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Sports

A long (jumping) career ahead

//PICTURED ABOVE: Sena Asom points to her fourth place statistic at the 2019 junior Olympics, where she jumped 14’10.” Early in January, seventh grader Sena Asom woke up as if it were any regular...

Staff Stance, Views

Exam Policy Adjusted: Testing out less testing

//PICTURED ABOVE: Fewer exams may mean less stress for Hockaday students in the future. If you had been in the vicinity of the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family Center for the...

Arts + Life, Views

The Award Must Go to… Embracing Diversity in Entertainment

It’s January. Amid the cold, the congestion and the end-of-semester stress, one thing rang clear to me: awards show season. In come the Golden Globes, the Grammys, the Academy Awards, the BAFTAs and the...

People

Taking Your Musicality to the Next Level: TPSMEA All-State

Orchestra and choir students from all across the state gathered in Richardson on Jan. 23 to 25 for the Texas Private School Music Educators Association (TPSMEA) Choir and Orchestra Clinic and Concert.  TPSMEA is...

Video

Fourcast Tasty: After School Snacks

Video by Sasha Schwimmer

Arts + Life, Photo Essay

Behind the Production of “Crazy For You”

The Upper School theater department presented the musical “Crazy For You” from Feb. 6-9. From the first rehearsal on Nov. 5 to the first performance on Feb. 6, the cast and crew spent months...

Video

40 Questions with Rachel Grabow

Video by Campbell Harris and Charlotte Rogers

News

Renewing Your License at 18: 2020 Edition

Spending hours at the Department of Motor Vehicles instead of at school feels like a waste of time, but often you don’t have a choice. You have to power through the complicated process if...

People

2020 with STUCO

//PICTURED ABOVE: STUCO upholds their 2019-2020 theme of connection by making New Year’s resolutions.  2020! It is a new year and that means new goals. People make New Year’s resolutions to continue good practices,...

Arts + Life, Slider

The Dilemma of Award Show Activism

//PICTURED ABOVE:  While some celebrities receive criticism for political award show acceptance speeches because of their lack of concrete action, Angelina Jolie has started a humanitarian foundation and donated millions of dollars to charity....