On Saturday, October 5th, 20 MS debaters, including 10 brand new 5th graders, attended the novice scrimmage at the West End Secondary school to kick off the 2019-20 MS debate season. Over 90 debaters from 10 schools engaged in workshops, training sessions, and two rounds of practice debate on the topic “Schools should be year-round.”
An intrepid group of Hackley Middle School students traveled to China as part of the June 2019 Casten Trip. This week, they presented their experience to all their Middle School peers. Thank you to our Middle School China Ambassadors!
Adam Tannenbaum (Bass Vocalist) has been selected along with some of the finest choral students in the country for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) 2019 All-National Honor Ensembles November 7–10, 2019, at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
Congratulations to Hackley Girls Varsity Tennis, which has gone undefeated in league play for the Fall 2019 season. Our records suggest that this may be the first such feat for Hackley Girls Tennis since the girls’ tennis league was created in 1982. Led by captains Leah Holmes and Maggie Broaddus and by Head Coach David Sykes and Assistant Coach Pawel Meres, the team’s historic performance is worthy of applause as they head into the Ivy Preparatory School league tournament.
News is flowing in from our Round Square International Conference participants (three Upper School students and two faculty) attending the conference hosted by Emerald Heights School in Indore, India (September 27 - October 9, 2019).