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A Look into Senior Honors Assembly

On April 25, Upper School students filed into the Nasher Haemisegger Theater to celebrate the accomplishments of the seniors. Seniors were recognized for their hard work and dedication to Hockaday, and particular students were...

2020 Election Already Underway

//PICTURED ABOVE: Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke speaks to voters in Cleveland on March 18. O’Rourke announced his candidacy for president on March 14. Beto O’Rourke, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro,...

ISAS 2019 Recap: Day 2

The second day of ISAS began with beautiful weather. With a full day to come, the campus bustled with even more energetic students moving around to fight the crowds. Unlike the first day, there...

“Ideas Worth Spreading” At 2019 Hockatalks

Offering pizza and welcoming both students and faculty, the Academic Council works on hosting annual Hockatalks. Hockatalks have been going on for four years, always planned once a year during the beginning of April....

ISAS 2019 RECAP: DAY 1

The annual Independent Schools Association of the Southwest Art Festival (ISAS) finished its first day at the St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin. ON the festival grounds, about 3700 students and faculty from 47...

Your World Today vs. 100 Years Ago

//PICTURED ABOVE: Suffragettes paraded down Fifth Ave. in Oct. 1917. They carried with them the signatures of more than 1million women from New York who desired the right to vote. Thanks to the efforts of...

The Hunt for an Upper School Head

//PICTURED ABOVE: Head of Upper School Terry Murray chats with three members of his advisory, (pictured left to right) seniors Alexa May, Dominique Bufford and Ariyanna Easter. After four years of employment at Hockaday, Murray...

Saturn V Girls Blast off to the World Festival

//PICTURED ABOVE: The Saturn V Girls robotics team makes the final edits to their robot before the competition, which is to be held April 17 to April 20. The team will run their robot...

Hockaday Hosts First Charity Fashion Show

On March 31, the first Hockaday Fashion Show took place in the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The show was organized by juniors Varsha Danda and...

The Power of the First FEMPWR Forum

//PICTURED ABOVE: The first forum hosted by the student-run organization FEMPWR took place at Hockaday on March 23. One November school day, a group of junior Hockaday students found themselves clustered together in the...