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.
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 www.exoperl.space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.