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Dr. Gay has been working with the Hackley community for the better part of three years. Recently he has been working with the community on a climate assessment.

Dr. Derrick Gay Works with Administration to Further DEI Work

By Kami Lim, Opinion Editor February 25, 2021

Derrick Gay, Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, visited Hackley students virtually on November 16th as the first of a series of assemblies with him. His work spans from educating on whether words are...

Best ways to use a mask.

Is Being Forced to Wear a Mask an Infringement of Rights?

By Kami Lim, Opinion Editor February 22, 2021

Many individuals argue that a mask mandate violates personal freedom and frequently cite the Constitution as a reason why some businesses and local governments can not impose a mask mandate. Some individuals...

Benjy Renton '17 holds up a

Benjy Renton ’17 chronicles his travels in China

By Griffin Senyek, Events Editor February 19, 2021

Off the Silk Road, a blog started by Benjy Renton, Hackley class of 2017, to chronicle his travels to China, has evolved over the course of 2020 to be a prominent source for COVID-19 information. Benjy...

Ms. Wolinetz visited this concentration camp. Millions of Jews and others were killed at camps similar to these during the Holocaust.

Community Time Honors Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Bella Wasserman, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

Three speakers from the American Jewish Committee spoke during a recent Community Time in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Emma Joseph, Sophie Miller, Michael Lee, Meredith Greenberg,...

Senior Jasmyn Phillips singing In the Middle of Starting Over by Sabrina Carpenter

Winter Coffeehouse

By Emily Koch, Staff writer January 26, 2021

Whether you can sing or like to recite poetry, Hackley’s beloved Winter Coffee House is a place for all students to showcase their amazing talents. This past Friday, January 22nd, Hackley experienced...

Ms. Jean, Assistant Head of School for Community and Inclusion

Ms. Jean, Assistant Head of School for Community and Inclusion

By Hannah Carey, News Editor January 25, 2021

Ms. Cyndy Jean, Middle School Director, will be filling the new role of Assistant Head of School for Community and Inclusion. With most of Hackley’s students having been supported by Ms. Jean’s leadership...

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.

An Air and Share for the Capitol Hill Protest

By Sky Safriet, Editor-in-chief 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...

Fighting COVID-19 and Hunger

Fighting COVID-19 and Hunger

Zack Couzens’ family tackled COVID-19 last Spring, inspiring his Eagle Scout Project to give back to the Northern Westchester Hospital with a memorial garden.
By Hadley Chapman, Managing Editor January 15, 2021

In early March as the New York lockdown began, Zack Couzens and his family were one of the first in Putnam County to contract COVID-19. “It was a totally different experience than what was going...

Changes on Campus With Incoming Cold Weather

Changes on Campus With Incoming Cold Weather

By Bella Wasserman 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...

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. 

Season of Giving: Hackley Holds a Holiday Food Drive

Hackley hosts a Food Drive to deliver food to residents of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow
By Hadley Chapman, Managing Editor 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...

Middle School students create visual art for CS Ed-week

Middle School students create visual art for CS Ed-week

By Nick Khoo December 8, 2020

This year's 7th and 8th grade students have been opportune in taking Ms. Jain's new ​Creative Arts-Major class in Open Processing. This art major allows students to apply their modern artistic skills...

U.S. Census Bureau

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

By Bella Wasserman 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...

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