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Ponette Kim

Ponette Kim

Ponette is a lover of coffee, rowing, Italian landscapes and her dog, Honey. You can find her at Bachman Lake or at home in bed, reading. In five years, she hopes to be living in New York City.

Enough is Enough: How Generation Z is breaking barriers and speaking up

She stands in the cold and pouring rain, huddled around other like-minded young men and women who have gathered to support a cause they hold dear to their hearts. Through the dense sea of...

Not in Love with “Love, Simon”

The review below contains spoilers. Views expressed are of the author’s.  Many were ecstatic when it was announced that Becky Albertalli’s novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, was being turned into a movie....

Mothers and Daughters Partner in Business

PICTURED ABOVE:  Senior Luiza Gruntmane, pictured as a toddler, modeled for ZAZA Couture, created by her mother Tereze, Luiza now works for her mother’s company during the summer.// Photo courtesy of Luiza Gruntmane A...

How to Prepare for a Snow Day

Prospective snow days are rare in Texas, and around the winter time, most students know better than to hope for one. Yet, on the evening of Jan. 15, students were elated to find out...

The Humans Behind Humans of Hockaday

ABOVE – Picture Perfect: Junior Alexa May looks at the picture that junior and Head Photographer of Humans of Hockaday Cirrus Chen took of her to appear on the account.//Photo by Kristi Li “Humans...

Hockaday Students and Faculty Travel to Anaheim for SDLC

PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday chaperones: Summer Hamilton, Sarah Mbabazi, Robyn Fullum, Mariana Mariel, Tymesia Smaw and Eric Roberson. Students: Don Ford, Angie Walsh, Sunny Li, Maye McPhail and Hibah Naviwala. Photo provided by Don Ford.  From Nov. 29...

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...