News & Media

Faculty News Archive


  • September

    Dr. Adrianne Pierce

    HackDigs: Sunday, 9/22

    The Archeological Institute of America is hosting an event at Hackley on Sunday, September 22, and the featured speaker is our very own Dr. Adrianne Pierce, presenting on her work with students in "Archeology in the Classroom." Interested members of the community are welcome!  2:00 - 3:15 PM in the Lindsay Room.
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  • 2019-20 New Employees

    2019-20 New Employees

    Hackley is pleased to welcome 19 new members of the faculty and staff for the 2019-20 school year.
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  • May

    Asking the Right Questions

    The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) selected this essay by Hackley's Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs, Steve Bileca, for an online exclusive for its summer magazine. In it, he explores the thoughtful process behind the ongoing creation of Hackley's Health and Wellness programming.
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  • GCA member Anne Myers, Hackley parent and grandparent, Regina DiStefano, Katherine Myers Baldwin '97, and Ali.

    Regina DiStefano Honored

    Regina DiStefano, Lower School Science teacher, is among 18 teachers chosen from across the nation to receive the Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award by the Garden Club of America.
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  • Beyond the Hilltop

    Hackley computer science intern Will Molter leaves the Hilltop this June to pursue his dream of releasing a video game! The game, titled EXO: Perl, provides a relaxed, sci-fi take on space exploration. You can follow its development on a number of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, and on its official website
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  • Service Learning in Latin

    Dr. Adrianne Pierce shares her students' adventures in teaching Latin to elementary school students in Port Chester as our newest contribution to Hackley Perspectives.
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  • 16th Annual Yoho Artists' Open Studio

    The 16th Annual Yoho Artists’ Open Studios is on Saturday May, 18th & Sunday, May 19th, from noon – 5pm both days. Four artists in the Hackley community are participating and will be opening their personal art studios for the weekend event as a part of Yonkers Arts Weekend.
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  • Our Project Was to Please

    Dr. Adrianne Pierce and Dr. Richard Robinson offer our latest addition to Hackley Perspectives, an exploration of roots, sources, inspirations and meanings in Shakespeare's The Tempest.  Enjoy the fruits of their collaboration here.
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  • April

    Dr. Travis Bristol, Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Education

    HACKLEY HOSTS: Hiring and Retaining Faculty of Color, May 1, 3:30 PM

    Educators: please join us for a a webinar conversation with Dr. Travis Bristol on “At the Intersection of Policy and Practice: Hiring and Retaining Faculty of Color.”
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  • March

    As (Lenten) Evening Falls...

    Over Hackley’s Spring Break, History Department Chair Bill Davies devoted himself to his “other” life’s work, outside of teaching history, that of Music Director for Christ Church, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge, NJ, as his choir presented Lenten Evensong with the works of Thomas Tallis, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Sir John Stainer.
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  • February

    Andy King on Learning Beyond Boundaries

    Director of Upper School Andy King explores what it means to "learn beyond boundaries" in our latest edition of Hackley Perspectives.
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  • Hackley Faculty Present at NY Symposium

    Merideth Maddox and Bettie-Ann Candelora presented a workshop titled “Setting the Stage for Success: The Role of Theatrical Improvisation in Shaping Strong, Successful, and Supportive Young Women” at the NCGS-NYSAIS Educating Girls Symposium at the Nightingale-Bamford School on February 20th.
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  • Stacy Kaegi Named to Alumni Humanities Chair

    Stacy Kaegi, lead kindergarten teacher, has been named Hackley's next holder of the Alumni Humanities Chair, following nomination by faculty peers who wrote thoughtfully about her work.
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  • Turn and Face the Strange

    Director of Informational Technology Jed Dioguardi's reflects on the powerful intersection of curiosity and change in Hackley Perspectives.
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  • January

    Employee Wellness: Knitting Together

    As we frequently highlight, "wellness" comes in many forms: physical, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and social, and Hackley employees are engaging in many forms -- including finding cognitive, social, and emotional gratification through needlework!
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  • Employee Wellness!

    As part of Hackley's emphasis on Health and Wellness, employees have a wonderful array of wellness and fitness activities to partake in right on campus -- ranging from knitting and ceramics to yoga and CrossFit.
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