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The Pride Lands Podcast

The Pride Lands Podcast

By Kenedy ISD Communications
The Pride Lands Podcast is a broadcast dedicated to discussing everything Kenedy ISD from Kenedy, Texas. This public independent school district in South Texas is home to the Lions, Leopards, and Cubs. Hear Us Roar!
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Ep 7 Bring The Juice; Achievements; KISD News (Recorded 3/4/2020)
*RECORDED MARCH 4th 2020* Episode 7 of the Pride Lands Podcast "Bring The Juice" Guests this week include Kenedy ISD Powerlifting Coach, Cameron Murrah. Coach Murrah discusses what "Bring The Juice" means. He talks about "how to win the day, everyday!" In other KISD news... - State Powerlifting - UIL State Film - UIL Band - Leopard Golf - Leo Lions Week 16 - KHS Prom - and more!
April 3, 2020
Ep 6 The Kindness Challenge; Kenedy Elementary Random Acts of Kindness; KISD News
Episode 6 of the Pride Lands Podcast "The Kindness Challenge" Guests this week include Kenedy Elementary Principal, Mrs. Kaity Wiatrek. Principal Wiatrek discusses the Kenedy Elementary School "Kindness Challenge Project." How each day introduces a new challenge to help create character traits, behavior, expectations, and social & emotional components.  Monday "encourage one another," Tuesday "serve one another," Wednesday "greet one another," Thursday "forgive one another," and Friday "love one another." In other KISD news... - KES Leo Lions Week 15 - Kenedy UIL Band - Falls City - KHS Lions Basketball Playoffs - KHS Dance Team Captains - Hailey Havron, US Air Force Academy Appointment - FFA Recognition (preview) - Kenedy Chamber of Commerce Bluebonnet Days Pageant - UIL Film State, Nobelity Project Award Nomination - Lions and Leopards Powerlifting Results - Upcoming Baseball & Softball games - Upcoming Track - Kenedy Elementary Shout outs! - and more!
February 24, 2020
Ep 5 Staying Committed; UIL realignment 2020; District Opponents; KISD News
Episode 5 of the Pride Lands Podcast "Staying Committed" Guests this week include Kenedy ISD Athletic Director, Shawn Alvarez. Coach Alvarez discusses the UIL Re-alignment. He reveals for the first time the Football & Volleyball district schedules for 2020. He also talks about staying committed to continued growth and hard work. In other KISD news... - The Coach of the Year Award - KES Leo Lions Week 14 - KES Character Week "One Another Challenge" - Basketball Parent's Night - KHS Dance Team 2020-2021 - National Counselors Week - Baseball & Softball Fields Update - Baseball & Softball games & schedules - Powerlifting meet from Karnes City(Boys 2nd Place & Boys/GirlsIndividual results) - UIL CX Debate 1st place District & State Bound - Track - UIL Film Semi-Finals - Valentines Days Events at KES - and more!
February 10, 2020
Ep 4 Student Voice Edition "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Social Media."
Guests this week include Kenedy High School Student Council Members, Frank W., Ashlynn S., and Dezirae S. In October 2019, Parents and Students (Grades 4-12) were asked to take an anonymous survey regarding their social media use and safety. Listen in as Kenedy HS Student Council Members reveal these results and discuss in detail the good, the bad, and the ugly of how they experience social media. Also, listen in for some tips and tricks to help monitor your student's online activities for a safer experience. We even do a social experiment during the recording of this broadcast to demonstrate how our phones become a distraction and can cause anxiety. For a more detailed view of these survey results, visit:
February 4, 2020
Ep 3 - "Losing a Member of the Pride" - Coach Tyson Lambeck.
Episode 3 of the Pride Lands Podcast "Losing a Member of the Pride" - Coach Tyson Lambeck. Guests this week include Secondary Principal, Felicia Gibson, and Secondary Guidance Counselor, Geniene Harris. This episode is dedicated to Coach Lambeck and how he impacted students & staff at Kenedy ISD. Secondary administrators talk about how students react to the tragedy of losing a teacher and coach. They also explore the meaning of family at Kenedy ISD. Mrs. Harris discusses how the community came together to support the students and staff. Kenedy administration is most grateful for the help and support of Camino Real and The First Baptist Church of Kenedy. The discussion also ties into the tragedy that the world experienced on the same day with the passing of a global icon, Kobe Bryant. In other KISD news... - The 100th day of School - Kenedy Lions basketball team beats Three Rivers - KES, week 12, Leo Lions - Powerlifting meet from Edna High School. (Boys First Place and Individual results) - Secondary & Elementary honor-roll and perfect attendance - KHS Students join the military - KMS Cubs basketball from Falls City - Kenedy ISD Jr. Alejandra Hernandez crowned Miss Karnes County Queen - Kenedy ISD AD - wins the "Coach of The Year" award - UIL Film round 1 results. - Kenedy Secondary and Elementary staff SHOUT-OUTS! (Listen to see who they are?!)
January 30, 2020
Ep 2 Change the Culture, Change the Game - Chapters 3-5 (Community Book Study)
Episode 2 of the Pride Lands Podcast. Community Book Study Edition. “Change the Culture, Change the Game - Chapters 3-5” Special Guest Kenedy ISD Superintendent  Dr. Diana Barrera, Kenedy ISD School Board President Demetrio Garcia, and Kenedy ISD Staff Member Donna Kelly. In this episode, the discussion ranges from accountability, toxic negativity, the opportunity to elevate and so much more. Book study discussion around chapters 3-5 of “Change the Culture, Change the Game”: Chapter 3:  Taking Action that Produces Results Chapter 4:  Identifying the Beliefs That Generate the Right Actions Chapter 5:  Providing Experiences that Instill the Right Beliefs Hosted by Kenedy ISD Communications Coordinator, Gunner Cantu.
January 23, 2020
Ep 1 Restore The Roar - What is Pride?
Episode 1 of the Pride Lands Podcast. Guest, Kenedy ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach, Shawn Alvarez, discuss what Restore the Roar means and what is PRIDE? How he implemented a point of pride into the Kenedy Athletic Department and how it transfers into the classrooms and community. The episode discusses how pride starts in the Elementary School, and how can the community of Kenedy contribute to building new traditions and pride? Recap of the Falls City and Kenedy Basketball Game from January 17th, 2020. Powerlifting Meet from Smithville High School. Kenedy ISD Stockshow students and recognition.  Shout-outs to Kenedy Elementary Week 11 Leo Lions and KES Pledge Leaders. Kenedy Middle School UIL Results, and Kenedy ISD Education Foundation Grant Winners!
January 20, 2020