Current Publications

The Hawken Review magazine is published twice a year for the Hawken community. 

See below for Review archives.
The Hawken Review magazine is published twice a year for the Hawken community. 

See below for Review archives.

Noteworthy Publications

Centennial Newsletters

Read the Centennial Review for the latest updates on Hawken’ Centennial Celebration and Gates Mills Building Initiative.

Issue 8: September 2016
Issue 7: December 2015
Issue 6:  June 2015
Issue 5:  May 2015
Issue 4:  April 2015
Issue 3:  November 2014
Issue 2:  August 2014
Issue 1:  Spring 2014

Review Archives


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Review Archives, continued


List of 18 items.

  • Summer 2019

    Vol 39, No 2
    -Alumni Give Back
  • Winter 2019

    Vol 39, No 1
    -Hawken's Enduring Culture of Character
  • Summer 2018

    Vol 38, No 2
    -Challenging the Status Quo: Hawken's Role in Education's Evolving Landscape
  • Winter 2018

    Vol 38, No 1
    -This is How We Learn: The Intensive Experience
  • Summer 2017

    Vol 37, No 2
    -Living in Stirn Hall
  • Winter 2017

    Vol 37, No 1
    - The Birchwood Story
    - Stirn Hall Grand Opening Recap
  • Summer 2016

    Vol 36, No 2
    -The Business of Education
  • Winter 2016

    Vol 36, No 1
    -Why Space Matters
    -Cleveland Redux
  • Summer 2015

    Vol 35, No 2
    -A Seminar in the Making of a School: A Century of Teachers Believing in Students
    -Centennial Weekend Highlights
  • Winter 2015

    Vol 35, No 1
    -Commemorating Hawken's 100th Anniversary
    -Things Worth Remembering
    -HawkFest Weekend
  • Summer 2014

    -The Future for Education: Why Hawken Has to Lead, by D. Scott Looney
  • Fall 2013

    -Something Significant
    -No Time to Lose
    -Announcing Stirn Hall
    -The Sydell & Arnold Miller Institute for Entrepreneuial Studies
  • Fall 2012-Winter 2013

    Vol 33, No 2
    Traditions Old & New

    -A Wonderful, Living Bridge
    -Fulfilling Our Mission
    -In the Spirit of Tradition
    -Fair Play: Pam Blossom '83
  • Spring-Summer 2012

    Vol 33, No 1
    Hawken & Cleveland
    -The Using of It
    -Why Give Back
    -Crossing the River
    - Play: Hawken Parent Janice Hawwa
  • Fall 2011-Winter 2012

    Vol 32, No 2
    -Q&A: A Visit with Hawken Early Childhood Faculty
    -Hawken Opens New Early Childhood Center
    -Fair Play: Upper School English Teacher Peter Scott
  • Spring 2011

    Vol 32, No 1
    -Q&A: A Visit with Alumni Parents
    -Hawken's New Early Childhood Center
    -The State of the School
    -Thought Leaders
    -Fair Play: Director of Early Childhood Mary Beth Hilborn
  • Fall 2010

    Vol 31, No 2
    Hawken Returns to University Circle
    -4th Grade in University Circle
    -Upper School Adopts New Schedule
    -Q&A: Fifth Grade Teacher Karen Doyle
    -Fair Play: Middle School Humanities Chair Garet Libbey
  • Summer 2010

    Vol 31, No 1
    -I Believe: Reflections from our Community
    -Fair Play: Director of Athletics Jim Doyle 


List of 19 items.

  • Fall 2009

    Vol 30, No 2
    -Q&A: Upper School English and Humanities Teacher Cris Harris
    The Readiness Initiative
    -Fair Play: Upper School English and Humanities Teacher Andrew Cleminshaw
  • Spring 2009

    Vol 30, No 1
    -Values Added
    A Hawken Education: A Sound Investment
    -Q&A: Middle School History Teacher Tim Desmond
    -Fair Play: Upper School English Teacher John Tottenham
  • Winter 2009

    Vol 29, No 2
    Education for the Future
    -Q&A: Director of Technology Dr. Ryan Wooley
    -Look Back at Forward-Focused Preparation
    -Hawken at University Circle
    -Fair Play: Upper School Director Ross Peters
  • Spring 2008

    Vol 29, No 1
    -New Writing Center
    -Students Travel Globe
    Hawken Returns to University Circle
  • Fall 2007

    Vol 28, No 2
    2007: A Year of Discovery
    -Our Purpose, Promise and Principles
    -What Graduates Say About Hawken School
    -The Spirit of Walton Weekend
    -Fair Play: Jeff Biggar '68
  • Spring 2007

    -Walton Stadium
    -Inside Hawken's Classrooms
    -Fair Play: Madeleine Bruml '07
  • Fall 2006

    Lincoln Hall Opens
    -Hawken's Young Alumni
    -Fair Play: Jonah Rosenfield '89
  • Winter 2006

    -Why It Matters
  • Summer 2005

    -Making a Difference
    -Fair Play, by Charles H. Sachs ‘67
  • Winter 2005

    -Faculty Focus
  • Summer 2004

    -Making a Difference
    -Fair Play, by Ayad Rahim ‘80
  • Winter 2004

    -Starting at the Middle
    -Q&A: Bill Waskowitz
    -The Making of Lyndhurst
  • Spring 2003

    -Q&A: Some Hawken Traditions Stand the Test of Time, with Benedict Schneider, M.D. ‘30
    -Traditions Bond us Together
    -In Their Own Words
    -Faculty Perspectives: Buck Buck is gone but the Tree Remains, by Lawrence Nelson
    -Pool Dedication Highlights Alumni Weekend
  • Fall 2002

    -Q&A: Keeping Alumni Active in the Hawken Community, with Jen Boland Jared ‘89
    -Lending a Helping Hand
    -Making a Difference
    -Hawken Develops Community Council
    -Alumni Board Roundtable
  • Spring 2002

    -Q&A Considering the Paperless Classroom, with Bill Waskowitz
    -Creating a Vision for 21st Century Schools, By Patrick Bassett
    -Curriculum Mapping Should Change Course of Education at Hawken
    -Preparing Students for the Unknown, by Michael Weiss '75, Leonard Spacek '90 and Chad Callaghan '98
    -A Letter from Alex Kennedy 
  • Fall 2001

    Vol 22, No 2
    Hawken's Athletic Complex & Holtrey Pool
    -Q&A: Jeffrey Biggar '68
    -Hawken's Faculty
    -Community Unity
    -Learning About Diversity
    -Working Together, Growing Together
    -From Our Students
    -Life After Hawken September 11
  • Spring 2001

    Vol 22, No 1
    Athletics at Hawken
    -Q&A: Robert Bostwick '74, Pool Architect
    -They Came, They Saw, They Kept Right on Playing
    -A Question of Balance, A Question of Time
    -The Many Roles of Hawken's Coaches
    -Hawken Takes the Plunge!
  • Fall 2000

    Vol 21, No 2
    The Family at Hawken
    -Q&A: Russ Lincoln '64
    -Hawken's Legacy Families
    -A Parent's Guide to Getting Involved at Hawken
    -When Families Clash as Children Grow
    -Defining "The Better Self"
  • Spring 2000

    Vol 21, No 1
    Our Faculty: People with Passion and Rigor
    -Q&A: Director of Athletics Tom Bryan
    -The Teaching Life: The Early Years
    -The Way of Lao Tsu
    -Through the Eyes of Ancient Greece
    -A Special Bond


List of 18 items.

  • Summer-Fall 1999

    -Q&A: Building With the “New” Browns, with Trip MacCracken ‘92
    -Earthwatch at Kewalo Basin, by John Peacock ‘99
    -The Village Smitty, Ken Roby ‘81
    -’69 Hawk Hatches Eaglets, Harvey Webster '69
    -With Compliments to the Chef, Pamela Cole Waterman '83
    -Blueprints for the Strategic Plan
    -From One Institution to Another, An Open Letter to Jim Snavely
  • Winter 1999

    -Q&A: Talking with the Head, with James S. Berkman
    -Dare to Dream, by David S. Ross ‘82
    -Passionately Engaged, Kathryn Lucier ‘85
    -Greetings from Uganda, by Kevin Neebes ‘91
    -Right at Home: 7 Alumni Working at Hawken
    -More than Books Alone: Homeschooling before Hawken, by Bryce Kirchhausen '99
    -A Gift for Teaching
  • Summer 1998

    -Q&A: Presidentially Speaking, with Bill Madar
    -Classroom Views: Altman, Gojak, Gross, MacCracken, Scott
    -To Charles P. Bolton…, by Peter Sipple '54
    -One Man’s Passion, by Charlise Lyles ‘77
    -Keeping History Alive
    -A Tip of the Hat, by John Sherwin Jr. ‘53
  • Winter 1998

    -Q&A: Heart to Heart, with Virginia Kennedy
    -Beyond Bali, by Betsy Pollack Shimberg ‘86
    -Njo, Njo, by Jennifer Talbot ‘89
    -Orang Putih (White Man) in a Foreign Land, by Griff Ralston ‘90 and Sarah Ralston ‘86
    -Dr. Sherman, Medicine Woman, by Dr. Lori Sherman ‘84
  • Summer 1997

    -Q&A: Beyond Broadway, with Steve Klein ‘66
    -Ropes Corse Goes Corporate
    -The Renaissance of Latin
    -Unsinkable Molly Shannon
    -Can’t Stop Loving You, by Peter Scott
    -Bosnia: Hope in the Ashes, by David Manuel Jr. ‘51
    -A Life in the Music, by Albert Conkey ‘31
  • Winter 1997

    -Q&A: A Stroke of Gold, interview with Melanie Valerio ’87 Olympic gold medalist
    -Technology, Transition & Education, by Bruce Carr
    -Notes from the Frontline
    -Going to State, men's soccer
    -To A Higher Plane of Life, by William Lewis ‘86
  • Summer 1996

    -Reunion Weekend ’96 Highlights
    -Education at Hawken: past, present, and future, by Richard F. Barter
    -The Nature of Good Schooling, by Peter Sipple ‘54
    -The Writing Workshop: authors in training, by Liane Beier
  • Winter 1996

    -Musings while on Vacation: a thoughtful essay on current political tensions in the Balkans
    -Hawken’s Bright Horizons Program: community service through action!
    -Volunteerism on the national scene: learning through empowering others
  • Spring-Summer 1995

    Vol 16, No 2
    -Celebrating 20 Years of Coeducation
    -Up the Magic Mountain, by Charlise Lyles '77
    -Drinking Lots of Coffee, by Molly Shannon '83
    -The Rules of a Traveler, by Susan Hellerstine, MD '77
  • Fall 1994

    Vol 16, No 1
    -Dare to Think, by John Tottenham
    -Beaucoup D'aventures and More!
  • Spring 1994

    Vol 15, No 3
    Preserving Our Heritage
    -The Senior Project Program
    -Hawken Legacies
    -Football Memories
    -Headmaster's Column - Hawken Today: Renewal and Revitalization
  • Summer 1993

    Vol 15, No 2
    A Tribute to David S. Ingalls, Jr. '49
    -Hawken Mourns Loss of David S. Ingalls
    -6th Graders Witness Heart Surgery
    -Headmaster's Column: Richard F. Barter
  • Winter 1992-93

    Vol 15, No 1
    Defining Hawken's Culture
    -The Culture of the School
    -Hawken Essentials: What has Really Changed at Hawken
    -Fourth Graders, Faculty and Friends: a Faculty View of Hawken's ethos
    -On Hawken's Culture: D. Bruce Carr
  • Spring 1992

    Vol 14, No 2
    Learning to Give
    -Lending a Hand: Community Service at Hawken
    -Beginning the Barter Era
    -The World of Words
    -Trustee's Note: Leigh Fabens
  • Fall 1991

    Vol 14, No 1
    A New Era Begins
    -Then Came Dick Barter
    -The Hawken Haibara Exchange
    -Hawken Forms Partnership with Cleveland School
    -Trustee's Note: Leigh Fabens
  • Spring 1991

    Vol 13, No 2
    A Tribute to Doug Stenberg
    -T. Douglas Stenberg, Portrait of a Headmaster
    -Trustee Note: Leigh Fabens
  • Fall 1990

    Vol 13, No 1
    75 Years - Celebrating Teachers and Teaching
    -Hawken's 75th
    -Mayor Mike White Visits Hawken
    -Trustee Note: John Sherwin '53
  • Spring 1990

    Vol 12, No 2
    -Focus on Diversity
    -Big Time in the Big Ten
    -Headmaster's Note: T. Douglas Stenberg


List of 18 items.

  • Autumn 1989

    -The School Celebrates its 75th Year
  • Summer 1988

    -A Tropical Delight
    -Senior Project
  • Winter 1988

    -Higher Education: Fitting the Pieces Together
  • Summer 1987

    -The McCreary Prize
  • Winter-Spring 1986-87

    -Mrs. H, by Diane Goodman
    -Circle W: The History of the White House, Part II, by Pat Hoffman
    -The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemmingway, Book Review by Robert Hanson
  • Summer 1986

    -Bit by Bit:  Putting Together Hawken's Playground
    -Studies of the Heart, by David Hellerstein '71
  • Winter 1985-86

    Vol 10, No 1
    -Electricity, by Lew McCreary '66
    -The Middle School, by Diane Goodman
    -In Pursuit of Higher Education, By Todd Heath, History Teacher

  • May 1985

    Vol 9, No 2
    -Science at Hawken
    -A Sense of Wonder
    -Why Do Things Work the Way They Do?
    -What Happens Next?
    -The Olympics of the Mind
  • December 1984

    Vol 9, No 1
    -It's Not Just Getting to the Top, by Joe Palmer '80
    -"Something Out There," by Martha Brown
  • May 1984

    Vol 8, No 2
    -Hawken School: The Survey
    -McKinsey and Co.: The Findings
    -Hawken's Kenkels Enter the Primaries
    -Furst in our Hearts
    -The Varsity Coach and Friction
  • December 1983

    Vol 8, No 1
    - Hawken Filmmakers: In Focus
  • May 1983

    Vol 7, No 2
    -Portrait of a Pioneer: Charles N. Jordan, Jr. '65
    -Making Sense of the Sixties, by David T. P. Perrin '69
  • December 1982

    Vol 7, No 1
    -Down from the Bleachers
    -Going Coed

  • May 1982

    Vol 6, No 2
    -Where Are They Now?  Robin Wallace, Chilton Thomson, Keith Warner, Peter Relic

  • December 1981

    Vol 6, No 1
    -Admissions: The In's and Out's
    -A Tribute to R. Livingston Ireland 1985-1981
  • May 1981

    Vol 5, No 2
    -Our Sporting Life: A Focus on PE and Athletics
  • December 1980

    Vol 5, No 1
    -Writing: A Special Feature
    -TDS: The Man Behind the Title
  • May 1980

    Vol 4, No 2
    -Teaching the Arts at Hawken
    -Murial Bell: Her School and Her Boys Revisited
    -The Early Years of the Country Day Camp at Hawken School
    -New at the Lower School: Fun for the Able-Minded
    -Mr. Poutasse Answers Questions You Might Never Raise Your Hand to Ask
    -My Teacher, My Friend: Peter W. Sipple '54


List of 9 items.

  • December 1979

    Vol 4, No 1
    -The Holmes Award
    -Sailing Out of Egypt: Adventure on the High Seas
    -An Informance: Dr. Frances Cole
    -Bass Faces Dilemma: Fame Versus Lifestyle

  • May 1979

    Vol 3, No 2
    -Headmaster Participates in Leadership Cleveland
    -Teams that use their Heads
    -The Hiram House Experience
    -Monopoly Marathon
  • December 1978

    Vol 3, No 1
    -A Sense of Setting
    -Arthur Laffer '55, Economist
    -Richard Ward Day 1916-1978

  • June 1978

    Vol 2, No 2
    -An Interview with Fred Hoffman
    -Bonjour Concours
    -From Father to Son, and so on
    -Rick Lucas '70
    -Charles R. Stephens 1889-1978
  • December 1977

    Vol 2, No 1
    -Planning Ahead
    -An Interview with Lincoln Reavis
    -White House Garden, Senior Project
    -A Game That's Strictly Business
    -William T.S. Baker 1880-1977
  • May 1977

    Vol 1, No. 1
    -In Memoriam: France Payne Bolton
    -A Revisionist View, A Revisited View
    -Buck Buck has gone - but the tree is still here
    -Reading: A Family Affair
  • Spring 1976

    Spring 1976
    60th Anniversary
    -The Alumni Board
    -Summer Hummer
  • Summer 1972

    Summer 1972
    -The Pickering Proposal
    -Dedication to an Ideal
    -Alumni Spotlight: Steve Klein '66
    -Practical Arts
    -The Senior Project
    -Student Teachers
    -Scholarship Help from Independence Foundation
  • Fall 1971

    Fall 1971
    -The Integrated Day
    -Strong Memorial
    -Modular Scheduling


List of 4 items.

  • Summer 1969

    Vol 2, No 2
    -Rationale for an Ethics Course: James Bresnicky
  • Winter 1969

    Vol 2, No 1
    -Students Concerned About Racism, Charles N. Jordan, Jr.
    -Headmaster's Letter: Senior Project program initiated
  • Summer 1968

    Vol 1, No 2
    "The Ansel Road Years," Charles R. Stephens, Assistant Headmaster, 1916-1959
  • Winter 1967-68

    Vol 1, No 1
    -"That the Better Self Shall Prevail," Edward R. Kast, Headmaster
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