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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.

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...

Six Questions: The Cookie Angel

Besides playing the violin and acing it on the volleyball court, sophomore Charlsie Doan has managed her own cookie business, The Cookie Angel, since early Nov. 2016. How did you first start baking? I...

Community Service Board Plans Sixth Annual Day of Promise

On April 10 during conference period, Day of Promise sold 200 Day of Promise T-shirts, donuts for advisories and Steel City Pops’ popsicles to raise money for Promise House, an independent organization that has...

Song of the Times

  After One Direction took a hiatus in January 2016, member Harry Styles released his first single “Sign of the Times” on April 7. Features Editor Maria Harrison shares her opinion on the new...

Where’d He Get That: Mr. Benedetto

A look into the unique fashions of individuals at Hockaday History teacher Lucio Benedetto reflects on his clothing style and how it has evolved over the years. Q: How has your style changed over...