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Skimm’d from the Couch

“When we close the gender gap,” Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, said after she was asked when she will be proud of herself. This was a response I had never...

Suarez to Lead Language Department

    Upper School Spanish Teacher Alejandra Suarez’s community presence at Hockaday is undeniable. Not only is Suárez a beloved Spanish teacher, she is also the current Form II Dean. Next year, Suárez will...

Alumna Becomes Signed Artist at Duke University Record Label

On Oct. 17, 2017, Duke University freshman Sara Held ‘17 walked onto the stage of Duke Coffeehouse and stopped at the waiting microphone. Held was about to sing two of her original songs for...

Youngblood Makes Her Mark

DONE BY DESIGN | Youngblood’s favorite graphic, “HOW TO BE BLACK,” educates viewers on the experience of being a black woman in America. Photo Provided by Avery Youngblood. Avery Youngblood ‘12 received Beyoncé’s Formation Scholarship...

Please Don’t Touch the Art

ROTTEN TOMATOES | In the age of Twitter, public opinion on art, including television shows, is on the rise. As each person with internet access becomes a new critic, how should these industries respond?...

Second Day of ISAS Takes Students by Storm

Hockaday and St. Mark’s Improv improvise a new location, performing in the Ownby Family Lobby after lightning alerts. While the Friday of ISAS is to be a fourteen-hour celebration of all things fine arts,...

Long’s Last Hockaday Orchestra Performance

Ed Long, Nancy Penn Penson ’41 and John G. Penson Distinguished Teacher in Fine Arts, Fine Arts Department Lead Chair and Dean of Upper School, has been a member of the Hockaday faculty since...

Fifty-First ISAS Festival Kicks off at Hockaday

Mr. Long delivers his last orchestra performance in the Lacerte Family Gym. Coffeehouse takes place in the Margaret Crow amphitheater. Milk tea from the Bobadiction Food Truck was a great hit. Jazz Band from...

Filmmakers of the Future: How Three Film Students are Paving Their Way to Success

PICTURED ABOVE: Juniors Emily Ma and Sophie Gilmour and Senior Grace Zhang brainstorm new ideas for future films during class. Junior Sophie Gilmour’s interest in film sparked from an early age. “My brother used...

Alumni On the Scene at HAARTS Assembly

PICTURED ABOVE: Athena Wickham (left) and Sasha Stewart (center) talk to the Advanced Film class after the HAARTS assembly. While Hockaday Upper School Students see a thirty-minute assembly moderated by Mr. Long featuring notable...