On Saturday, November 10th, senior Parli co-captains Matt Traum and Liam Gonick competed in the first High School Public Debate Program (HSPDP) tournament of the season, depating 4 separate pre-announed and impromptu motions.
Congratulations to seniors Philip Bonanno and Tucker Wilke who won the Scarsdale Invitational, a Public Forum tournament attracting 80 other participants, including some of the best debaters in the northeast.
During their Colonial unit, Mrs. Lopez’s fourth grade students learned about colonial life through engaging in activities that colonists experienced, such as having a tea party where they cross-stitched, made rag dolls, hornbooks, and quills.
The Hackley Cross-Country Team had another great season, with 54 dedicated runners contributing to the team's succcess and exceptional leadership from captains Olivia Curran, Anastasia Popova, William Crainer, and Thomas Dewey.
HGVT emphasized playing with passion and determination, reflecting on their play after each match, using smart strategy to give themselves the best chance of competing on each point, and finished with an 8-5 record and lost a super close semi-final match (2-3) to the eventual Ivy League champions, Horace Mann.
Members of the Hackley Modern Languages department devoted November 7 to Professional Development in Service-Learning to support efforts to expand the ways they integrate Service-Learning into their students' educational experience.