The Dial

Different Perspectives on Hackley’s Reopening

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

An Air and Share for the Capitol Hill Protest

Mr. King addresses the Upper School members of the Air and Share. There were over 150 students and faculty present to take part in the discussion.
January 15, 2021

Trump supporters and other right-wing affiliates stormed the Capitol building this past Wednesday, January 6, in response to Donald Trump’s projected election loss, spurred on by unfounded claims of...

Brandon Bernard’s Death Illuminates the Question of Bias in the Criminal Justice System

Brandon Bernard’s Death Illuminates the Question of Bias in the Criminal Justice System
January 15, 2021

Brandon Bernard was unjustly put to death by the federal government on Thursday, December 10th, 2020. He was 18 when he, and a gang of others, took part in a robbery that resulted in the murder of youth...

Changes on Campus With Incoming Cold Weather

Changes on Campus With Incoming Cold Weather
January 7, 2021

Winter has arrived on the Hilltop, and so have the problems of managing COVID procedures in colder weather. As we return from break, students should continue to expect changes on campus to help us adapt...

Season of Giving: Hackley Holds a Holiday Food Drive

To participate in the Holiday Food Drive, there is a collection table outside of Ms. Coy's office. The last day to donate is on Thursday, December 17th. Currently, the food pantry is looking for healthy breakfast foods, peanut butter, shelf stable milk, and quick cooking oats. Some special items for the Holidays that families would like to receive are coffee, tea, boxed cake mixes and sweet treats. 
Hackley hosts a Food Drive to deliver food to residents of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow
December 16, 2020

The Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools are hosting a Holiday food drive to collect items for the Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown. You can participate in the annual Holiday Food Drive...

What the Post-Thanksgiving Remote Week Will Look Like

Students and teachers will follow a modified schedule during the week of November 30th.
November 18, 2020

Through these unprecedented times, Hackley has managed to pull through and provide the best in-person and hybrid experience possible for its students. With the weekly testing and social distancing...

Emotions after election

In a research study conducted at UC Riverside, researchers found that on average, supporters of Biden had a higher average anxiety scale than Trump Supporters on an anxiety scale. This anxiety scale specifically measured worries about the outcome of the 2020 election.
November 18, 2020

With the upcoming presidential election, there is a flood of emotions coming from the Hackley student body. Coming alongside recent issues such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the struggling economy,...

2020 US Census Continues Despite Challenges from COVID-19 and Trump Administration

U.S. Census Bureau
October 28, 2020

From social media ads to yard signs to government officials showing up at your house, news of the 2020 Census has been everywhere, but what exactly is the Census? The Census is a mandatory count of the...

COVID-19 Testing at Hackley

Sophomore Catie O'Rourke hands in her sample. The testing officials are there to log the samples and help scan QR codes, which are used to identify the sample number.
October 16, 2020

With the ongoing pandemic, a new normal comes to the campus. Every Friday, students come into school with a small vial of saliva ready to be pool-tested for COVID-19. After three weeks of pool testing,...

2020 Election

2020 Election
October 7, 2020

It’s been four years since many of us sat stuck to our couches, eyes glued to the TV, nervously awaiting the results of the 2016 presidential election. Now, four years later, we are about to experience...

Convocation 2020

Convocation 2020
Convocation 2020: A virtual revision of an annual tradition
September 23, 2020

On September 9th, for the first time in Hackley's history, the year was started with every student attending the yearly tradition of Convocation in a digital environment. Normally, every student, Kindergarten...

Students organize voter registration event

Noah wanted to organize this event because
September 23, 2020

To celebrate National Voter Registration Week, students — Noah Tirschwell, Gainsley Korengold, Charlie Rudge, Zach Yusaf, Max Calman, Mira Zaslow, Kaitlyn Qu, Maya Miller, Jonathan Brewster, and Destiny...

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