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Ponette Kim

Ponette Kim

Ponette is a lover of coffee, crew and journalism. Her hobbies include pointlessly refreshing Snapchat, making a fool of herself and playing with her dog, Honey.

iPhone X-cellent

The iPhone X has been dubbed by Fox News as “the best upgrade from Apple in seven years,” and I personally agree. The smooth glass back, the sharp OLED screen and the crisp-clear camera...

To the Bus! Boarding’s “Magic School Bus”

With various cultures coming together right here at Hockaday in our boarding department, sometimes boarders may never encounter certain spots in Dallas that we might consider mainstream knowledge. To fix this problem, Angie Jorgensen,...

Making Memories at Moxley

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Hannah Sipes poses in her clown makeup and costume. Photo provided by Hannah Sipes Haunted houses have been around since 1915 when the first haunted house, the Orton and Spooner Ghost...

Sickly Sweet: The Rise of the Forbidden Fruit

As his fingers tremble, Vince* secretly locks the bathroom stall, lifts his JUUL to his lips, inhales, savors the nicotine buzz, and blows the vapor out in one big exhale. Before going to school...

Game of Phones: New Rules in the Classroom

Phones are a constant presence in our lives. We use them to scroll through our social media feeds, text our friends and look up things on the Internet. But a question has arisen: what...

(e)Sports Can Help for College

The controversial question of whether video gaming can be considered as a sport often spurs heated debate. Some argue that because it requires skill, strategy and many times the ability to work as part...

You Will Love(r) this Seafood Restaurant and Market

Lovers Seafood and Market, the brainchild of Tracy Rathburn and Lynae Fearing, is a small, elegant restaurant located on Lovers Lane in Dallas, TX. The interior is classy and reminiscent of a beach house,...

A Pranking Community: Hockaday Students reminisce about their past pranks

April Fool’s: A History There are many possible explanations for the creation of April Fool’s Day. One possible example is the Greco-Roman festival Hilaria, celebrated on Mar. 25. The festival honors Cybele, a Greek...

Stealing Their Way Across America

“The Space Between Us” is a film directed by Peter Chelsom and released on Feb. 3, 2017. It stars Asa Butterfield as Gardner, the first human to be raised on Mars, and Britt Robertson...

Guts and Gory: New Courses Headline Catalog

The Hockaday course selection has always housed unique classes such as Spycraft and History of Art and Music. Continuing this trend, the 2017-2018 Hockaday course catalogue offers five unique new classes: Statistics, Forensic Science,...