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Farewell, Class of 2018!

On May 17, the class of 2018 and families gathered in the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater for the Senior Farewell Program. The graduating class listened to speeches from their classmates and teachers, and watched a Senior Memories Video. After the program, they enjoyed a reception on Metzger Plaza. PHOTOS:  2 days before commencement, the class of 2018 returned to campus for the Senior Farewell Program. Senior Abby Bush addresses her classmates in a speech full of memories that...

Behind the Scenes of ISAS

While Hockaday saw the great success of ISAS, we weren’t able to witness all the backstage planning behind the festival. For 10 days, housekeeping and maintenance worked to set up tents, port-a-potties and buffet...

City Slicker: Beat the Heat

With summer on the way, 100-degree weather is sadly bound to follow. While keeping cool seems like an impossible feat, know that Dallas has some hidden gems when it comes to beating the heat....

Are We Too Loyal To The Royals?

PICTURED ABOVE // Prince Harry and soon to be wife Meghan Markle are seen taking a stroll in the public. Photo courtesy of WikiCommons. On May 19, 2018, people from all corners of the earth...

The Mark of Significance

PICTURED ABOVE // Upper School English Teacher Sarah Traphagen holds up her arm to show off the tattoo on her wrist. Photo by Charlotte Dross. There are many different ways people express themselves. Some people...

Snow to Savor

With an emphasis on staying local and natural, new Lakewood dessert spot Snowbaby serves only creamy shaved ice. The restaurant, located in the Lakewood shopping center, is small, However, the area is clean and...

The Puppy Next Door

PICTURED ABOVE // Upper Morgan Dorm Mom Vicki Palmer smiles with her fluffy dog, Sugar. Photo by Charlotte Dross. At first glance, Bella and Sugar are like any other Hockaday Upper School girls. Bella dreams...

(Tech)nically Speaking…Is Alexa Worth It?

PRO-ALEXA She’s not a friend, she’s not your sister, she’s not even a person. Yet she lives in your living room and you talk to her frequently. She can recite the recipe for vanilla...