The Birdwatch

  • Emiko T. You are so awesome and kind. You always make me smile and laugh. Thank you.-Katherine (Katie) Arnoult
  • Birdwatch Staff-Congratulations on an incredible launch year of The Birdwatch! Bravo! -Mrs. LeTourneau
  • To my 3 Musketeers..This is a shout out to all my 8th graders who have been my students for the last 3 years! Congrats!Mrs. Pagett
  • To: Ms. Bellinder Thanks for sharing a glimpse of the fun you have had in class with your end of the year video!The Pagetts
  • I'm so proud of my Birdwatchers! I'll miss you all! <3 Ms. B :)
  • To: Class of 2025 Congrats guys! We're almost done with Middle School! One year left. We can probably do this! From: Anonymous
  • To: Maddex Urbina Miss you bro, can't wait to see you again! From: Bryan
  • Ms. Copeland is an amazing teacher, and I'm glad she's the teacher I had for Core this year! :) From: Meaghan Fish
  • MY MOM DESERVES THE WORLD! I love her so much! And thank her for everything she does for our family everyday. From: Sineem Majeed
  • To: Mia, Milo, Olivia, Gabby, Rachel, and Alyssa. Thanks for being so flexible in all the things I ask you to do in our group projects for choir! :)From: Kassidy Fox
  • To: The McAuliffe Admin Team, Parent Team, and Students Thank you for a FANTASTIC Teacher Appreciation Week!From: Mrs. Hearn :)
  • To: Annika, Kiera, and Sundehi Hi guys! I miss you guys so much and can't wait to see you guys over the summer again! (.づ◡﹏◡)づ. Karlie Nguyen"
  • To: Mr. Lynes Mr. Lynes is a very caring teacher. He is committed and dedicated to his job. Thank you Mr. Lynes! From: Kiera Wong
  • To: Mrs. Armstrong I really miss being in your class. Wishing you joy and happiness.You are the best teacher EVER!! -Gianmarco Mendoza
  • To: Natalia Rife I miss you so much and I cant wait to see you and hang out after all of this corona stuff is over! From: Natalie
  • Jordyn Baker & Ava Tello-Congrats on your acceptance into OCSA! So proud of you! -Mrs. Armstrong
  • To all the McAuliffe eagles! I miss seeing all of you guys at school! Hope to see everyone healthy and safe! -Yara Saadeh
  • Dr.Weiss-Wright-Thank you for making me smile everyday with the morning announcements! They are awesome! Thank you! -Yara Saadeh
  • The Administration team! I love the morning announcements you post everyday! They brighten my day! Hope to see everyone soon! -Yara Saadeh
  • Mrs.Hearn has been helping me get through this quarantine with her warm smiles! She is awesome! -Yara Saadeh
Ava Swietlikowski
Ava Swietlikowski is 12 years old and currently a seventh grader at McAuliffe Middle School. She dances and competes in Youth American Grand Prix (the biggest dance competition in the country). Other than dancing, Ava loves eating food and hanging out with her dog. She has worked hard for her  4.0 GPA and loves to write. She hopes that her journalism class will help her become a better writer.

Ava Swietlikowski, Staff Writer

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