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Eagle Eye Podcasts: Talon-T Talk, Episode 4 – Junior Brandon Lucas on Boys Basketball

Eagle Eye Podcasts: Talon-T Talk, Episode 4 – Junior Brandon Lucas on Boys Basketball

By Tyler Beckwith, Kelton Raabe, and Brent McNeel

January 24, 2020

The Talon-T Talk show hosts junior Brandon Lucas to discuss the Boys Basketball 2019-2020 season. This story was originally published on Tyrone Eagle Eye News on January 23, 2020....

Speak to Silence: Introduction

Speak to Silence: Introduction

By Susie Seidel, Parkway West High School

January 22, 2020

New Year’s Day, 2018: My first thoughts of the year are consumed by guilt and regret. How could I have eaten so unhealthily yesterday? I shouldn’t have eaten breakfast, and I should’ve asked to go to a restaurant with healthier food. While I had been receiving treatment for anorexia for months...

Voices of the Valley, Episode #12: “Tuning In” to the Positive Effects of Music

Voices of the Valley, Episode #12: “Tuning In” to the Positive Effects of Music

By Kate Stewart and Cienna Pangan

January 15, 2020

In this podcast, seniors Kate Stewart and Cienna Pangan discuss the positive impact music can have on a student’s life. The idea of music providing a unique therapy for students is becoming increasingly popular. The Spartan Shield's Lilly Parker reported on music's many positive effects in the article below. Whis...

Eight – Our First Journey to the Moon

Eight – Our First Journey to the Moon

By Henry Larson, Fairview High School - CO

December 30, 2019

On the morning of December 21st, 1968, three astronauts launched from Cape Kennedy, Florida. The tremendous power of their Saturn V rocket pushed them out of Earth’s atmosphere and into the black of space. If this mission succeeded, they would be the first humans to ever orbit the moon. But the...

Just Give Me Ten Minutes: The Pledge of Allegiance

Just Give Me Ten Minutes: The Pledge of Allegiance

By Cole Pressler, Lincoln High School - OR

December 20, 2019

This is the first episode of Just Give Me Ten Minutes, a ten-minute or less podcast about laws affecting students, created and written by Cole Pressler. Below the podcast is the transcript of the conversation with Congressman Esquivel, in case the audio is hard to hear. Cole Pressler: Thank you so much, Congressman Esquivel. On the Pledge of Allegi...

The Weekly Wave Season 2 Episode 4: Murder at First Pitch

The Weekly Wave Season 2 Episode 4: Murder at First Pitch

December 16, 2019

On Tuesday, Dec. 12, local author Nicole Asselin was interviewed about her book Murder at First Pitch: her inspirations and why she chose to set her mystery in the community of Abington. Hosts: Matthew Lyons, Class of 2021 Aaron Johnson, Class of 2021 Engineers: Derek Tirrell, Class of 2021 S...

Scots Talk Episode 7: The fight against leukemia

Scots Talk Episode 7: The fight against leukemia

By Nihal Karim, Carlmont High School

December 11, 2019

In this episode, Nihal Karim sits down with Emily Kim, a junior, to talk about her role in a campaign with other high school students to raise funds towards curing leukemia lymphoma. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on December 10, 2019....

Ortiz plays in Oracle ITA Fall Championships

Ortiz plays in Oracle ITA Fall Championships

By Kris Liggett, Monica Gonzalez, and Calen Moore

December 9, 2019

Saints tennis player Gabe Ortiz represents Seward County Community College at a unique tournament this week. The freshman from Argentina won the national NJCAA singles title last month and was invited to play in the Oracle ITA Fall championships in Newport Beach, California.  Ortiz plays his first...

FHNAllDay: Guest Amy Stoker Discusses Changes in the AP English Grading Scale and Curriculum [Podcast]

FHNAllDay: Guest Amy Stoker Discusses Changes in the AP English Grading Scale and Curriculum [Podcast]

By Thomas Jamison, Francis Howell North High School

December 6, 2019

This story was originally published on FHNtoday.com on November 20, 2019.

Queer Time S2E5: Intracommunity Issues

Queer Time S2E5: Intracommunity Issues

By Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Miki Nguyen

December 6, 2019

No community is perfect, and the LGBTQ community is no exception. On today's episode of Queer Time Podcast, Maddy, Zach, and Miki sit down to discuss their opinions on issues within the LGBTQ community. They cover misogyny, racism, fetishization, hypersexuality, being LGBTQ “for attention," an...

Rob Lyrical discusses music, influences

Rob Lyrical discusses music, influences

November 22, 2019

This story was originally published on Blueprint on November 22, 2019.

New music podcast gets right to The Point

New music podcast gets right to The Point

By Tomas Marrero and Stella Shenkman

November 20, 2019

In inaugural episode of Feedback Loop, The Shield's new music podcast series, host Tomas Marrero and producer Stella Shenkman speak with the The Point, a musical duo consisting of senior Jack Montesinos and senior Joe Roddy. Episode 1 features the Point's live performance of “You’re Just A Dr...

A Special Interview with PSU Commit Jimmy Christ

A Special Interview with PSU Commit Jimmy Christ

By Varun Shankar, Dominion High School

November 19, 2019

This story was originally published on DHS Press on November 19, 2019.

The Dispatch Podcast: VSCO girls and TikTok teens [S2E4]

By Austin Civatte, James Bowie High School

November 18, 2019

In episode 16 of The Dispatch Podcast, host junior Austin Civatte sits down with two students profound in TikTok and VSCO, two new social media trends and stereotypes that have taken the Bowie campus by storm. Sophomore and self proclaimed VSCO girl Camilla Cooper, and frequent TikTok user Kaia Pierce...

Mac’s roller derby girls eye national prize

Mac’s roller derby girls eye national prize

By Stella Shenkman and Julia Kay Smith

November 5, 2019

 Co-hosts Stella Shenkman and Julia Kay Smith sat down with seniors Abigail Stauffer and Ruby Henson to talk about their favorite past time: competitive roller derby. Henson and Stauffer have been a part of the TXRD league here in Austin, Texas since they were in elementary school, making it an in...

Coach Cooley discusses Friday’s big playoff game on Purb Take podcast

Coach Cooley discusses Friday’s big playoff game on Purb Take podcast

By Jaiman White, Tyler Zeman, and Ethan Coulehan

October 30, 2019

This story was originally published on Purbalite on October 30, 2019....

The Knight Show Episode 19: Nonviolent Civilized Dissent

The Knight Show Episode 19: Nonviolent Civilized Dissent

By Henry Larson and Maia Penuel

October 30, 2019

This week we take a look at the Socialist Club, a radically different organization from anything else at Fairview. Who are they? What do they want to change? Why do they want to change it? We spoke with three sophomores, the creators of the program, to understand what it takes start an organiz...

Queer Time S2E4: Breaking News – Supreme Court

Queer Time S2E4: Breaking News – Supreme Court

By Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Miki Nguyen

October 30, 2019

On today's episode, Maddy, Zach, and Miki cover the latest breaking news fresh off the press. If you’re confused about the Supreme Court, the presidential candidates’ plans for LGBTQ+ rights, or want to know more about how the Carlmont community is reacting to these events, we have you cover...

AP culture creates stress amongst students

AP culture creates stress amongst students

By Kate Riley, Downers Grove South High School

October 24, 2019

This story was originally published on Blueprint on October 23, 2019.

Purb Take podcast looks at a huge week in Baldwin sports

Purb Take podcast looks at a huge week in Baldwin sports

By Jaiman White, Adam Goldsboro, and Tyler Zeman

October 15, 2019

This story was originally published on Purbalite on October 15, 2019....

Impact: Vail Kohnert-Yount

Impact: Vail Kohnert-Yount

By Ella West, St. John's School

October 14, 2019

Impact focuses on St. John’s alumni who are changing the world and shaping the future. Sophomore Ella West will discuss what these alumni are doing and how St. John’s helped them get to where they are today.  First up is an interview with Vail Kohnert-Yount (’13) who has been a part of man...

Queer Time S2E3: Who am I?

Queer Time S2E3: Who am I?

By Maddy Ting, Zachary Khouri, and Miki Nguyen

October 11, 2019

In today's episode, "Who am I?" guest star Emma Evans joins Maddy on a discussion about questioning one's sexuality. Zach finishes off the episode by talking about recent studies on conversion therapy relating to a new bill introduced in California. Edited by Maddy and Miki. This story was origi...

Understanding Test Anxiety

Understanding Test Anxiety

By Eijalanrain Jeffs, Sabryn Gibson, and Brianna Howard

October 9, 2019

With first-quarter coming to a close, many students have at least experienced nervousness before a big test. Sweaty palms, dizziness, stomach aches, and stress headaches are just a few of the side effects test anxiety can cause. It's more than just being stressed out. Test anxiety is a type of ...

Foreign Natives

Foreign Natives

By Somya Thakur, Sakeena Badrane, Meryem Marasli, and Grace Lee, North Allegheny Senior High School

October 3, 2019

This story was originally published on The Uproar on October 3, 2019....

Scots Talk Episode 3: Coded Equally

Scots Talk Episode 3: Coded Equally

By Nihal Karim, Carlmont High School

October 2, 2019

In this episode, Nihal Karim sits down with Shiina Sugioka, a senior, to talk about the issues women face in STEM fields and the ways in which the Girls Who Code club tries to solve them. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on October 1, 2019....

In the seventh episode of ‘The S Word’, senior Excalibur co-editor in chief discusses her story

In the seventh episode of ‘The S Word’, senior Excalibur co-editor in chief discusses her story

By Stella Shenkman and Alexandra Dowd

May 14, 2019

In the seventh episode of The Shield podcast series, The S-Word, podcast host Alex Dowd, and producer Stella Shenkman sit down with one of McCallum’s 2018-2019 Excalibur co-editor in chief’s, senior Lilian Sease. Excalibur is the official McCallum literary magazine, which includes student-submit...

Culture over Coffee, Episode 33: Coaching styles in question

Culture over Coffee, Episode 33: Coaching styles in question

By Jeremy Ramsey, Pleasant Valley High School

April 19, 2019

Welcome to Culture over Coffee, the Spartan Shield’s podcast where we talk about pop culture, new trends, and other news outside of the PV school district over a cup of coffee. Episode #3: Spartan athletes and seniors Evan Kilstrom and Grant Zimmerman join Jeremy Ramsey to discuss their experiences...

In second episode of ‘The S Word’ podcast, GAHSMTA nominees take us behind scenes of ’42nd Street’

In second episode of ‘The S Word’ podcast, GAHSMTA nominees take us behind scenes of ’42nd Street’

By Alex Dowd and Stella Shenkman, McCallum High School

April 11, 2019

In the second episode of The Spoken Word, host Alex Dowd and producer Stella Shenkman sit down and talk with GAHSMTA-nominated members of the cast and crew of 42nd Street. Lauded as Austin's version of the Tony Awards, the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards celebrates musical thea...

POVs of CHS: Episode 1

By Jada Davis, Colonia High School

April 11, 2019

In the first ever episode of POV's of CHS, Jada Davis interviews Caroline Grey, a senior transgender at Colonia High School who has issues with her parents and how it shapes her to become a stronger person. Tagged by NCH Software This story was originally published on The Declaration on February 19, 2019....

Pique Episode 2 features behind-the-scenes ‘listen’ with Nico Ray

Pique Episode 2 features behind-the-scenes ‘listen’ with Nico Ray

By Katie Johnson, Prosper High School

April 2, 2019

Episode 2 of the "Pique" podcast features an in-depth conversation about senior Nico Ray's documentary "When Worlds Collide." Ray goes into detail about his experiences with "Kids Prosper Kids," explaining how he traveled to Ghana twice and watched the organization blossom into something much bigger...

POV of CHS – Episode 2

By Jada Davis, Colonia High School

March 19, 2019

This story was originally published on The Declaration on March 12, 2019.

The Discourse: Episode 2, Part 2

The Discourse: Episode 2, Part 2

By Sonal Prakash, Dominion High School

March 4, 2019

This story was originally published on DHS Press on February 26, 2019.

The power of speaking multiple languages

The power of speaking multiple languages

By Alyssa Mojica, Downers Grove South High School

February 13, 2019

This story was originally published on Blueprint on February 12, 2019.

Pod on the Quad (Ella’s Edition): Women Runners

Pod on the Quad (Ella’s Edition): Women Runners

By Ella West, St. John's School

January 30, 2019

Pod on the Quad (Ella's Edition) is an offshoot of Sophia Kontos' edition of Pod on the Quad. Ella's Edition is produced, hosted and edited by Ella West with some additional work by Sophia Kontos. The music is by Ben Sound. The logo was designed by Amélie Perrier and Siena Zerr.  Recorded la...

Podcast: Students walk out in nationwide gun violence protest

Podcast: Students walk out in nationwide gun violence protest

By Talisman Staff, Ballard High School

April 10, 2018

Joining thousands of schools nationwide, Ballard students walked out of their second periods on Wednesday in a protest for gun control legislation that included speeches from students as well as two state legislators and Governor Jay Inslee. The walkout was part of a national response to the recent shooting...

Podcast: Politics with Parker

Podcast: Politics with Parker

By Parker Butler, Liberty High School

December 8, 2017

In this weekly podcast, WTV Staff Reporter Parker Butler provides his takes on politics. This week he discusses President Trump’s decision to recognize the city of Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel with junior Dena Assad, who is of Palestinian descent, and sophomore Roy Nitzan, who is of...

Talking With Teachers: Slang

Talking With Teachers: Slang

By Kathryn Cressy, Regina Dominican High School

April 29, 2016

Around Sound Podcast

Around Sound Podcast

By Regina Trejo, Regina Dominican High School

November 10, 2015

Chattin’ with Catie: I don’t get paid enough for this

Chattin’ with Catie: I don’t get paid enough for this

By Catherine Murphy, Regina Dominican High School

January 5, 2015

Chattin' with Catie is a new podcast out of Regina Dominican High School. Listen as Catie Murphy interviews two fellow students, Hannah McCarthy and Brigid Broderick, about their minimum wage jobs.