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The Viking Voice

The Viking Voice

By HMS 8th Graders
Staying social while practicing social distancing!
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Life is Like...A Honeycrisp Apple
On this episode Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel dive into the mystery of the honeycrisp apple, reminisce about their middle school days, and update the May Madness snack bracket. We will see you next Tuesday!
32:45
May 12, 2020
The Trailblazers
On this episode, heading into Mother's Day weekend, Mrs. Weibel and Mr. Scudder talk about some female trailblazers, give an update on the May Madness bracket, and discuss the zen effect of power washing. Have a great weekend!
35:30
May 8, 2020
Murder Hornets, UFO's, and Conspiracies, Oh My!
On this episode Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel dive into the strangest events of 2020, the first match-up in the May Madness Snack bracket is announced and Mr. Scudder introduces the 30 day song challenge (while Mrs. Weibel sings clips of the greatest hits). You don't want to miss this episode, streaming now!
42:57
May 5, 2020
Stay Home Olympics and May Madness
On this episode Mrs. Weibel and Mr. Scudder need your help in designing some at-home Olympic events - send us your ideas! We also discuss the May Madness snack bracket - which snacks should be contenders in our match-ups? Send us your suggestions. Enjoy the weekend weather and we'll be back on Tuesday with updates!
36:36
May 1, 2020
That Sticker is Worth WHAT?
On this episode Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel give an update on the quarantine snacking and Mr. Scudder tells an epic Michael Jordan story. They wonder what is next for social media. Chime in with your thoughts by emailing or messaging us on Instagram. 
40:46
April 28, 2020
The One About Food
On this episode Mrs. Weibel and Mr. Scudder discuss favorite snacks, purchasing trends of Meijer shoppers, quarantine recipes to try, and the home school of hard knocks. Send us your favorite quarantine snacks! 
35:12
April 24, 2020
The First Week and the Last Dance
On this episode Mrs. Weibel and Mr. Scudder discuss the first week of virtual learning, what teachers have been doing to prepare, and how students can find what they need. We also discuss the new docuseries "The Last Dance" and a new tool you can use to watch Netflix with your friends. Leave us a message or email us and let us know your thoughts on learning at home. Have a great week!
33:16
April 21, 2020
Please Wear Pants to Get the Mail
Lucky number 10! On this episode Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel welcome Mr. Ballard to the show. He shares what he has been up to during the "Stay at Home" Order and discusses what he considers the silver lining to all of this. We'll be back next Tuesday with the start of the Continuous Opportunities for Learning Plan. Have a great weekend!
50:25
April 17, 2020
COL and Cinder Scars
On this episode Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel share what they know about the Continuation of Learning Plan, discuss a new financial opportunity for students, and Mr. Scudder conducts a Q&A session with Mrs. Weibel. Have a great week!
47:46
April 14, 2020
Wacky Weather and Buzz Cuts
On this episode Mrs. Weibel and Mr. Scudder discuss the crazy weather we are having, locker clean-out procedures, home haircuts and pandemic insurance. Call, email, and message - we want to hear from you!
38:39
April 10, 2020
SPRING BREAK EDITION!
On this special edition of The Viking Voice Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel report ocean-side. They discuss spring break trivia, take on Instagram live, and close out with the completed Spring Break Mad Lib. Thank you for your input students! As always, please call, email, or direct message us your suggestions. We'd love to hear from you!
29:27
April 7, 2020
Popcorn and Driving Ranges
 On this episode Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel discuss the latest Executive Order Officially closing schools for the remainder of the school year. Other topics include the weird things people find to be stress relieving and ideas for future podcasts. Send us your topics, ideas, questions, messages, and of course, what YOU find relaxing in these stressful times!
35:16
April 3, 2020
Are We Officially Old?
On this episode Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel discuss the latest developments including possible leaked information on the fate of the school year. Other topics include a run on live chicks and jigsaw puzzles. You don't want to miss it! You can contribute to our podcast by: 1. Email 2. Instagram Direct Message 3. Leaving a voicemail through our page Send us your ideas and questions now!
38:51
March 31, 2020
It's In Our Backyards
Special guest Ms. Dana stops by to share how coronavirus is impacting her family. She discusses with Mrs. Weibel and Mr. Scudder what important things students can do to help as the U.S. takes the top spot in the world in confirmed cases. We also hear a message from Mr. Stockwell and our listeners let us know what they would like us to discuss - will we be going back to school? Don't forget to: 1. Continue to send us your positive playlist songs 2. Send us what topics you would like us to discuss 3. Call in with questions you would like us to answer Be on the lookout for an email from your teachers and stay healthy!
45:14
March 27, 2020
So what CAN we do?
 On this episode Mrs. Weibel and Mr. Scudder discuss the latest Stay at Home order. Ellie lets us know what her family is doing to help others and we ask for your suggestions for virtual game night. This week's challenges: 1. Continue to send us your positive playlist suggestions 2. What games suggestions/ideas do you have for virtual game night? Call in your email to let us know!
38:42
March 24, 2020
Spread the Joy!
On this episode Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel recap the latest news including the meme report, best game entry, and how to stay positive in this difficult situation. Please send us your questions, topic ideas, messages, etc. This weekend your challenges are: 1. Send us your most uplifting song so we can put together an 8th grade positive playlist 2. Send us an interview or report from your location 3. Help us showcase your talents 4. Share with us what you are doing to help spread joy and happiness to others during this time We will be back on Tuesday with a full weekend report!
39:40
March 20, 2020
We Miss You!
Mr. Scudder and Mrs. Weibel are teaming up to bring you the highlights of our hiatus! Shout out to Rollins for composing our awesome theme song! Tune in and send us your stories! Don't forget the challenges we have for you: 1. Original Memes - Send us your best work! 2. Homemade Game - What games can you come up with using common household items? Submit your entries through email or Instagram!
54:46
March 17, 2020