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Mrs. Dawn Buskey

I love working at Lightridge! I’ve been teaching in Loudoun County for several years, having moved to NOVA in 2011 from western NY, although I grew up in northern NJ. I love teaching high school students and I love science. I have taught students in grades 7-12 in every science content except physics. When I’m not working, I love spending time outdoors, watching movies, and hanging out with my family, friends, and pets. My husband is also a teacher, and our “Buskey Bunch” includes 4 kids, 2 dogs, and 2 cats. My happy place is on a beach at sunset, but I also like camping and hiking in the woods. I like to try new foods, and sometimes ask my server to surprise me when I eat out. My favorite food is Maryland blue crab, I love coffee, and my favorite thing to watch is Hamilton The Musical. I sponsor the Envirothon Team and Environmental Science Club at Lightridge, and we're always looking for more people so come join us!

Together, we light the way!

  • Room: 2311




    AP Environmental Science

    Research Earth Science


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