On January 9, Hackley hosted Pavel Litvinov, this year’s Henry Wendt Visiting Scholar, who addressed Upper School students in the morning, visited classes, and then continued conversation with students over lunch.
Hackley Review Winter 2018-19 By Vladimir Klimenko
In August 1968, a 28-year-old physicist and fellow political dissidents protested the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia with a demonstration on Red Square. That protest landed Pavel Litvinov in Siberia, and down the path that eventually led to Hackley School. This past August, he returned to Moscow to commemorate the anniversary.
On Friday Dec 6, 2019, Hackley’s IRP had the pleasure of hosting alum Wenkai Qin as a guest speaker. Students were engaged with Wenkai’s stories of engineering school at Harvey Mudd, as well as his summer research experiences abroad in China and Japan.
Hackley Review Winter 2017-18: By Margie McNaughton Ford ’85:Hackley has been my home since I was an infant. I took my first steps in the Grille Room, rode my tricycle on the quad, had my first my kiss on Clark Oval, learned to drive a stick shift on the Hackley hills, was married in King Chapel, and it was there we joined Hackley friends in saying farewell to my dad this past June. Hackley and I have an intimate history.
Starting Saturday, December 7, Hackley’s fitness room, indoor track, and basketball courts in the Walter C. Johnson Center for Health and Wellness will be open to alumni weekends from 9 am – 12 am through March 15. The Johnson Center will be closed on December 28 and 29 as well as January 4 and 5. Please make sure you sign in at the front desk. Questons? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
On Sunday, November 24 and Sunday, December 1 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., members of the Hackley Breakfast Run Club will head to NYC to handout breakfast, toiletries, and clothing to the homeless. If you are interested in helping current students with this outreach, contact Margie McNaughton Ford '85, Director of Alumni Engagement.
Fifty members of the Hackley faculty/staff (and some family) filled the Mezzanine at the Broadhurst Theater on Broadway on November 12 (a school night!) for the performance of Jagged Little Pill, in which Celia Rose Gooding, Hackley Class of 2018, makes her Broadway debut as a lead in the exceptional ensemble cast.
That's a wrap on Alumni Day 2019! Thank you to the 450 alums, family members, teachers, and coaches who returned to the Hilltop for a day full of fun, nostalgia, and reconnecting with your Hackley family. Click HERE to view pictures from Alumni Day 2019. We hope to see you next year!
It's time to submit your news for Class Notes! It is a wonderful way to keep up with old friends, teachers, coaches, and classmates and be inspired by the lives of our hornets from around the world. Submit your class note HERE! Send us your high-resolution photo (jpegs) in an attachment along with your caption to email@example.com.
In her recent novel, Beside Herself, bestselling author Elizabeth LaBan shows how marriage doesn’t necessarily follow a straight line and unexpected detours might just bring you back to the place you most want to be. To visit her website, click HERE.