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Middle School News Archive


  • September

    Hackley Community Kicks Off Academic Year at Convocation 2023

    On Thursday, Sept. 7, the Hackley community came together at Convocation 2023 and formally launched the academic year with welcome notes from Associate Head of School Dr. Cyndy Jean, Community Council President EJ Regalado ’24, Board of Trustees President Dr. Harvinder Sandhu and Head of School Charles Franklin.
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  • July

    Hackley Welcomes New Members, Roles to the Community

    On July 1, 2023, Hackley officially welcomed the School’s 13th Head of School Charles Franklin to the Hilltop. Additionally, former Assistant Head of School for Community and Inclusivity Cyndy Jean assumed the role of Associate Head of School, and former Middle School history teacher and dean Damon Hall stepped into the position of Assistant Director of the Middle School.
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  • June

    Hackley Community Raises Over $3K for JCK Foundation in Color Fun Run Event

    On Sunday, May 21, the Hackley community gathered for our second annual Color Fun Run.
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  • May

    Charles Franklin, Hackley's 13th Head of School

    Hackley Announces 13th Head of School

    Charles Franklin has been named Hackley's new Head of School, beginning July 1. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Mr. Franklin based on the recommendation of the search committee and the hundreds of survey responses and feedback received from members of the Hackley community, including faculty, staff, families, students, and alumni.
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  • The Middle School Debate team

    Middle School Debate Team Secures Most Wins at League Championship

    On Saturday, April 29, Hackley proudly hosted the New York Debate League Championship tournament, bringing the 2022-2023 Middle School Debate season to an impressive close. More than 50 teams from 13 schools gathered in our cafeteria during a rain-soaked day for this exciting event, which featured five preliminary rounds and an intense final public debate between the top two teams.
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  • March

    Eighth graders Rani B., Zach W., and Shreyas K. were named the top team in the tournament with an undefeated record.

    MS Debate Team Nabs Most Total Wins in Tournament

    Hackley’s Middle School debate team had their best showing in several years at the final regular season MS debate tournament of the academic year at the Dalton School on Saturday, March 4!
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  • January

    MS Debate Team Earns 2nd Place Overall in Latest Tournament

    Hackley's Middle School debate team earned 2nd place overall at the Tuckahoe Middle School tournament on Saturday, Jan. 21! With nine teams entered and 27 debaters participating overall, Hackley continues to demonstrate its commitment to the Middle School debate program.
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