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From a House to a Home

//PICTURED ABOVE: Site coordinators share their opening remarks as the Olvera family listens from a bench dedicated by Habitat for Humanity. Core volunteers Charlie Rose and Meg Wilson pose as they get to work...

Leading the Way to a Better Education

//PICTURED ABOVE: Melanie Robertson, an Associate of Institutional Giving at Teach for America, speaks to students, including junior Varsha Danda, about the Opportunity Gap in education at a meeting for United to Lead. The other...

Growing Up In a “Full House”

PICTURED ABOVE // The Ryan sisters, Annabelle, Mary Rae, Sarah, Beth, Victoria, right before boarding a cruise in London, United Kingdom in 2017. Photo provided by Sarah Ryan. According to The World Factbook, United...

Spreading the Spirit

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Grace Laber decorates one of the trees with a paper ornament made weeks prior.// Photo by Shreya Gunukula. Colorful paper clippings and holiday spirit filled the Director of Service Learning Laura Day’s...

The Humans Behind Humans of Hockaday

ABOVE – Picture Perfect: Junior Alexa May looks at the picture that junior and Head Photographer of Humans of Hockaday Cirrus Chen took of her to appear on the account.//Photo by Kristi Li “Humans...

It’s a Long Story

An integral member of the Hockaday faculty since 1970, Ed Long has become part of the identity of the school itself. Few members of the community are unfamiliar with Long’s contributions to campus, including...

Evictions Highlight Housing Problem

West Dallas landlord evicts hundreds of low-income tenants, including members of the Wesley Rankin community. A mother of four in West Dallas supports her children, ranging from kindergarten to college, on her own. Her...

One Hockaday Aims to Bring Campus Together

Last year before the Fall Southern Preparatory Conference tournament, the whole Hockaday community came together in a noisy and jubilant celebration: the Spirit Rally. After the SPC competitors processed through the Penson Athletic Center,...

Hockaday Donates Habitat for Humanity House

On April 2, Hockaday and St. Mark’s students gathered in front of a red brick house on the corner of McBroom Street in West Dallas and cheered as Martha Davila, the new homeowner for...

Day of Promise Unites Dallas

Individuals from all over North Texas gathered at Village Burger Bar for Hockaday’s fifth annual Day of Promise on Monday, April 11. Originally started by Olivia Karihan ‘11, who wanted to do something similar to...