Alumni News

List of 12 news stories.

  • Don Jackson ’66 and Head Coach Joe McDermott ’14

    Football Team, Hackley Alum Pay Tribute to Former Player

    At this season’s football team jersey presentation ceremony, alumnus Don Jackson ’66 served as a guest speaker and welcomed the team to the Hackley football family.
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  • Alec Hirschfeld '65's new memoir

    Alec Hirschfeld '65's memoir titled What the Camera Didn't See shines a light on the action behind the scenes and follows his career as a camera assistant to a director of photography. Click READ MORE to learn more about Alex, his book, and to read a review from his mom.
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  • "Bare Handed" by Holly Lynton '90

    In her debut book, Bare Handed, artist Holly Lynton '90's presents a nuanced portrait of rural life in 21st-century America. To learn more, click READ More or visit Bare Handed - Holly Lynton (
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  • In the news: Peter Strauss '65

    Peter Strauss ’65 is starring in a Laguna Playhouse upcoming world premiere of “Love Among the Ruins,” based on the original production that starred Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier. “Love Among The Ruins” previews on Wednesday, Oct. 26; will open on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. and performs through Sunday, Nov. 13. 
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  • Joseph Mc­Der­mott '14 - Hackley's new Head Football Coach

    Hackley's new head football coach, former varsity quarterback, Joseph Mc­Der­mott '14, was recently featured in The Hudson Independent article titled "Hackley Alumnus Excited to Lead Football Program This Season." Joe mentioned, "He hopes to make up in en­thu­si­asm what he lacks in ex­pe­ri­ence as he as­sumes his first head coach­ing job." He goes on to say, "Com­ing back to Hack­ley, where some of my fond­est foot­ball mem­o­ries are, and lead­ing the pro­gram into the fu­ture is ex­cit­ing."
  • Tarrytown Mayor Brown and Maxwel Lee '22

    Maxwel Lee Day!

    Congratulations Maxwel Lee '22! At a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tarrytown, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, was officially declared Maxwel Lee Day in the Village of Tarrytown. With this declaration, Lee is recognized for his volunteer work for the Tarrytown Environmental Advisory Council and more.
  • Andrew Burstein '70's latest book

    Andrew Burnstein '70, Charles P. Manship Professor of History at Louisiana State University, along with historian Nancy Isenberg recently published a new book titled, Rip Van Winkle’s Republic: Washington Irving in History and Memory. It is their “homage” to Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow and marks a rediscovery of this marvelous author of social satire and fabled tales of the past. Click READ More to learn more about the book.
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  • Hackley Courtyard dedicated to former Headmaster Walter C. Johnson

    On June 4, the courtyard adjacent to Allen Memorial Hall and the Science Building was dedicated and named in memory of former Headmaster Walter C. Johnson. Made possible by a gift from the Caputo family— Trustee Tom '65 and Janet P '93, and Kate Caputo Squyres '93 and Isaac Squyres—the courtyard celebrates all that Walter accomplished during his tenure on the Hilltop. Read more on our website at:
  • Clayton Butler '06 publishes his first book

    Congrats to Clayton Butler '06! His first book True Blue: White Unionists in the Deep South during the Civil War and Reconstruction was published by LSU Press this spring. His book investigates the lives of white Unionists in three Confederate states. Clayton is a postdoctoral fellow at the Nau Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia. Click Here to learn more about the book. 
  • In the news: Fred Hochberg '70

    Click READ MORE to read Fred Hochberg '70's opinion piece featured in the Wall Street Journal. Fred is the author of Trade Is Not a Four-Letter Word: How Six Everyday Products Make the Case for Trade.
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  • In the news: Niki Eckert ’21

    This summer, Niki Eckert ’21, former pitcher of the Hackley varsity baseball team, was named to the USA Baseball Women’s National Team. Congrats, Nicki! Go Hornets! Click Here to learn more about the team and their season.
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2021 Alumni Coffeehouse

Young Alumni Virtual Finance Event Recording (Audio only)

    • Anne Siviglia reads "The Tell Tale Heart"

    • 2017 Commencement Speaker Allison Pataki '03

    • Hackley’s quadcopter “Hornet-1” is in business. Check out your Hilltop’s beautiful campus. Go Hack!

    • Keith Olbermann '75 and Arthur Naething: a Conversation.

    • Hackley School Football 1931

    • Chris Berman '73 and Coach Ditka salute Rob Pickert

    • Replay: Hodgson Challenge 2016-17

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