Julia Stevenson '16 was named All-American at the New Balance Nationals in June. She set a new school record (7:02.35) in the 2000 meter Steeplechase at the New Balance Nationals, breaking her own school record by over four seconds.
Congratulations to senior debate co-captains Karina Franke ('16) and Neil Suri ('16) for advancing to semifinals at the Memorial Day Weekend Grand National Tournament! The annual event, which is sponsored by the National Catholic Forensics League (NCFL) and attended by qualifying teams from every corner of the country, was held in Sacramento this year. Read on for details.
On April 18, Ms. Mwakitawa, the Lower School Diversity Committee, and many parent volunteers led our bi-annual Trip Around the World. The children went through security and then went upstairs to the airport, where they awaited flight announcements. Fortunately, it was a beautiful day, so all flights were on time and there was very little turbulence (although they did keep their seatbelts fastened when in their seats). Read on for details.
On April 16th, 2016 The MS Debate team finished up the 2016 season with a remarkable performance in the MSPDP Northeast Regional Championship Tournament, held at the Stone Bridge Middle School in Allentown, New Jersey. The event included over 40 schools and 90 individual teams from the New York Debate League, the Garden State Debate League, the Jersey Shore Debate League, and the Capital Debate League in the Washington, D.C. area.
We are pleased to announce that Diane Remenar, Jared Fishman, and Keshena Richardson will be the new recipients of three faculty chairs, effective July 1, 2016. Recipients are nominated for this recognition by fellow faculty, who submit eloquent nominations on behalf of their colleagues. The Division Heads, Headmaster and Assistant Headmasters then read and vote on the submissions. Read on for details.
Three Hackley Upper School students have earned Silver Medals in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2016. Ninth grader Grant Albright has been recognized in the Poetry cateory, fellow ninth grader Matt Fisch for a Critical Essay, and tenth grader Christina Wang in the Short Story category. This year, nearly 320,000 works of art and writing were submitted to the Scholastic Awards. Only the top 1% were recognized at the national level. Our congratulations to Grant, Matt, and Christina!