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Arts + Life

Showtime in Scotland

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday drama students rehearse during class. They will be waiting to hear if any are one of the lucky students to go to Scotland. Over the 2018 Holiday Break, Upper School drama...

Staff Standoff, Views

Staff Standoff: The Band is Back

The Jonas Brothers were pop icons of the 2000s. Recently they made a surprise comeback bringing the band back together and releasing new singles such as “Sucker.” Our staff debates whether the new Jonas...

Staff Stance, Views

Corruption of the iGen

//PICTURED ABOVE: Addiction to technology, especially social media, is a serious problem that plagues today’s teens. Apps such as Snapchat and Instagram, widely popular platforms, dominate large quantities of time in teen’s lives, and...

People

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...

People

Boarderline: Rollercoaster Rides

Story by Olivia Garcia Photo by Olivia Garcia and Eugene Seong

People

Day in the Life of Steve Kramer

Story by Elisa Carroll Photo by Eugene Seong, Flickr and Libreshot

People

Faces & Places: Talented Teachers

Upper School Spanish teacher Mariana Mariel, College Counselor Micah Lyles and Upper School History teacher Lucio Benedetto are three members of the Hockaday staff who participate in the arts while they are not working...

News

Dissertation Determination: Ms. Hamilton’s Gap Year

//PICTURED ABOVE: Upper School English teacher Summer Hamilton conferences with senior Sawyer Bannister. Hamilton will take one year off from teaching in order to complete her doctoral dissertation. As the 2018-2019 school year comes...

News

Moving in the Write Direction

//PICTURED ABOVE: As Hockaday Upper School students write their final essays of the year, they look forward to the new writing center opening in fall 2019. The Hockaday writing center has been 10 years...

News, World

Your World Today: LGBTQ+ Issues In Brunei

//PICTURED ABOVE: Erywan Yusof, minister of foreign affairs in Brunei, signing the Department of State guestbook in Washington D.C. on June 13, 2018. Yusof defended Brunei’s new controversial laws and penalties against the LGBTQ+,...