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Hockaday Community Service Programs Debut at Assembly

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday girl tutors her paired student at Gooch Elementary. The Hockaday School has lots of things to boast about: having the only highschool neuroscience program in the country, it’s impressive facilities, and state-of-the-art...

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...

2017 Senior Send-Off!

Shannon Anderson Davidson College Brooke Balthrope Texas Christian University Tassneen Bashir Barnard College Victoria Bennett University of Texas at Austin Lily Bines Indiana University Bloomington Audrey Black Connecticut College Kiersten Blinn George Washington University...

A Thank You for Our Village

This week, Hockaday saluted one of its finest, as meaningful notes and a fundraising campaign marked the retirement of beloved security guard, Kieflab Teckle. Having impacted the lives of students for three decades, he...

Bump-It: On the Speed Bumps

Ah, yes. Tuesday morning. The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and I was in a relatively good mood, considering that it was the first day back to school after holiday break. And...

Hockaday Takes the Dallas Half-Marathon

Palms sweaty, knees weak, arms heavy, sophomore Campbell Swango pushes past the pain in her feet as she looks ahead sprinting towards the Dallas half-marathon finish line. Crossing the finish line around 10 on...

Me, My Selfie and I: Best Selfie Spots at Hockaday

Social Media Manager Manisha Ratakonda examines Hockaday’s best selfie spots. El Elephante This gentle giant, created by alumna Meredith Burke ‘15, lives in the art gallery located in the science building. This clearly made...

Boarding Department Calls to Girls Worldwide

Hockaday’s efforts to attract students span both domestically and internationally Upper School Head John Ashton sat in a school gym on a sunny and warm November day in 2011. Wearing his usual coat and...

Technology Happy Hour: Bring Your Own Device

The school will officially change its laptop policy beginning next year. A plethora of uniform Toshibas and Lenovos sit on the laps of Upper School students as they lounge in the halls and classrooms,...