INFOCUS

Staff Standoff, Views

“Stepping” into the Portal

//PICTURED ABOVE: Views editor Emily Wu, copy editor Ponette Kim and managing editor Paige Halveson ‘Tis the season, but Christmas presents are not the only surprises seniors will be getting during this time of...

Views

Resume Pad Fad

//PICTURED ABOVE: Efforts on resume padding do not usually lead to good outcomes, as falsifying information can cost one a college acceptance, job or even future. As seniors and juniors start worrying about their futures...

Arts + Life

Fashionable Study Spots On Campus

Winter time is generally when the amount of schoolwork assigned is at its peak. As a result, students flock to their usual study spots to complete their work. However, these study spots can get...

Arts + Life

Best of Both of Worlds: From Stage to Classroom

//PICTURED ABOVE: Instrument in hand, senior Sophie Pearson takes the stage with her former bandmates at a CD release party for the pop rock band, Love Past Blue. “I‘ve performed with people before, but...

Sports

Sprinting Towards Success: How one Upper School mathematics teacher strikes a balance within her busy schedule.

//PICTURED ABOVE: Upper School math teacher Rachel Grabow offers assistance to AP Computer Science student, senior Ponette Kim. Behind the desk in her classroom, a whiteboard embellished in magnets and numbers from her previous races...

Sports

Putting a Ring on It

//PICTURED ABOVE: Posing behind their State and SPC trophies, the Hockaday Varsity Lacrosse team shows off their lustrous new rings. Though the team won both championships in May, they received their rings on Nov. 14...

Arts + Life, Reviews

Rush to Roti

4 stars Roti Modern Mediterranean Grill 8301 Westchester Dr, Dallas, TX 75225. 972.982.7118. A spicy yet fresh smell wafted into my nose as I surmounted the out-the-door line and made my way to the...

Features

Ex(selling) at Their Craft

//PICTURED ABOVE: The painting above was created by senior Meghna Jain. She has always enjoyed art, focusing mostly on acrylics. she is currently accepting commissions. With the holiday season upon us, many people are...

Arts + Life, Reviews

Pots, Pans and Podcast

We take food so seriously during the holiday season that the holidays hardly exist in our imagination without the smell of something along the lines of hot chocolate or roasted chicken. But besides filling...

Arts + Life, Reviews

Little Mix, Little Originality

Little Mix is a British quartet girl group that at mainly works in the pop, dance and rhythm and blues genres. They are one of the first British group to list their debut album,...