Season 3

June 1, 2021

Season 3, Episode 34: 5th Grade Experience Passion Projects

On this special episode of the 9th Grade Experience we take it back to elementary school, as we hear 5th grade students at Wescos…

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May 24, 2021

Season 3, Episode 33: Freshmen Throwback with Grace Comfort, Class of…

Grace Comfort, Class of 2021, has an impressive list of accomplishments displayed on her #2021EHSGradSpotlight poster that has be…

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May 17, 2021

Season 3, Episode 32: 2nd Anniversary Special Episode with Students O…

For the second anniversary of the 9th Grade Experience Podcast, we highlight the work of freshmen Elizabeth "Tami" Adesanya and B…

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May 7, 2021

Season 3, Episode 31: Teacher Appreciation Week 2021

This week, we give a special shout out to our amazing teachers here at Emmaus High School as we celebrate Teacher Appreciation We…

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April 22, 2021

Season 3, Episode 30: Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Co…

This special edition of the podcast was recorded on Thursday, February 11, 2021, at the virtual Pennsylvania Educational Technolo…

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April 15, 2021

Season 3, Episode 29: Freshmen Throwback with Class of 2021 President…

Brendan Baig has quite the resume. He is the current Class of 2021 president. He is a National Honor Society member. He is a memb…

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April 6, 2021

Season 3, Episode 28: Jessica Lahey - The Addiction Inoculation

This short episode is a non-released excerpt from a December 2020 interview with New York Times best-selling author Jessica Lahey…

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March 27, 2021

Season 3, Episode 27: #EHSCareerMonth Remix with Brian Koppelman

Today's episode is the final installment of the 3-part #EHSCareerMonth podcast series, as we remix last March's episode with scre…

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March 19, 2021

Season 3, Episode 26: Coronavirus Update Week 52 - What You Have Lear…

It is hard to believe that it has been over one year since the last time that the entire student body of Emmaus High School has b…

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March 12, 2021

Season 3, Episode 25: #EHSCareerMonth Advice From EHS Grads

We are close to the halfway point of #EHSCareerMonth and on this episode we have remix of two earlier episodes of the podcast fea…

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Feb. 26, 2021

Season 3, Episode 22: #EHSCareerMonth

Where will your path lead? On this episode, School Counselor Mrs. Grim gives us all the important information to assist students,…

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Feb. 12, 2021

Season 3, Episode 20: EPSD Mental Health Symposium 2021

With an even greater emphasis during these unprecedented times, student mental health has gained a heightened awareness as studen…

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Feb. 6, 2021

Season 3, Episode 19: Snow Day Shenanigans

During the first few days of February, the Lehigh Valley got walloped with over 27 inches, making it the second biggest snowstorm…

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Jan. 30, 2021

Season 3, Episode 18: Second Semester Reset Button

This past week saw Emmaus High School finally reach the 2nd half of our 2020-2021 school year. Due to our current block schedule,…

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Jan. 21, 2021

Season 3, Episode 17: Student Spotlight - Grant Gallagher

On this episode, we catch up with student Grant Gallagher, whose post on our podcast message board for the Class of 2024, invited…

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Jan. 7, 2021

Season 3, Episode 16: New York Times Best-Selling Author and Educator…

Jessica Lahey is a New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, keynote speaker, wife, and mother. But at her core, she is an…

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Jan. 1, 2021

Season 3, Episode 15: Freshman Year Perspectives from Chicago and New…

Sometimes it is fun to look outside of our school community to see what other students around the country are experiencing during…

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Dec. 23, 2020

Season 3, Episode 14: New Year's Resolutions for 2021

In our final episode of 2020, you will hear from close to 40 members of our Emmaus High School community talk about ways they wil…

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Nov. 12, 2020

Season 3, Episode 11: Student Profiles - Elizabeth Samer, Molly Himes…

This year’s 9th Grade Experience has been like no other and this week’s episode, recorded during EHS’s Covid-19 one-week closure …

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Oct. 29, 2020

Season 3, Episode 10: Freshmen Class Officers

While much of the start of the 2020-2021 school year has been anything but normal, there are still time-honored school traditions…

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Oct. 22, 2020

Season 3, Episode 9: Welcome Back to Hybrid Learning with Our School …

Week nine of the 2020-2021 school year will present the next in a line of challenges thrown in front our students since March 202…

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Oct. 16, 2020

Season 3, Episode 8: Club Spotlight - Economics and Investing Club an…

Without our normal club fair at the beginning of the year to learn more about the 70+ organizations here at Emmaus High School, t…

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Sept. 25, 2020

Season 3, Episode 6: EPSD Technology Integration Specialists, Part 1

On this week's episode we hear from our EPSD Technology Integration Specialists Heather Moser, Dylan Peters and Brian Scholl on t…

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Sept. 20, 2020

Season 3, Episode 5: Club Spotlight - Gay-Straight Alliance, Kid to K…

Without our normal club fair at the beginning of the year to learn more about the 70+ organizations here at Emmaus High School, t…

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Sept. 3, 2020

Season 3, Episode 4: Clubs and Activities with Assistant Athletic Dir…

One of the themes that has come up time and time again as we have detailed successful 9th graders on this show has been their inv…

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Aug. 27, 2020

Season 3, Episode 3: Back to School with 9th Grade Assistant Principa…

With the start of a new school year just days away and feelings of unease about the unknown about the jump from middle school to …

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July 31, 2020

Season 3, Episode 2: EHS Graduate Spotlight Maryland State Senator Cl…

We often tell high schoolers that to be successful, they should eventually pick one area and focus their attention heavily. For C…

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July 23, 2020

Season 3, Episode 1: EHS Graduate Spotlight "Imperfection is Beautifu…

Lisa MacDonald ‘14 is living her dream. When she entered Emmaus High School as a freshman during the 2010-2011 school year, she w…

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