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The rise of female political leaders: Hackley leads the charge

Student Council President, Taylor Robin, addressing the K-12 Hackley Community with her Commencement Day Speech about what her new position means to her.

By Sophie Thomas, Senior Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

While much of the country seems to need time to adjust to the idea of a woman in a presidential position, Hackley has embraced this concept with open arms. For the last five years, the president of the entire school has been a woman and for the last two, a woman of color. These accomplishments have not...

2019-2020 Class Officer Candidates

April 29, 2019

Senior Class Officer Candidates Emily Afriyie I think that I would be a good candidate for class representative because I have had experience on Council for the past 2 years. During that time, I have learned ways to help the community and I have learned the importance of working with a group of people ...

Community Council candidate speeches 2019

Community Council candidate speeches 2019

By Sydney Stoller, Online Editor in Chief

April 16, 2019

The student body gathered in the PAC this Monday to watch speeches prepared by the all-school Community Council candidates. The winner of each race (Presidential, Vice Presidential, and Secretary/Treasurer) will represent the school in their respective position. The goal of the assembly was to inform...

2019-2020 All-school candidates speeches

April 11, 2019

Candidates were asked to answer three questions: 1. Why would you be a good candidate for this position? 2. How have you contributed to the Hackley Community? 3. What are your goals if elected to this position? All School Candidates for President James DiStefano I feel that I could represent a par...

2018-2019 freshman council officer candidate statements

September 22, 2018

Freshman hoping to represent their grade on community council crafted statements describing their qualifications. These statements also describe each student's goals for the year. Jonathan Brewster I think, I would be a good candidate because I’ve been at Hackley for a long time and I understand...

Community Council finds creative new ways to raise more funds

By Tyler O'brien, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

On the hilltop, Community Council is faced with the daunting task of raising their own funds. Representatives can be found throughout the hallways on any given day, selling anything from raffles tickets to baked goods in an attempt to raise the necessary funds. Be it selling turkey grams, or parking spot r...

2018-2019 Class Officer Candidate Statements

April 22, 2018

Students who seek to represent their grade on Community Council are asked to write personal statements that describe the qualifications they hold, what they have done for the Hackley community, and what their goals are for next year.   Senior Class Officer Candidates   Grant Albright   My...

2018 All-school Community Council candidate statements

April 9, 2018

Candidates for All School Community Council positions will deliver their speeches on April 13, 2018. Each candidate is required to craft a statement describing what qualifies them for the position they are running for, what they have done for the school, and what their goals are for next year. All School Cand...

Spirit week rallies the Hive in preparation for the Fall Sting

By Sydney Stoller, Assistant Online Editor

September 19, 2017

Monday saw the halls buzzing with Hackley apparel. Tuesday followed up with stars and stripes adorning the student body. Wednesday brought summer back with beach-going tourists and so went the rest of the week with students dressing up for each spirit day all leading up to Black-Out Friday with the H...

Newly elected officers transition into roles on Council

Newly elected officers transition into roles on Council

By Bridget Barsanti, Arts Editor

June 13, 2017

President - Francesca Docters Fran’s experience and dedication to council makes her a qualified President. She has served on council since sophomore year as grade representative and clerk. “I’ve seen where we have struggled and thrived in the past and I’m willing to go great measures to pro...

Community Council Grade Level Candidates 2017

Community Council Grade Level Candidates 2017

April 24, 2017

The Dial is excited to present the candidates for the grade level student council positions of President and Representatives. Visit the pages below for information on your class' candidates. Note: The candidates are for the rising grade level, so current freshmen will be part of the Sophomore cla...

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