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Farewell, Class of 2018!

On May 17, the class of 2018 and families gathered in the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater for the Senior Farewell Program. The graduating class listened to speeches from their classmates...

Mass Incarceration Devastates America

PICTURED ABOVE // Working for change: Junior Isabella Yepes discusses mass incarceration with junior Tanvi Kongara after the Student Diversity Board forum. Photo by Charlotte Dross. On April 6, Hockaday Upper School students gathered...

Powerful Protagonist Inspires Young Girls

PICTURED ABOVE // Senior Paloma Renteria presents Powerful Protagonist student Ava Guen Sanchez with a rose and a certificate of “most enthusiastic.” Photo by Michelle Chen. Two of senior Paloma Renteria’s favorite things to...

Teachers Without Borders

PICTURED ABOVE // Ward’s Biggest Fans: Cothren and her Contemporary American Literature students listen to author Jesmyn Ward speak at Bishop Dunne. Photo provided by Claire Cothren. She signs out at the Upper School...

Splashing Out of Senior Year

On May 11, the class of 2018 celebrated the end of their school year with a the annual senior splash day. With water guns, hoses, and even trash cans, the seniors sloshed water on...

Hockaday Community Celebrates One Another at Senior Awards Assembly

With graduation rapidly approaching,  the seniors’ excitement is buzzing; throughout the next two weeks, events like Senior Splash Day and commencement rehearsal will be celebrating the class of 2018’s accomplishments. On Monday, April 30,...

Upper School Rises to Action Against Gun Violence

At 10 a.m. on April 20 – the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre – Upper School students and faculty left their usual classes and gathered outside at the Margaret Doggett Crow...

ISAS Arts Festival Comes to an End

Senior Hockaday students sit on graduation terrace and listen to senior Genny Wood play guitar. Sophomore Angie Walsh poses with dances in the dance balcony. Sophomore Isabel Chavez claps for the Hockaday St Mark’s...

Gun Violence Forces America’s Youth to Take Action

On Feb. 14, a mass shooter killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl. Since the tragedy, student activists from Parkland started a nationwide movement to campaign for gun control....