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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...

Hockaday Students Create Art for a New DISD Youth Center

//PICTURED ABOVE: A smaller draft of one of the panels that will go up in the center. Organizations including After8toEducate and Fannie C. Harris have been remodeling an old elementary school in Dallas into a...

Splashing the Heat Away

On a hot sunny day, boarding students unwound in the pool with unicorn floaties and water guns, while others played Jenga, beanbag toss and Twister in the shade. To celebrate the “sisterhood, the joy...

Are Juice Cleanses Harmful to your Health?

//PICTURED ABOVE: Although there is no scientific research supporting the benefits of juices, Pressed Juicery advertises its juice cleanse options. Are you considering a juice cleanse to detox or better your diet? Or do...

Seniors Sell Stuff—and Gain Connections Too

//PICTURED ABOVE: The seniors sell stuff account on Instagram has quickly gone up the ranks and gained a large following of Hockaday students. Whether they follow the account to sell, buy or look at...

APPealing Jobs for College Students

//PICTURED ABOVE: Grace Olsen ‘18, attended the Instagram Kindness Prom last spring as an Instagram youth ambassador. She and her colleagues at the event danced the night away while focusing on the importance of...