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Welcome to the Wildkit Way, a podcast that gives the mic to Dr. Marcus Campbell, the superintendent of Evanston Township High School. Join us on this audio journey as Dr. Campbell shares his stories and insights…and has honest, real conversations with people who make ETHS and our Wildkit community the incredible place it is. Check out the Wildkit Way wherever you find your favorite podcasts.

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Welcome to the Wildkit Way, a podcast that gives the mic to Dr. Marcus Campbell, the superintendent of Evanston Township High School. Join us on this audio journey as Dr. Campbell shares his stories and insights…and has honest, real conversations with people who make ETHS and our Wildkit community the incredible place it is. Check out the Wildkit Way wherever you find your favorite podcasts.

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English


Episodes
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Be a Leader

5/14/2024
In this special episode, ETHS Superintendent Marcus Campbell sits down with Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr., the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Princeton University, and author of the book We Are the Leaders We Have Been Looking For. You can check it out on YouTube or wherever you find your favorite podcasts. Together, they talk about what it means to be a leader and the importance of living with courage, integrity, and love. This powerful discussion with Dr. Glaude was sponsored by the Family Action Network. Check out the Wildkit Way wherever you find your favorite podcasts. YouTube Amazon Apple Google iHeart Spotify

Duration:00:31:36

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Improving College Readiness

3/22/2024
On this episode of the Wildkit Way, we focus on Dual Credit, a program at ETHS that gives Wildkits access to college-level courses to help them successfully transition to higher education. ETHS Math Department Chair Dale Leibforth and senior Katalin Maji join Dr. Marcus Campbell to talk about the growing program, its robust and unique college-level courses, and why all Wildkits should take advantage of it.

Duration:00:14:42

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Seeking Justice

2/16/2024
In this episode, ETHS Superintendent Marcus Campbell sits down with ETHS alum Jackie Newsome to discuss her journey of being a justice seeker. Newsome shares experiences about how school can create spaces and pockets to care about and be connected to the lives of others.

Duration:00:16:14

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ETHS Board Vision in Action

12/19/2023
In this episode, we explore the ETHS District goals and their significance in shaping the experiences of our students in their high school journey. Dr. Campbell is joined by ETHS Board President Pat Savage-Williams and ETHS staff member Alicia Hart. Together, they discuss how the District goals serve as the driving force behind meaningful outcomes for ETHS Wildkits. Check out the Wildkit Way wherever you find your favorite podcasts. YouTube Amazon Apple Google iHeart Spotify

Duration:00:20:45

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Student Voice

11/3/2023
Student Voice. It can help shape their classroom, their school, and ultimately their own learning and growth. On this episode of the Wildkit Way, Dr. Campbell sits down with Gabby Burnett and Romel Rojas-Leon, proud members of the Wildkit class of 2024. The students share their personal experiences, successes, challenges, and give invaluable advice on what it takes to feel belonging at ETHS. Check out the Wildkit Way wherever you find your favorite podcasts. YouTube Amazon Apple Google iHeart Spotify

Duration:00:15:25

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In Lak’Ech

9/22/2023
How do we as a school community show up to ETHS each day? How do we honor, celebrate, support, and see each other? In the first podcast of the 2023-24 school year, Dr. Marcus Campbell sits down with ETHS assistant superintendent and principal Taya Kinzie. And together they discuss the strategic priorities of the district, along with the commitment to be responsive to staff and student needs.

Duration:00:15:24

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The Classroom Community

3/17/2023
Community in the classroom: what is it and why is it important? On this episode of the Wildkit Way, ETHS superintendent Marcus Campbell sits down with ETHS teachers Ilma Lodhi and Kamasi Hill, along with social worker Britt Bodkin, to discuss what it takes to build community in the classroom post pandemic and why a sense of belonging is vital for student engagement and student success.

Duration:00:30:13

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A Brave Space, Part II

2/24/2023
We continue to read about, see, and experience violence around the country and in our communities. In the second part of this special podcast episode, ETHS superintendent Marcus Campbell picks up his conversation with Ganae McAlpin-Toney, the ETHS Director of Equity, and Calvin Terrell, a motivational speaker and founder of the Social Centric Institute. The three of them continue to discuss the culture of violence and how we can address it.

Duration:00:21:29

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A Brave Space, Part I

2/17/2023
We continue to read about, see, and experience violence around the country and in our communities. In a special two-part episode of the Wildkit Way, ETHS Superintendent Marcus Campbell is joined by Ganae McAlpin-Toney, the ETHS Director of Equity, and Calvin Terrell, a motivational speaker and founder of the Social Centric Institute. The three of them sit down to discuss the culture of violence in our society and how we can address it.

Duration:00:18:28

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Parent/Guardian Perspective

12/22/2022
Being the parent or guardian of a high schooler can be an exciting, eye-opening, and sometimes worrisome experience. Walking the halls at ETHS for students these days is quite different than 30, 20, even 10 years ago. On this episode of the Wildkit Way, ETHS superintendent Marcus Campbell sits down with Evanston community members - two parents of ETHS students to gain perspective about their experience and learn from them as they navigate ETHS with their children.

Duration:00:23:20

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The Wildkit Experience

11/17/2022
The high school experience. How would you describe yours? What connects students to their school community? On this episode of the Wildkit Way, ETHS Superintendent Marcus Campbell sits down with students to give us all a better understanding of “The Wildkit Experience.”

Duration:00:16:40

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Healing Together

9/16/2022
In this inaugural episode, “Healing Together” Dr. Campbell introduces you to the ETHS assistant superintendent and principal Taya Kinzie. And the two discuss their work to help transform the lives of students, while supporting staff this school year.

Duration:00:17:09