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The Horizon Prep Lioncast is a production of the Horizon Prep Parent Teacher Fellowship, to INCLUDE, INFORM, and INSPIRE the Horizon Prep parents and teachers. Each week we talk about what's going on at the HP campus and then talk with one of the teachers or staff and learn about them and their role at the school.
 
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In late August, I sat with Amb. Vicki Huddleston, Amb. Mark Asquino, and Amb. Pat Hawkins to understand current events at the State Department under newly appointed Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo. Is there a plan for the apparent global retreat of the US? What;'s happening inside the department? How can we explain the administration's approach to …
 
We talk with several of the graduating seniors of Horizon Prep's Class of 2018. We talk about their best memories from their years of High School at HP, some of the struggles they experienced, and what they would say to prospective high school students considering attending Horizon Prep. This is our last podcast of the school year and our last ever…
 
Courtney Palumbo spoke at the recent Horizon Prep Parent Teacher Fellowship meeting for the third and final message in our series on "Difficult Conversations". Courtney is the Head of School at Regents School of Charlottesville. She founded the school in 2010 with just seven students and has grown it into a thriving classical Christian school. The …
 
Chris Walls is the new Athletic Director of Horizon Prep. He joins us to talk about the vision for the sports program at the school and what we are doing to make it a reality. We talk about the plans for the sports field on the back side of the campus, including new tennis courts, football goal posts, and possibly a running track. We also talk abou…
 
We have some real heavyweights on this podcast discussing where we are collectively heading in energy – as a globe, a country, a state, and a city. This podcast is the live recording of a panel discussion among Gov. Bill Richardson, Sen. Jeff Bingaman, and PNM’s Chairman, President, and CEO Pat Vincent-Collawn. How can government and the private se…
 
In this episode, I sit with Dr. Stewart Patrick from the Council on Foreign Relations. I spoke with him about his fascinating new book, The Sovereignty Wars: Reconciling America with the World, the new/old direction of the current administration vis-a-vis sovereignty, and some of the shifting sands around this topic in the global world order.…
 
We talk with Heidi Grosbeck and Heather Downing about Fifth Grade at Horizon Prep. — What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear from on the podcast? Send us an email at hplioncast@gmail.com or leave us a review on Apple Podcasts.By Will Hicks of the Horizon Prep Parent Teacher Fellowship
 
Just before his dinner speech at Las Campanas Clubhouse, I was able to sit with the extraordinary Dr. Hecker, former director of the Los Alamos National Labs, and a pre-eminent expert on North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. How should President Trump approach the upcoming talks with Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un? What will be the effect of a new Sec…
 
A few weeks ago we talked briefly with Pastor Nate Smith about the topic "I spoiled my kids. Now what?". Now we get to hear the full message from the recent Horizon Prep PTF meeting with the same title. Learn what the Bible says about spoiling our kids, how we can show genuine love to our kids, and practical tips for demonstrating this in our famil…
 
Carly Cosentino and Bruce Gearhart stop by to talk about the latest HP musical production, The Music Man Jr. The show is performed entirely by 3rd to 8th graders, plus one 12th grader that joined the cast. Showtimes are: March 15: 7:00pm March 16: 7:00pm March 17: 2:00pm and 7:00pm March 18: 3:00pm Tickets are available at horizonprep.simpletix.com…
 
In this episode, I sit with Professor Janet Steele, author of the new book Mediating Islam, Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia. We touch on all kinds of topics - including the very different yet fascinating approaches to journalism in Indonesia - just before Prof. Steele took to the CIR stage for a special luncheon. She is an absolut…
 
You love your kids. You want to give them good things. But what if we go too far? What if we've spoiled our kids? Now what? Pastor Nate Smith will be talking about this at our PTF meeting on March 8th at 8:45 in the Lion's Den on the Horizon Prep campus. In today's episode, Pastor Smith gives a preview of his Thursday talk and answers some question…
 
Melina Fischer and Corey Reschke stop by to talk about Fourth Grade at Horizon Prep. They talk about how they came to the school and what each student can look forward to in Fourth Grade. Among the things discussed are the Fourth Grade exclusive events, how long homework should take each night, and how we as parents can best set them up for success…
 
Kaitlyn Cook and Hannah Botsford join us to talk about Third Grade at Horizon Prep. Among the topics covered, they talk about homework, special Third Grade distinctive events, and how to tell if your student is ready for Third Grade. Both Kaitlyn and Hannah talk about the importance of reading proficiency in Third Grade. They say "The students have…
 
Stephanie Malme and Stacy Schafer join us to talk about Second Grade at Horizon Prep. Stacy is a longtime teacher at HP, in her first year as Second Grade teacher. Stephanie has taught Second Grade for many years now. Stephanie and Stacy talk about the special events for Second Grade, what parents should expect with their student's homework load an…
 
Dianne Tag and Laiah Blue stop in to talk about First Grade at Horizon Prep. Dianne and Laiah have both been at Horizon Prep for many years. Before she became a First Grade teacher, Laiah was a running and athletics coach at the school. Amoung the topic we discuss: What can parents and students expect from First Grade at Horizon Prep? What is the h…
 
In this episode, I sit with the brilliant Renaissance Man Braden Allenby, a professor from Arizona State University. His December talk on "The Weaponized Narrative" left CIR members speechless - I saw smoke coming out of several ears in his scorching and dark intellectual take on Russian meddling in US electoral processes, fake news, and our social…
 
Mary Flo Ridley will be the speaker at our PTF meeting on Thursday, January 25th. The meeting starts at 8:45 in the Lion's Den Gym on the Horizon Prep campus. Admission is free and all are invited. We are starting a three-part series entitled "Difficult Conversations". For many parents, the most difficult conversation they can have with their kids …
 
Tamara Cupples and Lindsey Cunningham stop by to talk about the Kindergarten program at Horizon Prep. We talk about how to tell when your child is ready for Kindergarten, the fun events Kindergarten gets to do, and how to set up your new Kindergarten student for success. — What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear on the podcas…
 
Dr. Konsmo and the directors of the Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric Schools give a sneak peek at what's ahead in 2018. Matt Davis is the Director of the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric. Abby Mayall is the Director of the School of Grammar. They let us know what 2018 holds for their grade levels. Dr. Konsmo is the Head of Schools for Horizon Prep. He giv…
 
Maggie McMahon joins us to talk about the Grammar and Logic School music programs. This is the first year at Horizon Prep for Mrs. McMahon and she is already making an impact on the lives of the students. We talk about the character students can develop through music and band, such as bravery, patience, striving for excellence and the importance of…
 
Susan Ferrari joins us to talk about the options available for families seeking financial aid or assistance with tuition. There are options available from short term help for families going through an emergency to a special award for high school students that demonstrate a remarkable level of leadership among their peers, and other options in betwe…
 
This Thursday, November 30th is the Horizon Prep Christmas Boutique! Jodi Battle joins us with a sneak preview of the vendors and some gift ideas for your family members. --- What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear from on the podcast? Send us an email at hplioncast@gmail.com or leave us a review on iTunes.…
 
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