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The Eagle's View

The Eagle's View

By Emerson School

When more than 300 bright, engaged children get together to learn, the energy is palpable. Emerson School in Ann Arbor, Michigan is where families who value education, students who love learning, and teachers passionate about their craft form a community. This podcast is just a glimpse of what the students are discovering at Emerson.
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Just Keep Swimming
Just Keep Swimming
Join fourth grader Rafay as he hosts this edition of "The Eagle's View."  Not only is Rafay hosting but he informs us about one of his favorite activities, swimming.  He is joined by fellow fourth grader William who shares an "Away From the Nest", the season debut of "Are You Smarter Than An Eagle?" with the fifth grader Quiz Bowlers and of course "The Joke of the Week." Enjoy!
06:17
November 30, 2022
Thankful Eagles
Thankful Eagles
Fifth grader Ceci is making her hosting debut on the "Being Thankful" episode of "The Eagle's View."  Ceci is joined by fellow fifth graders and Girl Scouts Audrey, Hema and Olivia.  They are thankful for all that Emerson has given them, so they share their plans for giving Emerson an indoor game cabinet.  The fourth graders have written an original reader's theater called "The Long Lost Siblings." Fifth grader Evan researched some facts about Thanksgiving and he asked his classmates to share what they are thankful for. If you are interested in donating to The Emerson Game Cabinet please click the link below. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/BCZI7HZH35AG?ref_=wl_share Enjoy!
08:18
November 23, 2022
Fall Is Giving
Fall Is Giving
Fourth grader Roya makes her hosting debut on this week's episode.  She will be joined by fellow fourth grader Rafay as he interviews fifth grader Alex about his experience at camp.  Fifth graders Arvind and Ben will also be on the show discussing some serious issues along with a brief history lesson.  Third graders Ajit and Ruby join "Poetry Corner" with their original poem "Fall Is" and Matthew has the Joke of the Week. Please do not forget to donate your non-perishable food items this week at Emerson.  If you are interested in helping out after the food drive please visit https://www.foodgatherers.org/ to learn how you can help those in need this holiday season. Enjoy!
08:15
November 16, 2022
The Kindness Challenge 2
The Kindness Challenge 2
Angelina and Maddie host this edition of "The Eagle's View" for the very first time.  In honor of "World Kindness Day" our theme this week is "How Can We Be Helpful and Kind?" Angelina starts us off with what it means to be kind. Avery and Natalia (not ya) return to give us our very first sequel "The Kindness Challenge 2". Ollie has "The Joke of the Week" and Ethan helps us all with some much needed life hacks. Enjoy!
08:04
November 09, 2022
Did You Ever Know About The Eagles?
Did You Ever Know About The Eagles?
Arzoee is back, but this time she is hosting "The Eagle's View".  She welcomes a few veterans (Corrine and Jack) and some rookies (Blake and Santiago) to share some amazing facts, jokes, music and travel destinations. Enjoy!
05:48
November 02, 2022
Don't Fear the Dummy
Don't Fear the Dummy
We have not one, but two hosts for this weeks edition of "The Eagle's View." Fifth grader Alex returns to host with fourth grader Corinne.  They are not only hosting, but they also have segments that include a return of two favorites "Play What" and "This Week in History."  First grader Hannah shares a very spooky Joke of the Week and Roya let's us know about her passion for all things ventriloquism (don't be afraid of the dummy). Enjoy!
09:03
October 26, 2022
Strange But True
Strange But True
Evan returns this season to host again, but this time he is hosting solo.  He is joined by fellow fifth graders Dottie, Emma, Hema, Jack and Nathan.  Please make sure to follow, like, share, and subscribe to "The Eagle's View".  New episodes will be every Wednesday. Enjoy!
05:38
October 19, 2022
Are You Afraid of an Eagle?
Are You Afraid of an Eagle?
Join 5th grader Alex as he dives into what you are afraid of and what you should not be.  Alex will be joined by fellow 5th grader Easton along with 4th graders Alex and Angelina.  Kindergartener Veehan will be tickling your funny bone (AHH BONES!) with The Joke of the Week. Enjoy!
07:05
October 12, 2022
Season Two!
Season Two!
Welcome to Season Two of The Eagle's View!  Season One M.V.H. (Most Valuable Host) Maitreyi returns to host the premiere episode.  She is joined by some new contributors Alex, Ella and William along with veteran contributor Arzoee.  We will have new episodes every Wednesday throughout the school year so please enjoy!
06:00
October 05, 2022
Season One - Finale
Season One - Finale
Rayna hosts the season finale of "The Eagle's View" and is joined by Avery, Gavin, Kate and Roshan for the last episode of the 2021-22 school year. This Week in History by Kate The Joke of the Week by Gavin This or That by Avery First Day of School Parody by Roshan We will be back in October for Season Two of "The Eagle's View" so please be sure to be on the look out for new material with new Emerson students along with some season one favorites. Enjoy!
05:46
August 31, 2022
Summer Bucket List
Summer Bucket List
Serena returns to host this edition of "The Eagle's View" with guests Ben and Gavin. Ben will dive into "This Week In History - August 24 to 30th" Gavin returns for The Joke of the Week Serena wraps it up with her personal Summer Bucket List. Enjoy!
03:46
August 24, 2022
Let Them Eat Coats
Let Them Eat Coats
Maitreyi is back to host this edition of The Eagle's View.  She is also joined by Dottie, Gavin, Matthew and Nathan. This Week in History by Maitreyi Joke of the Week by Gavin Save the Pandas by Dottie Matthew and Nathan share a one act story about a legend of how the French soldiers may have had to eat actual red coats (clothing) during The French Indian War. Enjoy!
04:60
August 17, 2022
Give Me The Eagle's View
Give Me The Eagle's View
Join guest host Serena as she shares the latest from the students at Emerson. This or That with Avery Joke of the Week by Arvind "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" by Patrick Henry as told by Sofia and Dottie Enjoy!
06:09
August 10, 2022
Fat Man and Little Boy
Fat Man and Little Boy
Finn and Lu are the hosts of The Eagle's View this week!  They will be joined by Cody, Jack and Maitreyi. Play What! with Lu Joke of the Week by Jack This Week in History from Maitreyi and Cody goes into further detail about The Atomic Bombs. Enjoy!
05:56
August 03, 2022
I Want My Eagle's View
I Want My Eagle's View
Brenton makes his hosting debut in this weeks episode and shares This Week In History as well.  He is joined by Alex, Arzoee, Dottie, Evan, Fayfay, Maddie and Nathan. This Week In History by Brenton Joke of the Week by Fayfay Junk Food Debate from 2021 featuring Alex, Arzoee, Dottie, Evan, Maddie and Nathan when they were in 3rd grade. We hope you enjoy and share!
06:20
July 27, 2022
One Small Step
One Small Step
Maitreyi returns to host this edition of "The Eagle's View" and will be joined by Caleb, Cody, Evan, Rania, Roshan and Vincent. Up first Vincent shares his science project. Away From the Nest with Caleb Roshan has The Joke of the Week This Week in History by Rania and more from Cody and Evan. Enjoy!
05:25
July 20, 2022
Another State Champion!
Another State Champion!
This week Kelvin takes over and here is what he has in store for you! This or That with Avery, Alex, Ben, Ellie and Serena Away From the Nest with Jack Joke of the Week from Fayfay Alex will be sharing his State Championship InvestWrite Spring Essay (fifth place national).  Congratulations Alex! Don't forget to share, like and subscribe as we will be bringing you new episodes all summer long!
10:00
July 13, 2022
The Redcoats Are Coming!
The Redcoats Are Coming!
Serena returns to host the latest episode of "The Eagles View" with Angela, Avery, Dottie, Hema and Maitreyi. Play What! by Maitreyi Joke of the Week by Avery Fun Facts about Saturn by Dottie Readers Theater with Angela and Hema Enjoy!
04:30
July 06, 2022
Independence Day
Independence Day
Welcome to another edition of "The Eagle's View: Summer Vacation" and this week Lucas (with some help from Elizabeth) is our host.  Besides Elizabeth you will also be hearing from Ben, Gavin, Kate and Maitreyi. This Week In History: June 29 to July 5 by Kate Readers Theater by Elizabeth, Kate, Lucas and Maitreyi Joke of the Week by Gavin Away From the Nest as read by Ben Enjoy!
06:19
June 29, 2022
School's Out!
School's Out!
Avery hosts this summer episode of "The Eagle's View" and she welcomes Elizabeth, Franny, Greta, Hema, Matthew, Nathan, Viv and Wren to contribute. Here's what you'll hear! This Week in History with Matthew and Nathan Joke of the Week by Elizabeth This or That?  with Franny, Greta, Viv and Wren Poetry Corner with Hema Please continue to support "The Eagle's View" as we will be bringing you new episodes all summer long. Enjoy!
05:52
June 22, 2022
Happy Birthday 6-21
Happy Birthday 6-21
Sofia hosts this very special episode where she brings back a former host to celebrate his birthday!  You will also hear from Finn, Katie, Maitreyi and Nathan.   This Week In History: June 15 to June 21 (Nathan) Battle of Bunker Hill (Nathan) Away From the Nest (Finn) Joke of the Week (Maitreyi) Poetry Corner (Katie) Don't forget to like, share, bookmark and subscribe to The Eagle's View so you do not miss any new episodes all summer long!
06:21
June 15, 2022
Alex's Lemonade Stand
Alex's Lemonade Stand
Kate is back and this time she is hosting (with some help from Maitreyi).  This episode will feature a few new segments for the summer (Outside the Nest and This or That) along with some returning favorites (Play What!, Joke of the Week and Poetry Corner).  Here's the rundown! Outside the Nest: Olivia will give you all the information about "Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation" on Sunday, June 12th from 11 to 1 PM in downtown Ann Arbor, MI (don't worry you can still donate online if you cannot make it). This or That: Avery will be asking random Emerson students if they prefer "This" or "That" in this new segment.  Avery will be bringing more additions over the summer. Joke of the Week with Ellie! Play What!: Fayfay returns to share the piece that helped her get accepted into The Shanghai Conservatory of Music this fall.  Congratulations Fayfay, we are all so proud of you! Poetry Corner: Evan shares his poem about our mascot "The Eagle"
11:43
June 08, 2022
Away From the Nest
Away From the Nest
Maitreyi returns to host this episode which includes a new segment for those who want to know where to travel this summer, "Away From the Nest" which is brought to us by Serena.  Ellie has an original poem about summer, Roshan will be sharing the Joke of the Week.  Maitreyi has a rundown of what happened "This Week In History" June 1 to June 7th.  Arvind and Cody will dive deeper into what happened on June 6th, 1944.  
05:09
June 01, 2022
Eagles Are Going Green!
Eagles Are Going Green!
Arzoee returns to host this edition of The Eagle's View where is it all about going green (for the environment).  This week fifth graders Kate and Maitreyi will be discussing ways we can protect the environment by traveling in some unique vehicles. Fourth grader Caleb will talk about the importance of conserving fuel. Evan has the Joke of the Week and Jack will be sharing one of his favorite recipes. Have fun!
07:03
May 18, 2022
Yay or Nay
Yay or Nay
Serena is back to host yet another episode of "The Eagle's View".  This time she will be introducing another new segment called, "Yay or Nay" in which Emerson students have a friendly discussion based on their opinion of a topic.  This time it will be fifth graders Lucas and Maitreyi discussing "Maniac Magee" by Jerry Spinelli.  Also fourth graders Hema, Elle and Evan join in with a PSA, Joke of the Week and an original poem based on "Song for a Whale."  
09:25
April 27, 2022
Some Days You Feel Like An Elephant
Some Days You Feel Like An Elephant
Fourth grader Arzoee takes over as the host this week.  In this edition of The Eagle's View you will hear from fifth grader Avery as she tells the story of a day in the life on an elephant.  Another fifth grader Jackson has the Joke of the Week.  While fourth graders Evan teaches us not to pollute and an original poem by none other than our host...Arzoee!
04:54
April 20, 2022
Way To Go Quiz Bowl, Way To Go!
Way To Go Quiz Bowl, Way To Go!
Fourth graders Evan and Nathan take over hosting duties this week.  The Emerson Quiz Bowl has brought home another state championship and Abraham shares what it takes to be a quiz bowl champion.  Fayfay shares the "Joke of the Week".  There are three new segments this week!  Fourth grader Caleb breaks down the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship in the sports report.  Fourth grader Arvind shares his grandmothers recipe on "Cooking With Eagles".  The fifth grade is working tirelessly on their passion project and Elizabeth, Fayfay, Kate and Maitreyi wrote an original play with their subjects playing the characters.  Enjoy!
11:10
April 13, 2022
From Roots to Wings
From Roots to Wings
Guest host Fayfay welcomes you to the Eagles View where you can listen to the students of Emerson soar.  For this week's episode, Chelsea and Silas promote “From Roots to Wings”.  Cody will recite his original poem on trash.  Violet has the Joke of the Week.  Arvid gives his thoughts on pollution and Maitreyi will share her award winning InvestWrite essay.  Have fun! 
09:15
April 06, 2022
Out With the Old
Out With the Old
Let's welcome fifth grader Serena back to the podcast, but this time she's hosting!  Serena put together a great show with fellow fifth grader Alex and amazing fourth graders Angela, Arzoee and Silas.  We are also debuting a new segment, "This Week In History".  If any other Emerson student would like an opportunity to be a guest host on a future episode please let your teacher know, and maybe you will be a new host of "The Eagle's View".
05:57
March 23, 2022
Quoth the Eagle
Quoth the Eagle
In this edition of The Eagles View, fourth grader Nathan is interviewed about Climate Change and what we should stop doing about it.  Also, first grader Finn has The Joke of the Week and a group of fifth graders share their rendition of Edgar Allen Poe's classic "The Raven".
09:04
March 16, 2022
Science Olympiad
Science Olympiad
Sixth grader Elliott joins us to break down what events take place during Science Olympiad.  Fourth grader Jack has the "Joke of the Week" and fourth grader Eric has a message about keeping our oceans free of pollution.  
05:33
March 09, 2022
Fun with Aquaphonics
Fun with Aquaphonics
We are back after a short Mid Winter Break to share with you what is going on at Emerson.  We are going to start with fifth grader Jackson and his interview with sixth graders Quinn and Drew as they discuss one Aquaphonics project “Salmon in the Classroom.”  Kierra from fourth grade shares the "Joke of the Week".  Fifth grader Lucas tells us how we can help the LBTQ+ community through a donation drive.  Finally fourth grader Vincent has another public service announcement about how pollution does not just affect humans but so many others.
06:13
March 01, 2022
The Kindness Challenge
The Kindness Challenge
In this episode you will hear from fifth graders Natalia, Alaleh and Avery as they explain what you can do to spread some kindness to all.  Henry from first grade has the "Joke of the Week."  Fourth grader Matthew teaches us the benefits of hydroelectricity and we wrap it all up with a quick round of "Are You Smarter Than An Eagle?"
05:57
February 09, 2022
Play What!
Play What!
The students at Emerson have a wide variety of talents that they would love to share.  One of those talents is this school is surrounded by amazing musicians and we would like to showcase them in a new segment called "Play What!"  Fifth Grader Fayfay will start us off with her rendition of Chopin etude op.25 no.11. “Winter Wind”.   Fifth Grader Lucas shares the "Joke of the Week" Fourth Grader Angela shares a PSA on "Protecting the Wolves" Are You Smarter Than An Eagle returns with a new batch of questions.  Enjoy!
08:46
February 01, 2022
EV To the Third Power
EV To the Third Power
In this episode you will hear from sixth grader Desmond and the after school club he created at Emerson.  Also, fourth graders Cody and Chelsea share the "Joke of the Week" and a special public service announcement on pollution.  Finally, we conclude with fifth grader Maya and her InvestWrite Essay on the future of virtual reality.
10:46
January 27, 2022
Investing in the Future
Investing in the Future
The fifth grade students have been participating in "The Stock Market Game" all year and Rowan shares why investing in the environment would be a wise choice.  Also, Serena tells the "Joke of the Week" and we play another round of "Are You Smarter Than An Eagle."
10:20
January 19, 2022
Are You Smarter Than An Eagle?
Are You Smarter Than An Eagle?
Last episode we found out that our Emerson Robotics Team qualified for States, now we are going to hear from eighth grader Sameer to tell us how they did.  We are also kicking off two new segments called, "Joke of the Week" with third grader Jacob and "Are You Smarter Than An Eagle?" featuring the seventh/eighth grade Quiz Bowlers.  Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy!
06:00
January 13, 2022
Going To States!
Going To States!
HUGE shout out to our 8th grade Robotics team for earning a berth to the State Tournament. These six superstars (Walter G., Sameer K., Rykken V., Oliver M., Nick R., and River N.) represented the school and our values throughout the entirety of this intense competition.  Rykken will share their journey to this amazing achievement.  Also, 5th graders Serena and Rania talk about what they are looking forward to most in 2022. Special thank you goes out to 5th grader Felix for creating the background music in his Music AMP class at Emerson.
04:50
December 16, 2021
The Eagle's View Preview
The Eagle's View Preview
Welcome to the preview episode of The Eagle's View by the students of Emerson School.  In this preview you will be hearing from 5th grader Maitreyi and her viewpoints on Online vs. In-Person Learning.  Nathan and Matthew from 4th grade will be discussing their viewpoints on the importance of reading.  Finally, 5th grader Serena will be sharing her parody of "A Visit From St. Nicholas."
08:05
December 12, 2021