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Faces and Places: Fresh Faces

PICTURED ABOVE // Twins Helen Grace McEachern and Wray Elizabeth McEachern gaze into the camera lens. Photo provided by Jennifer McEachern Fresh new faces pop on the Hockaday campus very frequently, however not in...

How to Beat Back to School Blues

Two weeks before school, stores start blasting their back-to-school deals, from backpacks to 5-pack notebooks. Your Hockaday Outlook inboxes begin to fill up. International students grudgingly begin to pack their luggages. Soon you exchange...

Crazy for Crazy Rich Asians

Going into Crazy Rich Asians, I expected nothing less than what the title promised to deliver. However, rather than a movie that once again stereotypes Asians, a hilariously funny chick flick with no shortage...

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...