The Fourcast


The Fourcast is the official high school student newspaper of The Hockaday School. The name is derived from the school’s Four Cornerstones: Character, Courtesy, Scholarship and Athletics. It is also a pun on the weather “forecast.”

This website is maintained by Web Editor Eugene Seong.

Editor-in-Chief Eliana Goodman
Managing Editor Kate Woodhouse
Web Editor Eugene Seong
JADE Magazine Editor Shea Duffy
Business Manager Catherine Sigurdsson
Social Media Director Niamh McKinney
Copy Editor Kelsey Chen
News Editor Kate Clark
Features Editor Erin Parolisi
Arts & Life Editor Niamh McKinney
Sports & Health Editor Ava Berger
Views Editor Sahasra Chigurupati
Photography & Graphics Editor Libby Hill
Cast-Off Editor Julia Donovan

Staff Writers Laine Betanzos, Elisa Carrol, Remy Finn, Olivia Garcia, Lacy Green, Anna Gum, Campbell Harris, Libby Hill, Charlotte Rogers, Sasha Schwimmer, Catherine Sigurdsson, Maddie Stout, Lea Whitley, Hanna Zhang

Faculty Adviser Julia Copeland


The Fourcast is written primarily for students of the Hockaday Upper School, its faculty and staff. The Fourcast has a press run of 1,500 and is printed by Greater Dallas Press. It is distributed free of charge to the Hockaday community. Businesses who wish to advertise in The Fourcast should contact Business Manager Catherine Sigurdsson at [email protected] We reserve the right to refuse any advertising which is deemed inappropriate to the Hockaday community.

Opinions will be clearly marked and/or will appear in the perspectives section. Commentaries are the expressed opinion of the author and do not necessarily reflect that of The Fourcast staff, its adviser or any member of the Hockaday community. Unsigned editorials that appear on the opinions page will reflect the official position of The Fourcast, but not necessarily the position of the Hockaday community.

The Fourcast staff may cover student, staff, faculty or alumnae deaths as the staff is made aware. We reserve the right not to cover a death based on relevance, timeliness and circumstance. Corrections and clarifications from previous issues will be found as designated in the news section.

Any questions or concerns should be addressed to Eliana Goodman, Editor-in-Chief, at [email protected]

The official student newspaper of the Hockaday School