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Cheering for the Home Team: St. Mark’s cheerleaders renew tradition of cheering at Hockaday pep rallies

//PICTURED ABOVE:  St. Mark’s cheerleaders wave their pom poms in celebration of St. Mark’s football. On Nov. 5 the cheerleaders performed for the Hockaday pep rally for the first time since 2016. The St....

Foster(ing) Unity in Basketball: Team welcomes new coach, expanded goals for upcoming season

//PICTURED ABOVE: Melanie Horn-Foster, new Varsity Basketball coach, coaches the 8th grade basketball PE class while the students play knockout. Foster joined the Varsity Basketball coaching staff for the 2019-20 season alongside Assistant Varsity...

Girls Go Green

High school students’ lives are filled with soft drink cans and plastic straws. What they often don’t consider is the destruction these products bring to the environment. To combat these effects, programs at all...

Your World Today vs. 100 Years Ago

//PICTURED ABOVE: Suffragettes paraded down Fifth Ave. in Oct. 1917. They carried with them the signatures of more than 1million women from New York who desired the right to vote. Thanks to the efforts of...

From Farm to Classroom

//PICTURED ABOVE: Students at The Mountain School Rose (left) and Sadie (right) clean beets at the end of a day spent at the school’s farm. During a farm day, students solely work on the farms...

Staff Standoff: Elevator or Stairs?

Elevator By Mary Orsak, Magazine Editor Although no comprehensive history of the elevator exists to my knowledge, the first primitive elevators date back to the third century B.C., and since the Greek mathematician Archimedes...

Balancing Act

In a way, the concept of of balanced news stems from the popularity of President Donald Trump’s favorite insult: Fake News. The new president has taken up a habit of deeming highly esteemed journalism...

Six Questions: The Cookie Angel

Besides playing the violin and acing it on the volleyball court, sophomore Charlsie Doan has managed her own cookie business, The Cookie Angel, since early Nov. 2016. How did you first start baking? I...

In Focus Episode 4: Caught in the Political Crossfire

While President Trump’s executive order placed a blanket ban on refugees from 7 countries, The Fourcast investigated individual stories about refugees and their struggle to survive. In this episode, we meet Mu, a high...