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Seniors Head to Allaso Ranch

Following back-to-school activities on campus and solar eclipse viewing on Graduation Terrace, the Class of 2018 loaded up and drove to Allaso Ranch to attend the Senior Retreat from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23....

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...

Study Hard, Play Harder

KATE LOVE   Verbally committed since her sophomore year, senior Kate Love will play division one lacrosse at Penn State University this fall. To stay in shape over the summer and prepare for collegiate...

ArtsCast Episode 12: The Art of the Hockaday Graduation Hat

As Saturday evening and the 103rd Commencement quickly approaches, members of the Class of 2017 are making final preparations for their big day. Visiting a local flower shop, Dr. Delphinium, ArtsCast explores what it...

Easy and Useful Graduation Gifts for Seniors

Eshani Kishore – Features Editor

Dr. Karen Warren Coleman to Give Commencement Address

After she was named the next Eugene McDermott Head of School in Nov. 2016, Dr. Karen Warren Coleman was also selected as the speaker at the 103rd Commencement on May 20, 2017. According to...

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...

(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...

Seniors Score New Space

Gone are the days of the dirty, dreaded and deserted Upper School Commons. As of the 2016-2017 school year, Upper School administration and Student Council officers have relegated the jaded space to the class...