The Dial

Head of School Michael Wirtz addressed the school body via Zoom. Students viewed the event as they gathered in their respective homerooms. Although the rain prevented an in-person Convocation, students helped conclude the event with a resounding

Convocation 21-22

September 18, 2021

At the beginning of each school year, the Hackley community gathers for Convocation on Akin Common. This year, the event was supposed to be in person for the first time since the pandemic, but took place...

Mr. KIng pauses for a final photo with members of the class of '21.

Commencement 2021

By Alina Watson, Editor-in-chief July 13, 2021

Students, parents, and faculty all gathered under a tent on Pickert Field for the first time since before the pandemic for an in-person graduation for the class of ‘21. Commencement normally takes...

Mental Health at Hackley

Mental Health at Hackley

By Bella Wasserman, Staff Writer June 9, 2021

The past few months have been an incredibly draining time for students all over the world, contending with the loneliness of quarantine, the stress of school, and overall exhaustion. The rate of depression...

The Future of Trimester 2 Exams

By Theo Saujet, Staff Writer June 7, 2021

Adaptations to school life during COVID-19 led the administration to the decision to cancel trimester two exams this year. The cancelation of these exams led to a debate within the Hackley administration;...

Freshman Harry Rosenthal performs

Spring Coffeehouse

Students perform in the first outdoor Coffeehouse of the year. Presented live to a limited outdoor audience, the final Coffeehouse of 2021 was also live stream for those attending at home.
By Emily Koch, Design Editor May 19, 2021

Reactions to Anti-Asian Violence

Reactions to Anti-Asian Violence

By Sophie Thomas, News Editor April 30, 2021

According to NBC News, Anti-Asian hate crimes increased by nearly 150% in 2020, mostly in NY and LA. These crimes have been horrific, mostly involving racial slurs and violent attacks. There was also a...

Customers walk out of gamestop, the recent focus of a financial fiasco on Wall Street.

Gamestop Stock Rises as Redditors Challenge Wall Street

By Bella Wasserman April 23, 2021

Gamestop, a video game retailer, recently became the center of an unprecedented struggle between amateur stock traders and hedge funds in the stock market. The company’s stock price had risen an astounding...

Community Council Campaign Speeches

Each candidate prepared a speech that addressed the following questions: What position are you running for? Why would you be a good candidate for this position? How have you contributed to the Hackley Community? What are your goals if elected to this position? Videos of the speeches will be shown during Community Time on Wednesday, 4/21/2021
April 15, 2021

Hackley School's recorded information of positive pool test results. There is a visible spike in positive cases in the period of and around winter break.

Students Should Follow COVID-19 Protocols during Spring Break

By Sky Safriet March 18, 2021

Spring break for the 2020-2021 academic year is right around the corner, and amid rising levels of vaccination among the U.S. population, lifted restrictions on gathering capacity and mask-wearing in various...

Spring Sports Practices Begin

Spring Sports Practices Begin

By Griffin Senyek, Events Editor March 14, 2021

Even with remnants of snow still remaining on the Hackley campus, spring sports kicked off Tuesday, March 9th. That said, interscholastic competition is still on hold, confirming the cancellation of a...

Winter Sports Review

Winter Sports Review

By Griffin Senyek and Jack Meyer February 4, 2021

Winter season has arrived upon the Hilltop, which means that winter sports have kicked off. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, winter sports have had to adapt to the guidelines in place, keeping teams...

Students find a way to work socially distanced during free periods.

Different Perspectives on Hackley’s Reopening

By Gabriella Parasnis and Emily Koch January 20, 2021

In recent months, people all over the world have been immersed in strange new circumstances. Many of these vast changes have been implemented right here on the Hilltop. One of the biggest changes and problems...

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