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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.

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...

Read Between the Lines: Movies With an Agenda

//PICTURED ABOVE: Today, it’s hard to find a movie or T.V. show that doesn’t seem to push a certain agenda, whether it’s obvious or discrete. As viewers, we must learn how to filter out...

“Clock-In” To See This Movie

Upon first entering the theater screening “The House with a Clock in Its Walls,” I immediately noticed one thing: the children. Naturally, I began to question the content that I was about to view....

Seniors Kick Off the Year at Allaso Ranch

On Aug. 20, 119 Hockaday seniors loaded up on three charter buses and traveled to Allaso Ranch in  Hawkins, Texas for the annual Senior Retreat. Lasting from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, the retreat...

Mass Incarceration Devastates America

PICTURED ABOVE // Working for change: Junior Isabella Yepes discusses mass incarceration with junior Tanvi Kongara after the Student Diversity Board forum. Photo by Charlotte Dross. On April 6, Hockaday Upper School students gathered...

Are We Too Loyal To The Royals?

PICTURED ABOVE // Prince Harry and soon to be wife Meghan Markle are seen taking a stroll in the public. Photo courtesy of WikiCommons. On May 19, 2018, people from all corners of the earth...

Taking a Swing at Fame

PICTURED ABOVE // Freshman Tia Hsieh takes a swing at an approaching ball during a tournament. Photo by Grant Bergmann. A white ball whizzes across the rectangular, blue table—nearly untraceable by the naked human eye—hovering...