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Freshman Anna Patel will be playing Matilda in the upcoming winter musical titled after the character, Matilda, which opens February 28th. We will bring you backstage as we share with you Anna’s take on the process of getting ready for the performance. 

Upon learning th...

February 11, 2020

    If you’ve ever heard the pristine notes of Candide, the energetic beats of West Side Story or the rhythmic sounds of On the Town, you’ve heard music by the great composer Leonard Bernstein. Bernstein composed many of the songs in Broadway hits and popular operas, b...

February 11, 2020

During the fall intensive, the In Pursuit of Justice class traveled to D.C. during a significant event: America’s third impeachment process. “We were given the opportunity to witness history in the making,” a member of the class, Serena Singerman, put it. As a class, w...

February 11, 2020

December 10, 2018 marked the historic day when Youtube Rewind 2018 surpassed Baby to become the most disliked Youtube video of all time. 

Considering this massive failure, Youtube sought to correct its wrongs with Youtube Rewind 2019. Luckily, Youtube’s new endeavor per...

February 11, 2020

In late December 2019, catastrophe struck Australia. Record-breaking fires blazed across the whole continent, burning over 20 million acres of land, killing at least twenty-five people, and destroying over 2,000 homes. The wildfires have spared no one - Australian Prim...

February 11, 2020

Dearest AffNo readers,

As we welcome the new year (and decade!), I hope you all take a moment to think about your role in your communities. I’m sure you’ve heard that exact phrase countless times before, but this year, take it to heart. In this month’s issue, Mira Getro...

February 11, 2020

While many students are just learning of the Mastery School as we approach the grand opening in August, the reality is that the Mastery School has been in the works for years. Mr. Looney, and former associate head of school Ms. Korda, have been brainstorming this idea...

February 11, 2020

On January 3rd, 2020, U.S. airstrikes on Baghdad International Airport in Iraq killed Iranian General Quessam Soleimani, and the ever-evolving conflict between Iran and the United States was thrust into both the national and international spotlight. By now, the details...

February 11, 2020

This year, Janae Peters and Justin Cook took over as the new  teachers of the Entrepreneurship program. Justin Cook has been a full-time entrepreneur for the past six years, launching two start-up companies and inspiring him to join the program. ”I was pretty familiar...

February 11, 2020

   As a sophomore, Makayla White has made tremendous contributions to the Hawken Girls Basketball team. White is a 5'7" power forward, who averages 14 points, 7.9 rebounds, and1.5 steals per game. David Murray, Jim Koelliker, Don Drockton, and Terrina Robinson coach th...