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Winter Formal at Gatsby’s

On Feb. 24, Executive Student Council members, as well as Winter Formal Chairs Seniors Cheryl Hao and Lauren Puplampu, hosted the Upper School at 2616 Commerce Event Center for an unforgettable “Winfo at Gatsby’s.”...

Don’t Sweat Homecoming

PICTURED ABOVE: Then juniors Payton Hart and Julia Mitterer-Claudet dance at the 2017 Hockaday Winter Formal. Photo provided by Cornerstones staff. After 45 minutes of awkward conversation about family pets, favorite subjects and upcoming...

Senior makes YouTube Debut and Scores (Nearly) 1MILLION Views

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Dana Choi dances at 1MILLION Dance Studio, in Seoul, South Korea, to the hit song, “Nights With You” by MØ. // Courtesy of 1Million Dance Studio With a synchronized rhythm and filled...

HockaDance Assembly Spring 2017

Hockaday’s five dance companies performed their student choreographed dances in the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater on April 24. If you missed it, or just can’t go a day without Hockadance…take...

(Winter) Formally In Charge

Though Winter Formal isn’t until Feb. 18, senior Lily Johnson is already in full-blown WinFo mode: she was recently appointed Chair of Winter Formal 2017. Johnson, an avid planner and lover of all things...

Dancing to the Beat

The past week has been particularly stressful for senior Vyanka Sotelo, with a test, college applications and homework to worry about. But as she enters the Senior Commons and hears “Cotton Eyed Joe” playing...

Boston Ballet Bound

Hair wrapped tightly in a bun, senior Lily Bines dips the tips of her pointe shoes into the rosin box to prevent slipping as she runs through the dance piece in her head for...

A Recap of Hockadance: Student Choreography Exceeds Expectations

  On April 20, the five Hockaday dance classes performed for the Upper School in Penson gym. Here are some of the highlights of the show. Photos by Claire Fletcher//The Fourcast Video by Emily...

International Talent Show Introduces Students to New Forms of Culture

This years international talent show showcased a variety of culturally inspired dances. During lunch on April 14, students gathered on graduation terrace to enjoy the brief but high energy performances. In a tight formation...

Junior Performs En Pointe at Houston Dance Competition

Like many girls last Saturday, the day of Winter Formal, junior Lily Bines was getting her makeup done and putting on a dress—except her dress was a handmade gold tutu and her shoes were...