Episodes

March 25, 2020

Season 2, Episode 20: Career Readiness with Brian Koppelman

You never know what the answer to a question will be until you ask it. When Brian Koppelman, co-creator of the Showtime show Billions and co-writer of movies Rounders and Ocean’s Thirteen , put out a tweet and said he would a...

March 19, 2020

Season 2, Episode 19: Coronavirus Update Week 1

As we approach the end of our first week of our Coronavirus shutdown in the East Penn School District, we check in with 9th graders to see how they are adjusting the new reality we are all living in. Via Instagram at http://w...

March 13, 2020

Season 2, Episode 18: Hello, Freshman! Inside the Emmaus Theater Department, Volume 4

It's now less than one week to the opening curtain for the freshman and all those involved in the production of the theater department's spring musical Hello, Dolly! In Volume 4 of this behind-the-scenes look at the preparati...

February 27, 2020

Season 2, Episode 17: March Career Readiness Month with Mrs. Grim, Mrs. Demchak & Mr. McInerney

While March is usually a time reserved for college basketball madness, this year at Emmaus High School, the third month of the year will be devoted to an even crazier topic: What to do with your future? It may seem like just ...

February 20, 2020

Season 2, Episode 16: Student Profiles - Chase Muckey, Dylan Darville, and Daniel Charlot (Freshman Boys Basketball)

In the world of high school athletics, and even on previous episodes of this podcast, most of the attention is placed on the results of the varsity teams. But before the Friday Night Lights, local television, newspaper and ra...

February 14, 2020

Season 2, Episode 15: Hello, Freshman! Inside the Emmaus Theater Department, Volume 3

It's getting closer to the opening curtain for the freshman involved in the production of the theater department's spring musical Hello, Dolly! In Volume 3 of this behind-the-scenes look at the preparation before the show's W...

February 10, 2020

Season 2, Episode 14: Jasper Learning Initiative with Mike Mihalik

The beginning of the 2020-2021 school year will provide students with a unique school experience unlike anything currently offered at Emmaus High School. The Jasper Learning Initiative will debut with up to 125 upcoming 9th g...

January 02, 2020

Season 2, Episode 13: Hello, Freshman! Inside the Emmaus Theater Department, Volume 2

One of the goals of the 9th Grade Experience is to tell the stories of the widest-range of students possible who are involved throughout Emmaus High School. In order to dive a little deeper and really get some behind-the-scen...

December 20, 2019

Season 2, Episode 12: Hello, Freshman! Inside the Emmaus Theater Department, Volume 1

One of the goals of the 9th Grade Experience is to tell the stories of the widest-range of students possible who are involved throughout Emmaus High School. In order to dive a little deeper and really get some behind-the-scen...

December 10, 2019

Season 2, Episode 11: Student Profile - Keziah Brantley

As a player and a teammate, starting varsity girls basketball player Keziah Brantley is always looking to conquer the next challenge ahead of her. As an 8th grader at Lower Macungie Middle School, she played for the high scho...

November 26, 2019

Season 2, Episode 10: A Thanksgiving Attitude of Gratitude

As we approach the holiday season and the end of 2019, it is a great time to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for here at Emmaus High School. There are many people, either in a classroom, on the field or court, or i...

November 21, 2019

Season 2, Episode 9: Student Profiles - Maddie Carlson and Abby Burnett

When Maddie Carlson was asked to be a guest on today’s show, she had one favor to ask - she wanted her friend Abby Burnett to record as well. Luckily for the listeners, her request is everyone’s benefit because on this episod...

November 14, 2019

Season 2, Episode 8: Student Profiles - Sophia Iacobelli and Nicole Nosal

For Sophia Iacobelli and Nicole Nosal , keeping busy has been key to a successful transition this year at Emmaus High School. These freshmen are taking demanding course loads, which include at least two honors classes each, a...

October 22, 2019

Season 2, Episode 7: Student Profile - Jake Fotta

Senior night in the next to the last game of the football regular season is not usually a time to make a change to a new quarterback, especially not to a freshman who hasn’t seen the varsity field all season. But for Jake Fot...

October 03, 2019

Season 2, Episode 6: Student Profiles - Chris Alfau and Donavan McCargo

High school is a time for new beginnings, making changes, and preparing yourself to move towards adulthood, especially if your middle school years did not go exactly as planned. For two best friends, Chris Alfau and Donavan M...

September 26, 2019

Season 2, Episode 5: Dr. Mykee Fowlin and No Place for Hate

On the first Monday of every month, the faculty and staff at Emmaus High School trade their normal clothing for the opportunity to wear gear in a visual and symbolic support of No Place for Hate, an organization that allows s...

September 19, 2019

Season 2, Episode 4: The Counseling Suite

In the ever-evolving world of education, the traditional role of the guidance counselor has seen a dramatic shift. Gone are the days when the only time you would see your counselor would be when making decisions about your po...

August 23, 2019

Season 2, Episode 3: Freshman Walk Through

As a freshman, one of the biggest challenges at Emmaus High School is finding the best way to get around. Now that you have seen your schedule on PowerSchool, you may be wondering how you will make it from room 227 to 580 and...