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Students Serve at Feast of Sharing

PICTURED ABOVE: The attendees at Feast of Sharing walk under the balloon arches to the tables where they will be seated for dinner. Photo by Maria Harrison.  Hosted by Central Market, Feast of Sharing brought together...

Seniors to Visit Heart House

PICTURED ABOVE: English Department Chair Janet Bilhartz leads a discussion in her Contemporary American Literature Class. Photo by Katie O’ Meara. This year, equipped with empathy and knowledge, the Contemporary American Literature Senior Semester Seminar...

United to Learn Unifies Public and Private Schools

PICTURED ABOVE: Founder and Executive Director of United to Learn Abby Williams (far left) delivers schools supplies to Tom C. Gooch Elementary school along with Assistant Director of Debate and Forensics and seniors Eliza...

Hurricane Harvey Devastates Texas Coast, Hockaday Reaches Out to Help

PICTURED ABOVE: Two members of the National Guard conduct a rescue mission as Yearbook Consultant Mickey Mehrens snaps a picture of the scene. Photo provided by Mickey Muhrens. As a Category 4, Hurricane Harvey made...
Senior Katherine Pollock and other Hockaday students help sort donations with the Trusted World Organization

Hurricane Harvey Hits Texas

On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey became a Category 4 hurricane as it was about 45 miles from Corpus Christi. Later that day, with winds near 140 mph, Harvey came ashore between Port O’Connor and...

Latin American Perspectives Class Helps the Community One Bracelet at a Time

It’s the fourth quarter, the final stretch of the school year. After an exhausting nine months worth of projects, tests and papers, naturally all students begin to wind down as brains shift to summer...

Community Service Board Plans Sixth Annual Day of Promise

On April 10 during conference period, Day of Promise sold 200 Day of Promise T-shirts, donuts for advisories and Steel City Pops’ popsicles to raise money for Promise House, an independent organization that has...

Peeyr to Peeyr

In a dimly-lit Starbucks on the corner of Coit and Preston, senior Wendy Ho sat bent over Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech” as she explained rhetorical devices to her mentee,...

Dallas Students Unite

At a meeting last August with Leadership ISD’s Civic Leaders Fellowship, a selective 10-month program of 47 civic leaders who learn about and discuss public education in Dallas County, Director of Service Learning Laura...

HockaBriefs: December 2016

Hockaday JETS Advance to State in Robotics On Nov. 5, the Hockaday JETS team competed in the Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology Competition, or BEST competition. Following the theme of farming, the 34 teams...