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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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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Arts / Featured

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]