"Hack Gives Back" is a new student-driven initiative to engage members of the Hackley community in relief for communities beyond the Hilltop. Students wrote proposals for their projects in the fall, and then ran highly successful collection drives from January 22 to February 2. Many thanks to all who contributed! Read on to learn about the projects.
Hackley Upper School students brought "beauty and light" to a cold January evening as they performed with and for their friends at the Winter Coffeehouse. Check out a few highlights from the night here.
William Zhou '18 was selected as a finalist among all who participated in the 38th Annual College & High Photography Contest hosted by Photographer’s Forum. His image will be included in the Best of College & High School Photography 2018.
The Hackley Wrestling Team captured two titles at the annual NYSAIS championship meet this past Saturday at Long Island Lutheran High School. With many young Hackley wrestlers having success, the future looks very bright for the program. Congratulations to all Hackley wrestlers! Read on for details.
This month's Character Ed "virtue" in the Lower School is Empathy -- and a courageous group of moms and dads stepped up to help demostrate the meaning of empathy to Lower School students with an original play. Check out highlights here.
Hackley's Director of Informational Technology, Jed Dioguardi, is this week's featured voice on Hackley Perspectives, where he muses on the benefits and challenges presented by LEGO kits -- which become a powerful metaphor for the way we think about teaching and learning. Enjoy!
On February 3, Vinay Bijoor '18, Will Crainer '19, and Josh Zhang '19 presented work completed last summer as part of their participation in the Hackley Independent Research program at the Westchester Rockland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Read on.
Hackley swimmers delivered a strong performances at the Ivy League Championship meet on February 6th at Lehman College. The boys' team finished second, 85 points ahead of the third place Fieldston team and within shouting distance of the first place Trinity team. Hackley Girls Swimming finished the team event in 4th place. Both girls and boys teams brought in spectacular individual and relay performances, with new records set. Great job all around! Read on for results.
On Wednesday January 31st, Hackley fourth grade students worked on a special community service project making winter themed placemats. These placemats will be used by middle school students to decorate the tables during their community service work at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Ossining, NY which provides hot meals to approximately 50 local families every Saturday evening. Great job, Fourth Grade!
Rohun Rajpal ’18 has been accepted to Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute's National Youth Orchestra of the USA (NYO-USA), an annual program, free to all participants, that brings together the brightest young players from across the country to perform around the world. Read on for details.