Girls learning, leading, succeeding
myDANA
Dana girls are curious, collaborative, respectful and enthusiastic. They are leaders: leaders of clubs, activities, sport teams and more. They are also aware of the many types of leadership, understanding that a supporting role is just as important as taking the lead. They know that Dana Hall is a place where they can be themselves and are encouraged to be who they want to be. See what they have to say about about their school.

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  • Senior Sophomore

    Favorite Dana Tradition
  • Latin American Studies

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Teacher - Student Relationships

    Dana Influence

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  • Testimonials - Claudine

    “I am very proud to be a Dana Hall graduate and a Wheaton College student. At this point in my life, there is still no greater accomplishment."
    - Claudine 13

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  • Orientation

    Favorite Dana Memory
  • Painting in Studio Art

    Favorite Assignment
  • Swimming

    Favorite Activity

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  • Marcela Testimonial

    "One of my favorite Dana Hall memories was orientation, because everything looked new. I was impressed by everything, and I got to meet many people from different places around the world."
    - Marcela '17

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  • Blue Key

    Favorite Activity
  • Solar Car Races

    Favorite Assignment
  • Western Civilization

    Favorite Dana Class

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  • Nicole Text

    "In Western Civilization, we learn the material in interesting ways and the teachers incorporate different projects that make the information easier to understand."
    -Nicole '16

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  • Western Civilization

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Common Ground

    Favorite Place On Campus
  • 9th Grade Retreat

    Favorite Dana Memory

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  • Testimonials - Julia

    “At the retreat in 9th grade, there were so many girls from all different parts of the world who I couldn't wait to meet.”
    - Julia ’16

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  • Trinity College

    College
  • The People

    Dana Influence
  • Champion Softball Team

    Proudest Accomplishment

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  • Testimonials - Amanda

    "You do not have to be the loudest or most talkative in class to be considered a leader at Dana."
    - Amanda '12

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  • The Library

  • African Studies Family Tree

    Favorite Assignment
  • Dance

    Favorite Activity

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  • Testimonials - Taggie

    “I always find myself in the dance studio, whether I have class that day or not. Since 9th grade, I have fallen in love with the people and the close-knit community that the dance program provides.”
    - TAGGIE '15

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  • Calculus

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Colby College

    College
  • Community Service and Sports

    Favorite Activity

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  • Testimonial - Hannah

    “I know how to push myself, how to lead, how to ask for help, and so much more because of the Dana Hall community."
    - HANNAH '13

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  • Making Newspapers

    Favorite Assignment
  • Geometry

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Community Service

    Favorite Activity

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  • Testimonial

    “Passionate teachers at Dana go above and beyond to teach you the curriculum and instill interest for the subject in the students.”
    - RAYA '16

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  • Senior Sophomore

    Favorite Dana Tradition
  • Wellesly College

    College
  • Fencing

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  • Testimonial

    “With support from my teachers I was able to face extremely challenging academic tasks without any fear, and I was able to have fun while doing so."
    - ALEXIS '13

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  • My Advisors

    Dana Influence
  • Global Outreach

    Favorite Activity
  • Intern for ELLE Magazine

    Proudest Accomplishment

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  • Testimonial

    “My Dana teachers and advisors shaped my life in more ways than I can list. They were always filled with words of encouragement, from help on a math problem to long-term life advice that influenced my personality and character to this day."
    - JILLIAN '13

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  • Letter Writing

    Favorite Assignment
  • Drawing and Painting

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Varsity Squash

    Favorite Activity

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  • Testimonial

    “This Literature and Composition assignment helped me realize that I am not just a hopeless dreamer wanting to change the world, but I am a girl with ideas who has the power to make herself heard.”
    - WENDY '17

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  • Senior Sophomore

    Favorite Dana Tradition
  • African Studies

    Proudest Accomplishment
  • Model UN Team

    Favorite Activity

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  • Testimonial

    "My favorite Dana Hall tradition is Senior Sophomore because it truly unites the upper classwomen with the lower classwomen. Having an older role model who has gone through many of the same things you are just starting to experience is so helpful."
    - FIONA '15

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  • Winning Fencing Championship

    Favorite Dana Memory
  • Geometry

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Indoor Track

    Favorite Place on Campus

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  • Quote

    "We will never forget the moment we realized we had won the fencing State Championship. All the hard work, all the pressure and all the practice had finally paid off. We were simply the best in the state."
    - AMERA '17

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  • Equestrian Center

    Favorite Place on Campus
  • Middle Eastern Studies

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Blue Key

    Favorite Activity

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  • Quote

    “Riding is my favorite thing to do and a huge stress-reliever, and having that at school is something that has made Dana really special to me.”
    - ELSPETH '16

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  • Cabaret

    Favorite Dana Tradition
  • Drawing and Painting

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Volleyball

    Favorite Activity

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  • Quote

    “My art teacher is so supportive. He always encourages me to take risks, and he helped me realize that sometimes imperfection makes better art. My Drawing and Painting class gave me a chance to enjoy myself and create beauty.”
    - YANFEI '17

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  • Step Sing

    Favorite Dana Tradition
  • English

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Model UN Conference

    Favorite Dana Memory

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  • Quote

    “My favorite Dana Hall tradition is Step Sing. I love coming together, celebrating our diverse classes and singing our class songs!”
    - LAURA '16

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  • Golf

    Favorite Activity
  • Spread

    Favorite Dana Tradition
  • Launched a Nonprofit

    Proudest Accomplishment

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  • Quote

    “There's something indescribable about the Dana Hall support system of students, teachers and community members. When I was at Dana, I felt I could do anything I set my mind to, and learned to be a leader in all facets of my life.”
    - MARGARET '12

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  • Spanish

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Arts Trip to Boston

    Favorite Assignment
  • Step Sing

    Favorite Dana Tradition

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    “My Spanish class is really mixed between grade levels, so I get to know upperclassmen better. It has also helped me greatly improve my speaking and writing skills in the language.”
    - ALLSION '16

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  • French

    Favorite Dana Class
  • Lacrosse

    Favorite Activity
  • The Dorms

    Favorite Place on Campus

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  • Quote

    “Lacrosse has taught me many new skills, it has gotten me conditioned and it has given me the opportunity to make great new friendships with my teammates and my coaches.”
    - ELYANNA '16