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Virtuous Cycle of Recycling

//PICTURED ABOVE: Illustrated here are problems caused by improper recycling, such as air contamination and sea animal death. To educate students on proper recycling and prevent these types of issues, Hockaday is working on improving...

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...

See You Never, Forever 21

//PICTURED ABOVE: Clothes shopping choices can have implications for society and the environment. With the mall giant Forever 21 preparing to file for bankruptcy soon, according to The Wall Street Journal, eyes are on...

Hockaday Science Class Projects Create Impact

//PICTURED ABOVE: AP Environmental Science students present their final projects. They studied various environmental issues in Dallas and suggested solutions. Walk into Upper School teacher Kirsten Lindsay’s classroom and you might see a pile...

Small Steps to a Big Change

PICTURED ABOVE: Second graders Chloe Ku (left) and Ella Wing (right) measure the air pollution by using loggers that are set up by the Lower School Playground. Each second grade student gets the leadership opportunity...

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...

Get Ready to Kiss it Goodbye

It’s a peaceful Sunday morning on the patio. A soothing breeze sends a chill up your arm, but a cup of aromatic coffee warms up your side. Raising the cup, you drink the last...

Hockaday Goes Green

Food & Herbs Six large pots of herbs sit outside the Hockaday kitchen. Under SAGE manager Liz Flannery, the dining staff has grown many of the herbs fed to the school’s population in-house for...

By The Numbers: Environment Edition

Graphic by Ashna Kumar Sources: planetpals.com, rd.com, hvmag.com