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Erin Parolisi

Erin Parolisi

Erin is a sophomore who loves sushi, playing tennis and watching rom-coms on Netflix. She is most likely scrolling through food videos on Instagram.

Oh Captain, My Captain

//PICTURED ABOVE: Former volleyball captain, Maddy McBride, discusses with incoming captain, Mia Weathersby, about the next volleyball season and how to be a good team leader. Every year, Hockaday students, parents and coaches gather at...

Performances, Productions and Peas

With the red curtains opening and the spotlight hitting center stage, the cast takes their starting positions and begins singing “Many Moons Ago”, the first song in Hockaday’s 2019 musical, “Once Upon a Mattress”....

Your World Today: Celebrity Activism

PICTURED ABOVE: Reality television star and activist Kim Kardashian chats with model and activist Ashley Graham on the show “Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham.” Both Kardashian and Graham have been outspoken advocates on...

A Rundown of Awards Season

At the beginning of every new year, bright camera lights reflect off the sparkling, glamorous dresses on the Hollywood red carpets as the paparazzi try to snap perfect pictures of celebrities. Starting off awards...

Language Lab Goes Virtual

//PICTURED ABOVE: Since Hockaday’s Language Lab has gone virtual, the space has been repurposed into a Middle School Robotics work room. This allows the students to have more space to construct projects. This school year,...

Hockaday Ceramics Brings Masterpieces to Exhibition

Delicate pots, plates and vases created by the Hockaday Ceramics students will be decorating the John. H. Milde Gallery from Nov. 17 to Dec. 14 at the Goldmark Cultural Center. Designed and constructed by...

City Slicker: Best Pumpkin Patches

//PICTURED ABOVE: The different pumpkin patches in the Dallas area. With fall beginning, visiting pumpkin patches serves as one of the most popular autumn activities. Finding a location to take artsy autumnal photos, choosing the...

This Year’s Eighth-Grade Musical, “The Wizard of Oz”

//PICTURED ABOVE: the ruby slippers used in this year’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” Dazzling beams of spotlight illuminate the green stage of the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater. An...

Everything You Need to Know About Advisory Food

PICTURED ABOVE // Some of the most popular Upper School advisory foods. Mountains of calorie-packed bags of chips, dozens of glossy plastic cookie containers and several large sacks of popcorn, for breakfast? In a...

A Day In the Life of Erika Herridge

Story and photos by Erin Parolisi, staff writer