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|Allstrom Chair in Foreign Affairs Holder Announced|
Dr. Adrianne Pierce has been reappointed to the Allstrom Chair in Foreign Affairs for a four-year term beginning with the 2014-15 academic year. Adrianne is the current holder of the Chair, with responsibility for Hackley’s Global Education initiatives, including all aspects of the Round Square partnership, the Casten Travel Program, the annual Wendt Speaker program, and coordination of international student visits.
|Challenges to Area Bus Transportation|
Mark Lauria, Executive Director of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) shared a letter with Westchester Heads of Schools about the recent rally at the Mamaroneck School Board meeting, protesting the district’s proposed change in school busing policies. Read the letter here. We encourage all our families to pay attention to this and other similar proposals as they arise, as these changes would have significant impact on the transportation options available to Hackley families.
|Congratulations to the Hackley Jazz Band|
The Hackley School Jazz Band was selected to perform at this year’s Westchester County School Music Association’s All-County Jazz Festival. The Hackley ensemble delivered a rousing performance at the Festival, which took place February 28th at Edgemont High School. Several members of the group were also intrepid participants in an improvisation workshop immediately preceding the concert. Hearty congratulations to the Band and its inspiring new director, Rafi Malkiel!
|Hackley Girls' Basketball Win Championship|
The Hackley Girls' Varsity Basketball team defeated Staten Island Academy 61-49 this afternoon in the NYSAIS Tournament finals. This marks the team's third consecutive State Championship. Congratulations to the team and coaches!
|HGVB Wins League Championship|
Hackley Girls’ Varsity Basketball has clinched the Ivy League Championship for the third consecutive year. Senior Stefanie F. was recognized this season with the Con Ed Athlete of the Week award, and senior Ally M. has led the team in scoring in the last six games.
|Hackley Girls’ Swimming Wins Ivy League Title|
The Girls’ Varsity swim team won the Ivy League championship at Lehman College on Feb 10th for the second consecutive year. Hackley’s boys’ team finished fifth overall. Highlights of the meet included three new school record-setting times, a new Ivy League record, and three Ivy League Championships in individual events. Congratulations to all Hackley’s swimmers and to Coach Gillard!