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Maria is someone who likes to eat soup in the summer and gelato in the winter. If you look at her computer, the page might be open to a game of Solitaire, a new film or dogs up for adoption.

A Youth United

In the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, survivors have created a platform through social media to protest gun violence. A group of students from Stoneman Douglas...

Cheerio, Boston!

PICTURED ABOVE: Beytagh poses in the lab at MIT, where she conducts research for immunotherapy. Photo provided by Mary Clare Beytagh Mary Clare Beytagh ‘14, a senior at MIT, received the 2017 American Rhodes Scholarship...

HQ is Honestly Quite Good

PICTURED ABOVE: HQ Host Scott Rogowsky entertains one million players on Feb. 13th’s 8 p.m. Mardi Gras game. Photo courtesy of HQ. When the clock nears 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., multitudes of teenagers,...

Long Commute(nity)

Senior Aryn Thomas rolls over in her bed, glances at the time, which reads 6:40 a.m. Knowing she should already be on the road driving to school, she jumps out of bed and rushes...

Students Serve at Feast of Sharing

PICTURED ABOVE: The attendees at Feast of Sharing walk under the balloon arches to the tables where they will be seated for dinner. Photo by Maria Harrison.  Hosted by Central Market, Feast of Sharing brought together...

Miss Independent Study

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Lauren Puplampu reads “All The Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven as research for her independent study. This fictional book focuses on two teenagers living in Indiana, mental illness and suicidal thoughts. Photo...

United to Learn Unifies Public and Private Schools

PICTURED ABOVE: Founder and Executive Director of United to Learn Abby Williams (far left) delivers schools supplies to Tom C. Gooch Elementary school along with Assistant Director of Debate and Forensics and seniors Eliza...
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...

Sorting into Books

Academic Council pilots algorithm for summer reading. On April 10, Academic Council President Elizabeth Guo reached out to Upper School Mathematics Teacher Rachel Grabow to apply her computer science skills to revamp the process...

Boarder Line: Hat Cake Dinner

On Thursday, May 11, the Boarding Department hosted its annual Hat Cake Dinner, a formal evening event that celebrates the graduating boarding seniors and the past year in boarding. At the dinner, seniors sit...