On my first official day as Dana Hall’s Director of Community, Equity and Inclusion, I was warmly welcomed with smiles, hugs, a box of Lysol wipes and of course, plenty of Dana Hall swag. A couple of days later, with my Dana Hall Blue Tote in tow, I set off Continue reading Dana Swag: the Power of the Blue Bag
This summer I picked up a new hobby, graffiti. Of course, as a Latin teacher, I mean reading ancient graffiti, scratched into the walls, columns, and tombs of ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum. I, along with 15 other Latin teachers from across the country, was fortunate enough to take a seminar Continue reading In the Words of the Ancient Romans
As I filed away the last vestiges of the 2018 Girls Summer Leadership Program (GSLP) this summer, I embarked on one of my final (and favorite) tasks: writing thank you notes to each of the High School Mentors. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the program, mentorship is Continue reading With Gratitude
I always wear a new dress on the first day of school. It’s a tradition dating to my earliest childhood. This year’s “back-to-school” dress is hanging in my closet now, a cheerful sight each morning that helps me count down the days until September 4. While not everyone shares my Continue reading What are you wearing?
Summer on Dana Hall’s campus has a very distinct sound. The loudest of them all is the sound of the approximately 500 campers who cheer and chant wherever they go at decibels far above the norm for the school year. The location of my office in the English wing, slightly Continue reading The Sounds of Summer