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Dr. Karen Warren Coleman Named Eugene McDermott Head of School

On Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, The Hockaday School officially announced Dr. Karen Warren Coleman as the Eugene McDermott Head of School. Coleman will commence her work as Hockaday’s 13th Head of School on July...

Diversity Speaker Rosetta Lee Identifies the Identities

Diversity speaker and consultant Rosetta Lee  spoke to the Upper School yesterday about different cultural identities and how we can use our individual identities as a step forward towards inclusion and allyship. This is...

BREAKING NEWS: Fire Breaks Out In Portable #7

Shortly before 1 p.m., a fire broke out in one of the portables. The school was evacuated for about an hour as security and administration dealt with the chaos of directing the fire engines...
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Hockaday Coat Drive Impacts Dallas Community

The annual coat drive ended last week and the coats collected will circulate through the DISD school district and help families at shelters in the community. Coats of all sizes, shapes and colors overflew...

FCD Prompts Discussion about High School Substance Use

Recovering addicts from Freedom from Chemical Dependency come to Hockaday the week of October 5 to discuss teen drug use. Standing before 120 unfamiliar high school students, recovering addict, Stephanie Haines, shared stories about...

A Music-Filled (Haunted) Night

The lights were dim, the room was (over)crowded and there were halloween decorations everywhere. You could feel the excitement buzzing in the air as soon as you walked in. Above all, it’s safe to...

Rosetta Lee Advises Community on Approaching Diversity

On Sept. 30, diversity speaker Rosetta Lee addressed the Upper School on the topic of starting healthy, effective discussions. Rosetta Lee, a teacher at the Seattle Girls’ School, serves as a public speaker to...

Lee Berger Makes History

World renowned anthropologist, Lee Berger, shared his findings from the Rising Star exploration with the Hockaday School on Sept. 29, 2015. Hockaday was the first high school Berger spoke to since his headline-grabbing excavation of 1,550 nearly-complete specimens of...

Mysterious Red-and-Black Trend Takes Over

This morning, almost all of Hockaday’s faculty and staff arrived at school in matching colors, red and black, for reasons that remain unknown. It was like any other Thursday morning at 11600 Welch Rd.:...

Race to the Finish

Upper School Math teacher Rachel Grabow spent her summer training for her very first Ironman. Running next to the lake last Christmas in Madison, Wisconsin–where Grabow will complete the 2.4 mile swim of Ironman...