Section A: Right Hand Wave x2 Section B: Right Hand Wave x2 Section C: Right Hand Wave x4 Section A: Right Hand Shake x2 Section B: Right Hand Shake x2 Section C: Right Hand Shake x4 All: March (high knees and swinging arms), Right Foot First All: Arms out wide Continue reading Willkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome!
This line from our Alma Mater is heard a few times a year when we come together for large gatherings. However, it is more than just a lyric from a beautiful song. One of the first things we learn about Dana Hall School is the legacy of traditions. These traditions Continue reading “Now Let Us Sing . . .”
Many years ago, during my first year at Dana Hall, I was surprised to find my mailbox stuffed with love letters. Thankfully, they were not addressed to me and were nearly 80 years old. You see, the then Dana Hall archivist Stephanie Long had kindly shared these amazing artifacts with Continue reading Making History
I joined the Dana Hall community last year as the Student Affairs Associate and 11th Grade Class Dean. Having worked at another New England independent school for many years before coming to Dana, I was well aware that in a private school environment a job title does little to explain Continue reading Reveling in Tradition
I came to Dana Hall School 18 years ago, as the Director of Athletics, Health and Wellness. The charge from the then Head of School was to help in the process of visualizing, creating and building a new athletics facility; and, as importantly, to bring spirit and pride to Dana Continue reading Friday Night Lights
Education is serious work. Teachers, administrators, and staff are responsible for the health, well-being, and education of young people, all of which have far-reaching consequences for the individuals, our community, and the larger society. At Dana Hall School, I often tell people that we — the adults in the community Continue reading Serious work…that is seriously fun
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