Open Mic Night Ushers In A New Buckley Tradition

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Source: The Buckley Bark

Jane Park: Grade 7

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 6:15 p.m., Buckley’s first-ever Open Mic Night took place. The idea of dedicating an evening when students could come together to share their talents was designed by French and Drama teacher Mrs. Dianna Baritot. A total of nine acts performed throughout the night. There was a variety of talent, from singing to improvisation and to even a magic show.

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Television Review: The Flash

Source: The CW; Wikipedia

Brandon Anderson: Grade 8

The Flash is a television show that airs every Tuesday night at 8:00 p.m. on The CW. The show is about a man name Barry Allen who was affected by an accident caused by a particle accelerator explosion. This mechanism caused Allen to acquire a startling amount of speed, from being able to run at mach speed to having his wounds heal incredibly quickly. The particle accelerator drastically affected his life, turning him into a potential “superhero.” In the present-day storyling, Allen works with his family and his friends from Star Labs to fight antagonists who threat his home of Central City. After seven months, The Flash is coming to the end of its third season, and the battle between Allen and the villain Savitar is heating up. Will the impossible man be able to beat the god of speed?

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Mrs. Jennifer Demopoulos Shines Inside And Outside Of The Classroom

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Source: Mrs. Jennifer Demopoulos

Olivia Hanna: Grade 8

Mrs. Jennifer Demopoulos, a teacher at Buckley for 25 years, has an exciting life both inside and outside of the classroom. Her career at Buckley consists of both music, the arts, and teaching. Here at Buckley, she has been a pre-K assistant, Kindergarten assistant, director of The Nutcracker for eight consecutive years, dance teacher for the seventh and eighth grades, and art teacher for grades one through eight.

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The Oscars Mishap

Source: The Buckley Bark

Eleni Vasiliades: Grade 8

The 89th Academy Awards took place on February 26, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. The host of these much-anticipated oscars was Jimmy Kimmel. Everything went well throughout the show. There were numerous puns and jokes directed at President Donald J. Trump that had the audience in laughter. La La Land was the anticipated front runner for the Best Picture award.

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