Staff Stance

Staff Stance: We Want Homecoming!

Punny  asks,  football,  mums,dresses, suits, dinner and pictures. What   does   homecoming   mean to you? For many Hockaday students, they can never ask themselves this question. Unlike many co-ed schools where all students can go...

Staff Stance: Skirting the Rules

Walking down the hallways these past couple of weeks, it isn’t uncommon to see skirts with fraying threads flying from ripped-out seams or hems so recently let out that the old hemline still creases,...

Staff Stance

It’s a sweltering day in Martinez, Calif., but luckily for John Swett Elementary students, they are enjoying a newly installed air conditioning unit. But not everyone in Martinez is so fortunate. Only eight minutes...

Sisterhood

This issue marks the last one for the Fourcast se­niors. In honor of that, as some of us prepare to jump into the next chapter of our lives (college!), we’re focus­ing on how our...

College: It’s All Relative

Every year, the College Counseling Department hangs daisies on its win­dow. The name of a school is written in the center of the flower, while each petal bears the name of a student who...

In Wake of the Centennial

Now that Hockaday has thoroughly basked, soaked and burned in the light that is the Centennial, we’re left wondering what comes next. Are there no more school-wide celebrations? Will we now discontinue appreciating Hockaday’s...

Where’s Our Well-Rounded Award?

Walk down the hallways of Hockaday. Amidst the occasional littering and overstuffed backpacks in our hallways stand our lockers, clad with signs from each of our various activities and extra-curriculars. For some, that decoration...

It’s All Relative

There is a counterculture emerging in the halls of Hockaday caused by our upperclassmen. Though recently, the “It Gets Better Campaign” on YouTube, which features adults of the LGBT community consoling those younger than...

Let’s Remember the Forgotten Cornerstone

Hockaday’s four cornerstones—Character, Courtesy, Scholarship and Athletics—are supposed to be the defining principles of our school. But lately, it seems that we have forgotten the meaning of Courtesy.

Two-Thirds Full

Senior year is usually recognized as a time of self-reflection marked with memories of the greatest times of your youth.