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Academics / Community

Teaching for democratic change: Ms. Lindsey Galvao

Ms. Lindsey Galvao came to Dana Hall this year as Student Affairs Coordinator, US History teacher, and Ninth-Grade Dean. At Dana Hall, Ms. Galvao has been able to pursue her passion of creating democratic change by educating girls. Before coming to Dana Hall, she worked at another all-girls school for […]

Lifestyle

Bringing the coffee shop home!

I’m calling for a cooking revolution. Every day after school in the weeks leading up to March break, a friend and I ventured out to Peet’s in Wellesley, and every day I ordered an iced coffee and sat at our claimed corner for hours on end. Much to my dismay, […]

Lifestyle

A Closer Look at Netflix’s Hit Docuseries Tiger King

By now, you’ve probably heard of the 7-episode Netflix Original docuseries Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness that has not only landed number 1 on Netflix’s Most Popular Shows list but has also been the subject of various memes, TikToks, and news headlines.  Netflix’s hit series about actual people and […]

Community / The Nation and the World

“Ubuntu”: experiencing humanity and difference through travel

This spring break, 42 Dana Hall students across grade levels 8-12, along with six faculty chaperones, embarked on a 10-day journey through South Africa.The two of us were fortunate enough to be a part of this life-changing experience centered on the theme of environmental and social justice. The trip began […]

Academics / Arts / Athletics / Community

Dana Hall at a distance

Dana Hall School’s return from Spring Break was a virtual “return” that did not include physically coming back to campus. On Thursday, March 26, the Dana Hall community began its distance learning program via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has now required all schools to […]

The Nation and the World

Voting 101

Voting is a hallmark of adulthood, and an exciting and new experience for many seniors and juniors on campus. 2020 marks a momentous year for the presidential elections, as the political divide in our country  has grown throughout the tumultuous presidency of President Donald Trump. In 2020, there is only […]

The Nation and the World

Impeachments throughout history

On December 18, 2019, President Donald Trump was impeached, marking a historical moment as he is one of three presidents to ever undergo this process. Ultimately, the President was acquitted, but the mere passing of the Articles of Impeachment ensures the moment’s place in history books for Dana students to […]

Community

New ID entry system focuses on security

Dana Hall School issued a new ID system shortly after Thanksgiving break. Starting on December 3rd, all members of the Dana Hall community are required to carry a scannable ID to enter the majority of the buildings on campus.  Even though there has never been a security threat to Dana […]

Athletics

Dana Hall’s ice hockey team: Home at last

Dana Hall School has its own ice rink, for the first time. It’s located in the Wellesley Sports Center, only ten minutes away from Dana Hall’s campus.  Head coach and science teacher Ms. Sarah Jacobs notes that finally having a home rink allows the team to have a greater sense […]

Arts

Dr. Who: Season 12 is a winner

Doctor Who Season 12 had a serious loss of viewers. About 4.9 million Doctor Who fans suddenly tuned out of watching the longest-running science fiction show on television, which is particularly worrisome to me. I have been a Whovian since ninth grade and have seen almost every season. I am […]