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Once Upon A Winfo 2019

Saturday, Feb. 23, Hockaday hosted the 2019 Winter Formal. Filled with casino tables, a photo booth, a facepaint station and LOTS of dancing, Once Upon a Winfo was an immense success. The Hall on...

The Colloquium on Welch Road

As Hockaday Upper Schoolers walked into school on Feb. 13, they were shocked to find something rarely seen on the campus during school hours: boys. Boys and girls from 10 visiting schools, including Greenhill,...

Turning a New Page at the Colloquium

PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday English teacher Dr. Jennifer Boulanger reads Sandra Cisneros’ “The House on Mango Street” in preparation for the 2019 Interscholastic Colloquium on Feb. 13. Boulanger has worked for a year to ensure...

“Sweat”ing the Big Problems

PICTURED ABOVE: Students from Thomas Jefferson High School and Hockaday listen to actor Chris Ramirez as he speaks to them at TJ on Jan. 31. Ramirez talked to the students about his decision to...

Small Steps to a Big Change

PICTURED ABOVE: Second graders Chloe Ku (left) and Ella Wing (right) measure the air pollution by using loggers that are set up by the Lower School Playground. Each second grade student gets the leadership opportunity...

Your World Today: Celebrity Activism

PICTURED ABOVE: Reality television star and activist Kim Kardashian chats with model and activist Ashley Graham on the show “Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham.” Both Kardashian and Graham have been outspoken advocates on...

Hockaday Community Celebrates the Lunar New Year

Countries in Asia celebrate two new years: one on Jan. 1 and the other also on Jan. 1, but on the Lunar calendar. Hockaday consists of various ethnic and racial groups, including those of...

Seniors Kick off Last 100 Days of School with Sleepover

On Feb. 4, the class of 2019  gathered in the Hicks Meeting Room to continue the tradition of the senior sleepover. Although not all students chose to attend the event or spend the night,...

Upper School Comes Together In Celebration of Cultures

On Jan. 24, Hockaday held the second annual Celebration of Cultures Week featuring a fashion show and a talent show. Students had a chance to introduce parts of their cultures, ranging from traditional dresses...

Longest Government Shutdown in History Leaves Employees Without Pay

On Dec. 22, 2018, President Trump partially shut down the government over a dispute with the Democrats over funding for his wall to line the southern border. Even 35 days—the longest amount of time...