Arlington’s got talent

By Sam O’Keefe

Acapella, magic, and interpretive dance were just some of the nearly 20 acts that were performed Friday, February 27, at the 2nd annual ‘Arlington’s Got Talent’ in Lowe Auditorium. Hosted by the energetic and entertaining pair of Renée Hamblin and Jack Libresco (as well as Kerry Liu), the show’s spanning of two and a half hours proved that Arlington most definitely has talent, showcasing the impressive musical, artistic and captivating skills of students and teachers of Arlington.

With a ten-minute intermission halfway through the show, audience members could treat themselves to goods from the bake sale and chat about the impressive acts they saw and what was to come.

To start off the night, a new, up-and-coming acapella group from the Ottoson Middle School demonstrated their notable talent with a fun and creative rendition of Mark Ronson’s and Bruno Mars’s popular hit Uptown Funk.

Some original songs from the night included Who Says I Need to Know by junior Julia Boucher and More from senior Alex McElhoe, both songs revealing the creative, talented juices of some of our upperclassmen.

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