|Reading.org: School Assignment Sparks 'Novel' Idea|
BY ELIZABETH LABAN '85: About 25 years ago, on a cold January day not too different from today, I handed my completed Tragedy Paper to my high school senior English teacher Mr. Arthur Naething. It was the longest, hardest research paper I had ever completed—we had all been dreading and fretting over it since September. And now it was done—twenty-nine typed pages, plus a seven-page bibliography. (Read the rest of the story here.)
(Photo by Annie McAndrew: Elizabeth '85 in front of the Arthur Naething painting hanging in the lounge area of Goodhue Memorial taken during her visit to Hackley on February 5, 2013.)
By Krista Madsen -- The Christie's auction of a Monet Water Lilies painting is expected to fetch $30 to $50 million, and all the proceeds will come to Tarrytown's not-for-profit Hackley School.
|Hackley School is being honored for the restoration of Goodhue Memorial Hall following the devastating fire in 2007.|
|In June Hackley School graduated the 90 members of the Class of 2012 with friends, family and faculty in attendance. The Reverend Doctor Konrad Ryushin Marchaj, Abbot, The Zen Mountain Monastery, Mount Tremper, New York, offered the invocation and benediction.|
|This Old Library|
By Peter Gisolfi, American Libraries Magazine -- Strategies for reducing energy consumption. ...The main reading room of the library in the Goodhue building, a 2010 reconstruction of a 1903 structure on the Hackley School campus in Tarrytown, New York. The 16,000-square-foot building, expected to be certified LEED Gold, is heated and cooled by a closed-loop geothermal system, among other sustainable improvements that significantly increase energy efficiency. (Photo by Robert Mintzes.)
|LoHud.com, by Brian Heyman: Mustafaa Dais burst across the finish line first, 100 meters from where his journey began on the blue track. The Hackley star’s eyes were fixed on the Icahn Stadium scoreboard in front of him. And a satisfied smile creased his face.|
|LoHud.com, by Nancy Haggerty: The third time, as the saying goes, is the charm. And sometimes sayings, as hackneyed as they might be, are spot on. The No. 1 seeded Hackley boys lacrosse team avenged two earlier overtime losses to New York City’s Trinity School Wednesday, defeating the No. 2 Tigers 14-8 at Manhattanville College to capture the New York State Association of Independent Schools state championship for the second straight year.|
LoHud.com, by Dan DeFrancesco: Hackley’s Dom Alpuche will graduate on June 8, along with eight of her girls lacrosse teammates. Two weeks before they don a cap and gown, the seniors had a different kind of graduation. This one came in the form of a 15-13 win over Long Island Lutheran in the New York State Association of Independent Schools championship game Wednesday at Manhattanville College, the Hornets’ second straight state title.
LoHud.com, by Dan DeFrancesco: Here are the final seconds of Hackley’s 15-13 win over Long Island Lutheran to win its second straight NYSAIS title.
|By Tom Renner, Tarrytown, N.Y. – Dominique Alpuche and her Hackley School girls lacrosse teammates are intent on repeating as state champions in the New York State Association of Independent Schools. The senior from Chappaqua has done her part in helping the Hornets take a big step toward that goal.|
Written by Jermaine Dennis, LoHud.com: Hackley senior Dominique Alpuche is confident the girls lacrosse team can repeat as NYSAIS state champion.The Hornets are off to a 6-0 start through Friday’s games. Alpuche, this week’s winner of the Con Edison Athlete of the Week award, had 23 goals, including a five-goal performance against Fieldston in a 16-13 win.
|LoHud.com: Hackley, Rye Country Day making dynasties|
By Phil Terrigno: The Hackley and Rye Country Day girls basketball teams once again played to the high standard for which they have become accustomed. The teams have combined to win four of the past five NYSAIS state titles. The Wildcats captured the crowns in 2009 and 2010 and Hackley has claimed the last two.
|The junior from Pomona won at the Stanner Games (personal-best 22-31/2), three Ivy League regular-season meets, the Ivy championships, the Westchester meet and the NYSAISAA Federation qualifier before finishing 14th in the Federation. Dais also claimed the Ivy crown in the triple jump, took second in the county (school-record 45-10), won at the qualifier and placed 20th in the Federation, plus was the Ivy champ in the high jump and the county runner-up.|
|Hackley's Shelagh Amann resigns after five state titles|
Written by Phil Terrigno at LoHud.com: After five state titles in 10 seasons as Hackley’s varsity girls basketball coach, Shelagh Amann has resigned. “I got the opportunity to coach some amazing young ladies,” said Amann, whose Hornets recently won their second straight independent schools state title. “I got to know some great families. It’s a bittersweet ending. Sometimes you have to recognize your time is up.”
Hackley's Mustafaa Dais swept all three jumping events in the Ivy League Track and Field Championships at The Armory Wednesday. The junior from Pomona won the triple jump at 43 feet, 6 1/2 inches, the high jump at 6 feet and the long jump at 20-7 1/2.
|Mariano Rivera gets early starts on whiffs|
If you haven’t otherwise already heard about it, Mariano Rivera visited Hackley to shoot a commercial on our DelMoro Field. This came about through Hal Kestenbaum ’00 who is affiliated with the commercial and who was in touch with Hackley's very own Steve Frolo (his former baseball coach). Steve ultimately put Hal in touch with Edward Mills, our Auxiliary Programs Director, who worked out the details. The link includes the actual commercial and a brief “making of the video” presentation that mentions Hackley and features the tribute plaque to late Lower School Director Ron DelMoro. You can also catch a glimpse of Steve warming up Mariano, which will forever be a part of Hackley folklore!
|For the first time in Hackley School history, the coed varsity swimming team swept all of the titles in the Ivy League: Boys’ Ivy League Champions, Girls’ Ivy League Champions, and Ivy League Champions.|
|The girls’ basketball team are in the top 10 in the state in Class C.-- Jason Edwards, Hackley Athletics Director|
|MSG Varsity: Hackley grinds out win over Poly Prep|
Jordan Griffith, MSG Varsity: It wasn’t the best performance and it certainly wasn’t pretty. As the old saying goes, however, a win is a win. And now Hackley is one step closer to another Ivy League title.
|C Stefanie Frolo and F Alli Coppola talk about the win over Poly Prep and expectations for the remainder of the season.|