Photo Essay
Senior Katherine Pollock and other Hockaday students help sort donations with the Trusted World Organization

Hurricane Harvey Hits Texas

On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey became a Category 4 hurricane as it was about 45 miles from Corpus Christi. Later that day, with winds near 140 mph, Harvey came ashore between Port O’Connor and Port Aransas and continued inland to Houston. On Sept. 2, Hurricane Harvey’s death toll hit 45. Senior and boarder Cheryl Hao’s family lives in Katy (a Huston suburb).  Although her family’s home wasn’t affected by the hurricane, her friend’s house, which is five minutes from her home, was...

Juniors Learn to Lead

Armed with theme “Leadership,” the Class of 2019 assembled at Hockaday on Aug. 23-24 for their junior year retreat. Before the retreat, juniors took the Clifton Strengths Finder assessment to identify their dominant strengths....

Form II Bonds at Retreat

Form II students participated in a retreat on the Hockaday campus centered around the theme of empathy. On Wednesday, Aug. 23 they participated in many icebreakers and team building activities, including speed dating and...

Seniors Head to Allaso Ranch

Following back-to-school activities on campus and solar eclipse viewing on Graduation Terrace, the Class of 2018 loaded up and drove to Allaso Ranch to attend the Senior Retreat from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23....

Form I Camps at Allaso Ranch

Instead of making the five hour drive to Mo Ranch, the freshman class camped at Allaso Ranch in Hawkins, Texas from Aug. 22-24 to begin the 2017-2018 school year. Other than the changes in...

Miss Stem: Summary for the Summer

Before we embark on our summer adventures, I would like to acknowledge some of the accomplishments our Hockadaisies have had over the year. Every day I come to school, I am amazed at all...

Typography Craze Takes Off on Social Media Sites

As she circles her black pen along her parchment paper, junior Zasca Ristianto curls her wrist to make a cursive “s”, followed by an “e” and an “n,” until she has written out the...

More than Just Frida

To say that the new Mexican Art Exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art, Me?xico 1900–1950, is a hit, would be an understatement. Crowds of people line up every day; from young art enthusiasts...

How to Spot Fake News

Given today’s tense political climate and influential figures like President Donald Trump denouncing supposed“- fake news”, it is imperative that anyone who stays up to date on current events does not get bogged down...

2017 Senior Send-Off!

Shannon Anderson Davidson College Brooke Balthrope Texas Christian University Tassneen Bashir Barnard College Victoria Bennett University of Texas at Austin Lily Bines Indiana University Bloomington Audrey Black Connecticut College Kiersten Blinn George Washington University...