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Status of Women Breakfast on Monday

By Rama K. Ramaswamy In the mid-90's, following a UN World Conference on Women, the state of Massachusetts created the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women with a goal of giving a state-appointed, non-partisan "voice.” The commission has dedicated itself to "[advancing the state’s] women and girls toward full equity in all areas of life...
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Nancy Rich floods library with ‘Afloat’

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter For the entire month of March, the Wellesley Library displayed a three-collection exhibit of Nancy Rich’s work based around the concept of “Afloat.” Rich, a member of the Wellesley’s Clever Hand Gallery cooperative and a former administrator at Dana Hall School, is the photographer of a 2009...
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Moving Company readies ‘Footnotes’

By Rama K. Ramaswamy Dance, by its nature, is an art form and a form of recreation. It's other things as well, of course: at its most basic, it offers storytelling. At its best, it offers expressions of emotion synchronized with rhythm, as well as symbolic gestures that conjure spirituality in an invitation to marvel at...
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Chamber Players ready March 10 concert

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The Wellesley Chamber Players are very much excited to welcome their newest members, Tanja Roos and Brannon Cho, for an upcoming concert on Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m., in Beveridge Hall, Dana Hall School, Wellesley. Tanja Roos is a violinist from London, the fourth generation of a musical family. She has studied...
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Chamber Players entertain at Beveridge Hall

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On the pleasant afternoon of March 4, the Wellesley Chamber Players performed two amazing piano trios composed by two Viennese composers, Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert, in Beveridge Hall, Dana Hall School. Pianist Jayoung Kim, a Dana Hall School faculty member and artistic director and founding member of the Wellesley Chamber Players,...
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Dana Hall hosting social pressure forum

On Thursday, November 16, from 7–8:30 p.m., Dana Hall School will host The Forum: A Conversation on Girls and Social Pressure. This collaborative program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. The Forum at Dana Hall School is a symposium series designed to examine a topic of particular relevance to girls and girls’...
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Chamber Players’ first seasonal concert upcoming

On Sunday, November 5, at 3 p.m., the Wellesley Chamber Players will be celebrating the opening of its third season with its first concert at Beveridge Hall on the Dana Hall School campus in Wellesley. This concert is one of four concerts during the year, all of which will be performed at Beveridge Hall. The Wellesley...
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Wellesley community rallies in Boston

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy Members of the Wellesley community were present at last weekend’s counter-demonstrations in Boston. Among the many groups attending were Wellesley community members from World Of Wellesley (WOW), including President Michelle Chalmers, high school students from Wellesley High School and the Dana Hall School. Grant Hightower, METCO coordinator for WHS and teacher...
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Wellesley students take creative awards

by Rama K. Ramaswamy The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program is the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the United States. Students submit works in a number of categories including photography, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media. Thousands of entries are considered and a select few awardees receive the Gold Key, Silver...
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Dana Hall Honors Recital

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy Every year, the recital recognizes students from musical classes at all levels of the school, according to Jennifer Gaul, Director of the Dana Hall School of Music. Gaul highlighted the work her students did to put on the show. “I am constantly impressed that our music students are able...
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Wellesley Students Win Art and Writing Awards

[ccfic caption-text format="plaintext"] By Rama K. Ramaswamy Wellesley High students received 23 awards spanning several diverse categories, including Art Portfolio, Writing Portfolio, Photography, Printmaking, Digital Art, Painting, Drawing and Illustration, Sculpture, Jewelry, Personal Essay/Memoir, Short Story, Poetry, Writing Portfolio Poetry and Fashion in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Wellesley Middle School successfully came away with 14...
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Dana Hall’s Model UN Team Experiences Success

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By Rama K. Ramaswamy Dana Hall’s Model United Nations team recently traveled to New York City to compete in Columbia University's annual Model UN conference. The competition hosted more than 700 delegates from 53 schools from around the world. Dana Hall students competed in 16 hours of debate and earned the Outstanding Large School Delegation...
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‘Portraits of Hope’ grace Dana Hall’s art gallery in Wellesley

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By Via Perkins Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Dana Hall School in Wellesley is currently displaying images by photographer Jeff Adams in their visual arts gallery. From student and faculty work to local and regional artists, Dana Hall has utilized their gallery as a haven for all types of creative work. The show features portraits taken at...
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