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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...

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A Letter From the Editor: As community adapts after storms, so does The Fourcast staff

//PICTURED ABOVE: St. Marks’ Hicks Gymnasium faced total destruction in the tornado. As you all know, this has been a crazy few weeks for the greater Dallas community. While the tragic tornadoes on Oct....

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Stop Abstaining from Sex Education: Policies leave teens uninformed

//PICTURED ABOVE: Abstinence-only education excludes teaching about birth control methods. The movie “Mean Girls” exaggerates many high school experiences while resonating with the truth. Unfortunately, the quote “Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant...

Arts + Life

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

Why go to your local coffee shop when you can make a Pumpkin Spice Latte in the comfort of your own home? In under 10 minutes, you can create this popular, delicious fall drink....

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FEMPWR: Group plans to expand female empowerment activities

//PICTURED ABOVE: FEMPWR hosted a forum in March discussing the female role as students transition beyond high school. This school year, female empowerment group FEMPWR is looking to host another forum and extend their...

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Students Join Pros in UChicago Program: Marine Biology Lab experience offers unique opportunity

//PICTURED ANOVE: Dr. Barbara Fishel, Brandi Finazzo and Dr. Coleman explore the Marine Biology Lab in Woods Hole, Mass. In just a few days, 20 students will be studying the development of embryos, observing...

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iSpy Something Informative

//PICTURED ABOVE: Tracy Walder, Upper School Spycraft Teacher, advises Isabel Chavez on details about her podcast about national security and foreign policy. Every morning, some Hockaday girls jump into the car and instinctively turn...

Arts + Life, Reviews

Craving good Greek food? Give CAVA a Chance. 

Walking along the row of busy shops at Legacy West, I stopped in front of a smaller eatery with the name CAVA spelled boldly on the awning. Having not heard much of this restaurant,...

Arts + Life, Reviews

Big Shoes to Fill: “Tall Girl” Part of Growing Netflix Teen Movie Trend

//PICTURED ABOVE: New Netflix movie “Tall Girl” attempts to inspire audience with a story about finding one’s inner beauty; although it has gained fame among teens, “Tall Girl” fails to produce a meaningful story...

Arts + Life, Reviews

Pony Sells Out: New Rex Orange County album disappoints

If you want to listen to EDM music, try Skrillex, not Rex Orange County. Expecting to listen to some indie-pop music, I was instead met with music that depicted the image of a sell-out....