The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The Data Struggle

The Data Struggle

By Alessia Sorvillo February 1, 2023

Schizophrenia, a serious mental disorder that affects a person’s ability to interpret reality properly, was a topic that piqued junior NJ Roc-Sennett's interest and led her to learn more about it by...

The acapella group waited for a signal from their leader to begin singing. They sang a variety of songs that touched the crowd in different ways. Some students even explained that the performance got them emotional.

Shades of Yale: Spreading a Message Through Harmony

By Giulia Sorvillo, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

On Friday, January 20th, Shades of Yale, an acapella group, visited the Upper and Middle schools to put on a performance in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  The acapella group consists of Yale...

Ms. Jean poses for a picture in the Johnson Center after an assembly about International Holocaust Remembrance Day. As Assistant Head for Community and Inclusivity, Ms. Jean works on organizing assemblies and making sure many different perspectives and voices are heard throughout the community.

Ms. Jean Announces Her Departure from Hackley School

By Rebecca Ingles, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

Over winter break, Head of School Michael Wirtz announced Cyndy Jean, Assistant Head for Community and Inclusivity, will be departing from the Hackley School. Ms. Jean has been appointed Assistant Head...

Girls squash debriefs with coach Rix after a strong win against Horace Mann. The girls always have a debrief talk with captains at the end of every match.

Winter Sports Update

By Sejal Virk, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

Two months into the winter season, Hackley sports teams are looking strong in games, matches, and meets as they prepare for the approaching Ivy’s and NYSAIS competitions. Hackley boys varsity squash...

Hackley School: Did You Know?

Hackley School: Did You Know?

January 25, 2023

 Lights, camera, action!  Hackley has been featured in three movies: Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1983); Presumed Innocent (1990), starring Harrison Ford; Admission (2013), starring...

As the production is happening, Mika is waiting behind the stage for her cue to go on and dance. This was from the production of Nutcracker where she played the role of Dewdrop.

Unordinary Sports: Mika Nuzum Balances Dance and Demanding School Work

By Giulia Sorvillo, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

 Ever come home from school and feel unmotivated? Well, for sophomore Mika Nuzum that is not an option as her day in dance has just begun.  Mika first began dancing at the age of three but became...

Olivia, Fernanda, and Kayce 25 focus on writing their articles. Staff writers sit with their friends, allowing for a collaborative and fun work period.

Insider On Dial: Meet the Team

By Annabel Hardart, Feature Editor January 18, 2023

As you near the far end of the library and peek through the clear doors of the G201 computer lab, you may catch a glimpse of an uncommon array of 24 students from 10th to 12th grade. You’ll observe...

App of the month: Locket

App of the month: Locket

By Kayce Park, Staff Writer January 12, 2023

Locket is a relatively new “widget” app that anyone can download to their home screen in order to send live pictures to their friends. You can add up to ten friends to send and/or receive pictures...

Students examine the lunch as they walk into the dining hall. Some days the hot lunch is not as popular, in which there are almost no lines at lunch.

Munch on This

By Maura McGlarry, Opinion Editor January 11, 2023

Some say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but really, it’s lunch. Lunch is an essential part of the day as the food helps students and faculty stay fueled for their classes and after-school...

Teacher Profile: Mr. Curleys Three Rules in the Classroom

Teacher Profile: Mr. Curley’s Three Rules in the Classroom

By Charlie Perlman and Samantha Rowbottom January 9, 2023

The personality of your teacher and their style greatly impacts how your year will go and what your grade will be. A teacher has the ability to make a class more entertaining or make it less intriguing....

Along with the introduction of new foods with the reopening of the Well, they have also invested in new machinery that is able to provide students with a larger array of different options to choose from. For example,  the new coffee and espresso machines have made it possible for customers to be able to purchase an assortment of coffee drinks. Also, in addition to the expensive choices, the Well always has different fruits on hand, that students can pick up on the go for free.

The Well in the Johnson Center Reopens

By Fernanda Paz, Staff Writer January 9, 2023

Life without the Well on the Hilltop had not been easy; going to and leaving sports hungry, only eating the junk food sold at the Tuck Shop, and not getting the proper fuel our body needs in order to maintain...

Blocking the Ball

Blocking the Ball

By Rebecca Ingles, Staff Writer January 9, 2023

Hackley offers many different sports during the fall season, including soccer, field hockey, and cross country. In the Ivy Preparatory League, every school has a girls volleyball team except for Hackley...

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