The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

Mr. King is speaking to prospective families and outlining the course of the day for the Open House. Some other speakers included Mr. Wirtz, Ms. Jean, Ms. OCallaghan, and Ms. Hicks-Rotella.

Open House Welcomed Prospective Upper School Students

By Ashley Currie, News Editor November 14, 2022

Hackley was buzzing with a large influx of families who were now able to experience the full range of traditional Open House events that have been put on hold because of Covid-19. The Johnson Center...

New Year, New Clubs

New Year, New Clubs

By Sejal Virk, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

The club fair revealed the seventy-two new clubs students and teachers have created for the ‘22-’23 school year. This year's club fair held on the quad was lively with music and busy tables promoting...

Head of School Mike Wirtz recently announced that he will be leaving at the end of the 22-23 school year.

This Year is Mr. Wirtz’s Final Year as Head of School

By Rebecca Ingles, Staff Writer October 24, 2022

On Tuesday, September 27, Michael Wirtz, Hackley’s Head of School, announced that the 2022-2023 school year would be his last year on the Hilltop. In an email to Rodge Cohen, the President of the Board...

This is what the Center for Center for Creative Arts and Technology will eventually look like. Plans and pictures like these were drawn up well before the demolition to show to families and faculty/staff.

Site-clearing Underway for New Arts and Technology Center

By Aran Basu, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

In 2024, the rubble and construction vehicles that families, teachers, and staff drive by every day will be replaced with a new and strikingly modern building, starting a new era for the Performing Arts,...

Upper School Class President Steven Li presenting his speech to the Hackley community.

Community Council Update

By Akshi Khowala, Newsletter Editor September 28, 2022

Your voices have been heard… After a long bout of speeches and voting forms, the community council leaders for the 2022-2023 school year are Steven Li ‘23 as President, EJ Regalado ‘24 as Vice President,...

Sophomore Rafa Castro 25 completes one of the courses at Boundless Adventures, testing courage and skill.

Students Participate in First Friday Activities

By Olivia Houck, Staff Writer September 27, 2022

Boat racing and egg-dropping, are only two of the many events that students partook in on First Friday, an annual event where Middle and Upper School students can join in on a day full of activities, with...

Hackley students and faculty gather at Akin Common for Convocation.

Convocation 2022

By Bella Edwards September 23, 2022

As a new school year began, the Hackley community came together on Akin Common for Convocation. Convocation is a K-12 gathering to celebrate the start of a new school year. After two years of the event...

The butterflies are finally settling in to Hackleys orchard! Over 20 different types of butterflies and bees have arrived!

Update from the Hackley Orchard

By Joshua Lee, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

Walking through the newly-flowering Hackley orchard, Upper School Science Teacher and developer of the project, Tessa Johnson, notes the beautiful “hummingbirds and over 20 different types of bees and...

Sophomores Donia Karandikar, Maggie Yalmokas, and Alessia Sorvillo show their school spirit by wearing all black. Standing towards the back of the crowd did not stop them from cheering loudly for the boys varsity soccer team.

Fall Spirit Week 2022

By Giulia Sorvillo, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

Spirit week, led by the community council during the second week of school, brought the student body together after summer break. Students participated in different dress-ups, building excitement gradually...

Anticipating the Revised Daily Schedule

Anticipating the Revised Daily Schedule

By Maura McGlarry, Opinion Editor September 8, 2022

Entering the 2022-23 school year, Hackley has decided to integrate a new schedule with the goal of improving student and teacher life.  When faced with designing a new schedule, the scheduling committee...

Upcoming Changes to the Cycle Schedule

Upcoming Changes to the Cycle Schedule

By Charlotte Feehan and Maura McGlarry March 10, 2022

After more than 12 years of school life with Hackley’s current scheduling system, administrators have decided to take the time to review, reflect, and possibly change the schedule in a way that puts...

Senior Clare Didden performs her own song Around the Bend. Diddens performance was her first in front of an audience of her original piece.

Live Audience Returns to Winter Coffeehouse

By Griffin Senyek, Events Editor March 7, 2022

Hosts Niky Dhakad and Serina Fasciano led a night full of fun at the Winter Coffeehouse. The night featured ten performances that took the audience through a variety of music, with songs by various artists...

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