Model UN: Teaches students to prepare for and participate in debate competitions in New England and throughout the US
Peer Education: A component of Dana Hall’s Health Education Program where Dana students tutor/teach other students and facilitate student/parent education nights
Philharmonic Benefit Club: A group of students/musicians who love music and who dedicate their time and talent to participate in the annual charity concert for Partners in Health
Proctors: Students who provide leadership in the dorms
Salaam: A group that educates students about Islam and supports Muslim students at Dana Hall
SHADES (Sisters Honoring All Diasporas & Enlightening Society): Dana’s multicultural awareness club, organized to give students a forum to discuss events and issues, and provide education that relates to multiculturalism
Student Activities: Works with the Student Activities Coordinator to help plan weekend activities
Student Council: Elected officials who serve and empower the student body
Technovation: Club members participate in the Technovation Challenge, which is an international competition. Students will design and develop their own business plan, an App to benefit their community, a marketing plan, and formal pitches to deliver in front of live judges
STUDENT INITIATED CLUBS
Students are encouraged to propose new clubs if they have a particular area of interest they would like to share with the community. Some examples of recent student-initiated clubs: Cahier du Cinema (Movie Club), Entrepreneurs Club, Film Club, He for She, Humans of Dana Hall, MFA Club, STAR club, and TED ED club.
Middle School Club
Middle School club offerings can vary annually. Each year, Middle School students and teachers collaborate to explore new possibilities and club offerings.
Art Club: A place for students to explore the arts and their creative aspirations. Past projects include: murals in the MS stairwells, painting ceiling tiles, and expanding on skills introduced in class.
Current Events Club: Students discuss and debate both current events and fictional stories. The club is great practice for Middle School students who aspire to join Model UN in the Upper School.
Technology Club: Students engage in projects based on student interests, including: producing music videos, website exploration, scratch programming, creating online tutorials and taking apart and exploring computers.
SmARTech Club: Students work on a variety of projects that combine light circuits, batteries and sewing.
"I have always been devoted to the dorm because it is such a special place, where girls from all around the world are living together, and are able to create long-lasting friendships. This proctor team is dedicated to ensuring that boarding life can be the best it can."