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Can You Run with the Colors of the Wind?

On Sept. 7, Hockaday held its second annual Color Run and Wellness Festival, celebrating athletics as well as health. This event expanded further since last year, including not only multiple wellness stations but also...

Shoot, Score…A+

Allison Camp works in College Counseling as the seniors prepare their college applications.    Mentors are experienced and trusted advisers who guide their apprentices; coaches and teachers are both mentors to their students or...

We’ve Got Spirit… Do You?

Most Friday nights of the school year, Hockaday girls flock to 10600 Preston Road, clad in blue and gold apparel and eager to cheer on the athletes of their brother school. Three miles away...

Oh Captain, My Captain

//PICTURED ABOVE: Former volleyball captain, Maddy McBride, discusses with incoming captain, Mia Weathersby, about the next volleyball season and how to be a good team leader. Every year, Hockaday students, parents and coaches gather at...

The Race for Change

//PICTURED ABOVE: Armed with energy and school spirit, the Hockaday Varsity Volleyball team bundled up to cheer on the Varsity Field Hockey team during their first SPC matchup against Houston Christian High School. This year,...

(Deb)uting Our New Athletic Director

PICTURED ABOVE //  Athletic Director Deb Surgi and senior Isabella Shadle as well as the rest of the Upper School Athletic Board (not pictured) discuss ideas for the future of the Hockaday Athletic Board...

The Athletic Director Search is On

On Jan. 22, Eugene McDermott Head of School Dr. Karen Warren Coleman announced former Hockaday Athletic Director Tina Slinker’s resignation. Since then, a retained search has been going on under Coleman’s leadership. An ideal...

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...

Hooper Takes the Helm

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior and captain Cheryl Hao prepares to start her 3000 meter steady state piece. Photo by Karen Lin.  It’s early September on a Tuesday afternoon in the Hockaday Higginbotham Natatorium. A group...

My 12 Minute Mile Time

With rivulets of sweat soaking my ill-fitting, stained Hockaday gym shirt, I pump my fists in the air, exuberant as I finish the last lap of my mile. Immediately after crossing the threshold, I...