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The Making of a Musical

PICTURED ABOVE: Lights, Camera, Action! Upper School Dance Faculty Beth Wortley teaches “The Drowsy Chaperone” choreography to students. On May 10, an email was sent out to the community that announced that “The Drowsy...

Day in the Life of Mr. Murray

Have you ever wondered what occurs behind the closed door of Head of Upper School Terry Murray’s office? We did, too. The Fourcast sent Magazine Editor Mary Orsak to shadow Murray and to learn...

Game of Phones: New Rules in the Classroom

Phones are a constant presence in our lives. We use them to scroll through our social media feeds, text our friends and look up things on the Internet. But a question has arisen: what...

Upper School Students or Mannequins? The World Will Never Know

This morning, Upper School students and faculty participated in “The Mannequin Challenge,” an internet trend that has been taking social media by storm. Students from all four grades gathered at Metzger Plaza during advisory to...

Mysterious Red-and-Black Trend Takes Over

This morning, almost all of Hockaday’s faculty and staff arrived at school in matching colors, red and black, for reasons that remain unknown. It was like any other Thursday morning at 11600 Welch Rd.:...