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Splashing the Heat Away

On a hot sunny day, boarding students unwound in the pool with unicorn floaties and water guns, while others played Jenga, beanbag toss and Twister in the shade. To celebrate the “sisterhood, the joy...

Cynt Marshall Returns for Commencement

//PICTURED ABOVE: Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall empowers the Hockaday student body at the 2019 All-School MLK Day Event. On January 18th, Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, joined the Hockaday community, speaking at...

Sneak Peak: Boards Next Year

//PICTURED ABOVE: New Board Chairs and presidents buckle up for a new school year. Academics Board: Lucy Young, the new Academics Board Chair, crunches the numbers for a successful 2019-2020 year. She hopes to...

Your Guide to the 2020 Presidential Debates

//PICTURED ABOVE: The Stage was ready at a 2016 primary debate. In 2016, the Republican Party held Primary debates, unlike this year.  As the school year comes to a close and most stressful commitments...

Hockaday Science Class Projects Create Impact

//PICTURED ABOVE: AP Environmental Science students present their final projects. They studied various environmental issues in Dallas and suggested solutions. Walk into Upper School teacher Kirsten Lindsay’s classroom and you might see a pile...

Dissertation Determination: Ms. Hamilton’s Gap Year

//PICTURED ABOVE: Upper School English teacher Summer Hamilton conferences with senior Sawyer Bannister. Hamilton will take one year off from teaching in order to complete her doctoral dissertation. As the 2018-2019 school year comes...

Moving in the Write Direction

//PICTURED ABOVE: As Hockaday Upper School students write their final essays of the year, they look forward to the new writing center opening in fall 2019. The Hockaday writing center has been 10 years...

Your World Today: LGBTQ+ Issues In Brunei

//PICTURED ABOVE: Erywan Yusof, minister of foreign affairs in Brunei, signing the Department of State guestbook in Washington D.C. on June 13, 2018. Yusof defended Brunei’s new controversial laws and penalties against the LGBTQ+,...

Hockaday’s FOURever Teachers

//PICTURED ABOVE: Ann Trenary, Lower School Teaching Assistant, helps a Primer student writing a letter. She shows her dedication to the students every day in class. After 23 years at Hockaday, Trenary will be...

Notre Dame Fire Sparks Both Controversy and Unity

//PICTURED ABOVE: Firefighters desperately try to extinguish the fire to save the rest of the building from further damage. On April 15, Notre Dame de Paris burned and lost a significant part of the...