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

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Journalists in Training


The Fourcast may be getting some unexpected competition. Seven Hockaday second graders – Julianne Myhre, Katie Lovein, Thandi Chisango, Callie Coats, Madrid Garrett, Margaret Hohenshelt and Eres Stone – just recently released their own newspaper entitled “The Daily News.” Myhre serves as Editor-in-Chief of the paper.

The girls came up with the idea to create their own newspaper while working on creative writing during FLEX time at school. They began making the paper in October, writing both during the school day and at home, and found that the process involved lots of work and “outside of the box” thinking. Garrett said that the hardest part was impressing the Editor-in-Chief.

Despite the difficulties, the girls had a lot of fun. Chisango’s favorite part was coming up with silly jokes to put in the paper, and there is an entire section dedicated to “funny moments of editing.” Other sections include a joke library, a section on bank robberies, a cookie debate and a “friendship notices” segment in which classmates who “[make] people feel grate [sic]” can receive a shoutout.

Though they may be published journalists, the girls prefer to call themselves simply “7 awesome people who love to write!” They plan to start another issue when they return from Thanksgiving break, and hope to have it completed sometime in January.

“The Daily News” is available to read on The Fourcast’s Issuu page.

– Amanda Kim – Managing Editor

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