The Dial

Junior Mike Potanin presents his IRP project to the class. Here, he is talking about the application of CRISPR-Cas9 to treat SCID. SCID is a disease results in a weak immune system that is unable to fight off even mild infections.

IRP Provides Students Authentic Research Opportunities

By Chloe Yancovich, Asst Social Media Editor June 14, 2021

Hackley’s Independent Research Program, or IRP, is a collegiate-level scientific research program that lets students pursue a topic that they are interested in learning more about. However, many students...

Ping Pong Tournament

Ping Pong Tournament

By Nicky Wind, Photography Editor June 7, 2021

By March, many students are stressed with work leading up to break. The Hackley Ping Pong Club, led by junior Sid Shah and senior Ishann Ratliff, came up with a fun solution to relieve stress: an upper...

This is a graph demonstrating the number of people who have received at least their first dose in India. As of May 22, approximately 12% of the population has been vaccinated.

Covid-19 continues to be a crisis in India

By Akshi Khowala, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

In the US, it seems that the coronavirus pandemic is cooling off in 2021, with almost 50% of the population receiving at least their first dose of the vaccine. However, globally this is not the case. In...

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

Tenth Grade Begins College Search Process

Tenth Grade Begins College Search Process

By Chloe Yancovich, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

For sophomores, the time is coming to start preparing for the college search and application process. This can be a stressful time once they get to junior year, so it is important to start early which...

Transitioning to Spring Sports

Transitioning to Spring Sports

By Sami Rowbottom, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

With COVID-19 cases rising during the winter, Hackley made the decision to alter the winter sports schedule to minimize risk. In the earlier winter months, sports practices were conducted normally with...

Everyone's favorite - Caesar salad i- s a staple on the lunch menu. It typically gets rave reviews.

Student-led Instagram account partners with FLIK

By Sami Rowbottom, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Beginning in October of 2020, sophomores Jennifer Allan and Emily Koch started a lunch review account as a joke; however, it has drawn in support and brought changes, bettering students’ and teachers’...

To participate in the Spring Food Drive, there is a collection table outside of Ms. Coy’s office. The last day to donate is on Monday, May 17th. Let's donate healthy!

Spring Food Drive Focuses on Nutrition

The Hackley Service Team educates the community on food insecurities
By Hadley Chapman, Managing Editor April 29, 2021

Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown helped 200 families a month. Now, they help over 900. “Food insecurity is a problem that is here,” Lower...

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...

Freshman Jake Byrne plays a xylophone and Lucas Caramanica plays a drum set. COVID-19 restrictions have forced students in band to make music in a different way than they did before the pandemic.

Music Department Adapts to COVID Restrictions

By Wes Neidhardt, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

The music department has undergone many changes because of the coronavirus pandemic: changes in curriculum, socially–distanced practice sessions, students being forced to play their instruments at home...

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