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The Up-Beat – Ep. 2 – Lumber, leprechauns and the lottery

The Up-Beat – Ep. 2 – Lumber, leprechauns and the lottery

Welcome to "The Up-Beat," where each week a group of Inkspot reporters take a break from breaking news to share what's been making them smile this week. Abigail Ziemer, Brayden Blackwell, Anysia Russell and Lucas Drengwitz share what is making them happy this week.  

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The Up-Beat – Ep. 1 – Spotify discoveries, a daily dose of Dr. Zbrozek, Pizza Olympics & bowling balls

The Up-Beat – Ep. 1 – Spotify discoveries, a daily dose of Dr. Zbrozek, Pizza Olympics & bowling balls

Welcome to "The Up-Beat," where each week a group of Inkspot reporters take a break from breaking news to share what's been making them smile this week. B.J. Dumas, Lyra Townsend, Terrion Darnell and Bayli Ferris share what is making them happy this week.  

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Inside the Paint: Talking Ironmen basketball heading into the 4th quarter of the regular season [podcast]

[Inside the Paint podcast Ep. 2]

Inside the Paint is a roundtable discussion where the Inkspot’s basketball beat reporters dive deep into the Ironmen boys and girls basketball seasons. Zachary Knox-Doyle, B.J. Dumas, Lucas Drengwitz, Bella Green and Ben Kerber offer a courtside pass to all things Ironmen basketball, breaking down...

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Inside the Paint: Midcourt Check-In – A look at the Ironmen basketball seasons so far [podcast]

[Inside the Paint podcast Ep. 1]

Inside the Paint is a roundtable discussion where the Inkspot's basketball beat reporters dive deep into the Ironmen boys and girls basketball seasons. Zachary Knox-Doyle, B.J. Dumas, Bella Green and Ben Kerber offer a courtside pass to all things Ironmen basketball, breaking down the season so far...

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Inkspill – ‘Community at Normal Community’ – Mr. Brad Bovenkerk [Ep. 8]

Inkspill – ‘Community at Normal Community’ – Mr. Brad Bovenkerk [Ep. 8]

Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai
May 22, 2023

Welcome to “Inkspill,” a podcast where hosts Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai take turns inviting Community’s staff to “spill” on all things NCHS. In less time than it takes to finish a cup of tea, listen to our guests dish on piping hot topics. For our eighth and final “Inkspill” episode...

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Inkspill – ‘A Unicorn in the Classroom’: Navigating ‘double minority’ status – Mr. Chris Belt [Ep. 7]

Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai
May 3, 2023

Welcome to the seventh episode of “Inkspill,” a podcast where hosts Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai take turns inviting Community’s staff to “spill” on all things NCHS. In less time than it takes to finish a cup of tea, listen to our guests dish on piping hot topics. This episode, Mr. Chris Belt,...

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Inkspill – ‘A Special Recipe: Cultivating Growth’ – Ms. Erin Sanders [Ep. 6]

Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai
Mar 21, 2023

Welcome to the sixth episode of “Inkspill,” a podcast where hosts Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai take turns inviting Community’s staff to “spill” on all things NCHS. In less time than it takes to finish a cup of tea, listen to our guests dish on piping hot topics. This episode, 18-year special...

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Inkspill – ‘Uno Reverse Card: No Singular Story’ – Mr. Ricky King [Ep.5]

Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai
Feb 23, 2023

Mr. Ricky King, 2023 Bilingual Teacher of the Year recipient, spills on the ESL Department at Community.

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Inkspill Episode 4 – ‘A Sense of Empowerment’: Mr. Patrick Lawler[podcast]

Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai
Jan 4, 2023
Welcome to the fourth episode of “Inkspill,” a podcast where hosts Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai take turns inviting Community’s staff to “spill” on all things NCHS. In less time than it takes to finish a cup of tea, listen to our guests dish on piping hot topics. This episode, Mr. Patrick Lawler, 17-year Community social studies teacher and 2021 Bloomington City Council candidate, spills on the importance of political involvement among high schoolers.
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Inkspill Episode 3 – ‘Not Much Financial Cents’: Ms. Tara Pendleton [podcast]

Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai
Nov 29, 2022
Welcome to the third episode of “Inkspill,” a podcast where hosts Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai take turns inviting Community’s staff to “spill” on all things NCHS. In less time than it takes to finish a cup of tea, listen to our guests dish on piping hot topics. This episode, Ms. Tara Pendleton spills on the enrichment activities she sponsors, Community's Future Business Leaders of America chapter and the Freshman Mentoring Program, and their impacts on students.
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Inkspill Episode 2 – ‘Pearls of Wisdom’: Mr. Mike Roller [podcast]

Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai
Oct 24, 2022
Welcome to the second episode of “Inkspill,” a podcast where hosts Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai take turns inviting Community’s staff to “spill” on all things NCHS. In less time than it takes to finish a cup of tea, listen to our guests dish on piping hot topics. This episode Mr. Mike Roller spills on standardized testing.
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Inkspill Episode 1 – ‘LSD Every day’: Señora Mary Esther Baldwin [podcast]

Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai
Oct 17, 2022
Welcome to “Inkspill,” a podcast where hosts Abby Ruebush and Avani Rai take turns inviting Community’s staff to “spill the tea” on all things NCHS. In less time than it takes to finish a cup of tea, listen to our guests dish on piping hot topics. This episode Señora Mary Esther Baldwin spills on how Community has changed over the years.
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The Social Buddies  practice social distancing as they record the seventh episode of their podcast featuring Mr. Chris Belt.

Social Buddies: Episode Seven – A lot of cognitive dissonance [podcast]

Jul 28, 2020
In this episode of Social Buddies, the Buddies, with special guest Mr. Chris Belt, discuss what has been happening this summer and the possibility of returning to in-person school amidst an ongoing global pandemic.
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Social Buddies is a podcast hosted by three NCHS Social Studies teachers where they respond to student-submitted questions.

Social Buddies: Episode Six – Social Distancing Buddies [podcast]

Inkspot Staff
Mar 26, 2020
In the most creatively produced episode of The Social Buddies podcast, the Buddies practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Social Buddies: Episode Five - Belt and Bakes [podcast]

Social Buddies: Episode Five – Belt and Bakes [podcast]

Inkspot Staff
Mar 19, 2020
In the fifth episode of Social Buddies, our hosts sit down with the English department's Mr. Chris Belt and Ms. LaTishia Baker stops by.
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