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Ponette Kim

Ponette Kim

Ponette is a lover of coffee, crew and journalism. Her hobbies include pointlessly refreshing Snapchat, making a fool of herself and playing with her dog, Honey.

Teachers Without Borders

PICTURED ABOVE // Ward’s Biggest Fans: Cothren and her Contemporary American Literature students listen to author Jesmyn Ward speak at Bishop Dunne. Photo provided by Claire Cothren. She signs out at the Upper School...

Keeping it Cool at Commencement

Another commencement is upon us. Although you’re excited to see your friends standing on Graduation Terrace, you’re dreading the sticky, hot May weather. But luckily, the Fourcast has some suggestions for appropriate attire for...

Enough is Enough: How Generation Z is breaking barriers and speaking up

She stands in the cold and pouring rain, huddled around other like-minded young men and women who have gathered to support a cause they hold dear to their hearts. Through the dense sea of...

Not in Love with “Love, Simon”

The review below contains spoilers. Views expressed are of the author’s.  Many were ecstatic when it was announced that Becky Albertalli’s novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, was being turned into a movie....

Mothers and Daughters Partner in Business

PICTURED ABOVE:  Senior Luiza Gruntmane, pictured as a toddler, modeled for ZAZA Couture, created by her mother Tereze, Luiza now works for her mother’s company during the summer.// Photo courtesy of Luiza Gruntmane A...

How to Prepare for a Snow Day

Prospective snow days are rare in Texas, and around the winter time, most students know better than to hope for one. Yet, on the evening of Jan. 15, students were elated to find out...

The Humans Behind Humans of Hockaday

ABOVE – Picture Perfect: Junior Alexa May looks at the picture that junior and Head Photographer of Humans of Hockaday Cirrus Chen took of her to appear on the account.//Photo by Kristi Li “Humans...

Hockaday Students and Faculty Travel to Anaheim for SDLC

PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday chaperones: Summer Hamilton, Sarah Mbabazi, Robyn Fullum, Mariana Mariel, Tymesia Smaw and Eric Roberson. Students: Don Ford, Angie Walsh, Sunny Li, Maye McPhail and Hibah Naviwala. Photo provided by Don Ford.  From Nov. 29...

iPhone X-cellent

The iPhone X has been dubbed by Fox News as “the best upgrade from Apple in seven years,” and I personally agree. The smooth glass back, the sharp OLED screen and the crisp-clear camera...