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List of 12 news stories.

  • Claudia DeSantis, Classics Teacher

    News from the Classics Department

    (By Dr. Pierce, Classics Department Chair, MS DEI Coordinator) This article is long overdue, but fortunately we were able to celebrate our scholars at an online ceremony in the spring.  At that time, we also bid farewell to the wonderful Claudia DeSantis who retired after 5 years on the Hilltop.  Her 6th grade class spearheaded an initiative to make a movie of memories and fun in her honor, and we watched it all together during the party.

    She was so touched, and I’m sure she has watched the video over and over again.
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  • Senior Ben Kirsch and Junior Zach Yusaf (Upper left)

    Upper School Debate Team competes in National Tournament

    The Hackley Upper School Public Forum team participated in the National Speech and Debate Season Opener tournament held virtually by the University of Kentucky on Saturday, September 12, 2020.
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  • Ingrid Fetell Lee ’97 Photo: Annabel Braithwaite for Belathée

    The Character of Joy

    (Hackley Review - Summer 2020 | Story by Suzy Akin) A conversation with Ingrid Fetell Lee, Class of 1997, on the “value of a life marked by friendship, balance, and joy.”

    Ingrid Fetell Lee can teach us a great deal about joy and why it matters.
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  • First Grade Sings Fifty Nifty United States!

    One of the BIG experiences in first grade is learning the 50 Nifty song by Ray Charles. This song is sung at the end of the First Grade performance called Flag Stanley Across the United States.
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  • Bill Davies, History Department Chair

    Digging Deep for Knowledge and Discovery

    Upper School History teacher Christopher Loomis writes about the great opportunities for discovery that were born out of this year's Independent Research in History and English project. From War of the Roses to Harry Potter, 17 juniors and seniors participated in this new academic opportunity.
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  • A Better New Normal

    As we approach the end of the 2019-2020 school year, we recognize the unrest happening around the country beyond the challenges of COVID-19. Inspired by Community Council President Taylor Robin, Head of School Michael Wirtz reflects on the current climate and his hopes for a better "new normal" in this Hackley Perspectives piece.
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  • Celebrating our Senior Athletes

    Hackley Varsity Coaches pay tribute to the graduating senior athletes who have done so much to lead and inspire teammates through their Hackley career.
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  • John Canoni '86

    Hackley Board Announces Leadership Transition


    John Canoni, Hackley Class of 1986, has announced his decision to resign his role as President of the Hackley Board of Trustees, effective June 30, 2020 after five years serving in this role. He will continue to serve Hackley School as a member of the Board. Trustee H. Rodgin Cohen will succeed John Canoni as the sixteenth President of the Hackley Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2020.
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  • Upper School tribute screen.

    Honoring Our Musicians

    As we conclude the 2019-2020 school year, Hackley's Middle and Upper School Music faculty have created video tributes in appreciation of our eighth grade students and graduating seniors -- a warm and celebratory send off into summer in appreciation for all their excellent work, with our congratulations as they move on to the next adventure!

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  • George Yancopoulos Visits Hackley IRP

    George Yancopoulos MD, PhD, (P ’12, ’14, ’16, ’18) Co-founder, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, did an inspiring Zoom call  with Dr. Ying’s Independent Research Program (IRP) students regarding Regeneron’s work on COVID-19 treatments.
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  • Senior Neil Singh

    Hackley Wins Final Parli Debate Tournament of the Season!

    On Saturday, May 23, Hackley hosted the first inaugural HSPDP Online Tournament, featuring schools from NY, NJ, CT, and CA.
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  • Technology is Not the Answer

    Jed Dioguardi, Director of Information Technology, is this week's voice on Hackley Perspectives, with this thoughtful reflection on the ways in which our current situation highlights the limitations of technology.
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