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Reaching the Top: Students Climb to New Heights

  Whether climbing a tree or tumbling across their yard, senior Katie Vanesko and freshman Sarah Kate Ashton left their childhood hobbies behind after feeling the adrenaline rush of rock climbing. The pastime originated...

And From Michelle’s Mind

  March Madness is a fever. Many people contract this madness during the annual March National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament when 64 teams have the opportunity to win a national championship. Known for...

Faces + Places: Behind SAGE

While a duck and the Hockaday kitchen seemingly have nothing in common, Hockaday’s Food Service Director Jaime Orman believes it is the perfect metaphor. In order to appear graceful above the water and serve...

Boarderline: Katzman Sisters

For junior Jessica Katzman and eighth grader Julia Katzman from Arizona, life at Hockaday represents more than living away from home. Although boarding life separates both of them from their parents, the sisters still...

Gun Violence Forces America’s Youth to Take Action

On Feb. 14, a mass shooter killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl. Since the tragedy, student activists from Parkland started a nationwide movement to campaign for gun control....

It’s a Long Story: ISAS

A staple of the Hockaday community since 1970, Ed Long has become part of the identity of the school itself. Few members of the community are unfamiliar with Long’s contributions to campus, including his...

Senior Works to Combat Human Trafficking with Gold Award Project

When most of us think of Girl Scouts, the names “Thin Mints” or “Samoas” may come to mind. However, senior Kaleigh Beacham’s involvement in the organization transcends selling cookies. As a Girl Scout, Beacham...

Part-Time Students, Full-Time Employees

University of Georgia junior Rachel Robinson ‘15 enjoys sightseeing in D.C. during her free time from her lobbying internship at Holland and Knight. Photo provided by Rachel Robinson.  Three years ago, the members of...