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City Slicker: Beat the Heat

With summer on the way, 100-degree weather is sadly bound to follow. While keeping cool seems like an impossible feat, know that Dallas has some hidden gems when it comes to beating the heat....

Sorting into Books

Academic Council pilots algorithm for summer reading. On April 10, Academic Council President Elizabeth Guo reached out to Upper School Mathematics Teacher Rachel Grabow to apply her computer science skills to revamp the process...

Summer for International Students

  Overall, the summer migration for Hockaday international students means they can finally return to a place where they call home, even though it takes them the extra effort and time. School is over...

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...

STARS of the Summer

Neha Kapoor took a deep breath as she walked into the Hockaday Upper School conference room last February. Her father sat beside her for support and across the table from her sat a man...

Hardwork (Hopefully) Pays Off

With sweat soaking through her Lululemon tank top and no escape from the sun beating down on her, sophomore and three-season varsity athlete Rory Finn sprints to the top of Flagpole Hill, a local...

Sophomore to Hike Mount Kilimanjaro

Sophomore Campbell Swango, along with brother Jack Swango and their father Max Swango, will be hiking Africa’s tallest summit at the end of June. They plan to reach Mount Kilimanjaro on June 20, bearing...

New “Finale Rally” to Bookend School Year

Unlike the past two Closing Convocations, where all students, faculty and staff sat in the Lacerete Family Gymnasium, Interim Eugene McDermott Headmistress Liza Lee had a different idea in mind: a new and exciting...

Fourward

May 20, 8:30 a.m.: Senior Splash Day May 20: U.S. Art Exhibition Ends May 23, 6 p.m.: Residence Senior Party May 24, 2:45 p.m.: Ring Day May 24, 4 p.m.: Theater Recognition Day May...

Prentiss Grant Awarded to Faculty Members

On Jan.26, Mass Communications Department Chair Ana Rosenthal and Performing Arts Chair Beth Wortley received the Prentiss Grant, an endowment fund which enables full-time faculty members to pursue their passions abroad during the summer...