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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...

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...

Community Council Elections 2017

Community Council Elections 2017

By Benjy Renton, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2017

The Dial is excited to present the 2017 candidates for the school-wide Community Council positions of President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer. Speeches will be presented Thursday, April 20th during Community Time on Day 2. Voting will commence shortly afterward and ends Friday, April 21 a...

Community Council hopes to re-establish its role

Community Council hopes to re-establish its role

By Alex Meyer, News Editor

October 18, 2016

Community Council is ready to revamp its presence on campus this year. With a great group of collaborative and creative people on the staff of Council, members are optimistic that the 2016-2017 school year will be filled with new fun and stress-relieving events for the community to enjoy, such as the...

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