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Bridging the Gap With a Gap Year

//PICTURED ABOVE: A Hockadaisy plans to take a break from academics and take a gap year full of enriching and unconventional experiences. Web Editor Michelle Chen recently decided to take a gap year after graduation...

Spring Is In the Air, So Are Spring College Admissions

//PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Parker Waters outside the Admissions Wall wearing her Pepperdine t-shirt. As the long-awaited day of white dresses and floral sun hats approaches, Hockaday seniors prepare for the next chapter of their...

Dot Your “i’s” and Cross Your “t’s”

PICTURED ABOVE: Sporting their respective future college’s sweatshirts, six of the eight Hockaday athletes planning on signing their National Letter of Intent on Feb. 26 pose in Metzger Plaza. The pictured athletes include (from left...

Lights, Camera, College!

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Kate Short rehearses for her role in Hockaday’s winter musical, “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy that retells the story of “The Princess and the Pea.” Short will continue to pursue...

“Stepping” into the Portal

//PICTURED ABOVE: Views editor Emily Wu, copy editor Ponette Kim and managing editor Paige Halveson ‘Tis the season, but Christmas presents are not the only surprises seniors will be getting during this time of...

Resume Pad Fad

//PICTURED ABOVE: Efforts on resume padding do not usually lead to good outcomes, as falsifying information can cost one a college acceptance, job or even future. As seniors and juniors start worrying about their futures...

Faces and Places: Forging Futures

As November begins, the seniors’ early decision college deadlines are due in a few weeks, with regular decision deadlines right around the corner: As a consequence, the college counseling offices have been bustling with...

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...

S(way)y Cool: Alumna Creates Costume Startup

Although some may find an endless stream of themed costume parties exciting and an opportunity to craft a killer look or make a statement, two busy and very driven University of Texas sophomores, Rajya...

Five Athletes Formally Commit on Signing Day

On Feb. 8, Upper School students, parents, teammates and coaches of athletes gathered in Clements Lecture Hall to celebrate the five seniors formally committing to play at their colleges. National signing day is traditionally...