The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

Head of School Search Update

Head of School Search Update

By Ashley Currie, News Editor March 17, 2023

As spring approaches, the school year is coming to a close and Hackley will soon have a new head of school. The Dial spoke to Dawn Crainer, a Lower School teacher and Upper School Coach, who also serves...

This is an image of Hackleys Dial. Will Bunchs last year on The Dial was his junior year. As a senior he joined Hackleys literary magazine.

Spotlight of Hackley’s Very Own Former Dial Journalist: Will Bunch

By Ashley Currie, News Editor March 3, 2023

Hackley’s very own Will Bunch was on The Dial and said that “45 years later a lot of what I learned in that class has really stayed with me all these years”.    Hackley alum and journalist...

GSA club leaders Ava Lattimore, Nailah Archer, and Tabitha Jones discuss upcoming ideas at their meeting. Each have been involved in the club throughout their high school careers, and now find themselves at the head of the group. Their goals for this school year is to expand GSA visibility and involvement at school.

Club Spotlight

By Bella Wasserman, Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2023

The Gender-Sexuality Alliance club, GSA for short, is one of Hackley’s core clubs with a long-lasting and vital presence at the school. Offering a safe haven for members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies...

Lucia Monteleone 23 and Catie ORourke 23 are teaming up to trap the St. Lukes player. They are trying to prevent her from passing the ball to one of her teammates so that Hackley can gain possession.

Insider’s Look on the Undefeated Field Hockey and Tennis Teams

By Ashley Currie, News Editor January 3, 2023

The Hackley fall teams dominated this year and the girl’s field hockey and tennis teams were no exception. The girl’s tennis team maintained their undefeated streak to win the Ivy Preparatory League...

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...

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