Shakespeare Turns 455!

Bosque 7th graders celebrated Shakespeare’s birthday on Tuesday, April writing with quill and ink! The celebration of this famous playwright’s birth will continue into the weekend with a small group of students participating in KUNM’s Children’s Hour this Saturday, April 27 from 9–10 am. Students will be performing scenes, speeches, and songs from and about Shakespeare! Tune in to 89.9 to listen!

Did you know? Though no birth records exist, church records indicate that a William Shakespeare was baptized at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564, according to From this, it is believed he was born on or near April 23 of that year; he died at age 52 on April 23, 1616.