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Ponette Kim

Ponette Kim

Ponette is a lover of coffee, rowing, Italian landscapes and her dog, Honey. You can find her at Bachman Lake or at home in bed, reading. In five years, she hopes to be living in New York City.

Twenty-One Pilots Top the Charts

You may recognize the name Twenty One Pilots from their immensely popular album “Blurryface,” released in 2015. The titular song dominated the radio for months and the catchy tune wormed its way into every...

Building Blocks for Bachman

//PICTURED ABOVE: Seniors Felicity Diamond and Isabel Peppard, both engineering students, assemble lowboys using PVC pipes for their newest project dedicated towards building new equipment for the Hockaday crew team. Diamond rows for Founders Rowing...

Fourty Question With The Fourcast – Dr. Jason Goldstein

Copy Editor Ponette Kim and Web Editor Michelle Chen follow Dr. Jason Goldstein around the Upper School while he answers 40 questions. To find out what his morning routine or favorite animal is, click...

A Tricky “Sip”tuation

Over the past few months, the nation has debated whether or not straws should continue to be used in spite of their ecological damage. In this issue, writers of The Fourcast take a stance...

Social Justice Not Extinct Through “Extinction”

PICTURED ABOVE // Hockaday senior Megan Ortman and her fellow dancers convey messages about social justice and world issues through their dance performance. Ortman thrives upon the stage as she and her peers bring to...

Keep Calm and Delete “Calm”

1/5 stars Let me preface this by saying that I have never in my life tried any sort of anti-anxiety techniques, let alone an app for it. The closest I have probably gotten is...

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...