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FEMPWR: Group plans to expand female empowerment activities

//PICTURED ABOVE: FEMPWR hosted a forum in March discussing the female role as students transition beyond high school. This school year, female empowerment group FEMPWR is looking to host another forum and extend their...

Students Join Pros in UChicago Program: Marine Biology Lab experience offers unique opportunity

//PICTURED ANOVE: Dr. Barbara Fishel, Brandi Finazzo and Dr. Coleman explore the Marine Biology Lab in Woods Hole, Mass. In just a few days, 20 students will be studying the development of embryos, observing...

iSpy Something Informative

//PICTURED ABOVE: Tracy Walder, Upper School Spycraft Teacher, advises Isabel Chavez on details about her podcast about national security and foreign policy. Every morning, some Hockaday girls jump into the car and instinctively turn...

YWT: Impeachment Inquiry Brings Witnesses, Evidence into Public Eye

//PICTURED ABOVE: With the announcement of a formal impeachment investigation, the Democratic and Republican parties face off. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Sept. 24...

Virtuous Cycle of Recycling

//PICTURED ABOVE: Illustrated here are problems caused by improper recycling, such as air contamination and sea animal death. To educate students on proper recycling and prevent these types of issues, Hockaday is working on improving...

Security Check: The Rise of Surveillance Technology

//PICTURED ABOVE: Security cameras like these can be found in parking lots, the sides of buildings, parks and other public or private buildings. With the rise in technology, China and the United States have...

Tracking Down the Location Apps

//PICTURED ABOVE: Life360 is a popular location tracking service that is often used by friends and family. As easily as downloading an app and requesting location, virtually anyone can have access to another’s location....

Heading for a Great School Year

//PICTURED ABOVE: New Upper School Head Lisa Culbertson smiles with her new freshman advisory, shared with Lisa Fisher.  She rowed for Hockaday, toured prospective students as an H-Club ambassador and worked backstage on tech...

New facility gives CDC room to grow

//PICTURED ABOVE: After 18 months of construction, the Ann Graves Child Development Center opened on July 1. The CDC serves in total 54 children, mostly children of Hockaday employees. The state-of-the-art facilities support children...

Stuco “Connection” Changes

//PICTURED ABOVE: Executive Student Council officers gather at a lake house in East Texas on Aug. 24 to discuss their new ideas and bond. Student Council is taking steps to better communicate with students...