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List of 24 news stories.

  • Enter Here to Be and Find a Friend (Hackley)

    April is National Poetry Month

    This morning, Hackley English teacher Wil Lobko reached at random for a poem to share with colleagues to kick off the month, and the poem he happened upon has particular resonance as we enter into "Day 3" of distance learning on the Hilltop.
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  • AJ Cortese ‘14 (2nd row far left) with the Hackley AP Chinese class.

    Alumni Highlight Importance of Language Study

    Two Hackley alumni visited Hackley Chinese language students and shared insights into the benefits of learning and speaking Chinese.

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  • Author David Schwartz

    Millions and Billions and FUN for everyone!

    On Friday, March 6, the Lower School was thrilled to spend an interactive day with STEM author David Schwartz.
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  • Keynote address by Meghan Spratt and introduction by Lisa Oberstein, Director of the Lower School.

    Teaching and Learning STEM Together

    Thursday evening, March 5, the Lower, Middle, and Upper divisions came together to celebrate our 7th annual STEM Night.
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  • Making bowls in the Grille Room.

    Empty Bowls: Stop Hunger!

    Hackley students and faculty across all three divisions made bowls in this week's Empty Bowls event,  part of a collaboration with the Clay Art Center in Port Chester to raise money and awareness of hunger and food insecurity in Westchester County.
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  • Daniel Cai, Greg Occhiogrosso, Kiri Fitzpatrick, and Ava Lattimore

    Ethics Bowl Team Heading to Nationals

    On Friday, February 27th, Hackley Ethics Bowl NYC winners Daniel Cai, Greg Occhiogrosso, Kiri Fitzpatrick, and Ava Lattimore traveled to Summit, New Jersey to take on the New Jersey champion team, Kent Place School for the right to compete in Nationals later this spring.
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  • Kiri Fitzpatrick and Lily Napach

    US Debate Update

    On Friday and Saturday February 28 and 29, 18 Upper School Hackley debaters, undeterred by recent exams, attended two separate tournaments in New York.
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  • Katie Jenson, Head Athletic Trainer

    Celebrate Action - Celebrate Athletics Trainers

    March is National Athletic Trainers (ATs) Month, and we’re celebrating by highlight the important role these health care professionals provide in caring for the patients that they serve.
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  • Hackley Boys Basketball 2019-20

    Hackley Boys Varsity Basketball 2019-20

    The 2019-20 Hackley Hornets Boys Varsity Basketball Team finished the season on a very high note, winning two of our last three games, including an exciting 79-75 win on Senior Night versus Leman Prep. It was a great way to honor the four seniors, Matt Wiele, James Sexton-Holtmeir, Enzi Teacher, and Andrew Abrons.
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  • Hackley Boys Varsity Squash 2019-20

    Hackley Boys Varsity Squash 2019-20

    The Boys Varsity Squash Team concluded their 2019-20 season last weekend at High School Nationals. The team was led at No.1 by Ryan Chen ‘21, who excelled, especially in the match against Tabor Academy against a very strong Egyptian player.
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  • Hackley Girls Varsity Basketball 2019-20

    Hackley Girls Varsity Basketball 2019-20

    The Hackley Girls Varsity Basketball Team ended the season with an overall record of 12-12 and an Ivy League record of 7-5, good for third place. The girls earned the #9 seed in the NYSAIS state tournament where they won their first round game before losing to the #1 seed and eventual NYSAIS Champions Horace Mann.
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  • Hackley Girls Varsity Squash 2019-20

    Hackley Girls Varsity Squash 2019-20

    The 2019- 2020 season for Girls Varsity Squash ended with a total of 12 wins and 13 loses. Captain and senior Jordan Miller led the team with great integrity, character and dedication, setting an excellent example for our future squash captains.
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  • Hackley Varsity Fencing 2019-20

    Hackley Varsity Fencing 2019-20

    Hackley Fencing finished an exceptional season, ending with a first-ever 1st Place in the ISFL League and at the Team Championship in all three boy's weapons.

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  • Hackley Varsity Indoor Track & Field 2019-20

    Hackley Varsity Indoor Track & Field 2019-20

    Hackley's Winter Track & Field athletes each saw improvement this season, setting personal bests in their events, with new records set, and strong Ivy League and NYSAIS finishes, and four athletes qualifying for the Federation Indoor Track meet.
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  • Hackley Varsity Swimming 2019-20

    Hackley Varsity Swimming 2019-20

    Led by Ivy champions Mary Rotenberg ’21 and Max Hardart ’21, the Hackley Girls and Boys Swim Teams had strong seasons, the girls team finishing second in league behind the strong and large Trinity team, and the boys finishing fourth.
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  • Hackley Varsity Wrestling 2019-20

    Hackley Varsity Wrestling 2019-20

    Despite small numbers, the Hackley Wrestling team brought home strong results, including top individual finishes in regional and state-level competition.
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  • Chopped!

    On Friday, Feb 21 students from the 7th grade gathered in the dining hall for a fun-filled cooking extravaganza.
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  • Hackley 5th and 6th graders at the Sumo Bot Robotics Tournament.

    Hackley Robotics Success

    At the February 22 Sumo Bot Robotics tournament at Long Ridge School in Stamford, CT, Hackley 5th and 6th graders were challenged to build and program Lego robots to battle each other in various autonomous and remote control competitions -- and won four out of the six competitions.
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  • First Creative Arts Field Trip

    Igniting Imagination

    Inspired by the Strategic Plan’s challenge to explore new opportunities for cross-disciplinary experiences within the Creative Arts, Hackley’s Visual and Performing Arts Departments recently held their first ever co-departmental Upper School Creative Arts Field Trip.
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  • The Varsity Fencing team after the ISFL Championships.

    Hackley Fencing Puts on Dominant Performance at ISFL Championships

    The Hackley Fencing program had an amazing weekend at the Independent School Fencing League Championships.
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  • Lara Schechter ‘21 and Hadassah Henderson ‘21

    Hackley Girls Wrestlers Finish 2nd and 4th at State Tournament

    Congratulations to Lara Schechter ‘21 and Hadassah Henderson ‘21 for their performances at the NY State Girls Wrestling Tournament at Truman High School (Bronx) on Saturday 2/22/20.
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  • Fourth Grade Biography Research project presentation.

    4th Grade Hall of Fame Museum

    To conclude their Biography Research project -- an interdisciplinary effort that brought together literacy, history, library research skills, and technology skills -- Hackley fourth graders launched their "Hall of Fame Museum" on February 19.
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  • Lara Schechter '21

    Four Wrestlers Heading to Statewide Competition

    Congratulations to Lara Schechter and Hadassah Henderson, who will compete at NY Girls State Folkstyle Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, February 22nd at Truman High School, and to Cole Joseph and Jack Bosco, who will compete at NY State Federation Championships at Times Union Center in Albany on February 28 and 29.
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  • Elizabeth Anne Smith designed her residency on “the actor in response” with the students.

    Welcoming Hackley's Inaugural Creative Resident

    Hackley hosted its inaugural teaching artist -- a drama educator -- during the week of February 9-14.  The Creative Residency program is part of the new strategic plan, Redefining Excellence: Learning Beyond Boundaries, and will serve to “promote the Hilltop as a learning hub” by bringing creative teaching artists in Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Digital Arts to campus.
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  • Welcome Back Jan 2019!

    2019 Hackley Welcome Back!

  • US Play Electra Highlights

    US Play Electra Highlights

  • Fall Highlights

    Fall 2018 Highlights

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    Founder's Day Visitor

  • LS Peace One Day Peace Sign

    Peace One Day

  • First Friday

    First Friday 2018

  • First Day 2018

    Welcome Back!

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    2018-19 Convocation

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    First Day of the 2018-19 School Year!

  • Allen Pool begins to fade away

    August on the Hilltop

  • Coffeehouse Spring Short Highlights 2018

    Spring Coffeehouse Highlights!

  • A Special Announcement 3/6/18

    A Special Announcement

  • All School Sing-a-long 2018

    4th Annual All School Sing-along

  • Johnson Center for Health and Wellness Opening Day