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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 […]

Community / Featured / Lifestyle

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 […]

Community / Lifestyle

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 […]

Community / Featured

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 […]

Community / Uncategorized

Now Introducing.. the Hallmanac!

The Hallmanac is Dana Hall’s online student-produced newsource, which means Dana’s very own student population writes and tells news through their lenses as students–not teachers, parents, coaches, etc. These student writers are not confined to a certain classroom, club, or leadership position; as the newspaper is meant to be shared […]

Athletics / Featured

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 […]

Academics / Community / Uncategorized

Math Department’s Newest Member, Mrs. Demler

This year, the Dana Hall community added a new member to the math team, Mrs. Demler. As part of the interview process, prospective teachers are asked to lead a class. Mrs. Derr, the math head, commented that when watching Mrs. Demler teach, “we really liked the way that she was […]

Community

The Sweet Side of Social Studies

Over the summer, teacher Heather Panahi purchased hundreds of butterscotch candies from Target which are now in a basket on her desk and free to all who visit. “The candy…was a spontaneous decision” says Panahi when asked what inspired her to buy them. Panahi says she was wandering through the […]

Academics / Community

Dr. Doll to Receive The Blair Jenkins Faculty Chair in Math and Science

The sixth recipient of The Blair Jenkins Faculty Chair in Math and Science award goes to Dr. John Doll, AP Biology and Current Topics teacher and the Science Department Head. The Blair Jenkins Faculty Chair award was established in May 2008. The award is given to a faculty member in […]