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We Are EG is a podcast series produced by the CollabLab at Elk Grove High School, located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The podcast highlights stories from staff, students and community. Through our stories, we learn not only about ourselves but build a community that shares common ideas, values and history.

We Are EG is a podcast series produced by the CollabLab at Elk Grove High School, located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The podcast highlights stories from staff, students and community. Through our stories, we learn not only about ourselves but build a community that shares common ideas, values and history.
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United States

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We Are EG is a podcast series produced by the CollabLab at Elk Grove High School, located in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The podcast highlights stories from staff, students and community. Through our stories, we learn not only about ourselves but build a community that shares common ideas, values and history.

Twitter:

@WeAreEGPod

Language:

English

Contact:

847-718-4767


Episodes

S1E8: "I Just Keep Myself Positive"

1/9/2018
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Elk Grove High School junior Ben Jasutis has been through several hardships in his life. However, he refuses to let anything define him and manages to remain positive despite the difficulties he faces. What better way to start the new year than with a lesson from Ben on how to live life to the fullest. To see the photographs of Ben before and after his surgery, visit http://www.weareeg.org

Duration: 00:16:03


S1E7GratitudePodcast1

12/18/2017
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What are the staff and students of Elk Grove High School thankful for? Listen to find out!

Duration: 00:28:31


S1E6: "There's No Feeling Like Skateboarding"

11/29/2017
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EG Teacher Matt Snow was at one time a semi-professional skateboarder. At Elk Grove High School, he sponsors the EG Skate Club and serves as a mentor to kids drawn to the sport. On this episode of We Are EG, we talk with Matt and a couple of skateboard kids.

Duration: 00:11:09


S1E5: "You're Not Alone"

11/13/2017
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On this episode of "We Are EG," Luna, a senior at Elk Grove High School, talks about how she overcame many obstacles and now looks forward to a brighter future, which involves college and a career in criminal justice.

Duration: 00:11:39


S1E4: "I Love making Movies"

10/30/2017
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Elk Grove High School senior Ben Jaeger loves making movies. On this episode of "We Are EG," Ben discusses his evolution as a filmmaker, his opinion of violence in movies and how a career in the arts can be rewarding. You can find links to Ben's films and also a short documentary about Ben's current film, Hero, on our website at http://www.weareeg.org.

Duration: 00:13:46


S1E3: "Scare Me, But Just A Little Bit"

10/15/2017
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John Bottiglieri retired last year after teaching for 33 years at Elk Grove High School. He comes back to discuss his favorite holiday, Halloween.

Duration: 00:16:53


S1E2: "Whatever the Dream, You Can Do It Here."

10/2/2017
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Nina came to this country in November of 2016, a refugee from war-torn Syria. In spite of all of the obstacles, she is determined to get an education, go to college and give back.

Duration: 00:09:23


S1E1: "You Made Me A Better Teacher"

9/4/2017
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Rita Thompson's life was changed when "Mike" came into the EG Reading center one day. While teaching him to read, she also learned some things about herself. We Are EG is a production of the EG CollabLab.

Duration: 00:16:11