2018

  • November

    Hawks Named State Chess Champions

    Twenty-three Hawken Lower, Middle, and Upper School students were among 307 students who participated in the 2018 State of Ohio Grade Level Chess Championships.
  • Goldberg Innovation Lab Opens on Lyndhurst Campus

    To the delight of students and teachers at Hawken’s Lyndhurst campus, the new Goldberg Family Innovation Lab opened its doors on Tuesday, November 13.
  • Upper School Students Present at Annual STEMM Symposium

    Hawken Science Research III students took part in the 10th annual Bob Maciunas STEMM Research Symposium on Thursday November 8, presenting their projects before a panel of expert judges, families, and other guests.
  • October

    19 Students Present at 4th Annual ISL Symposium

    Hawken students who are part of the Integrated Service Learning Program joined together with friends, family, and mentors for the fourth annual ISL Symposium held on Tuesday, October 23.
  • Chess Hawks Win Scholarships/Prizes at Cleveland Scholastic Open

    Hawken Lower, Middle, and Upper School Chess Hawks Sophie Baum ’28, Shivam Engineer ’22, Arnav Guda ’30, Edward Huang ’22, John Joyce ’25, Brennen Keuchel ’19, Destynn Keuchel ’22, Praveen Kumar ’22, Rahul Reyes Sundaram ’27, Rohan Reyes Sundaram ’25, Eli Rutherford ’28, Daniel Van Heeckeren ’22, and Daniel Xu ’25 participated in the seventh annual Cleveland Scholastic Open held at John Carroll University on October 13, 2018.
  • 10 Hawks Appointed to Saltzman Youth Panel

    Congratulations to the following Hawken students who have been selected to participate in the 2018-2019 Saltzman Youth Panel of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland: Sam Axner ’20, Andrew Caplan ’20, Brian Caplan ’20, Danny Ecker ’20, Sammi Fremont ’20, Ross Krantz ’19, Gabe Perla ’19, Lily Rosen ’20, Serena Singerman ’20, and Grey Zashin ’20.
  • September

    Introducing Hawken Plays!

    Whether you are a parent, caregiver, or family member of a child between 18-32 months, we invite you to join us for open-ended explorations intentionally designed for you. Choose Friday or Saturday.
  • Senior Receives Award from The Society of In Vitro Biology

    Congratulations to Brennen Keuchel ’19, who received the Society for In Vitro Biology Science Fair Award for his project, “Assessing the importance of asymmetrical cell division and neurotrophins in glioblastoma cancer stem cell survivors” at the Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair held earlier this year in Cleveland.
  • Indians CEO Presents Keynote at MS Chapel Grapple Kick-off

    Last week, Cleveland Indians CEO Paul Dolan visited Hawken Middle School to kick off their yearly Chapel Grapple Character Education Unit, which this year focuses on the theme “Community, Membership, and the Indigenous Experience.”
  • 23 Seniors recognized in National Merit Scholarship Competition

    Congratulations to the 23 Hawken students, representing 20% of the Class of 2019, who received recognition in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
  • August

    Upcoming Senior Helps Develop App to Beat Tobacco Addiction

    Through his summer internship undertaken as part Hawken’s STEMM program, Nikhil Goel ’19 participated on a small team at CWRU working to develop an app interface designed to help tobacco users quit smoking.
  • June

    Hawken Speech and Debate Team Earns School of Excellence Award

    Congratulations to the members of Hawken’s Speech and Debate team for their excellent performance at the 2018 National Speech and Debate tournament held in Fort Lauderdale June 17 - 22.
  • LS Academic Challenge Team Wins National Championship in Chicago

    Congratulations to Hawken’s Elementary Division Academic Challenge A team, who dominated at the Chicago National Tournament in early June.
  • Middle School Chess Team Clinches State Championship

    Congratulations to Hawken Middle School Chess Team members Austin Daly ’22, Destynn Keuchel ‘22, Dillon Perni ’22, and Ishan Vyas ’22 for becoming state champions for the second year in a row at the State Chess Championships held in Columbus on May 25 and 26.
  • Members of the Classes of ’22 and ’25 “Move Up"

    Congratulations to members of the Class of '22! They bid farewell to the Lyndhurst campus at a moving up ceremony on June 1. Special congratulations go to Makayla White, recipient of the Muriel Bell Award, which honors the one peer who embodies the highest levels of character and represents the best of Hawken's principles.
  • Welcome Hawken's Newest Alumni!

    Congratulations to members of Hawken's Class of 2018, who celebrated Commencement at a ceremony at Severance Hall on Sunday, June 3.
  • Congratulations to the Class of 2018

    Members of the Class of 2018 celebrated Commencement at a ceremony at Severance Hall on Sunday, June 3.
  • May

    Plans Underway for Fall Opening of Goldberg Family Innovation Lab

    If you’ve visited the Lyndhurst campus in recent months, you may have noticed that the area near the Brown gymnasium has been under construction to make way for a new facility that will enrich the learning experience for every student on campus: the Goldberg Family Innovation Lab.
  • Congratulations Class of 2018!

    Scott Looney recently sent out a community-wide email congratulating members of the Class of 2018 on their college choices.
  • April

    Save the Date!

    An Evening Gathering with
    Ted Dintersmith,
    Author of
    What School Could Be
  • Register Now to Celebrate Cliff Walton!

    Be sure to register for the Cliff Walton Celebration to be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Gates Mills campus.
  • Cleveland.com: Hawken Leads with Most State Titles in Ohio

    Hawken is #1 among all Ohio high schools for the number of all-time individual state championships won with 179, confirms cleveland.com in this article.
  • Senior Awarded Princeton Prize in Race Relations

    Congratulations to senior Courtney Reed, who has been awarded the Princeton Prize in Race Relations award for “her impact in focusing her school’s administration on equity and inclusion solutions.”
  • March

    Hawken Students Claim 3 of 4 Grand Prizes at NEOSEF

    Hawken had a phenomenal showing at the 65th Annual Northeast Ohio Science and Engineering Fair (NEOSEF) held March 12-15 at Cleveland State University.
  • Speech and Debate Team Places 2nd in State Tournament

    Congratulations to the Hawken Speech and Debate Team for being named Runners-Up at the 90th Ohio Speech and Debate Association State Tournment held in Toledo last weekend. This marks the fourth time in the last six season seasons that the Hawks have finished in the top three teams in the state at this event.
  • Hawken Arts Department Presents First Annual Belle Artes Event

    The Hawken Visual Arts Department is proud to present its first annual Belle Artes event, a multi-media arts extravaganza to celebrate National Art Education Month.
  • February

    Girls Swimming Captures 20th Consecutive State Title

    As Athletic Director Jim Doyle commented after the girls swim team won the State Championship for the 20th consecutive year on Friday, "It was a meet for the ages tonight, one to add to the incredible legacy of Hawken Swimming. It was a meet where our swimmers saw triumph, heartbreak, agony, and exhilaration."
  • HPS Presents Mary Poppins

    If you missed Hawken Players' Society's production of Mary Poppins last weekend, there's still time to catch one of this weekend's performances.
  • Hawks Swimming Heads to States as Favorites; Girls Team Poised for Historic Day

    Hawken Boys and Girls  Swimming will compete in the finals at the OHSAA State Championships tomorrow at McKinley High School in Canton. The finals begin at 5:00 pm. 
  • In Memoriam

    It is with great sorrow that Hawken School shares the news that Mike Iorio, retired Lyndhurst maintenance supervisor, passed away on Saturday, February 10 after suffering a heart attack.
  • Upper School Musicians Excel at OMEA Contest

    Three Upper School musicians received the highest rating in class A performance at the Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, January 27.
  • Freshman Named Semifinalist in National Competition

    Thomas Wong ’21 was recently named a semifinalist in a competition offered by Future Engineers and NASA called “Two For The Crew.” This standing put him among the top 10 in the teen category.
  • January

    Mastery Transcript Consortium Draws Widespread Support

    It’s what many educators are talking about but many people are not yet aware of: the Mastery Transcript Consortium, an organization founded by Hawken’s Head of School D. Scott Looney.
  • Scholastic Awards Students for Creativity in Art/Writing

    Congratulations to the following Upper School students who received Scholastic Art and Writing Awards earlier this month:
  • Tickets for HPS Production of Mary Poppins Available Now!

    The Hawken Players’ Society invites you to join the cast and creative team for its production of Mary Poppins, directed by Upper School Theater Director TJ Gainley.
  • Middle School Swimming Captures Championships

    Congratulations to the Middle School girls and boys swim teams on being named champions at last week’s Independent Private School League (IPSL) Championship meet held at Linsly School in West Virginia.
  • Spotlight on Middle School Insights

    Students returned from winter break to experience what just might be the best week of the year: Middle School Insights Week, where students get to choose an experiential course on which to focus their attention all day, every day for five days.
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