Alumni

Alumni Events

Every year, Hackley alumni stay connected and engaged with each other through discussions on issues of the day, social gatherings, wellness workshops, and networking events. No matter where you live, you can always find friendship, inspiration and lifelong learning with your Hackley family. 

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  • The Bee Encounter Workshop 6/22

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  • Speed Networking for college-age alumni 5/29

    Join us on Wednesday, May 29 at 7 pm in the Middle School Dining Hall @Hackley for a night of networking with fellow alumni to learn about different industries and grow your professional network.
     
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  • 2023 - 2024 Alumni Events Schedule

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  • Virtual Conversation with Head of School Charles Franklin

    Join us on Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m. EST via Zoom for a Virtual Conversation with Head of School Charles Franklin P '30, '32, '35 and HAA President Christie Philbrick-Wheaton '00 via Zoom.
    RSVP HERE
    If you would like to submit a question for Charles, click here.
     
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  • Alumni Regional Event - Washington DC 5/4

     Join us on 5/3 fora special tour of Change Your Game, with exhibit curator Meg Maher ’83 
    at the National Museum of American History Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 a.m followed by lunch at 12 p.m. in the Cabinet Room of Old Ebbitt Grill.
    RSVP HERE before April 26
    One guest per alumnus/a
    Alumni are welcome to join for one or both events. For more details, click READ More. 
     
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  • An Evening with Peter Smith '91

    Please join us on Monday, November 13 at 6 p.m for a special concert with jazz musician Peter Smith ‘91 at Hackley. Peter, an accomplished pianist, composer, arranger, songwriter, and music director, will discuss about his new album "Dollar Dreams," his career, and experience on the Hilltop and will play his favorite songs for the Hackley community. RSVP here. To read a recent interview with Peter, CLICK HERE.
     
  • Cocktails in Washington, DC

    In early June, Hackley brought the Hilltop to alumni in the DC area. Alums from the Classes of 1965 - 2017 gathered for afternoon cocktails at the DC landmark, Old Ebbit Grill. Special guests included former faculty members John Van Leer '65 and Anne Van Leer and Julie and Dick Lillis! A special THANK YOU  to the DC Engagement Committee, 
    Kenda L. Kittrell Chavis '91, Brewster Thackery '87, and Anneka Van Leer Pilson '97, for helping organize this amazing event. We can't wait to see you all again next year!
  • Alumni Family Hilltop Picnic

    Alumni from the Classes of 1965-2020 returned to campus in May for the Alumni Hilltop Family Picnic co-hosted by the Advancement Office and the Hackley Alumni Association. It was an opportunity for alumni to return to the Hilltop and enjoy a fun day on our beautiful campus with their families. They toured the campus with Student Ambassadors, played games organized by Middle School Alumni Connect Club members, toured the orchard and apiary (Hackley's collection of bee hives), and caught up with old friends. To view the photo gallery click here.
  • Alumni Wine Tasting in NYC

    On May 10, alumni from the Classes of 1956 to 2020 came together at the beautiful Penthouse 45 in NYC for the  ALUMNI WINE TASTING hosted by Hackley's very own Mike Kimelman ’56 and Gregory Kramer of  Voix de la Terre Wine Community. Alumni enjoyed delicious wine and stunning views, caught up with each other, and learned about European winemakers as well as grapes, vineyards, pairings, and much more. Thank you to Neil Pilsner '74 for allowing Hackley to use his amazing event space and to Mike and Greg for sharing their knowledge and wine with us. 
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  • Brunch & Connect - Launch of the Just In Time Mentor Program

    On April 30, alumni and Upper School students gathered to launch the "Just in Time Mentor" program at Brunch and Connect. They dined on chicken and waffles, played games to break the ice, and exchanged stories about themselves and their time on the Hilltop. They also learned about this new program that allows alumni to connect with current 11th and 12th-grade students in a meaningful way. It promotes student-initiated pairing with an alumni mentor to foster relationships and opportunities for social and professional connection. To learn more and sign up to be a "Just in Time Mentor," click here.
  • Alumni Day 2023

    SAVE THE DATE:
    Alumni Day 2023 - October 21! Check out the Alumni Day page for more details.
    We are celebrating reunions for years ending in 3s and 8s. Please contact Margie McNaughton Ford ’85 if you are interested in joining your year’s planning committee.
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  • Alumni Holiday Reception 2023

    SAVE THE DATE

    The Alumni Holiday party in NYC is on December 6. We will share more details soon!
  • A Conversation with Sean Legister ‘07 on 5/8

    Please join us for "Varying Perspectives in Action" -  A Conversation with Sean Legister ‘07 on Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Click here for the link. “Varying Perspectives in Action” is a speaker series designed to bring to campus – in person or virtually – individuals engaged in meaningful projects and conversations that help us to see the world through a new lens. Our speakers cover a broad range of topics and have diverse lived experiences. Most importantly, they are doing and creating in the world to help generate awareness and ignite ongoing dialogue. Many of our speakers are Hackley alumni, creating connections between our community, Hackley students, and those who came before them.
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  • Hackley Connect: Cyber Security POSTPONED UNTIL THE FALL

    Please join us on Wednesday, May 24 for Hackley Connect: Cyber Security featuring a panel of experts in the field of cyber security. Topics will include cybercrimes, how to protect your family against cyberattacks, the latest technology.
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  • Alumni Discussion on Immigration 3/1

    Please join us for A Virtual Discussion on Immigration with Bill Freeman ’70 Senior Counsel at the ACLU of Northern California on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. RSVP HERE
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  • Johnson Center open to Alumni on 4/24

    Join us for our Wellness Event at the Johnson Center for Health and Wellness on Sunday, March 12 from 3-5 p.m. The pool fitness room, varsity gym, squash courts, and indoor track will be open to alumni. Register here.


  • Regional Events: San Francisco and Los Angeles

    Join us at our upcoming regional events for camaraderie, networking, local advice and recommendations, and sharing your mutual love for Hackley. See details below:

    SAN FRANCISCO ALUMNI GATHERING 
    SENS
    Wednesday, November 9
    6-8 p.m.
    4 Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level
    San Francisco, California 94111
    CLICK HERE to register

    LOS ANGELES ALUMNI GATHERING 
    The Bar Room at Porta Via
    Thursday, November 10
    6-8 p.m.
    424 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    CLICK HERE to register
     
  • The Alumni Holiday Reception is back!

    We are excited to announce that after a two-year hiatus, the Alumni Holiday Reception in New York City will happen on Monday, December 5 from 6 - 8 p.m. Join fellow alumni and former and current faculty members and coaches at the Fleur Room in the Moxy Hotel. Stay tuned - more details to follow soon!
  • Alumni DEI Event Zoom Recording

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  • 50+ Dinner 2022 Recap

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