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Ava Berger

Ava Berger

Ava Berger is a sophomore who enjoys triple chocolate chip ice cream with hot fudge and a dabble of whip cream. Her face will probably be seen on a Rice Krispie cereal box in 30 years for holding a plank for 8 hours and 2 minutes.

Making a Difference

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday faculty members work in small focus groups with issues presented by the Hockaday Difference campaign. Since the arrival of Eugene McDermott Head of School Dr. Karen Warren Coleman, Hockaday has embraced...

Cornerstones of Business: Alumnae share their stories of success

Janie Cooke works at her desk and makes phone calls at O-Venture headquarters. The Real World – a daunting phrase Hockaday students have heard numerous times throughout their school career. The cliché haunts students...

TikTok Takeover

TikTok, a social media platform like none other, lets users fall into a trance for hours, laugh at hilarious videos, see try-hard teenagers attempting to dance, experience the creation of drawings or even experiment...

Juniors Address the Problem: Period.

//PICTURED ABOVE: Anika Bandarpalle works with Laura Day and the company Be Girl to spread awareness about reusable period underwear. It’s a normal day at The Hockaday School. Surreptitiously, a student grabs a tampon...

The Culmination of a Year of Sports

//PICTURED ABOVE: The winners of the awards received green folders with their award certificate inside. Elizabeth Roosevelt won the Coaches Award for Varsity Diving. A blinding spotlight shines on Director of Athletics, Deb Surgi....

Is Khalid really “Freeing his Spirit?”

Before I begin, I must admit I’m a biased reviewer. I love Khalid. Personally, I love his calming effect and atmosphere in every song. His debut album, “American Teen” won the iHeartRadio Music Award...

SPC Recap Winter 2019

Soccer The Hockaday Varsity Soccer team competed in the Southwest Preparatory Conference from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16. Since the soccer team was ranked as the number one seed in the North going into...

The Ongoing Battle of the Sexes

PICTURED ABOVE: At an average Hockaday Varsity Basketball home game, the stands consist only of parents and a few coaches. This lack of support is detrimental to the athletes on the court, as they no...

New Year’s Resolutions: Waste or Win?

According to Business Insider, 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by the middle of February. That’s approximately 15 days before the hopes and dreams of a new year crumble away. Is it really...