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Aug. 3, 2022

Season 5, Episode 2: Welcome Beth Guarriello, New Emmaus HS Principal

New school years often bring change, but the 2022-2023 school year begins with a new principal leading Emmaus High School. Beth G…

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July 21, 2022

Season 5, Episode 1: The Cole Cast, Volume 1 featuring Cole Stuchko

Welcome to Season 5 of the 9th Grade Experience! In the summer kickoff of new episodes to gear up for the 2022-2023 school year a…

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June 11, 2022

Season 4, Episode 27: School's Out For Summer - A Look Back for the C…

The last day of school always brings mixed emotions. Mostly it is relief, for the students and the teachers, on the completion of…

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May 1, 2022

Season 4, Episode 26: What Can I Do After High School? Lessons from t…

As the 9th grade year is quickly coming to an end, it is only natural to think about what is ahead ... A relaxing summer? A first…

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March 31, 2022

Season 4, Episode 25: #EHSCareerMonth - Jackie Bassett, Class of 2018…

We close out #EHSCareerMonth with a focus on Emmaus High School Class of 2018 graduate Jackie Bassett. She is the Founder and CEO…

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March 22, 2022

Season 4, Episode 24: #EHSCareerMonth w/ Bob Rotruck, Radio Announcer…

As part of the #EHSCareerMonth series, we talked to Bob Rotruck, the radio announcer for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, a minor leag…

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March 22, 2022

Season 4, Episode 23: #EHSCareerMonth w/ Amy Keller, Creative Directo…

As part of the #EHSCareerMonth series, we talked to Amy Keller, who is the Creative Director for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, a mi…

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March 8, 2022

Season 4, Episode 22: EHS Shave for the Brave Honored Kid Sam Mackara…

We are privileged to share the story of one of this year’s EHS Shave for the Brave “Honored Kids,” current EHS freshman Sam Macka…

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Feb. 28, 2022

Season 4, Episode 21: #EHSCareerMonth2022

Where will your path lead? Emmaus High School Counselor Mrs. Grim gives us all the important information to assist students, staf…

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Feb. 17, 2022

Season 4, Episode 20: EPSD Mental Health Symposium 2022

While many of us hope the pandemic is beginning to finally come toward a resolution, the focus and attention on student mental he…

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Feb. 13, 2022

Season 4, Episode 19: The Future of the 9th Grade Experience at the P…

This episode is a wrap-up for the 9th Grade Experience Podcast’s appearance at the Pennsylvania Education Technology Expo and Con…

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Feb. 7, 2022

Season 4, Episode 18: Jimmy Casas - Culturize: Every Student, Every D…

Special thanks to Pennsylvania Education Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C) Day 1 Keynote Speaker Jimmy Casas for taking tim…

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Feb. 3, 2022

Season 4, Episode 17: Linus Sandin and Garrett Metcalf of the Lehigh …

To help promote the upcoming Emmaus High School Night at the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on February 19, 2022, this episode features t…

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Jan. 17, 2022

Season 4, Episode 16: Branch, The Therapy Dog

On this episode we spotlight everyone's favorite Emmaus High School "freshman," Branch, the Therapy Dog. Branch has been present …

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Jan. 12, 2022

Season 4, Episode 15: A First Welcome to the Class of 2026

Welcome Emmaus High School Class of 2026! Though we haven’t had our first major snow of the school year, thoughts are slowly begi…

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Dec. 23, 2021

Season 4, Episode 14: Student Spotlight with EHS Field Hockey Players…

It’s normal for high school varsity athletes to put pressure on themself. Being a freshman on a varsity team only magnifies that …

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Dec. 10, 2021

Season 4, Episode 13: Reflection from Pre-Service Teacher Kayla Canni…

During the course of the fall semester, Kayla Canning, a senior, pre-service teacher from Cedar Crest College, shadowed me in the…

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Nov. 23, 2021

Season 4, Episode 12: Attitude of Gratitude 2021

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, it's a great time to look back and reflect on the many positives in our lives for the th…

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Nov. 12, 2021

Season 4, Episode 11: Global Citizens Club

With over 2,800 students, Emmaus High School is a community of learners from many different cultural backgrounds. The focus of th…

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Nov. 4, 2021

Season 4, Episode 10: Student Spotlight - Will Buck

When entering 9th grade, some students choose to ease into this transitional time to get their feet under them by limiting their …

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Oct. 25, 2021

Season 4, Episode 9: Pennsylvania Council of Teacher of English Langu…

This recording is from a roundtable discussion during a session at the 2021 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English and Langu…

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Oct. 8, 2021

Season 4, Episode 8: Preparing for Homecoming and Taking Chances

It's time to get ready for Homecoming on this week's episode! It is hard to believe that we have just finished our 6th week of sc…

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Sept. 24, 2021

Season 4, Episode 7: The Counseling Suite with Mrs. Demchak and Mr. M…

It has been a month of great adjustments for the members of Emmaus High School's Class of 2025. In addition to the normal growing…

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Sept. 10, 2021

Season 4, Episode 6: Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of September…

For students at Emmaus High School and around the country, the events of September 11, 2001, are history experienced through othe…

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