned out a five to […]

Community / Lifestyle

Jo Koy’s Golden Globes monologue receives criticism

In January, comedian Jo Koy hosted the 2023 Golden Globes. During his monologue, he made many comments about current hot topics such as Taylor Swift, the NFL, and most controversially, the Barbie movie. In the weeks since the event, Koy has received a lot of criticism from the press and […]