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Senior Works to Combat Human Trafficking with Gold Award Project

When most of us think of Girl Scouts, the names “Thin Mints” or “Samoas” may come to mind. However, senior Kaleigh Beacham’s involvement in the organization transcends selling cookies. As a Girl Scout, Beacham...

Suarez to Lead Language Department

    Upper School Spanish Teacher Alejandra Suarez’s community presence at Hockaday is undeniable. Not only is Suárez a beloved Spanish teacher, she is also the current Form II Dean. Next year, Suárez will...

Youngblood Makes Her Mark

DONE BY DESIGN | Youngblood’s favorite graphic, “HOW TO BE BLACK,” educates viewers on the experience of being a black woman in America. Photo Provided by Avery Youngblood. Avery Youngblood ‘12 received Beyoncé’s Formation Scholarship...

Second Day of ISAS Takes Students by Storm

Hockaday and St. Mark’s Improv improvise a new location, performing in the Ownby Family Lobby after lightning alerts. While the Friday of ISAS is to be a fourteen-hour celebration of all things fine arts,...

Long’s Last Hockaday Orchestra Performance

Ed Long, Nancy Penn Penson ’41 and John G. Penson Distinguished Teacher in Fine Arts, Fine Arts Department Lead Chair and Dean of Upper School, has been a member of the Hockaday faculty since...

Fifty-First ISAS Festival Kicks off at Hockaday

Mr. Long delivers his last orchestra performance in the Lacerte Family Gym. Coffeehouse takes place in the Margaret Crow amphitheater. Milk tea from the Bobadiction Food Truck was a great hit. Jazz Band from...

Filmmakers of the Future: How Three Film Students are Paving Their Way to Success

PICTURED ABOVE: Juniors Emily Ma and Sophie Gilmour and Senior Grace Zhang brainstorm new ideas for future films during class. Junior Sophie Gilmour’s interest in film sparked from an early age. “My brother used...

Alumni On the Scene at HAARTS Assembly

PICTURED ABOVE: Athena Wickham (left) and Sasha Stewart (center) talk to the Advanced Film class after the HAARTS assembly. While Hockaday Upper School Students see a thirty-minute assembly moderated by Mr. Long featuring notable...

Hockaday Students Organize “The Great Seed Bomb” Through ZooCorps

A group of Hockaday girls and Warren Travis White students have been working together to organize additional events and speeches at “The Great Seed Bomb” on Saturday, March 31 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m....

Hockaday Community Gathers for 17 Minutes of Silence for Parkland Victims

PICTURED ABOVE: 1. Students involved in planning the memorial distribute orange ribbons, giving members of the Hockaday community a way to express their support for the Parkland victims. 2. Upper school faculty, staff and students...