The Watchdog Staff Gives Thanks

The Watchdog staff wishes our Hylton community a happy and safe holiday season

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The Watchdog Staff Gives Thanks

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Here’s what makes us most thankful:

“I am thankful to be going to such an exciting and dynamic school. I am endlessly aware of how fortunate I am to be placed in such an environment that sets me up for success in college and in my future. I am also incredibly thankful for my family and friends, who have been by my side since day one. Last, but not least, I am thankful for the Watchdog staff and all the new members this year that have all been essential to the makings of a fantastic publication.” -Chloe Koulefianou, Editor-in-Chief

“I am thankful for the Watchdog for providing an outlet for my creativity. I’m also thankful for everyone in the Watchdog staff and their endless effort to better the Watchdog. I really appreciate the opportunities that Hylton has offered me sports-wise and academically. I love the friendships I have made and the support system that have developed.” -Laura Kelly, Opinions and Entertainment Editor

“I am thankful for the Watchdog for giving me the opportunity to be an editor this year. I’m also thankful for my family and friends that support me in every part of my journey. These people have allowed me to create spectacular memories this year and I couldn’t be more thankful for them.” – Sumayyah Farooq, News and Politics Editor

“I’m thankful for the recent opportunities in life I have been given to better myself and the supportive friends and family. it seems every day I get a bit better, learn more, smile more, and that’s something I wouldn’t have thought possible only a few short years ago. I’m also thankful for the ability to put this improvement to use, I intend to study harder and reach out to tougher classes to challenge myself and hopefully further better myself all in due time”- Nicholas Semidey, Staff Writer

“I am thankful for being apart of the Watchdog staff. I am also thankful for my loving family and caring friends. My family and friends have shaped me to be my best self, and without them I wouldn’t be who I am today.”-Siana Koulefianou, Staff Writer

“I’m thankful for good memories. That way if I’m having a not so good day, I can think back to the good times and instantly feel better. With that, I’m thankful for all the people in my life who helped create those memories.”-Trinity Marshall, Staff Writer

“I am thankful for Ms. Bauccio and all the memories in this class. She makes this class enjoyable. The assignments are simple but also creative. I’ve enjoyed writing in this class a lot. This is my favorite class where I get to share my thoughts and create my ideas”- Evodie Katanda, Staff Writer

“I am thankful for the fantastic people in my life. Certain people can make or break your entire day, so I’m thankful for the good people in my life. The ones that stayed down for me, and the ones that stayed honest and didn’t try to start drama for no reason. Lastly, I am thankful for my family. They will always be there for me, and for that, I can never thank them enough.” -Nida Khan, Staff Writer

“I am so thankful to FLEX program for giving me opportunities to have two families (natural and host), to share Georgian culture and learn about American culture, to make a lot of friends in America, to improve myself in many different ways.  I am thankful to my host family that has been treating me so well, and we have so much fun together. I am thankful to those special people in my life who support me. I am thankful to be much more than I have been before.” -Kristine Makhatlishvili, Staff Writer

“I am thankful for the fact that the journalism class exists and that Ms. Bauccio is here to teach it. I’ve always been passionate about the subject, and she’s helped me strive and grow as a writer. I’m also thankful for the staff who are great writers and great friends. Outside of school, I’m thankful for my mother and family, who have always pushed me to pursue my dreams.” -Gianna Jirak, Staff Writer

“I am thankful to be apart of The Watchdog and Ms. Bauccio for always being there for us. She is always ready to help us with our articles. I am also thankful for my loving and supportive family and friends. ” – Rahima Adnan, Staff Writer

“I am thankful to be able to spend my years at Hylton with people who care about me and furthering my education. I am also thankful for the staff around me who work their best to improve my learning experience. In my personal life, I am thankful for my loving family and friends that try their best to support and understand me.” – Laila Hooks, Staff Writer

“I’m thankful to have found a meaningful career I’m passionate about and to lead the Watchdog staff; working with such a dedicated, talented group of student journalists brings me great joy!  They are the absolute best part of my job. Outside of the classroom, my six-year-old son Jayden makes every day bright.  He keeps me motivated and balanced.  Jayden is my sweetest, biggest dream come true.  I’m fortunate to have parents who would do anything for us.  I’m also grateful for my boyfriend, Chris Scuderi, who loves me unconditionally and has my back everyday.  His encouragement and support made it possible for me to pursue my admin certificate program; I’m already halfway through JMU’s cohort.”   -Ms. Brittany Bauccio, Adviser