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
Hala Essayli
Hala Essayli is an eighth grader who currently attends McAuliffe Middle school. Her favorite sport is gymnastics, but she also enjoys soccer along with it. She is aiming for straight A’s and also being listed on the Principal’s Honor Roll. One interesting fact about Hala is that she has 65 cousins. When she becomes an adult, she is looking forward to being a news reporter or a journalist, and that is why she chose to participate in the journalism elective this year.

Hala Essayli, Assistant Editor and Staff Writer

May 25, 2020
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! (Story)
May 18, 2020
Ramadan Kareem! (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Time to Hear the Good News (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Vans, Converse, and Nike – Three Major Shoe Trends at McAuliffe Middle School (Story/Media)
Mar 06, 2020
Look on the Bright Side! (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
2ND and PCH (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
A Taste From Every Nation (Story/Media)
Oct 31, 2019
Drug Use is Life Abuse (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Behind the Scenes (Story)
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