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Spirit Week Gets Extra Spirited
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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 […]

Would You Wear it?
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Would You Wear it?

I have been interested in fashion for a while and actually work in the clothing store Gretta Luxe. I will catch myself either scrolling through Instagram, pinterest or even picking up a People magazine looking for the newest trends and some of the most outrageous looks. Paris fashion week is […]

The World of Service and Emotional Support Animals
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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 […]

The Resurrection of the Girl Up Club
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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 […]

Dana Hall Launches a New Riding Ring
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Dana Hall Launches a New Riding Ring

On October 10th, 2018, at 4pm, the Karen Stives Equestrian Center will open a brand new, 36,000 square foot riding ring behind the Dana barn. Coach Sarah Summers is thrilled about the new ring because it has a fantastic footing that doesn’t freeze, a brand new set of jumps, several […]

Dana Hall Welcomes New Community, Equity, and Inclusion Director
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Dana Hall Welcomes New Community, Equity, and Inclusion Director

    Last summer, Head of School Ms. Katherine Bradley hired Erica Ramirez as Dana Hall’s first director of community, equity, and inclusion.     Ms. Ramirez has made a lot of goals for herself in this new position.     “The hope with this role is really to focus on how all of […]

Commonly worn shorts at these lengths are now accepted with the newest version of the dress code.  The dress code is no longer a long list of prohibited items, but instead a comprehensive understanding appropriate for all.
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Another Chapter in the Ongoing Dress Code Story

Throughout the past few decades, dressing down in the workplace and in school environments has become increasingly acceptable. Dana Hall’s dress code has also a changed throughout time, and it has experienced notable modification within the past 10 years. Just on Monday, April 30th in morning meeting, student council announced […]

Arpilleras, Threads of Hope
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Arpilleras, Threads of Hope

As I walked into Spanish class in early December, I spun around in a circle, noticing how beautiful Señora Villalobos’ classroom looked. There was brilliantly colored patchwork cloth at every table, and thread to match each color. When Señora Villalobos told us what our project was for the trimester, the […]

Exploring the Borderland
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Exploring the Borderland

The Dana Hall community welcomed BORDERLAND Artist, Alia Ali to our community for her Artist in Residence project last week. Her official gallery opening was in early February with a meet and greet and cake, pizza and drinks being served outside. There was an impressively big crowd talking to her […]

#metoo The Story of Sexual Harassment That Runs Deeper than Hollywood
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#metoo The Story of Sexual Harassment That Runs Deeper than Hollywood

Sexual harassment: harassment in a workplace, or other professional or social situation, involving the making of unwanted sexual advances or obscene remarks. I’m sure many of us are very familiar with how, starting in early October of 2017, many decades’ worth of allegations against former Hollywood filmmaker Harvey Weinstein made […]