“Of course, anything for Dana!” When I texted Mia Hayes ’96 and asked her if she would help create a video for Family Weekend, her enthusiasm could be felt through the phone. As we walked across campus, she got teary over how good it felt to be back at Dana Continue reading The Dana Attitude
Like many other aspects of our lives in 2020, Dana Hall’s beloved Revels tradition will be very different when it premieres on video for a world-wide audience on Friday, December 18. While much will necessarily change from the usual Bardwell performance, much will remain the same. The Class of 2022’s Continue reading Revels through the years
On the first day of school in a typical year, the entire Middle School community gathers together in the Multi-Purpose Room for an assembly. I begin by greeting everyone and asking all of the adults to stand in their spots around the room. “Every one of these teachers is your Continue reading Here for Each Other
If it’s December, and you’re a junior at Dana Hall, chances are you’re practicing the sword dance in the Oak Room, prepping for the Mummer’s Play on the Bardwell stage, or rehearsing holiday music with Mr. Coleman in the choral room each day after school. Why? Because it’s Revels season! Continue reading Revels is Coming!
At this time of year, many of us are thinking about what we are thankful for. This often includes our family, good health and friendships. After 10 months of working at Dana Hall as the head of the Advancement Office, I’m thankful for all that plus the caring and supportive Continue reading Thankful for Dana Hall
This preseason, Dana Hall field hockey players stepped into a new season and on to a brand new turf field thanks to the generosity and hard work of many members of the Dana community. This new facility signifies an investment in the School’s collective Dragon spirit and commitment to athletics, Continue reading The Newest Addition to Grove Street: A Turf Field!
I am a lifelong Red Sox fan. Despite the fact that my beloved team did not win a World Series until I was in my 40s, I followed them through decades of near-misses, tumultuous seasons, management changes, ace pitchers and local heroes, loving the game even when the Sox did Continue reading Dragons are Real
I’ve had the good fortune to coach at Dana Hall for the past 14 years, serving as the head coach for both Varsity Softball and JV Basketball. In that time, our teams have won league championships and tournaments, produced MVPs and Scholastic All-Stars, and enjoyed thrilling come-from-behind victories. Former Dana Continue reading Building a Program One Player at a Time
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
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!