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The "Spirited" official podcast of Providence Day School, bringing you informative and entertaining conversations from the global PD community. Learn more at www.providenceday.org/podcast

From the Horse's Mouth Providence Day School

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    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

The "Spirited" official podcast of Providence Day School, bringing you informative and entertaining conversations from the global PD community. Learn more at www.providenceday.org/podcast

    Season 3 Episode 5: "The Solar Panel: Sustainability at PD"

    Season 3 Episode 5: "The Solar Panel: Sustainability at PD"

    Should PD be using solar energy? Can PD's plastic be recycled into bricks? What can we all do to be more sustainable? Hosted by Scarlet Greer '22, this lively discussion panel also includes Libby Barron '26, Laura Plata '24, Jodi Yan '24, and Jennifer Todd of Little Diversified Architectural Consulting.

    • 19 min
    Season 3 Episode 4: Middle School Newcomers & Oldtimers

    Season 3 Episode 4: Middle School Newcomers & Oldtimers

    Hear from a 20-year PD administrator and a PD "lifer" student as they compare thoughts on their PD experience with a newcomer student and administrator, and discuss what makes the Middle School experience at PD unique. The two Middle School deans, Bobby Thompson and Dr. Kendrick Liles, and students Olivia Desmond and LJ Dawkins share their impressions with Host Jay Barron.

    • 25 min
    Season 3 Episode 3: PD's Plans for 2030

    Season 3 Episode 3: PD's Plans for 2030

    Where does PD want to be by 2030, and how do we get there? Hear host Jay Barron discuss the school's new Strategic Framework with Tom Seddon, the former member of PD's Board of Trustees who helped develop it.

    • 26 min
    Season 3 Episode 2: Turning the Tables

    Season 3 Episode 2: Turning the Tables

    Two students in the Middle School Broadcast Media class - Bridget Brewster '26 and Daniel Ahmadivarji '27 - turn the tables on their teachers and serve as podcast hosts! They interview a panel consisting of Jay Barron, their teacher Rebecca Roemer, and Head of Middle School Lee Tappy. Hear their burning questions, and some occasionally surprising answers!

    • 15 min
    Season 3 Episode 1: "Under Pressure"

    Season 3 Episode 1: "Under Pressure"

    The new episode of the PD podcast, "From the Horse's Mouth," arrives just in time for exam season! Hosted by Mr. Jay Barron, the panel includes Upper School Counselor Claire Bell and students Scarlet Greer '22 and Pavan Thakkar '24. They discuss the pressures of PD, and issues facing students in general amid the pandemic, as well as helpful resources and ideas for self-care. 

    • 22 min
    Episode 7: Pandemic Silver Linings

    Episode 7: Pandemic Silver Linings

     Just in time for the end of the school year, a podcast panel convened to discuss the silver linings of the past year's pandemic, as well as some predictions for what the next school year might hold. Join host Jay Barron; Head of School Dr. Glyn Cowlishaw; Lower School counselor Margot Brinley; and Upper School teacher Joe Grabenstetter for an entertaining discussion to send you off on summer vacation.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

grhobby ,

Great start!

I have listened to the first two episodes. Very interesting conversations in both about the PDS community. Jay does a great job as host. I look forward to future episodes!

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