Season 5

Feb. 28, 2023

Season 5, Episode 11: Celebrating Culture From Around the World

For the first time since 2020, the EHS World Language Department hosted the EPSD International Fair on Saturday, February 25, 2023. A celebration of culture, food, music, and traditions, this event highlighted many of the uni...

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Feb. 21, 2023

Season 5, Episode 10: Overcoming Struggle Moments with Chris Singleton

Chris Singleton’s personal story has a 9th grade year that isn’t much different than your typical student. He wanted to play varsity sports, found an interest in books, got a low grade in a class for the first time, and …

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Feb. 13, 2023

Season 5, Episode 9: Taking the Podcasting Plunge at PETE&C 2023

This episode is a wrap-up for the 9th Grade Experience Podcast’s appearance at the Pennsylvania Education Technology Expo and Conference (PETE&C) Kalahari Resorts in Pocono Mountain, Pennsylvania, on Monday, February 13, 2023...

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Jan. 14, 2023

Season 5, Episode 8: Midterm Exam Preparation Tips and Strategies

Midterms exams can be a stressful time for students. For all Emmaus High School students except for seniors, this year will be the first time they have taken a traditional middle of the year assessment while in high school. I...

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Dec. 20, 2022

Season 5, Episode 7: The Cole Cast, Volume 3, featuring Cole Stuchko

It took until the first snow day of the 2022-2023 school year on December 15, 2022, but we are finally back with the latest edition of the Cole Cast, featuring Cole Stuchko. It has been several months since we last …

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Nov. 22, 2022

Season 5, Episode 6: A Thanksgiving Attitude of Gratitude 2022

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 fourth annual Attitude of Gratitude special episode. Members of the Emmaus High School community t...

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Nov. 2, 2022

Season 5, Episode 5: Student Perspective on Mental Health with Zoe Ga…

When students have been asked what topics they want to hear more about on the 9th Grade Experience, mental-health related conversation is at the top of the list. Zoe Gaumer hopes her story about overcoming her own mental hea...

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Sept. 21, 2022

Season 5, Episode 4: Dr. Mykee Fowlin and No Place for Hate

As part of their on-going mission as an organization that allows students to facilitate diversity awareness and devise anti-bullying projects that affect the entire student body., the No Place for Hate club welcomed Dr. Mykee...

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Sept. 1, 2022

Season 5, Episode 3: The Cole Cast, Volume 2, Featuring Cole Stuchko

The first day of school presents challenges to all high school students, but especially to the newest members of the school community. To get the instant reaction to the first day of the 2022-23 school year for the Class of …

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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 Guarriello, previously the principal at Southern Lehigh HS and Saucon Valley HS, will look to cre...

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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 and new season, the podcast is debuting a new feature: a regular interview segment with my …

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