"Good morning and welcome to Hackley!" The students and teachers filling the Hackley Performing Arts Center to capacity--including the entire Hackley Middle School as well as our Round Square visitors from around the Americas and the world, returned a hearty "Good Morning!" as Michael Wirtz officially launched the Young Round Square Conference dedicated to the theme "Exploring Democracy in the Big Apple." Read on for his remarks....
On Saturday, April 15th, the Hackley’s MS Aquabots Robotics Teams competed in the PA Regional M.A.T.E competition, or the Marine Advanced Technology and Education competition, held annually at Villanova University.
Sixth-grade Spanish students created research-based posters in the theme "Ecuador: la mitad del mundo" for the annual AATSP poster contest. Two Hackley students, Welyn W. and Willow Q., received “certificates of participation” and another, Adelle D., won the Grades 6-8 category and was honored at a Gala in the city.
Ivie Uzamere ’17 was selected First Team All Journal News this week in both the shot put and weighted throw for her outstanding accomplishments including placing 4th at the New York State Federation Championships. Onye Ohio-Enyia '18 was named First Team All County by the Journal news in the 300m. Amin Mustefa ’17 was named Second Team for Long Jump and Jordan Patrick ’17 was named Honorable Mention in the Weighted Throw.
On Thursday, April 20, Hackley will welcome 72 Middle School student delegates and 32 teachers from fellow Round Square schools around the world for the 2017 Round Square Conference of the Americas, seven days of celebrating connections across cultures.
Michael Bierut, father of three Hackley alumni (Liz ’04, Drew ’08, and Martha ’11), returned to the Hilltop to present this year's Forbes Lecture. An acclaimed graphics designer and partner in the New York design firm, Pentagram, Mr. Bierut spoke to Hackley Upper School students about the ways graphics design affects our lives in surprising and, often, transformative ways.