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 Data Struggle

The Data Struggle

By Alessia Sorvillo February 1, 2023

Schizophrenia, a serious mental disorder that affects a person’s ability to interpret reality properly, was a topic that piqued junior NJ Roc-Sennett's interest and led her to learn more about it by...

Ms. Jean poses for a picture in the Johnson Center after an assembly about International Holocaust Remembrance Day. As Assistant Head for Community and Inclusivity, Ms. Jean works on organizing assemblies and making sure many different perspectives and voices are heard throughout the community.

Ms. Jean Announces Her Departure from Hackley School

By Rebecca Ingles, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

Over winter break, Head of School Michael Wirtz announced Cyndy Jean, Assistant Head for Community and Inclusivity, will be departing from the Hackley School. Ms. Jean has been appointed Assistant Head...

Freshmen Rohan and Riyaan enjoy the semifinal of the World Cup in the library during free time.

Essentials to Know if You Do Not Follow the World Cup

By Sejal Virk February 1, 2023

After four long years of qualification with 206 teams competing from around the world, 865 matches played, and 2,424 goals scored, the 22nd FIFA World Cup began and ran until December 18th.  This World...

Girls squash debriefs with coach Rix after a strong win against Horace Mann. The girls always have a debrief talk with captains at the end of every match.

Winter Sports Update

By Sejal Virk, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

Two months into the winter season, Hackley sports teams are looking strong in games, matches, and meets as they prepare for the approaching Ivy’s and NYSAIS competitions. Hackley boys varsity squash...

Hackley School: Did You Know?

Hackley School: Did You Know?

January 25, 2023

 Lights, camera, action!  Hackley has been featured in three movies: Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1983); Presumed Innocent (1990), starring Harrison Ford; Admission (2013), starring...

As the production is happening, Mika is waiting behind the stage for her cue to go on and dance. This was from the production of Nutcracker where she played the role of Dewdrop.

Unordinary Sports: Mika Nuzum Balances Dance and Demanding School Work

By Giulia Sorvillo, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

 Ever come home from school and feel unmotivated? Well, for sophomore Mika Nuzum that is not an option as her day in dance has just begun.  Mika first began dancing at the age of three but became...

Olivia, Fernanda, and Kayce 25 focus on writing their articles. Staff writers sit with their friends, allowing for a collaborative and fun work period.

Insider On Dial: Meet the Team

By Annabel Hardart, Feature Editor January 18, 2023

As you near the far end of the library and peek through the clear doors of the G201 computer lab, you may catch a glimpse of an uncommon array of 24 students from 10th to 12th grade. You’ll observe...

App of the month: Locket

App of the month: Locket

By Kayce Park, Staff Writer January 12, 2023

Locket is a relatively new “widget” app that anyone can download to their home screen in order to send live pictures to their friends. You can add up to ten friends to send and/or receive pictures...

Hackley Girl’s Cross Country takes off for their 5k race at Van Cortlandt park. The girls competed against over a dozen other schools and hundreds of runners in their final NYSAIS race. Despite the unusually hot day and hilly course, the team performed well with 8th graders Emma Curran and Caitlin Morrow placing in the top 25.

Fall Sports Advance to NYSAIS Championships

By Enya Walsh, Events Editor January 12, 2023

As the fall season came to an end, all teams qualified for NYSAIS, the New York State Association of Independent Schools tournament. Each team had a great end to their season and were strong competitors...

Teacher Profile: Mr. Curleys Three Rules in the Classroom

Teacher Profile: Mr. Curley’s Three Rules in the Classroom

By Charlie Perlman and Samantha Rowbottom January 9, 2023

The personality of your teacher and their style greatly impacts how your year will go and what your grade will be. A teacher has the ability to make a class more entertaining or make it less intriguing....

Along with the introduction of new foods with the reopening of the Well, they have also invested in new machinery that is able to provide students with a larger array of different options to choose from. For example,  the new coffee and espresso machines have made it possible for customers to be able to purchase an assortment of coffee drinks. Also, in addition to the expensive choices, the Well always has different fruits on hand, that students can pick up on the go for free.

The Well in the Johnson Center Reopens

By Fernanda Paz, Staff Writer January 9, 2023

Life without the Well on the Hilltop had not been easy; going to and leaving sports hungry, only eating the junk food sold at the Tuck Shop, and not getting the proper fuel our body needs in order to maintain...

Blocking the Ball

Blocking the Ball

By Rebecca Ingles, Staff Writer January 9, 2023

Hackley offers many different sports during the fall season, including soccer, field hockey, and cross country. In the Ivy Preparatory League, every school has a girls volleyball team except for Hackley...

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