A Lasting First Impression

Blue Key heads

Right outside my office, a flurry of activity takes place three times a day. The commotion is from our student tour guides arriving in the Admission Office to lead tours to prospective families. With more than 100 members (nearly a third of the Upper School), Blue Key, our tour guide Continue reading A Lasting First Impression

Destroying to Make New or How I Spent My Spring Break

Library materials that are repurposed.

I just spent my Spring Break coercing my friends, neighbors, parents and colleagues to help me rip up books. Yes, I am the Upper School Librarian at Dana Hall School. You did read that right: I spent my vacation destroying books. I exaggerate. I completely decimated one copy of the 2016 Continue reading Destroying to Make New or How I Spent My Spring Break

Serious work…that is seriously fun

jug band

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

Dana Swag: the Power of the Blue Bag

blue Dana bag

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