Ms. Taffinder slides into our podcast studio for a grand slam of an episode as she talks about her experiences playing softball in North Dakota, her base line teaching experience as an 8 year old, and she even throws us a curve ball when she declares her love for the Detroit Red Wings. We change up our co-host position with Mr. Sahli on this one. Deora and Taman step up to the plate as they pitch student council activities and touch base on what's new.
Inspiring young artist Jilliana Baccay (@chromatickid on Instagram / chromatickid on YouTube) shares what drives her to keep practicing and learning as she produces her art. Jill talks about her influences, interests, and her own process for creating stuff. She also gives us a sneak peak of a couple big projects that sound amazing! Taman from the Student Council joins us at the start to talk about events in the weeks ahead.
The podcast comes full circle with Cecelio and Ms. Hanson (they were both in Episode 0 - the mic test episode). We talk about plumbing, the Philippines, basketball, reffing, custodial work, pig farms, and more. Amrika informs us about the week to come in school activities. Fun times ahead!
Stella and her safety walk buddy Chahat drop by to chat about their recent boost in confidence performing for a Delview audience at Live At Lunch and Drama productions. We talk about The Beatles, Liverpool, and the girls entertain us with some tunes on the uke! Deora informs us about what's left in 2017. Stay tuned for the end for special holiday sing-a-long. See you in 2018!
Our 20th Episode!!! Mr. Sahli and I talk to Jacob Andresen about his performances as an actor at Delview as well as his adventures in Europe. He tells us what it's like to be a bass player in our new favourite band @theoakstones, performing rock concerts live, and the intense process of working on their first studio recording to be released near the end of the month, "Dark Sunday". Khushi joins me for a celebration of our 20th episode and 26,411 can achievement for Thanks For Giving 25 and to tell us what's going on this week at school.
Laz, freestyle rapper and just a wonderful, thoughtful person in general joins Mr. Turpin and I in the Drama Studio for a fun conversation about hip-hop, Star Wars, history, and how to get into "flow". Turpin tries to go Aaron Burr on me to start things off but before that, Jivan visits us one last time before graduation to talk about the week and years ahead. Enjoy!
Miss Alandra Matei - singer, actor, retail salesperson. In this episode we talk about what Alandra gets out of performing, her ridiculous experiences with store mannequins, and what she plans to do in the future to try to combine all her passions. Mr. Turpin surprises us with some impromptu beatboxing and Khushi practices her high-fives.
Ms. Miller shares her wisdom on salmon dresses, throat voices, pets, food, sports, and other crazy things. Things do get a bit crazy with Ms. Hanson, Ms. Schalk, and Ms. Miller around the mic. Khushi starts us off with what's on the weeks ahead and we finally connect on a high five!
Our new music teacher and resident Aussie expert shares his story full of travels and adventures and how he managed to survive while growing up in a country full of reasonably deadly flora and fauna. Mr. Kim is slightly more subdued this time as co-host until he pulls out his phone and Shagun tells us what's coming up.
Breigh fascinates us with conspiracy theories, universities, politics, and the BCYP (BC Youth Parliament - @bcyparliament) where she represents our riding as a youth MLA. Mr. Sahli joins us Andy Richter style except with more talking and witty retorts while pianoman Jivan gives us the goods on what's going on for students at our school. #illumisahli
Nicole Dennis from small town Laird, Saskatchewan shares her wisdom from growing up as one of 3 teenagers in a town of 200. She's as multi-talented as she is humble! Ms. Hansen co-hosts, Shagun joins us with school event updates, and I try to fend off the mysterious swarm of flies making my microphone buzz... unsuccessfully - sorry!
Justin Cotter, amazing student teacher for both Ms. Schalk and I, talks to us after being hired as a TOC by Delta and Surrey. He tells us how he decided to become a teacher and what high school was like for him, we get nerdy about education, and Ms. Schalk gets on a dinky plane. Amrika starts us off with student council business and shocks me with my trigger word "wing". Merry Christmas and see you in 2017!
New teacher John Kim talks to us about his experiences being a new teacher at Delview, traveling around the world, growing up and coping with ADHD, and some funny family experiences. Also, it is revealed that he is an excellent dancer. Khushi helps us start this episode with updates on events and other stranger things.
Bradley Lambert, student, guitarist, and welder joins us in the detention room (a la Folsom Prison Blues but not quite) to talk about his passion for music, building things, and all things guitar. Mr. Bonikowsky joins in on a 12 bar blues jam session and talks about his own rock n' roll experiences. Jivan Johal (one of many musical collaborators with Brad) opens up with the latest events at Delview.
Basketball coach and teacher Vlad Nikic talks about life in Yugoslavia, psychology, mental health, being a teacher, and of course basketball. There is no way you can listen and not feel the passion this man has for everything he does. Mr. Turpin joins me as Mr. Nikic shares his appreciation for the Delview family and shares his most recent story of surviving personal tragedy.
Former White Caps defender and our very well loved Youth Care Worker Diaz joins us to talk about immigrating from Uganda, soccer, and life as a pro athlete. Mr. Turpin makes up for my severe lack of soccer knowledge (and brief absence to deal with an issue) and members of the Class of 2016 join me for updates.
The multi-talented Beth Scott talks to us about unicycling, band, singing, dancing, musical theatre, Alexander Hamilton, anxiety, NYC, dogs, acting, improv, and more! My new co-host Shagun is fired Trump-style (even though she told me she'd be late). This was recorded during our 30 Hour Famine (sorry no clips!).
Ms. Hanson joins us in a conversation with Youth Olympic Athlete Giovanna Barros who recently played for the Brazilian Curling Team in Lillehammer Norway. She talks about curling, The Youth Olympics, Brazilian food, culture, and the upcoming Olympics in Rio. What are you waiting for? Just listen! Calm down Shia.
Adrian and Curtis join me and Mr. Turpin to geek out about film and to talk about their new movie, "My Best Friend's Birthday" which will be playing at Strawberry Hill Cinemas on April 8th. Tickets available at the box office soon! Maritoni joins us for an update on what's coming up. Have a terrific Spring Break and see you in 2 weeks!
Delview alumni Connor Lyons, Karan Randhawa, and Kushant Gounder drop by to talk about movie ratings, University life, speed cubing, professors, weird grading, coding, and other stuff for almost an hour and a half! Yes, we broke a record. Also Jshan is back to tell us about the week ahead and the We Are Love Festival coming up on Feb. 25th.
Kayla and Alyssa talk about the new play they have written, directed, and produced! It is a mystery called "UNKNOWN" and you will be able to watch it on January 18-20 at the Patti Hillman Theatre at Delview. Ms. Hanson joins us again, this time with her magic potions and Marinelle updates us on what's going on for the next couple of days before the holidays. Have an amazing break - have fun and stay safe!
Super-talented Jivan Johal has a piano-side chat with Mr. Hoskyn and I about how he got started, piano lessons, composing his own music, inspirations, and improv. He dazzles us with a couple of impromptu performances and even brings down the podcast with his dark piano witchcraft. Shivneel starts the podcast with some updates and his crazy accents.
Mark Turpin, our new Drama teacher talks about Bond, the philosophy of "YES", theatre company, Lawrence Welk, jazz music, singing, failure, improv, musical theatre, writing, languages, and inquiry. Fellow teacher Deborah Hanson joins us and we find out she's a dancer! Jshan, Vinny, and Shagun open the show with some school event updates and we get attacked by a giant woodpecker.
Student L.A. Hernandez (https://soundcloud.com/fvdead) who composed the Raideo Podcast theme song talks about his process for creating EDM (electronic dance music). Also Shagun gives us some updates on upcoming school events.
I was getting ready for the first Raideo Podcast ever when our awesome custodian Cecelio dropped in (along with Ms. Hanson in the staff room). We talk about Friday, Star Wars, Sci Fi and watch the new TFA trailer together. We find out that Cecelio has NEVER SEEN STAR WARS BEFORE! Not your typical episode, but fun nonetheless!