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New Buses Roll into Penson Parking Lot

PICTURED ABOVE: The junior varsity soccer team boards the bus to their weekly away game on Feb 2. Photo by Jenny Choi. For many years, Hockaday students have traveled to sports games or on...

Korean Tension Freezes with the Winter Olympics

The Olympic Games roll around every two years, and their level of international attention and participation is consistently unmatched by any other event. In the midst of this year’s foreign diplomacy issues with North...

Five Athletes Formally Commit on Signing Day

On Feb. 8, Upper School students, parents, teammates and coaches of athletes gathered in Clements Lecture Hall to celebrate the five seniors formally committing to play at their colleges. National signing day is traditionally...

Captain’s Council Motivates Athletes

  During the first set of the match against the Episcopal School of Dallas during the Southwest Preparatory Conference tournament, the Hockaday varsity volleyball team remained in serve-receive for four points. Senior and captain...

Mother-Daughter Bonds Bolstered by Athletics

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Adoette Vaughn goes for an afternoon jog while her mother Glenys Quick gives advice from the sidelines. Photo by Aurelia Han.  Living in the heartland of football, it is easy to...

Hooper Takes the Helm

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior and captain Cheryl Hao prepares to start her 3000 meter steady state piece. Photo by Karen Lin.  It’s early September on a Tuesday afternoon in the Hockaday Higginbotham Natatorium. A group...

Fitness Enthusiasts Find a Healthy Fix

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Campbell Swango, Athletic Board Chair, is a three sport athlete. // Photo by Aurelia Han Marathons might not be your thing, or maybe your mile time hasn’t changed since the eighth...

Katsulos’ Kourt: Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Dallas Stars’ season came to an untimely end on April 22 as last season’s Western Conference regular season champions missed the 2017 postseason entirely. However, there are countless upsides to the long summer...

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear: Debunking The Freshman 15

Every August eager freshman flood college campuses across the country, armed with exorbitant amounts of enthusiasm, knick knacks to decorate their dorm rooms and a twinge of anxiety about making new friends. These college...

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...