On October 20, 28 students and three chaperones from Tamagawa School in Japan visited Hackley as part of our Round Square. This is the third consecutive year that Tamagawa students have visited Hackley. In past years, a Hackley student has gone to Tamagawa as an exchange student.
On Monday, October 17th, the fourth grade class took a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. After reading a summer book titled The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, the students explored the museum, led by the Lower School art teacher, to see first-hand the pieces and rooms described in this imaginative story.
Clink, clink, clink…that’s the sound of 6th grade science students rock hammering in the woods. Students are exploring the geology of Hackley’s campus by gathering rock samples from outcrops around campus and then observing and identifying them in class.
The Upper School hosted its second Maker Monday in the library on 10/16 and it was fun! The kids made mummies out of garden wire and muslin strips. One student even made a mummy black widow spider. Next Monday will be another Halloween project.
If you happened to be walking around Hackley this week, like Mike Wirtz was, you might have happened across some unadulterated JOY -- in the form of bubbles...and double bubbles! All in the name of Middle School Science! Read more about what they learned and how.
Beginning on October 4th with a 3-0 win over Fieldston, the Boys soccer team has recorded four straight wins to even up their record at 5-5-1. This moved them into third place in the league going into the second half of the season. The Fieldston win was followed by a 2-1 victory over Dalton. (Read on for more season updates.)
Caroline Stevenson ’18, Matt Braver ’19, Sophia Thomas ’21, and Sam Goldberg ’18 earned Athlete of the Week honors for the week of October 9 in recognition of outstanding performances with their respective teams. Read on for details.