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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Interested in growing your professional network, connecting with Hackley alumni, and speaking with Hackley mentors? Join HackleyConnect, our online networking and event platform. It's a also a great place to post job and internships. Questions? Contact Margie McNaughton Ford '85 at email@example.com.
Join members of the boys' and girls' varsity basketball teams on Friday, November 29 for the second annual co-ed alumni basketball game at 12:30 p.m. in the Walter C. Johnson Center for Health & Wellness. Refreshments will be served. RSVP to Coach Cuba at firstname.lastname@example.org, Go Hack!
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.
Hackley's very own Celia Gooding '18 is starring in Jagged Little Pill, a broadway play inspired by Alanis Morisette's album! It opened on November 3rd. If interested in attending, get your tickets here: https://buff.ly/2Ur0wYC.
Congratulations to Hackley Varsity Field Hockey for their 3-1 win in todays's semi-final round competition over Chapin. The team advances to the championship game on Sunday 11/3 at 12 PM, Manhattanville College.
The Dial has recently been awarded a Gold Medal from the Columbia University Scholastic Press Association for its 2018-2019 edition. The Dial entered the competition as a “hybrid” publication, meaning that it was judged and recognized for excellence in both print and online coverage.
Congratulations to Hackley Girls Varsity Soccer, the athletes and coaches, for their quarterfinal victory 1-0. The team advances to the semifinals vs. Riverdale, at Riverdale, Friday, 11/1 at 2:30 PM. Go Hack!
Going into the 2019 Boys Varsity Soccer campaign, the team knew there we some big holes to fill, in particular the graduation loss of standout Matt Braver who scored 31 goals for the team in 2018. On paper it certainly looked like a rebuilding year.
The 2019 Girls Varsity Soccer Team, led by seniors Alex Cohen, Sofia Graziano (captain), Annabel Ives, Sophia Masotti (captain), Jordan Miller, and Julia Thomson (captain), finished the season with a 9-5-3 record.
Hackley Varsity Field Hockey team wrapped up their sixth consecutive Ivy League title on 10/21 with a 1-0 victory over Fieldston. The team has had an incredible season within the league behind excellent play and a stout defense. No Ivy League opponent has scored a goal this year against Hackley--truly incredible.
Hackley Boys Cross Country brought home their first Ivy title since 1986 on 10/25. The team, led by Ivy Champion Jonah Gorevic ’21, ran the perfect race to defeat perennial power Collegiate. Five of Hackley School’s runners placed in the top 15 to bring home the top prize in a great race.
While Hackley Tennis wrapped up its season with a NYSAIS win last week, Boys & Girls Soccer, Field Hockey, and Cross Country teams continue to compete, and Football has its league championship ahead as well. Read on for schedule. For brackets, visit the Athletics News page.
Hackley Girls’ tennis team won their first league title in the history of the school on the Roberts Tennis Courts on 10/23. In a very tightly contested match, the team defeated Horace Mann 4-1 to bring home the school’s first Ivy title. Two of five matches went to tie breaking sets with another match closely contested to bring home the victory.
Hackley Girls Varsity Tennis doubles teams earned the first and fifth seed in the upcoming NYSAIS tournament, to be held this weekend at the Cary Leeds Tennis Center in the Bronx. Hackley Girls Tennis secured the Ivy championship this week as well witha 4-1 win -- the first Ivy tennis win in Hackley history.
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.
Jenny Canoni ’20 recorded her 600th save on Wednesday, September 11th, an accomplishment very few have achieved. Jenny, who was already our career saves leader on the Hilltop, continues to stymie offenses with her outstanding play. Congratulations, Jenny.
Join us TONIGHT for Stargazing on the Hilltop with our night sky guide Hackley Science Teacher Bill McLay from 8:00 - 10:00 PM on the North Turf Field. RSVP to email@example.com.All members of the Hackley community are invited to attend.
The pair has a history that goes beyond baseball. Chris Berman ’73 and Keith Olbermann ’75 were recently reunited at Fenway Park - both alums were calling the Red Sox-Indians game for different radio stations.
Do you have Hackley memorabilia you would like to donate to the archives on the Hilltop? The Hackley Archive is always looking for donations – photos, yearbooks, publications, postcards, scrapbooks, and more! Please email our archivist Liesel Vink Lvink@hackleyschool.org to coordinate!
The Hackley Alumni Association invites the Hackley community to HackleyConnect: Medicine on Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM in the Sternberg Library. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Click Read more for event details.
Join us for Summer In The City on 6/12, a Young Alumni event for the Classes of 2005 – 2015. The party begins at 6 PM @ Atwood, 986 2nd Avenue, NYC, and first round drinks are on Mrs. Hackley. RSVP to email@example.com.
On April 24th, Hackley hosted Joyful:An Evening with Author and Designer Ingrid Fetell Lee ‘98 - A conversation about the surprising ways that ordinary objects influence our joy and wellbeing, and how we can all find more joy in daily life through design. The event took placeat DC Moore Gallery with 30 alumni and parents in attendance.
The following Hackley athletes have earned notable recognitions in athletics this year. In addition to numerous All League recognitions, Hackley athletes earned Journal News recognition, Golden Dozen recognition, individual league and NYSAIS championships, and team league and state championships, while also setting new school records and crossed elite scoring thresholds.
The month of March was a busy one for Ivie Uzamere '17. Ivie was crowned a 2019 national champion in the weight throw. She has been a dominant force on the Wesleyan track and field team since joining her freshman year. Read more about Ivie's success here as well as a great interview with Ivie.
In an exciting afternoon of lacrosse between perennial rivals Hackley and Rye Country Day School, Hackley Girls and Boys Lacrosse each delivered strong wins (18-7 and 12-10, respectively) in the NYSAIS championship round at Manhattanville College on Wednesday, May 22.
Hackley Athletics saw four teams make it to the NYSAIS Tournaments this spring, and brought home state championships in Girls and Boys Lacrosse -- both teams defeating Rye Country Day School for the championship. In addition, the season saw numerous exceptional performances, with individual event champions named in multiple track and field events, as new school records were set. Go Hack!
Hackley Softball and the Hackley Girls and Boys Lacrosse teams all delivered resounding victories in the semi-final round of the NYSAIS tournament on Monday, May 20, and advance to the Championship round on Wednesday, May 22 at Manhattanville College. Hackley Golf and Track & Field teams also have NYSAIS competitions on Wednesday.
Hackley Athletics is proud to announce that we have eight spring teams competing over the next week for Ivy and NYSAIS titles. Please come out and support the athletes and coaches as they make runs for championships! Read on for team by team schedules.
Join us on the Hilltop for a cross fit class, swimming, and use of the cardio fitness center, squash courts, indoor track, and gymnasium at the Walter C. Johnson Center for Health and Wellness on April 27 2:00 – 5:00 PM. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Click READ MORE for schedule.
The Hackley Girls Basketball Team vaulted past their high pre-season expectation to finish the year with an impressive 19 – 5 record, second place in the Ivy League with a record of 10 - 2, and the #3 seed in the NYSAIS state tournament.
The 2018-2019 season has been a year of growth and learning, for Hackley swimmers and coaches. Following the nearly 30 year reign of coaching excellence from Coach Gillard, this year saw a new trio of coaches at the helm: Anne Budlong, Mike Ruggiero, and Jeremy Storm, in addition to practicing and competing in the new JCHW pool.
Team Stopera--named Stopera after skip or captain Andrew Stopera '15, whose duties include dictating which moves are made--won its most recent U.S. Junior curling title Jan. 19 in Minnesota. It was their straight U.S. Junior National title. Click here to read a recent LoHud article about Andrew.
Jeanne Haffner ’92, Associate Curator at the NY Historical Society, has put together an amazing exhibit titled “Hudson Rising,” which runs from March 1 through August 4, 2019! Click here for more details.
Hadi Partovi ’90was featured on the New York Times website on January 17, 2019. Not to be outdone by his brother, Ali Partovi ’90 was featured on Forbes.com on January 18, 2019! Always proud of our alums!
At the NYSAIS Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Armory in New York City on February 21, Princess Ohia-Enyia '20 finished first in the Girls 600 Yard Dash and Gracelynn Green '21 out-threw all other competitors in winning the Girls Weight Throw.
Leah Holmes '20, member of Hackley's Girls Varsity Lacrosse team,is one of 23 players named to the U.S. women's U19 National Team training roster following the recent Spring Premiere at Stanford University, a first for Coach Leffler's players. Read about it here.
Senior Jordan Wade joined Hackley's elite group of basketball players to reach the 1000 point mark in points scored at the Winter Sting. Jordan is the 10th female athlete and the 18th athlete overall to reach this benchmark.
"Diversity at Hackley encompasses more than identity (“backgrounds”) and it requires that we embrace the value that arises in a diverse community: differences in experiences, opinions, and thought (“perspectives”) that enrich the learning environment for everyone." Michael Wirtz shared this essay in our blog, Hackley Perspectives.
Does your New Year's resolution include getting into shape? Join us on the Hilltop for yoga, swimming, and use of the cardio fitness center, indoor track, and gymnasium at the Walter C. Johnson Center for Health and Wellness on January 13, 2019 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM. RSVP to email@example.com. Click READ MORE to view the schedule.
On the Friday before winter break (12/21/2018), the Independent Research Program hosted a special guest: Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Christina Rapp Prescott, MD, PhD class of ’94.