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Seniors Artwork Featured at Katonah Museum of Art

Seniors Artwork Featured at Katonah Museum of Art

By Georgia Panitz, Arts Editor

February 14, 2018


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Seven Hackley artists had pieces featured in the Katonah Art Museum’s “Young Artists Exhibit”. The exhibit was on display from January 21st to February 11th, and featured over 400 pieces of artwork from artists from local high schools across the tri-state area. Seniors Hanna Mark, Carly Gri...

Winter Coffeehouse 2018

Winter Coffeehouse 2018

By Alexi Sandhu and Sydney Stoller

February 2, 2018


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Here are some of the performances from the Winter Coffeehouse on Friday, January 26th, 2018! Special thanks to The House Band and backstage crew: Ben Monore ’19 (drums) Richie Nuzum ’19 (bass) Maggie Broaddus ’20 (guitar) Madi Schwartz ’18 (piano) Ian Wong '18 (Spot Operator) Bea McColl ’18 (Coffeeh...

Exposing the artistic process through the use of white space

By Jordan Miller, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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Dedicating fifteen hours to each piece, Senior and AP artist Delia Tager is in the process of creating a collection based on a unique take on portraits through making part of the painting hyper-realistic and leaving part of it unfinished. Delia’s focus is unfinished portraits using a medium of acryli...

Art teacher Mark Green opens first solo show in Philadelphia

Art teacher Mark Green opens first solo show in Philadelphia

By Natalie Suckhman, Lifestyles Editor

December 11, 2017


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The majority of Hackley students are familiar with Upper School art teacher Mark Green’s sunny disposition and friendly nature. While people may know him to help students with their works, he also spends time creating his own paintings which were recently featured in his recent solo exhibition with Gross Mc...

Students explore artistic interests through summer music programs

Students explore artistic interests through summer music programs

By Ella Jones, Julia Thomson, and Jordan Miller, Staff Writers

December 11, 2017


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Over the summer, many Hackley students were able to explore their passions for the arts outside of the classroom. Maggie Broaddus, Oren Tirschwell and Madi Schwartz had opportunities to do so, pursuing their interests in various arts through different summer programs in the Tri-State Area. Sophomore Maggie Bro...

Fall Coffeehouse 2017-2018

Fall Coffeehouse 2017-2018

By Alexi Sandhu, Online Editor

December 1, 2017


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Here are some of the performances from the Fall Coffeehouse on Friday, November 17th, 2017! Special thanks to The House Band and backstage crew: Ben Monore '19 (drums) Richie Nuzum '19 (bass) Maggie Broaddus '20 (guitar) Madi Schwartz '18 (piano) Olivia Weinberg '18 and Elizabeth Hetzel '2...

Comedy of Errors blends Shakespeare and Hip Hop

Comedy of Errors blends Shakespeare and Hip Hop

By Lei Anne Rabeje, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2017


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The Upper School Drama Department pulled off yet another showstopper with its fall production of The Comedy of Errors. The play aired over two weekends, Friday 11/3, Saturday 11/4, Friday 11/10, and Saturday, 11/11. The production took inspiration from Lin Manuel-Miranda's Broadway hit, Hamilton, and adde...

“Comedy of Errors” promises humor and camaraderie

“Comedy of Errors” promises humor and camaraderie

By Lei Anne Rabeje, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


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Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors takes an ironic turn on the stage in the Upper School’s fall play featuring seniors Kioni Marshall and Hannah Goodwin-Pierce. Both actors will be playing a set of male twins. While Shakespeare’s Globe cast men for its female roles, Drama teacher and Director Will...

AP Art Exhibit Displays Students’ Concentrations

AP Art Exhibit Displays Students’ Concentrations

By Georgia Panitz, Arts Editor

May 16, 2017


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On Monday, May 15th at 6 P.M. the annual AP Studio Art thesis exhibit was displayed in Allen Hall. The class consists of seven seniors including Izzy Ampil, Camille Butterfield, Ashley Halloran, Eleanor Heinrich, Sunya Hassan, Cory Weinreb, and Morgan Zepf. Each seniors’ pieces are previewed a...

Acting 1, 2, and 3 perform at the annual Acting Showcase

Acting 1, 2, and 3 perform at the annual Acting Showcase

By Lei Anne Rabeje, Politics Editor

May 15, 2017


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Students in Acting 1, 2, and 3 performed at the annual acting showcase on Thursday, May 11. Each year, acting classes hold a performance to showcase their talents. Each student is required to participate as their final grade in the class, and the whole Hackley community is invited to see their performance. This...

Seniors take final bows at spring Coffeehouse

Seniors take final bows at spring Coffeehouse

By Lei Anne Rabeje, Politics Editor

May 15, 2017


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The Upper School bade farewell to Senior performers during the spring Coffeehouse, whose artistry and talents have graced the stage for the past four years. From senior Sarah Lucente’s deep, baritone voice to Jackson Corrigan’s technique on the piano and knowledge of music theory, the senior per...

AP Artists put final touches on their portfolios

AP Artists put final touches on their portfolios

By Christian Riegler, Photo Editor

May 15, 2017


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Unlike other Advanced Placement classes offered at Hackley, the AP Art class does not focus on learning material throughout the year that appears on a cumulative test in May. Instead, around the end of April and beginning of May, the AP Art class of seven seniors prepares to submit an “AP Studio Art ...

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