People

Turning Tables into Connections

 //PICTURED ABOVE: Kristin Kessler Schell ‘86 sits at her own Turquoise Table, ready to talk to her neighbors. After a difficult French class in her sophomore year, Kristin Kessler Schell ’86 signed up for...

Cornerstones of Business: Alumnae share their stories of success

Janie Cooke works at her desk and makes phone calls at O-Venture headquarters. The Real World – a daunting phrase Hockaday students have heard numerous times throughout their school career. The cliché haunts students...

Day in the Life of Menaka Naidu

Story by Elisa Carroll

Stretching Toward Success: Senior Phoebe Sanders goes from student to teacher at Black Swan Yoga

Sanders demonstrates her yoga poses and skills. On Sunday afternoons, rather than finishing up her homework or frantically cramming for a test the next day, senior Phoebe Sanders is at Black Swan Yoga. But...

After the Storm, the Show Continues

//PICTURED ABOVE: Isabella Page, a Hockaday junior, and Brett Marsh dance together on stage. St. Mark’s senior Will Mallick and Hockaday junior Legal Segal act on the stage of the Northpark Presbyterian Church. A...

From a House to a Home

//PICTURED ABOVE: Site coordinators share their opening remarks as the Olvera family listens from a bench dedicated by Habitat for Humanity. Core volunteers Charlie Rose and Meg Wilson pose as they get to work...

Teachers and Computers: Teaching in the Age of Technology

In this day and age and at a school like Hockaday with far-reaching resources, advanced technology is readily available to all, and its use often encouraged. However, as with most topics, there is some...

Detriments of Heavy Backpacks

//PICTURED ABOVE:  Two kids head out for school while trying to carry their heavy backpacks. Hockaday students tend to attempt carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, that being the pounds of...

Work Hard, Study Hard

//PICTURED ABOVE: Arabella Ware works the cash register during her shift at Toy Maven. With Hockaday’s rigorous academic schedule, it can be challenging for students to participate in extracurriculars like sports and theater. Some...

Classes With Impact

//PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Sophia Friguletto interviews a first grader at Nathan Adams Elementary School to gain information about the student to make book for her. Hockaday students have always been encouraged to take active...