News

Your Guide to Brexit

PICTURED ABOVE// Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech at Lancaster House on 17 January, 2017 about the government’s 12 priorities for negotiating the UK’s exit from the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May...

Hockaday Unites during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Serve the day. For the first time ever, Hockaday combined annual Dr. Martin Luther King Junior assembly with a day of service on January 18. This is the third year the assembly occurred, but...

College Counseling Brings Back Young Alumni Panel

On Friday, January 11, the Class of 2019 gathered in the Clements Lecture Hall during conference and lunch period to attend the Young Alumni Panel. The panel featured four recently graduated alumni—Lauren Puplampu ’18,...

Junior Bridge(s) Cultures in Competition

//PICTURED ABOVE: In the first round of the “Chinese Bridge” Competition, junior Charlene Brzesowsky exhibited her talent by participating in rigorous contests. She performed a “Kuaiban,” which is a performance of oral storytelling that...

Your World Today: The Rise in Hate Crimes

News stations and outlets are constantly inundated with news about hate crimes, but what exactly defines a hate crime? These offenses can fall under many names, such as terrorism, mass shootings or attacks, but...

Leading the Way to a Better Education

//PICTURED ABOVE: Melanie Robertson, an Associate of Institutional Giving at Teach for America, speaks to students, including junior Varsha Danda, about the Opportunity Gap in education at a meeting for United to Lead. The other...

Language Lab Goes Virtual

//PICTURED ABOVE: Since Hockaday’s Language Lab has gone virtual, the space has been repurposed into a Middle School Robotics work room. This allows the students to have more space to construct projects. This school year,...

Second Graders Learn to Go Green with All Green Club

On Nov. 30, second graders gathered in their classrooms at 2:40 p.m. to attend a session held by the Hockaday All Green Club on the subject of air pollution. The presentation involved an informational...

Boarders Give At Annual Feast of Sharing

On Nov. 8, all boarding students and many day students spent their afternoon and evening volunteering at the Feast of Sharing event, where the less fortunates come for a warm thanksgiving meal and entertainments....

Once Upon a Nightmare: Senior Halloween 2018

Each year at Hockaday, seniors spend hours decorating the hallways and arrive two hours earlier than normal in order to put on one of the most famous traditions: Senior Halloween. This year the seniors...