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Dana Hall Admissions, pandemic edition

Dana Hall Admissions has faced a number of challenges throughout the pandemic. According to Ms. Angela Brown, Director of Enrollment and Marketing, the Admissions office needed to evaluate and admit students differently than they have in the past. The standard elements of the application in the past were letters of […]

Arts / Community

Introducing Dana Hall’s new Anime club

This spring, Dana Hall clubs made an addition to their roster with the establishment of the Anime Club. Founded by Tori Eysie ‘22 and Evi Booth ‘22, this all-school club is a fun, sometimes educational, but most importantly, safe space for anyone interested in Anime or Manga.  Anime is a […]

Community

Senior projects continue, despite pandemic changes

Just like every aspect of this year, senior projects saw a deviation from normalcy. With most internships off the table, as less are hiring for remote jobs, and few seniors want to sit on Zoom all day, seniors have had to get creative when planning their projects.  In a normal […]

Community

Dana Hall School welcomes back Monica Oudang ‘97 as the She Sails opening keynote speaker

On April 30, 2021, Dana Hall welcomed alumna Monica Oudang ‘97 as the opening keynote speaker to the sixth annual She Sails event. In her opening session, Oudang reflected on her journey towards finding a career, instilling in listeners the importance of failure, resilience, and bravery, all of which pave […]

Athletics / Community

She Sails Presents: Sports and Performance Psychology with Eleanor Fazio ’21

On April 30, 2021, Dana Hall hosted its first completely virtual She Sails, featuring presentations from alumnae and current students. Ellie Fazio ‘21 hosted a session showcasing sports and performance psychology. As a dancer, Ellie has had a lot of experience with the effects that psychology can have on sports […]

Community / Opinion

Creating space for necessary discussions

The day after Derek Chauvin was pronounced guilty of murdering George Floyd, I attended one of the optional meetings offered during morning classes. I was saddened, though, to find only a handful of students there. I do not believe this is because there was no one beyond that space who […]

Arts / Opinion

The World’s A Little Blurry shares the impact one girl made on a generation’s mental health

In 2016, a 13-year-old recorded her debut single “Ocean Eyes” and unexpectedly gained attention from thousands when it went viral. The world was blessed with Billie Eilish, a now 19-year-old teenage sensation who rose to global fame after releasing her freshman album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We […]

Arts

Promising Young Woman: A Must Watch

Revenge thriller, dark comedy, rom-com, and a deeply disturbing call-out of the narrative surrounding sexual assault, Promising Young Woman, a feature film by writer and director Emeral Fennell, does it all. The title alludes to the label given to many accused rapists by the media as a “promising young man” […]

Community

Dana Hall hosts its first COVID-19 vaccination clinic

On Saturday, May 22, the Dana Hall Health Center hosted a vaccination clinic for the Dana Hall community in collaboration with Osco Pharmacy. Initially, Osco Pharmacy had a vaccine inventory of 100 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, but they were able to increase the doses.  Pia Manna, director of the Health […]

Community / Opinion

Dana Hall should trust the facts and require the vax

For the 2021-2022 school year, Dana Hall should require all eligible students and faculty to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Requiring vaccinations will allow Dana Hall to return to as much normality as possible, and we believe that this can only benefit the mental and physical health of students.  Dana Hall […]