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Ms. Stewart: Help is Waiting

Walking into Wayside, a first floor classroom to the right of the door is where almost all of your school problems can be fixed or helped with some time with Kim Stewart, who is one of the two learning specialists at Dana Hall. Ms. Stewart went to Antioch for as […]

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Meet my friend, Ano

It was just another typical day at Dana Hall. I went to the Library right after dinner to study for a test I had the next day. While I was focusing on the materials, I heard a familiar voice “The library will closing in 15 minutes.” Suddenly, all the lights […]

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Truly Gary

Truly Yogurt has long been a local favorite here in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Summer or winter, sunshine or storm, Truly’s always has some customers strolling in for some ice cream or frozen yogurt, from Dana Hall especially. It doesn’t matter what kind of day it is, the dedication to Truly’s from […]

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José Garcia: the Whole Package

Beyond the poster-plastered walls of the language hallway, and beyond the sacred junior pit strewn with Starbucks’, textbooks, and the occasional piece of stray sushi, there lies a small room hidden in plain sight. Room 112. With its plain wooden door labeled “Student Bank Mailroom,” partitioned glass window, and organized […]

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Mrs. Siemon’s Travels Through History

Mrs. Siemon is many things- a social studies teacher, a history enthusiast, and a world traveler. Kayla Terzioglu, a student who went on the trip to Greece with Mrs. Siemon, commented on some of the places they visited.” The trip was very fun and exhausting. We went to four different […]

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He’s Worked Here For Almost 50 Years: Meet Doug Corrigan

Chances are, you’ve seen an enthusiastic black lab being walked around Dana, her nose constantly sniffing anything and everything; she tugs at her leash, making the man walking her smile. This dog is Stella, and her owner is Doug Corrigan. Well, technically, Doug’s daughter Kelsey owns Stella, but he’s willing […]

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A Hidden Gem on Newbury Street

An array of restaurants line Boston’s Newbury Street, yet very few are worth the expense and the trip. Greco is one of Newbury Street’s hidden gems, located near the corner of Fairfield. When Greco first opened in early 2017, the new eatery sparked my interest as a local Bostonian. Since […]

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Starbucks’ New Cinnamon Shortbread Latte Falls VERY Short

Before we begin, let’s get one thing straight: I am doing this for me and not for you. That’s right. This review is not for you or some other consumer’s benefit. This entire review is actually just an elaborate ploy so that I can drink wild amounts of Starbucks without […]

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Miss Helen Temple Cooke, Dana Hall Head and, Surprise, Collector of Persian Art

The date is April 12, 1955, both the eve of Helen Temple Cooke’s 90th birthday and the day on which she died. When Miss Cooke passed, she left behind a legacy that has been preserved for years to follow. Growing up in Rutland, Vermont, she received a basic public education, […]

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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 […]