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Charlotte Dross

Charlotte is a senior and kiwi enthusiast. Her hobbies include petting her cat and drinking lemonade. She does not like tomatoes.

Staff Standoff: Big Brother or Big Data?

With the rise of Big Data—an expansive collection of data from digital platforms representing a source for ongoing discovery and analysis—this innovation has been turning some heads. Whether in your eyes it’s a potent...

Faces & Places: Fantastic Fans

PICTURED ABOVE: 1. Senior Morgan Lutz reads her special edition Rolling Stone magazine dedicated to Taylor Swift. 2. Seniors Kristi Li and Emily Ma pose in front of their collection of BTS albums. 3. Lutz...

Seniors Kick off Last 100 Days of School with Sleepover

On Feb. 4, the class of 2019  gathered in the Hicks Meeting Room to continue the tradition of the senior sleepover. Although not all students chose to attend the event or spend the night,...

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became RBG

//PICTURED ABOVE: In the movie, Marty Ginsburg (Armie Hammer) and Ruth Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) converse before entering the Supreme Court. Photo courtesy of USA Today. “Welcome to Harvard Law School ladies. Let’s go around...

Sprinting Towards Success: How one Upper School mathematics teacher strikes a balance within her busy schedule.

//PICTURED ABOVE: Upper School math teacher Rachel Grabow offers assistance to AP Computer Science student, senior Ponette Kim. Behind the desk in her classroom, a whiteboard embellished in magnets and numbers from her previous races...

Practicing With the Professionals

//PICTURED ABOVE: Freshman Sienna Ellis (pictured in the middle) performs in the opera “Carmen” at the Winspear Opera House. Ellis has been involved in different voice With a brisk motion, the heavy curtains are...

SPC Recap: Fall 2018

Volleyball The Hockaday Varsity Volleyball game competed in the Southwest Preparatory Conference from Nov. 9 to Nov. 10. Because they were ranked the number one seed in the North going into the competition, they...

Oh, Look What You Made Me Do

//PICTURED ABOVE: Taking a Stance: On Oct. 7, Taylor swift publicly endorsement Democratic nominees for Congress in the state of Tennessee. Nowadays, this is not unusual, as public figures constantly back political candidates in...

Donating for a Difference

//PICTURED ABOVE: Giving Back: Junior Madison Stringfield loads sports equipment into the back of her mom’s car. She will then donate this equipment to various different schools and community centers across the D.I.S.D. area....

The Fourcast’s Top Picks for Halloween Candy

//PICTURED ABOVE: Some fan favorites for different Halloween candies As the month of October comes to a close, college application deadlines aren’t the only spooky things lurking around the corner. On the eve of...