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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...

Your World Today: Vaping among teens results in serious illness, hospitalizations

//PICTURED ABOVE: Juul promotes its brand with bright colors and fruit flavors. Recent news about hospitalizations and deaths due to vaping has brought more attention to health risks associated with the practice. More than...

2020 Election: Third and Fourth Democratic Debates

Though the 2020 election may seem far away, the process of the election is quickly speeding up. Three Democratic debates have already passed and the fourth is set for Oct. 15.  To qualify for...

Splashing the Heat Away

On a hot sunny day, boarding students unwound in the pool with unicorn floaties and water guns, while others played Jenga, beanbag toss and Twister in the shade. To celebrate the “sisterhood, the joy...

Cynt Marshall Returns for Commencement

//PICTURED ABOVE: Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall empowers the Hockaday student body at the 2019 All-School MLK Day Event. On January 18th, Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, joined the Hockaday community, speaking at...

Sneak Peak: Boards Next Year

//PICTURED ABOVE: New Board Chairs and presidents buckle up for a new school year. Academics Board: Lucy Young, the new Academics Board Chair, crunches the numbers for a successful 2019-2020 year. She hopes to...

Your Guide to the 2020 Presidential Debates

//PICTURED ABOVE: The Stage was ready at a 2016 primary debate. In 2016, the Republican Party held Primary debates, unlike this year.  As the school year comes to a close and most stressful commitments...

Hockaday Science Class Projects Create Impact

//PICTURED ABOVE: AP Environmental Science students present their final projects. They studied various environmental issues in Dallas and suggested solutions. Walk into Upper School teacher Kirsten Lindsay’s classroom and you might see a pile...

Dissertation Determination: Ms. Hamilton’s Gap Year

//PICTURED ABOVE: Upper School English teacher Summer Hamilton conferences with senior Sawyer Bannister. Hamilton will take one year off from teaching in order to complete her doctoral dissertation. As the 2018-2019 school year comes...

Moving in the Write Direction

//PICTURED ABOVE: As Hockaday Upper School students write their final essays of the year, they look forward to the new writing center opening in fall 2019. The Hockaday writing center has been 10 years...