24 episodes

'Fully Charged' is a 10-12 minute podcast at Benjamin Franklin High School. Podcast host, Trinity Wright takes on topics that define the Charger Way, often featuring guests and co-hosts so as to bring out a diversity of interests at our school. This show is produced and edited by Angelo Fernando at the computer lab.

Fully Charged Benjamin Franklin High School

    • Education
    • 4.4 • 8 Ratings

'Fully Charged' is a 10-12 minute podcast at Benjamin Franklin High School. Podcast host, Trinity Wright takes on topics that define the Charger Way, often featuring guests and co-hosts so as to bring out a diversity of interests at our school. This show is produced and edited by Angelo Fernando at the computer lab.

    The Big Picture with Dr. David Collings

    The Big Picture with Dr. David Collings

    His on-ramp was data science and geochemistry, but there are many other hats Dr. David Collings wears at Benjamin Franklin Charter Schools. Born in England, his career took him to South America and Africa before he came to the US. Before he departs on another exciting sojourn--Mongolia!--we wanted to catch up with someone who has always felt the pull of the Franklin magnetic field.

    • 16 min
    Lessons from the Battlefield. Episode 6, Season 2

    Lessons from the Battlefield. Episode 6, Season 2

    Coaches Dan Norris and Jace Smith discuss a powerful book, Extreme Ownership,' by two Navy Seals, Jocko Willink, and Leif Babin.

    In this podcast you will hear how lessons learned on the battlefield could be applied to business and life. The coaches then go on to explain why Trust and Accountability are so crucial to their own leadership styles at Benjamin Franklin High School.

    • 13 min
    Do The Hard Stuff - Episode 5, Season 2

    Do The Hard Stuff - Episode 5, Season 2

    Two tough-as-nails cohosts, Coach Dan Norris and Ms. Yvette Rangel, talk to Lily Nugent, a student on the wrestling team about what sports men and women are up against. A fascinating insight into how they got to where they are!

    • 13 min
    What have the Romans ever done for us? Episode 4, Season 2

    What have the Romans ever done for us? Episode 4, Season 2

    "What did the Romans ever teach us?" a line from Monty Python, is one way of looking at why we teach and practice Roman virtues. Humor aside, the Roman empire wasn't exactly the paragon of virtue. Our two classical education hosts, Mr. Klicker and Mr. Finnegan take on this sticky topic with humorous analogies, but unfortunately no togas were used when they were in front of the microphone.

    • 14 min
    STUGO Rocks OC - Episode 3, Season 2

    STUGO Rocks OC - Episode 3, Season 2

    This year Student Government (STUGO) began hosting one day each of Opening Ceremony for Junior High, and High School - at the Gym, and Auditorium, respectively. Fasten your seat belts and listen to the back story of how they got there, and how they see it working out. Coach Pete, Logan Sargent, and Cameron Montanye host this show.

    • 12 min
    All Aboard! - Episode 2, Season 2

    All Aboard! - Episode 2, Season 2

    Our summer trip to Ireland and England finally happened this year, after Covid forced us to hit the pause button. It was a blast! This episode's co-hosts, Mrs. Ellis and Mrs. Nelson talk about their experience as chaperones. Plus, hear students talk about their impressions of the two countries, and how it relates to what they learn in school. From the Irish countryside where they saw more sheep than people, to Stratford-Upon-Avon, the birthplace of Shakespeare. For anyone considering joining us this Summer, our hosts explain where we are headed. Enjoy the show!

    • 16 min

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8 Ratings

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