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Study Hard, Play Hard

//PICTURED ABOVE: A Lower School student relaxes on one of the new additions to the Lower School playground. This playground feature is just one of the many new structures on the recently-constructed playground. At 11:45...

From Spy Work to Sitcoms

//PICTURED ABOVE: Upper School history teacher Tracy Walder leads a Model United Nations club meeting. She has to balance teaching, working with students, sponsoring various clubs and raising her child while simultaneously writing her book....

A Wild New Class

//PICTURED ABOVE: Students from Hockaday’s new course Anatomy, Evolution and the Zoo: Intersection of Biology, Design and Community Impact and students from W.T. White tour the Dallas Zoo on Sept. 7. The two classes work...

3-D Weaponary Blueprints Trigger Discussions In the Hockaday Community

On July 31. 2018, U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik issued a restraining order on the publishing of the blueprints for the Liberator — a handgun that uses 3-D printing technologies and, as a result,...

Hockaday Community Service Programs Debut at Assembly

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday girl tutors her paired student at Gooch Elementary. The Hockaday School has lots of things to boast about: having the only highschool neuroscience program in the country, it’s impressive facilities, and state-of-the-art...

Class of 2022 Bonds At Allaso Ranch

On Aug. 21, the class of 2022 piled onto charter buses and began the 2-hour journey to their freshman retreat at Allaso Ranch. A rite of passage for the newly initiated upper-schoolers, the retreat...

Seniors Kick Off the Year at Allaso Ranch

On Aug. 20, 119 Hockaday seniors loaded up on three charter buses and traveled to Allaso Ranch in  Hawkins, Texas for the annual Senior Retreat. Lasting from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, the retreat...

Form III Finds Their Strengths at Retreat

While the Form III retreat occured Aug. 25-26, Upper School math teacher and Form III Dean Jessica Chu began to plan in October of 2017. She began by asking students and advisors for feedback...

Form II Stirs Up Change At Retreat

On Aug. 22, Form II students gathered in the idea lab for a retreat that lasted two days. On Wednesday, the sophomore class conducted a poverty simulation, in which each person was given a...

Farewell, Class of 2018!

On May 17, the class of 2018 and families gathered in the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater for the Senior Farewell Program. The graduating class listened to speeches from their classmates...