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Education podcast featuring students, staff, alumni, and friends of the Leavenworth Unified School District (USD 453)

Education podcast featuring students, staff, alumni, and friends of the Leavenworth Unified School District (USD 453)
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Location:

United States

Description:

Education podcast featuring students, staff, alumni, and friends of the Leavenworth Unified School District (USD 453)

Language:

English

Contact:

913-306-5359


Episodes

Ep. 42 - Homecoming Week

9/28/2018
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Carson, Joseph, and Jake discuss 2018 Homecoming Week; the Education Foundation's Pride Patrol; and miscellaneous fall updates.

Duration:00:25:37

Ep. 41 - Pioneer Boys Soccer

9/13/2018
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Joseph, Carson, and Jake discuss the hot start to the Pioneer Boys Soccer season with seniors Nate Moore and Nick Hawley.

Duration:00:24:20

Ep. 40 - Futsal to Fall Sports

8/30/2018
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Jake asks Carson and Joseph if they completed their summer homework before the start of the school year (0:00 - 7:40) and they are then joined by Leavenworth High School sophomores Sadie Dipman and Abby Martin, and freshman Brooke Collins, to discuss their summer playing international Futsal, and preparing for the Girls Soccer season (7:40 - 30:12).

Duration:00:30:15

Ep. 14 - Elementary Redesign w/ Craig Idacavage (David Brewer Principal)

10/11/2017
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Carson and Joseph reflect on last week's Homecoming festivities, and then share their thoughts with Jake on the end of first quarter and an upcoming PSAT exam (0:00 - 6:45); and then visit with David Brewer Elementary principal, Craig Idacavage, on a wide ranging set of topics from KSDE Gemini School Redesign, district accreditation process, CrossFit, and Star Wars (6:45 - 31:45).

Duration:00:32:02

Ep. 13 - Law & Order (w/ Officer Sweet and Todd Thompson)

10/5/2017
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Jake provides a school finance update specific to the recent ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court, and discusses potential outcomes with Carson and Joseph (0:00 - 13:00); Jake, Carson, and Joseph visit with Officer Johnny Sweet of the Leavenworth Police Department about his career in law enforcement and his role as a School Resource Officer (13:00 - 32:00); and Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson, 1994 LHS alum, shares his long-standing family ties to the community, and philosophy on...

Duration:01:00:46

Ep. 12 - Education Foundation & Alumni Association

9/29/2017
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Jake & Carson visit with the Director of the Education Foundation, Catey Edwards, about the mission of the Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation and their kick-off of their annual fundraising campaign (8:00 - 46:00); and Holly Shehorn Pittman from the LHS graduating class of 1991 about her role on both the Foundation and the Leavenworth High School Alumni Association (46:00 - 57:00).

Duration:00:57:46

Ep. 11 Vroom Vroom: LHS Auto Tech. w/ Sculley ('13) and Mr. Bergen

9/22/2017
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Jake, Joseph, and Carson discuss the growing trend of creative and "extra guac" Homecoming/Prom-posals (0:00 - 7:15); then discuss the benefits and career preparedness opportunities within the LHS Automotive Technology program with 2013 graduate, Kenneth Sculley (7:15 - 27:00); and LHS Automotive Tech. Instructor, Chris Bergen (27:00 - 52:00).

Duration:00:52:19

Ep. 10 - Hurricane Harvey Relief & Superintendent Q&A w/ Dr. Roth

9/15/2017
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Jake and Carson are joined by Chayne Dessaso, filling in for Joseph, and he shares an opportunity for USD 453 to donate to a Hurricane Harvey relief effort (0:00 - 9:30); followed by a lengthy interview with Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mike Roth, covering a number of issues including strategic planning, KSDE school redesign, school funding, and consideration of a potential bond issue (9:30 - 54:00).

Duration:00:54:17

Episode 9 - LV Leadership w/ Justin Bode & Abigail Waugh

9/12/2017
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Jake asks Carson and Joseph about their thoughts and experiences with ACT/SAT college entrance exams (0:00 - 7:00); they visit with USD 453 Secondary Teacher of the Year AND KSDE Region 2 Teacher of the Year Semifinalist, Justin Bode (7:00 - 22:00); and ask LHS senior and Student Council representative, Abigail Waugh (22:00 - 37:30), about her activities, including planning of a revamped HomeComing Week. Finally, Joseph concludes the interview by putting Abby on the proverbial hot seat and...

Duration:00:37:31

Ep. 8 - Chayne & KCKCC Pioneer Career Center

9/8/2017
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Chayne Dessaso, LHS junior, talks with Carson, Joseph, and Jake about high school debate, model United Nations, and his appreciation for the Miss Kansas beauty pageant (9:40-27:20); and then Marcia Irvine from Kansas City Kansas Community College's Pioneer Career Center provides an update and future plans for the local educational venue open to both high school juniors/seniors and adult learners (27:20-42:15).

Duration:00:42:22

Ep. 7 - Technically Speaking (w/ Ruth Striggow & Elan McCabe)

8/29/2017
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Jake asks Joseph and Carson for their thoughts on KSDE's School Redesign initiative and the changes they would like to see considered in public schools (0:00 - 7:00); Elan McCabe (Class of '18) discusses his engineering internship, plans for college, and passion for frozen vending machines (7:00 - 30:00); Ruth Striggow-Foster, LHS technical instructor, shares the ways in which her classroom prepares students for college and career readiness (30:00 - 53:30).

Duration:00:53:32

Ep. 6 - Always a Pioneer w/ Maci Necole Johnson & Brandon Johannes

8/24/2017
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Carson, Joseph, and Jake catch up with Maci Necole Johnson (Class of 2015) about her third place runner-up in the Miss Kansas pageant, her "Poverty to Prosperity" story, and her recent acceptance to the New York Film Academy's broadcast journalism program (2:35 - 22:30); and Brandon Johannes (Class of 1997) about his non-traditional route to college, his current responsibilities as President/CEO of the Leavenworth Lansing Chamber of Commerce, and preparing for his 20 Year Class Reunion...

Duration:00:59:01

Ep. 5 - First in the Nation w/ JROTC

8/18/2017
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Joseph, Carson, and Jake discuss the first two days of school, preparations for the upcoming solar eclipse (2:40 - 7:20); and visit with representatives of Leavenworth High School's JROTC program - Senior Army Instructor, LTC (Ret.) Eric Hollister (7:20 - 34:11) and Battalion Commander, Morgan Savage (34:11 - 51:00).

Duration:00:51:10

Ep. 4 - A New Day in Kansas Education w/ KASB

8/14/2017
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Carson and Jake visit with Mark Tallman, Associate Executive Director of the Kansas Association of School Boards, about the statewide "New Day in Kansas Education" advocacy tour, in addition to updates on school funding, college and career readiness, and the newly announced Mercury and Gemini school redesign effort.

Duration:00:35:50

Ep. 3 - Pioneer Football w/ Coach Littrell and Varsity Captains

8/11/2017
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Jake, Joseph, and Carson visit with representatives of the Pioneer Football team, including head varsity football coach, Mark Littrell (6:45) who was recently inducted to the Greater Kansas City Coaches Association's Hall of Fame, and senior captains Hayes Edwards and Grant Mullins (38:00). Coach reflects on his 40+ years coaching high school players, and Edwards/Mullins share how the team is preparing for the beginning of the season.

Duration:00:53:41

Ep. 2 - Pioneer Mentors and New LHS Principal

8/5/2017
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Jake, Joseph, and Carson discuss behind-the-scenes planning that takes before the school year; visit with Meredith Roberts and Kaylynd Brown about the Pioneer Mentoring program for incoming freshmen (11:55); and the new principal of Leavenworth High School, Christy Lentz (24:20) about her plans for the upcoming school year.

Duration:00:47:43

Ep. 1 - Welcome to the Show (w/ guest Nicole Asbury '17)

7/15/2017
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See Me After Class 453's Jake, Joseph, and Carson visit with Leavenworth High School Class of 2017 graduate, Nicole Asbury, on a successful high school career and her thoughts and reflections as she transitions to college.

Duration:00:55:45