Magazine Archive - March 2017

March 23, 2017

Speaking of March Madness

Public Speaking , Faculty , Just For Fun , Seen|Read|Heard

March Madness--yes, we have it at The Buckley School. And when it comes to winning and losing this year, you might even say "this time, it's personal."

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March 20, 2017

The Inaugural Chaplain: Barry Black

Public Speaking , Alumni , Presidents Day

Maybe you heard his rousing speech at the National Prayer Breakfast or marveled at his resonant voice during the Inauguration Prayer. So did we. And we were fortunate enough to have that same voice echo through our school not that long ago.

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March 17, 2017

An Irish Poet for March Read Alouds

Presentation Tips , Resources , The Buckley Experience , Poems to Read Aloud

The Buckley School has long encouraged speakers to improve their speaking skills by reading poetry out loud. This month, perhaps you'd like to read this poem from Irish poet W.B. Yeats.

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March 16, 2017

Deliberate Practice for Better Speaking

Resources , Instruction , Presentation Tips , The Buckley Experience , Seen|Read|Heard

What do a great orator of Ancient Greece and the queen of popular music have in common? And how can they help you improve your public speaking? Learning expert Eduardo Briceño says it's all about the power of deliberate practice.

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March 15, 2017

Voice for the Amazon

Alumni , Public Speaking

On a trip to the Amazon rainforest, Sarah duPont was horrified by the rapid, widespread destruction she saw. She felt she had to do something. So she enlisted Sissy Spacek, Herbie Hancock and a team of journalists and environmentalists to sound the alarm.

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March 13, 2017

Camden's Steeplechase Run

Welcome to Camden , Just For Fun

From polo fields to film festivals, horses are a big part of life in Camden. But to many, steeplechase is the premier event with a history that makes Camden steeplechase special.

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March 13, 2017

Learning How to Get Involved

Faculty , School News

Buckley faculty member Elise Partin is challenging some of the most promising college students in America to do what she did, for the good of their communities: Find the courage to run for office.

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March 13, 2017

Greetings from Concord, Mass.


Just outside of Boston, we discovered we could walk through American history, pay tribute to beloved writers, and wade in a famous pond. Oh, and find real, live Concord grapes.

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