Sports

Upper School Spanish Teacher Chases Padel Dream

PICTURED ABOVE: 1. Suárez poses with playing partner Leatu. 2. Suárez’s swollen arm, with a tear of the radial collateral ligament and a tendon tear, which will require surgery. 3. Suárez’s trophies from padel...

Tips and Tricks: How to Improve Your Sleep Patters

Check out these tips and tricks to help you get a better night’s sleep. Consistency is Key Creating a sleep routine can help train our bodies to fall asleep and wake up at a...

Michelle’s Mind: Patriots Lose the Super Bowl

I’m writing this after the Patriot’s loss in the Super Bowl. I’m from Dallas and I was raised to be a Cowboys fan. I am a Cowboys fan. But somewhere along the line, the...

Winter SPC Recap

Swimming & Diving Last Saturday, Hockaday’s swimming and diving team placed third in the Southwest Preparatory Conference’s championship swim meet. Senior Bailey Hollingsworth won first place in diving setting a school record. Sophomore Abby...

New Buses Roll into Penson Parking Lot

PICTURED ABOVE: The junior varsity soccer team boards the bus to their weekly away game on Feb 2. Photo by Jenny Choi. For many years, Hockaday students have traveled to sports games or on...

PE Department Changes its Lineup

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Kaleigh Beacham and Emily Baschab poses for their aerial silks class for their senior independent studies. Photo provided by Emily Baschab.  They wrap themselves in aerial silks, hanging and swinging, occasionally...

Taking the Reins: Cook Balances Academics and Athletics

PICTURED ABOVE: Leap of Faith: On April 1, 2017 senior Jane Cook placed rst in the junior preliminary division of the competition she competed in at Rose Horse Park with her horse Xavier. Photo...

Five Athletes Formally Commit on Signing Day

On Feb. 8, Upper School students, parents, teammates and coaches of athletes gathered in Clements Lecture Hall to celebrate the five seniors formally committing to play at their colleges. National signing day is traditionally...

“Fight Like a Girl” Assembly Educates Sophomores on Self Defense

PICTURED ABOVE: Self defense instructor Meg Hinkley (pictured right) demonstrates how to kick the shin of the attacker (AJ Tucker, pictured left) in order to escape the double hand hold.  Stance firm and arm...

Athletes Hidden in the Hockaday Hallways

PICTURED ABOVE: PLANT THE POLE| Chemistry Teacher Jen Fore flies into the air while practicing her pole vault technique at the Hockaday track.// Photo by Sarah Schultz From basketball games to coaching to women’s...