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The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

Sophomore Conor Ranawat steps into the batters box and looks to get on base against Fieldstone. Conor is the first baseman for the team.

Spring Sting Returns

By Caleb Bae and Ashley Currie May 18, 2022

The Spring Sting was held this year for the first time since 2019 and the long-awaited return delivered tremendous wins by almost all teams against Fieldston. The games began at 4:00 p.m. with Hackley...

Seniors Devin Bernstein (left) and Luke Best (right) relax in the Senior Lounge with their spoons in their hands. Students are safe from having their spoons stolen as long as they are holding them in their hands.

Seniors go Head-to-Head in the Spring Tradition Known as “The Spoon Game”

By Griffin Senyek, Events Editor April 19, 2022

Hackley is a school full of many traditions that the student body looks forward to each year from First Friday to Stings to Class Day. Each spring, seniors return from spring break to the Hilltop excited...

In the second game of the season, HGVL came up with a 16-3 win over Dalton on April 1st. HGVL is currently 4 and 0 in the Ivy League.

Girls Varsity Lacrosse Returns to Competition

By Lila O'Brien, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

The Return of HGVL After a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, Hackley Girls Varsity Lacrosse returns to competition. HGVL is a 10-time NYSAIS champion and is recognized in the Ivy...

Maxwel Lee participated in the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair on the 19th of March. At WESEF he presented his work on the ability of barley straw extract to prevent algae growth.

Making a Change One Sample at a Time

By Akshi Khowala, Assistant Opinion Editor April 19, 2022

With each passing year, Maxwel Lee ‘22 noticed that the reservoirs in Tarrytown would turn a sickly shade of green (covered in a layer of algae) during the summer months. The aggressive algae growth...

After a hard-fought win against Fordham Prep, goalie, Mac Broaddus, and Vincent Crispi celebrate their victory. Vincent and Mac played a big role in their victory helping defend the goal and coming up with big saves.

Athlete Profile: Vincent Crispi

By Caleb Bae, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Since the age of seven, sophomore Vincent Crispi has loved lacrosse. Beginning with a local travel team in Armonk, he currently plays as a defenseman for Predators, a competitive out-of-school club team....

Results of a survey sent to 398 students on 1/18/2022.

Should Students Feel Pressured to Come to School When They Are Sick?

By Theodore Saujet, Features Editor April 3, 2022

Even before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Hackley’s demanding curriculum forced students who felt sick to debate whether or not they should come to school. In the Covid era, the tension between...

Jessie is in the studio recording for her radio show. She records with some of her friends and it airs on Sunday nights. She has been able to pursue this on top of her academic and athletic commitments.

Checking-up on recent graduates

By Ashley Currie, Staff Writer April 3, 2022

The Dial spoke to three 2020-2021 graduates to see how their time at Hackley has prepared them for college. Graduate Audrey Pizzolato is a double major in computer science and operating research at...

Community council worked virtually during the height of the pandemic and is now back to in person meetings. The group meets weekly on Monday evenings and many of the leaders continue to work informally outside of Monday nights.

Community Council

By Maia Larson, Staff Writer April 3, 2022

Community council has long been a forum for students to affect change in the Hackley community by creating enjoyable events for students, all while fostering a strong sense of school spirit. Yet, very...

ESPN TC provides information about games before, as well as after they are played.  They include the team’s stats, highlight videos, and game information, as well as allow users to buy tickets for the game on the app.

App of the month – March Madness

By Annabel Hardart, Staff Writer April 3, 2022

The ESPN Tournament Challenge (ESPN TC) App allows friends and family to easily “bet” on the annual March Madness tournament. March Madness is the official unofficial name of the annual NCAA men’s...

TikTok Trends

TikTok Trends

By Chloe Yancovich, Managing Editor April 1, 2022

On December 17th, schools around the country were placed on high alert because of TikTok threats labeled “National Shoot Up Your School Day.” Although these threats were deemed not credible, many schools,...

April Williams teaches a physical education class to lower schoolers. The first graders played tag and other active games.

Ms Williams is the New Chair of Physical Education

By Sami Rowbottom, Events Editor April 1, 2022

This year, April Williams took on the position of Physical Education Chair, bringing with her a unique perspective on the topic of physical education, as she has seen how negative experiences with P.E....

In the 2018 Fall show, Gucci sent models down the runway wearing Sikh turbans as fashion. Fans of the label were extremely upset by the cultural appropriation, especially those who do wear the turban.

Fashion and Cultural Appropriation

By Chloe Yancovich, Managing Editor March 29, 2022

Cultural appropriation is defined as “the act through which specificities of a given culture, such as symbols, artifacts, genres, rituals, or technologies, are used by members of a different culture.”...

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