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Lights, Camera, College!

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Kate Short rehearses for her role in Hockaday’s winter musical, “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy that retells the story of “The Princess and the Pea.” Short will continue to pursue...

Backstreet’s Back, Alright!

I would say that most of the American population knows the song “I Want It That Way” by the Backstreet Boys. To be frank, that’s the only song I know by them. Even though...

A Rundown of Awards Season

At the beginning of every new year, bright camera lights reflect off the sparkling, glamorous dresses on the Hollywood red carpets as the paparazzi try to snap perfect pictures of celebrities. Starting off awards...

Best of Both of Worlds: From Stage to Classroom

//PICTURED ABOVE: Instrument in hand, senior Sophie Pearson takes the stage with her former bandmates at a CD release party for the pop rock band, Love Past Blue. Every once in a while, senior...

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...

Club Fair

Every year, Hockaday hosts a club fair to shine a spotlight on all of the clubs that the school has to offer. These clubs catch the attention of possible members with food and fun...

Playlist: Horrifying Halloween Hits

With October coming to a close and Halloween quickly approaching, you may feel like your current top hits are not appropriate for the spooky season. To give you a break from your on-repeat songs...

Charlsie Griffiths Finds Her Forte With New Fine Arts Department Role

//PICTURED ABOVE: Charlsie Griffiths sits in her new office as she takes on her new role in the Fine Arts Department. In April, Charlsie Griffiths received the news that she would be the new...

A Marvelous Soundtrack

  Showing that the spotlight of mass media can be held by people of color, the film has a 90 percent black cast, and the soundtrack is entirely performed and created by talented black...

And from Lower School: Music

The Fourcast’s Business Manager Morgan Fisher asked Lower School music teacher Sabrina Kessee about receiving the Next Generation Music Professional Award. Q: Tell us about your involvement in music and the arts throughout your...