Enrique (who, alas, has moved to distant shores) and Nick
THE ONE THING
In an interview from January, Enrique talks with Nick about the trials and tribulations of applying to college
Enrique and Lucas
THE ONE THING
In an interview from January, Enrique interviews Lucas about what Lucas wants to do in ten years: travel
Elyjah and The Kaiden Man
THE ONE THING
In an interview from January, Elyjah interviews The Kaiden Man about what passion means to him, and why potatoes are the key to life. Really.
Mr. Allhouse's First Period Art Classes
THE ONE THING
Their work for an assignment to make a surreal work of art. One student, Napoleon, talks about their work (the viewpoints of others may show up as this entry grows during the week). Scroll past the art to get to the interviews.
Below is an interview with Napoleon, whose work is in the leftmost column of the second and third rows.
In the interview, Napoleon mentions a cartoon, Cupcake and Dino. You can read a review of it--and see some of the artwork, which is a clear influence on Napoleon--by following this link. Also, Mr. Leif
And a top of the morning to you all.
THE ONE THING HE TALKS ABOUT
THE ONE THING HE TALKS ABOUT:
Creating episodes of "Seinfeld" with Chat GPT. Here's a link to the episodes.
MOST RECENT CONTENT IS AT THE BEGINNING. SCROLL FOR OLDER CONTENT FROM THIS MONTH. TO VIEW PREVIOUS MONTH'S SHOWS, FOLLOW ARCHIVE LINKS ON RIGHT OF PAGE IF USING A COMPUTER OR, IF VIEWING ON A PHONE, ACCESS LINKS TO ARCHIVES BY SCROLLING TO BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.
MARCH 9, 2023
DAVID DISCUSSES THE LITTLE THEATER
David, a senior, discusses the gone but not forgotten Little Theater. The theater was a beloved part of the 1980 building that is now the staff lounge. The old staff lounge was itself a casualty of the partial demolition of the 1980 building as part of the overall school renovation plan.
MARCH 8, 2023
CHIEF FELCH DISCUSSES "INTEGRITY FIRST"
"Integrity First" is not just a saying; is is part of a set of deep beliefs. CHIEF FELCH from Air Force Force Junior ROTC--who served in The Air Force for 30 years--discusses both the official Air Force definition of "Integrity First," and what those words mean to him.
Here are some links related to this episode if Chief Felch sparks your interest in finding out more about the program, and about The United States Air Force in general:
Lowell High School Air Force Junior ROTC page
National Junior ROTC page
United States Air Force page
VEONDRE DISCUSSES THE SONG "BRUTUS, BY THE BUTTRESS
MARCH 7, 2023
A lot of content today!
COACH KEEGAN DISCUSSES SPORTSMANSHIP
COACH KEEGAN discusses a great moment in sports: a home run in a women's college softball game between Western Oregon and Central Washington that took an unexpected turn...and led to a moment that was the definition of sportsmanship.
MR. LOGAN DISCUSSES THE DEER HUNTER, A BAND HE LOVES
MR. LOGAN, over in the music department, talks about the band The Deer Hunter, and their album series "The Acts" and "The Color Spectrum."
MR. ALLSHOUSE DISCUSSES DOODLES ON HIS CLASSROOM WHITEBOARD
MR. ALLSHOUSE, over in the art department, talks about the doodles students leave on his whiteboards (and here are some samples)
MR. FADNESS DISCUSSES THE DRAWINGS BEHIND HIS DESK
MR. FADNESS, also from the art department, talks about the drawings on the wall behind his desk (which he did, by the way). And by the way, Mr. Leif and Mr. Fadness discuss some artists you can Google.
MS. PACKARD DISCUSSES COOKING
For Freshman Academy Visits
Today we're going to be working on getting you folks up to speed on checking out books from the library.
We're going to do two things today: get started with SORA, an e-book reader, and learn what's available on it.
To get to Sora, follow this link.
To get to the tutorial that tells you how to set up Sora, go to this link.
Also: Mr. Leif will be discussing the some books that are available in PDF format:
THE RIGHT STUFF
--Follow this link to get to a PDF of an excerpt that Mr. Leif will be reading to class. The PDF also contains a link to a recording of Mr. Leif reading the passage,
--Follow this link Follow this link to download the entire book
THE ART OF WAR
Follow this link to get a copy
Finally, Mr. Leif will be discussing short stories. Follow this link to get to them.