The official student newspaper of The Hockaday School

The Fourcast

The official student newspaper of The Hockaday School

The Fourcast

The official student newspaper of The Hockaday School

The Fourcast

Ms. Day speaks to Hockaday students as well as other students in the Dallas area as part of her role to involve Hockaday students in the community and lead them to fulfill their purpose.
A day with Ms. Day
Sarah Moskowitz and Melinda Hu May 19, 2024

How did you get your start in social impact? Day: Out of college, I decided to do a year in a program called The Jesuit Volunteer Corps. It...

Lone Star Royalty Q&A
Lone Star Royalty Q&A
Lang Cooper and Mary Bradley Sutherland May 17, 2024

What initially interested you in beauty pageants? Roberts: When I was six I joined the Miss America Organization. This program is for girls...

Branching Out During Break
Jessica Boll, Web Editor in Chief • May 16, 2024

Instead of lazily lounging by the pool this summer, taking advantage of an academic break is the best usage of the months when we don't have...

Senior Splash Day
Senior Splash Day
May 13, 2024

Daisy Duels

Cameron Giles Photo Credit: Heidi Kim/The Fourcast

A look into the tussles and quarrels of the Upper School community.

Junior Cameron Giles vs. Oranges

Cameron Giles Photo Credit: Heidi KimOrange




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Junior Cameron Giles has always felt a great discomfort when it comes to oranges. Although she has tried relentlessly to alleviate her phobia, it seems there is no cure. “Oranges are the embodiment of everything that is wrong with the world. Their horrid scent reminds me of bullying,” Giles said. “One time [someone] put them in my backpack, and I then bought a new backpack.”

Portables vs. Fine Arts










At the end of last school year, the Fine Arts Department moved into the infamous portable village where they would be forced to make do with the small spaces. The choir singers must now belt their high notes in a room with less-than-optimal acoustics, the theatre stage crew is left to yearn for the dearly departed black box, the orchestra students now must both play their instruments and avoid getting poked in the eye by someone else’s bow and the pianos are still trying to recuperate from the summer mildew epidemic. Nonetheless, the show must go on.

Overflow Parking vs. Students

Overflow parking











As a result of the construction of the Nasher-Haemisegger Family Center for the Arts building, students have been forced to make the long, grueling trek between the overflow parking and the academic buildings every morning and afternoon. The battle to get the closest spot to the entrance is no joke. Either way, they all make it to first period on time…whether they want to or not.

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