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3-D Weaponary Blueprints Trigger Discussions In the Hockaday Community

On July 31. 2018, U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik issued a restraining order on the publishing of the blueprints for the Liberator — a handgun that uses 3-D printing technologies and, as a result,...

Hockaday Community Service Programs Debut at Assembly

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday girl tutors her paired student at Gooch Elementary. The Hockaday School has lots of things to boast about: having the only highschool neuroscience program in the country, it’s impressive facilities, and state-of-the-art...

Class of 2022 Bonds At Allaso Ranch

On Aug. 21, the class of 2022 piled onto charter buses and began the 2-hour journey to their freshman retreat at Allaso Ranch. A rite of passage for the newly initiated upper-schoolers, the retreat...

Seniors Kick Off the Year at Allaso Ranch

On Aug. 20, 119 Hockaday seniors loaded up on three charter buses and traveled to Allaso Ranch in  Hawkins, Texas for the annual Senior Retreat. Lasting from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, the retreat...

Form III Finds Their Strengths at Retreat

While the Form III retreat occured Aug. 25-26, Upper School math teacher and Form III Dean Jessica Chu began to plan in October of 2017. She began by asking students and advisors for feedback...

Form II Stirs Up Change At Retreat

On Aug. 22, Form II students gathered in the idea lab for a retreat that lasted two days. On Wednesday, the sophomore class conducted a poverty simulation, in which each person was given a...

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...