The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The acapella group waited for a signal from their leader to begin singing. They sang a variety of songs that touched the crowd in different ways. Some students even explained that the performance got them emotional.

Shades of Yale: Spreading a Message Through Harmony

By Giulia Sorvillo, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

On Friday, January 20th, Shades of Yale, an acapella group, visited the Upper and Middle schools to put on a performance in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  The acapella group consists of Yale...

This years hosts, Zara and Catie, engaged the crowd by initiating various interactive games. Some of which included anonymously sending in jokes, spill your guts or fill your guts, and a series of trivia questions.

Fall Coffeehouse

By Ava Derby, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

The brightly colored spotlights shone upon the performers at the annual Fall Coffeehouse where students gathered to watch their peers present their musical talents in Zetkov. This year’s performances...

With their cameras, students were ready to head to a new location in the park. They stopped along a small body of water to capture the reflections of the trees on the water. This was towards the end of the trip and many students were taking a minute to soak in their surroundings.

An Adventure to the MoMA

By Giulia Sorvillo, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

Upper school photography students boarded the buses buzzing with excitement as they headed to New York City for a day of exploration and all things photography. Students visited the MoMA to further...

William Teacher opening up the school play The Tempest and giving the backstory of all the hard work and effort that went into the astounding performance.

Drama Society Performs ‘The Tempest’

By Bella Edwards, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

The lights go up, the first lines are spoken, and the actors appear on stage. After months of practicing lines, rehearsals, and preparing sets and equipment, Hackley’s Drama Society finally performed...

The Arts and Crafts Club (ACC) is helping to set up the Vision Launch Party in the Senior Lounge. Lights are twirled around pillars with the assistance of Vision and ACC members.
Their efforts paid off, as the audience loved how the lights gave off such a cool atmosphere within the room.

The Vision Launches its New Season

By Joshua Lee, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

The beauty of literature and photography made its presence at the Hackley Vision Launch Party. Posters and stickers were placed across the Hackley campus, spreading the message of the upcoming event. “Its...

Sophomores Maggie Yalmokas, Giulia Sorvillo, and Alessia Sorvillo watched Zach Bryan perform at the music festival Sound on Sound. Many fans were disappointed with his short setlist. Bryan also started late because he was experiencing many technical issues, making fans even more disappointed, as some of them had traveled far just to watch him perform.

New Faces in the Music Industry

By Giulia Sorvillo, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Zach Bryan, an up-and-coming country and neotraditional country music artist, did not see a future in music growing up. When he first enlisted in the Navy, his plan was to serve his country just like his...

Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown was written by Charles M. Schulz and was released in 1966. It is part of the Peanuts holiday film franchise.

Movie of the Month: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

By Enya Walsh, Events Editor November 14, 2022

What’s one thing you and your teachers have in common during the month of October? Watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. The film came out in 1966 and was written by Charles M. Schulz. It’s...

Travis Scott is known for encouraging his audience to participate in hazardous activities on various occasions.

Concert Venues Enact Safety Precautions

By Ava Derby, Staff Writer October 12, 2022

Concerts are always a light-hearted and fun environment for primarily teenagers and young adults to sing some of their favorite songs along with thousands of other people and the artist themselves. However,...

Sophie was also drawing another portrait for her sustained investigation work. She depicts a girl covering her mouth with her hands. She also has several supplies like pencils and pastels to help form her piece of artwork.

AP Art Students Complete Their Portfolios

By Ashley Currie, News Editor June 7, 2022

The AP Studio Art class this year has five students instructed by Greg Cice and he discusses the nature of the course; one student, in particular, Sophie Miller, also discusses the artwork she has completed....

Junior, Cammy Jung, performs a solo.

Spring Coffeehouse Features New Performers

By Charlotte Feehan, Staff Writer June 2, 2022

A few weeks ago, the Hackley community came together to celebrate the musical talents of its students at the Spring Coffeehouse. The night featured several performers from ninth grade to twelfth, all showcasing...

Rising Popularity of Film Photography

Rising Popularity of Film Photography

By Annabel Hardart, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

“By far the most significant event in the history of amateur photography was the introduction of the Kodak #1 camera in 1888,” Mia Fineman, a curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art explained...

Griffin Senyek and Arjan Sandhu play the roles of detective Casey Neptune and Warwick the butler. In this scene they interrogate Davina Arlington, played by Hannah Gorevic.

Drama Society Performs ‘The Alibis’

By Caleb Bae December 17, 2021

Throughout the week of Oct. 29th to Nov. 6th, Hackley’s Drama Society performed “The Alibis'', a comedic murder mystery written by Jonathan Dorf, under the tent on Akin Common to accommodate COVID-19...

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