Presidential Musical Chairs

Jack Davis: Grade 8

The game of musical chairs for the Oval Office has began in Iowa, with outspoken Donald Trump and conservative Ben Carson leading the Republican polls. Throughout the Red race, Trump has been the top dog, but Ben Carson has now overtaken him due to his conservative views. Read More »

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The NBA Seasons Returns

Teddy Brita: Grade 8

The NBA season has officially started, and all of the excitement and drama are back with it. There are plenty of teams who can call themselves championship contenders. Last year’s champions, the Golden State Warriors, return with their entire team intact, minus David Lee. The Cleveland Cavaliers still have their stellar “Big Three” of Lebron James, Kevin Love, and Kyrie Ivring, along with a strong supporting cast. Plenty of other teams have made key additions over the offseason.Read More »

Red / Blue Spirit Day

Max Lunievicz: Grade 8

Friday, September 25, was Spirit Day at Buckley! Students were given the opportunity to wear either a shirt and/or accessory of the color of their team to represent their team spirit. This enthusiasm was clearly shown in the Spirit Assembly, which accepts new students into the Red or Blue team. In addition, team spirit was shown through the annual Red/Blue cheer, where eighth-grade team captains teach their team a song with lyrics replaced by Field Day-related words. This year, the Red team’s song was based off of “Cheerleader” by Omi, and the Blue team’s song was based off of “Drag Me Down” by One Direction.Read More »