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Amelia Brown

Amelia Brown

Amelia Brown

Amelia is someone you'll spot on a long jog sporting a bright lulu tank top or eating sweet potato hash at True Food Kitchen with her friends. In her backyard you will find a tortoise who loves bananas, a coop of egg- laying chickens, and a black- spotted rabbit.

Healthy Alternatives to a Morning Cup of Coffee

  Kombucha Can Cure Your Coffee Cravings This bubbly drink is a type of fermented tea that comes in many flavors and can improve your immune system, digestion and is full of antioxidants. Drinking...

Reaching the Top: Students Climb to New Heights

  Whether climbing a tree or tumbling across their yard, senior Katie Vanesko and freshman Sarah Kate Ashton left their childhood hobbies behind after feeling the adrenaline rush of rock climbing. The pastime originated...

Hockaday Community Gathers for 17 Minutes of Silence for Parkland Victims

PICTURED ABOVE: 1. Students involved in planning the memorial distribute orange ribbons, giving members of the Hockaday community a way to express their support for the Parkland victims. 2. Upper school faculty, staff and students...

Tips and Tricks: How to Improve Your Sleep Patters

Check out these tips and tricks to help you get a better night’s sleep. Consistency is Key Creating a sleep routine can help train our bodies to fall asleep and wake up at a...

Faces and Places: Hockaday’s 12th Habitat House

PICTURED ABOVE: 01. On the second day of the build, senior Emily Fuller’s father, Je Fuller, hammers the side of the house. 02. Senior and Habitat for Humanity Core Volunteer Fernanda Sua?rez uses her upper...

“Fight Like a Girl” Assembly Educates Sophomores on Self Defense

PICTURED ABOVE: Self defense instructor Meg Hinkley (pictured right) demonstrates how to kick the shin of the attacker (AJ Tucker, pictured left) in order to escape the double hand hold.  Stance firm and arm...

Spread the Holiday Cheer with a Festive Sweater

With lots of holiday parties around the corner, holiday sweaters are a necessity. Check out these sweater hot spots to find anything from a decorative vest to 3D holiday attire.   Ugly Christmas Sweater...

Mistletoe Sales Spread Holiday Cheer

PICTURED ABOVE: Trevor Godkin, President of Jingle Bell Mistletoe Stella Wrubel, Quinn Graves and Isabella Dickason pose under mistletoe for a promotional photo shoot. Wrubel works alongside these three fellow sixth graders for Jingle...

Students Share the Stories of Heart House Refugees

Some jumping up and down with excitement and others shying away in fear, the third to fifth grade kids at Heart House watched a big group of high school girls in plaid skirts and...

Teachers Get Schooled in Self Defense

PICTURED ABOVE: Director of Accounts Payable Lana York and Upper School science teacher Kirsten Lindsay- Hudak mirror instructor Meg Hinkley to learn new self defense techniques. Photo by Karen Lin. With clenched fists and eyes...