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Storylines for Super Bowl 58

Storylines for Super Bowl 58

By Charlie Perlman, Features Editor February 11, 2024

This 2023-2024 NFL season has been full of incredible storylines that have captivated not only American football fans but also international supporters and Taylor Swift fans. After a long journey, the...

Junior Olivia Houck among other students spent their time walking through the installation and taking in all the information. Different grade levels walked through the installation at different times. They began by grabbing a flameless candle and a packet of guiding questions before entering the installation.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Giulia Sorvillo, Design Editor of Print February 9, 2024

Michael Gyory looked out at the 10th graders he was meeting with in a Goodhue classroom and asked, “How many of you knew all four of your grandparents?” Most of the students raised their hands. “Well,...

Shabaka Shakur stuck to his truth and was able to right the wrongs in his life. He came to Hackley with the mission to educate Hackley students on the law and their rights. Shakur wants to help others avoid the situation that he went through.

Innocence Project Speaker Shabaka Shakur Rivets Upper School Students at Roundtable

By Charlie Perlman, Features Editor January 12, 2024

Imagine being wrongfully convicted of killing one of your closest friends and then spending the next 27 and a half years in prison paying for a crime you didn’t commit. Your friends, family, and...

Eighth grade Scholars gather at a table making crafts alongside their decorated ornaments. Several different activities were set up for the Scholars to participate in. This Holiday Party is an annual tradition allowing Scholars and their families to connect with Hackley mentors and faculty.

Hudson Scholars Annual Holiday Party

By Ashley Currie, Print Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2024

Where was all the singing, laughter, and joy reverberating from before winter break began? Look no further than the dining hall where members from the Hudson Scholars community gathered for the annual...

These are some of the speakers that spoke at the round table. Everyone had a great time listening and learning about Hispanic Heritage month.

The Hispanic Heritage Roundtable

By Bella Edwards, Feature Editor of Arts November 29, 2023

¡Feliz mes de la Herencia Hispana! The first roundtable for Hispanic Heritage Month took place on October 11th and celebrated what it means to be a Latine. With plenty of delicious food like empanadas...

In the middle of Kyiv, Mr. Klimenko examines a captured Russian tank from the beginning of the conflict.

A Russian victory in Ukraine would destroy democracy

By Charlie Perlman, Features Editor November 28, 2023

If you look closely enough, you can see it. The prevalence of the Russia-Ukraine war is all around us. It is evident in our classrooms, our news, and our daily conversations. As I sat in my 20th Century...

Senior Lulu Bednar, Junior Devyn OCallaghan, and Sophomore Fiona Pedraza celebrate their win. Field Hockey played Horace Mann at 2:30p.m. The girls won 2-1 in overtime.

Alumni Weekend and the Dave Allison Game

By Enya Walsh, Events Editor November 28, 2023

Every year Girls Varsity Soccer kicks off Alumni Weekend with the Dave Allison game, honoring a former teacher and coach who passed away due to breast cancer. The game is played under the lights on Pickert...

Illustrations from the cover of the New Yorker, located in the Philippe Labaune Gallery. These drawings are first drafts, as well as loose sketches of popular cartoons that we know and love today. Artists take these simple sketches, and transform them into beautiful drawings that eventually get displayed on the magazines cover.

A Trip to the Chelsea Galleries: Exploring the World of Art

By Jordan Kleeger, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

There is nothing like observing beautiful work on a lovely day, surrounded by fellow students who share a passion for art. On Thursday, October 12, all intermediate studio art classes spent the day in...

Jack Perlman, Alex Nuzum, and Nico Kim (not pictured) won the boys bracket. Their bracket consisted of 13 other teams.

Slam Dunk: Another Successful 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

By Sarah Barsanti, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

Kids of all grades, interests, and basketball skill levels packed the Johnson Center gym to compete in the annual HPA 3-on-3 basketball tournament on November 8th.  Run by teachers Mr. Gruenberg...

Junior Arri Bentsi-Addison Posey performed From the Start by Laufey. The audience roared in support after a great performance. Arri was just one of many amazing performances.

Fall Coffeehouse 2023

By Caleb Bae, News Editor November 21, 2023

One of Hackley’s long-standing traditions, Coffeehouse, continued this fall, exciting many students. With the Hackley community being able to show off their talents to their friends and family, many...

Student ambassadors, wearing yellow shirts, are gathered in the lobby of the Johnson Center. In the morning, they checked in prospective families and directed them to their demonstration lessons. Prior to families gathering in the Varsity Gym to hear initial remarks, the lobby was buzzing with families socializing and grabbing a bite to eat before the event.

The Great Buzz on the Hilltop: Hackley’s Lower and Middle School Open House

By Ashley Currie, Print Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2023

For the second weekend in a row, Hackley was buzzing with prospective families hoping to learn more about the lower and middle schools. Balloons marked the paths around Hackley leading families to the...

Director of the Upper School Andy King is speaking with prospective upper school families. Over 430 people were in attendance of the event. Prospective families were able to explore the Johnson Center and various upper school buildings while on campus.

The Great Buzz on the Hilltop: Hackley’s Upper School Open House

By Ashley Currie, Print Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2023

If you see the Hilltop packed with visitors and decorated with balloons on a Saturday in October, it probably means Hackley is holding an Open House. The Hilltop was buzzing with prospective families hoping...

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