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Charlotte Dross

Charlotte is a senior and kiwi enthusiast. Her hobbies include petting her cat and drinking lemonade. She does not like tomatoes.

Behind the Books

The Liza Lee Academic Research Center is Hockaday’s state of the art, three-story library, where students can be found at any given hour, working diligently in one of the many nooks of that the...

Putting a Price on Admissions

//PICTURED ABOVE: Ac”crewing” Admission: In March 2019, a college scam broke revealing the unjust admission of unqualified candidates to high-profile schools across the country. One of such candidates is Olivia Jade, social media celebrity...

The (HA)ART(S) of Healing at the Annual HAARTS Assembly

//PICTURED ABOVE: From left to right, Dr. Shanda Haley Blackmon ’87, Heena Genti ’96, Dr. Kim Roe ’77 and Dr. Priya Swamy Zeikus ’93 each share their experiences and knowledge with the upper school...

Staff Standoff: Big Brother or Big Data?

With the rise of Big Data—an expansive collection of data from digital platforms representing a source for ongoing discovery and analysis—this innovation has been turning some heads. Whether in your eyes it’s a potent...

Faces & Places: Fantastic Fans

PICTURED ABOVE: 1. Senior Morgan Lutz reads her special edition Rolling Stone magazine dedicated to Taylor Swift. 2. Seniors Kristi Li and Emily Ma pose in front of their collection of BTS albums. 3. Lutz...

Seniors Kick off Last 100 Days of School with Sleepover

On Feb. 4, the class of 2019  gathered in the Hicks Meeting Room to continue the tradition of the senior sleepover. Although not all students chose to attend the event or spend the night,...

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became RBG

//PICTURED ABOVE: In the movie, Marty Ginsburg (Armie Hammer) and Ruth Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) converse before entering the Supreme Court. Photo courtesy of USA Today. “Welcome to Harvard Law School ladies. Let’s go around...

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...

Practicing With the Professionals

//PICTURED ABOVE: Freshman Sienna Ellis (pictured in the middle) performs in the opera “Carmen” at the Winspear Opera House. Ellis has been involved in different voice With a brisk motion, the heavy curtains are...