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Senior Mary Orsak Gives TEDx Kids Talk

When Heather Hankamer, the Director of TEDx at Southern Methodist University, saw a news story on Fox 4 that featured senior Mary Orsak and her work with the Dallas Youth Commission, she knew that...

Second Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Inspires Students and Faculty

On Jan. 12, for the Second Annual One Hockaday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Program, all Hockaday students, faculty and staff, packed into Penson Athletic Center to celebrate the life and legacy of...

Sophie Dawson Advances to Poetry Out Loud State Competition

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Sophie Dawson practices her poem recitation at Hockaday. Photo by Charlotte Dross “Anyone who begins a sentence with ‘In all honesty…’ is about to tell a lie.” Such are the opening...

Upper School Students Serve the Community Before Holiday Break

Upper School students’ excitement before Holiday Break could be felt not only in the halls of Hockaday, but also in various locations around Dallas as they participated in a half-day of community service activities....

Trump Abandons Middle East Precedent

PICTURED ABOVE: President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led a joint press conference on Feb. 15 during which Trump disclosed that he considered both two-state and one-state solutions viable.// Photo courtesy...

Spreading the Spirit

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Grace Laber decorates one of the trees with a paper ornament made weeks prior.// Photo by Shreya Gunukula. Colorful paper clippings and holiday spirit filled the Director of Service Learning Laura Day’s...

English Teachers Swap Books

Since 2012, Hockaday sophomores have accompanied British 19th century heroine Jane Eyre on her journey from the Reed household to Thornfield Manor as she endures the trials and tribulations that accompany the life of...

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...

IDEA Lab Hosts Design Challenge for Nov. 30

PICTURED ABOVE: Sophomore Hope Fu brainstorms ideas to answer a “How Might We” question. Pictures provided by Lin Lin Lee. “How might we?” is a question that is being asked more and more in the...