In this double episode, staff writer Saben Seitz talks about where to find good summer jobs, with added tips for successful job hunting. His round up is followed by staff writer and gamer Tristen Spengler’s playlist of the “Top 5” video games for summer. His #1 may surprise you. Remember to keep up a good balance this summer!
On King’s “Serve Day” last March, junior Kat Kirkpatrick announced she’d deliver students’ notes of encouragement, on cards made in Mrs. Gale Riley’s art classes, to caregivers at University of Washington Medical Center. Staff writers Elli Kimball and Gavin Kanzaki interview a UWMC caregiver, along with Kat, to follow up. Turns out, students are still making and sending the cards—and Chief Nurse Practitioner Dr. Laurie Soine says their thoughtfulness has deeply touched many UWMC doctors and nurses on the front lines of the pandemic.
Staff editor Eunice Ko commemorates the years of hard work the Class of 2020 has invested into King's. She interviews four seniors: Naeha Geogy, Ramiro Deo-CampoVuong, Carson Sharpe, and Megan Bowman. With the anticipation of graduation, the seniors recollect their favorite high school memories and share advice on how to thrive in King's. Congratulations, Class of 2020. All of your achievements are appreciated and praised in King's community. As your chapter in high school closes, have the best of luck in your next phase of life.
Picture credit to the first photo @khs_seniors ever posted.
"Viva La Vida"-Coldplay cover by Young K
"What Am I"-Why Don't We cover by Young K
"My Wish"-Rascal Flatts
Staff writers Mark Hatch and Saben Seitz review the shows they say are worth your time this summer. Do their picks line up with the “binge-worthy viewing” students named in our school-wide survey? Tune in to this episode of KHS Radiocast to hear the results.
In this podcast staff writers Oliver Clark and Axel Macharia talk about the 2nd phase of the state’s stay-in-place laws. They explain the rules and why it is so important for the public’s health to follow them.
Without live sports, TV coverage focused on famous players and games from the past. Sports writers Carlos Bautista and Carter Cox dish up a few of their favorite legacies including MJ, the New England Patriots and Coach John Wooden.
Music, Sound and Photo credits:
1969 UCLA Bruins www.cbssports.com
Patriots Audio Clip www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6owakWoaxY
Bulls Intro- www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zn6kiimEsYc.
High School’s predictable first year got turned upside down this spring when learning went remote. In Episode 23, freshman staff writer Axel Macharia catches up with classmate Gage Smith to talk about how the new experience changed everything for the class of 2023.
Staff editor Eunice Ko explores different songs that are worthy of being in everyone's playlists. Sydney Bivins (junior) and Josh Cui (senior) share their favorite songs to chill and rock to. Tune in to find your next favorite tunes. You may find a new favorite as you gear up for the summer!
Despite a few glitches along the way, the ASB election returned unscathed. Students vote today for next year's leaders after viewing the video that came together after a week's delay. Staff writer Tristen Spengler reports on how the election came back together and interviews a few candidates. Watch for today's results!
King's is joining the momentum of a worldwide eSports movement now that Mr. Yount plans to lead a KHS eSports team. In this episode, freshman staff writer Tristen Spengler asks him what it will take to become gaming champions.
Reporters Oliver Clark and Sam Dahlin ask gaming star Tristen Spengler how he has managed to win thousands—$35K to date—competing in Fortnite tournaments. What does it take to become a pro? Listen to find out!
Cheating, scandals, and scams to beat the system. Staff writers Gavin Kanzaki and Elli Kimball take up this topic in a conversation about how big the problem has become--from scandals like the Houston Astros' sign stealing to students finding websites with test answers for online school.
Workouts for Lock-ins? Sportswriters Carlos Bautista and Carter Cox get some tips from local athletes on how to stay in shape during the Coronavirus lockdown and want to know from you what you're doing to stay fit. Send them a DM @KHS-Radiocast to let them know your workout routine.
In this episode, they interview Josh Roof, a fellow athlete from Cox's baseball team.
Juniors Duncan Angiuli and Will Pohland, two of several King’s “celebs” on Tik Tok, chat with KHS-Radiocast staff writers Elli Kimball, Benji Jantz, and Gavin Kanzaki about their followers and why the social media site is such a draw, especially while we “shelter-at-home.”
The quarantine has brought with it so many chances to learn a hobby, take up a musical instrument, try a new recipe--you name it. What are King's students doing with all that extra time at home? KHS-Radiocast staff writers Saben Seitz and Mark Hatch investigate. They also give a few suggestions on what to do with the time. Hear what they have to say in this short podcast.
Staff editor Eunice Ko delivers the fresh scoops on what books to read to defeat the boredom at home. Paul Lai (junior) and Faith Hollinrake (senior) discuss their current reads. Where do YOU want to go today? Find it in a book.
It may feel like a lifetime ago, but it’s only been two short months since King’s won or placed in many regional and state championships. KHS-Radiocast freshmen staff writers Saben Seitz and Mark Hatch set out to pay tribute to all the winning teams, but while putting together their mosaic of those whose chance to advance was blocked by coronavirus cancellations, they found something more to honor: the resilience of students who are determined to work even harder as they look forward to a different “big” event—a return of normalcy.
Schools across the state went online with stay-home orders due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and King’s is set to ride out the rest of the year in remote learning. Most students have adjusted to it, but freshman staff writer Axel Macharia was curious about how teachers are doing with the big switch to Teams. In this episode, he asks Mr. Jablon to tell us how it is to be a teacher during this difficult time and how he has adjusted to it.
Staff editor Eunice Ko describes the various ways students virtually entertain themselves in the midst of the stay-at-home order: podcasts, music, games, and shows. She interviews Allyson Walworth and Leo Hong, both seniors, to get an in-depth look. Tune in to hear show recommendations and musical favorites!
Picture from title-Photo by John Locher of The Associated Press.
KHS-Radiocast Sports Writers Carlos Bautista and Carter Cox, both freshmen, talk about ways COVID-19 mitigation efforts have affected organized sports. Their story features former King's basketball star Corey Kispert, who starts for Gonzaga University. The team was slated to play in the NCAA tournament, which was unfortunately cancelled last month.
Staff reporters, Axel Macharia (Freshman) and Samuel Dahlin (Freshman), talk about the new soccer season. In this podcast, they interview the coach on new plans for the new season and methods to improve as a team.
Student editor Eunice Ko (Senior) explains her family's journey in attaining the United States citizenship. She recounts how the citizenship ceremony was influenced by the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Listen in to learn more!
Staff reporters Oliver Clark and Tristen Spengler caught up with Mr. Jablon's Speech and Debate team about the state tournament and how it was postponed. They will report on what Mr. Jablon does as a Speech and Debate coach.
Staff editor, Eunice Ko, discusses the importance of BHM. She interviews Mr. Rudatsikira, Mrs. Leach, and Kennedy Thompson (Senior) to get a perspective into the discussion of racial diversity in the United States and King's.
Staff reporters, Elli Kimball and Elijah Chacón, interview various individuals involved in Lady Knights Basketball: Coach Taylor, Gwyn Siers (Freshman), Ashley Gray (Senior), and Claire Gallagher (Junior).
Listen in to find out Kobe Bryant's impact on women's sports and how it influences our own basketball team.
Produced by Eunice Ko.
Staff reporters Brighton Schott and Olivia Vos interview the seven teachers that are leaving King's next year and some students about their memories of the teachers. To all the teachers leaving, we will miss you very much and hope you come to visit!
Pamela Rodriguez interviews Pierce Papke and Daylee Peterson, just two of the many students who entered their work in the Washington State High School Photography Competition. Listen in to find out how they placed!
Reporter Elisabeth Kelly gets a preview of the prestigious and upcoming mock trial competition in Las Vegas this summer, and gets the opinions of team members Duncan Angiuli and Kat Kirkpatrick on the case and process.
Golden advice from seniors going to college! Editor in Chief, Ali Davenport, interviews Lauren Blair, Dominique Kirton, Jeffrey Weber, and Cristina Cavero who all share their experiences with the college admissions process. This podcast is dedicated to helping underclassmen be proactive in applying to college and understanding their futures. These seniors have a variety of upcoming experiences. From community college to college athletics, all of the seniors interviewed share great advice that will surely calm your stress around college.
Eunice Ko interviews the cast, crew, and orchestra of the Shrek musical. Learn about the joy and struggles of the musical season. Hear from lovely people such as Lauren Blair (12th), Joshua Cummings (12th), Leo Hong (11th), and many more to see how our performing arts department has accomplished this feat!
Freshman reporter Brenna Hart interviews SadieMae Wolf, Anabel Chacon, and Peri Welch to get their opinion on popular clothing brand: Brandy Melville. Find out if they can all come to a consensus on whether or not Brandy Melville needs to improve their brand.
Reporter Pamela Rodriguez interviews students and classmates on how they manage their mental health during such a tough time of the year. Learn some new ways on how to practice self care and stabilize your mental health.
Reporter Anika Poulsen talks about the international program of Girls On The Run. Where they inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Hear interviews from the head coach Ms. Voss, and interviews from some of the girls on the elementary team.
Reporter Hailey Burdett talk all things fashion during this prom season. Hear interviews from upperclassmen on who their wearing, what their wearing, and why they wear it. Check at the KHSRadio website (https://khsquillradio.wixsite.com/khsr) to see photos from the night and vote on the KHSRadio instagram (@khsquill) on who you think is best dressed.
Reporters Dalton Schwab and Casey Needham discuss the culture of the nearby island, Jamaica. Over the week of spring break 26 students and supervisors headed to Jamaica on a mission trip to serve the community of Oracabessa. Listen to hear all about the adventures of that week!
Reporter Kimberly Ho interviews Mr. Dotson and Mrs. Borrero on their experience of simultaneously being a teacher and a student. Gaining insight on the everyday struggles of learning, grading papers, and trying to maintain a healthy social life.
Reporter Brenna Hart interviews Junior Kennedy Thompson and Freshman Kayln Thompson to gain insight on what it's like being a new student at King's. Talking about Saudi Arabia, King's Clique Culture, and how to adjust to a new environment. Meet Kennedy and Kayln today!
Follow reporter Hailey Burdett on her trip to Vigo, Spain with Mrs. Morris and Mrs. McCormick. 18 other students also joined Hailey on her week long journey of exploring Vigo, Portugal, The El Camino, and much more. Listen and learn a few Spanish words along the way!
Staff Reporter Brighton Schott continues our Kings Family Restaurant series with an episode on Edmond's cafe, Red Twig. He interviews the owner of Red Twig, LaFon Jantz, as well as sophomore Elise Grass about the cafe.
Reporter Kimberly Ho, sophomore, reflects on her time as an international student in Korea and talks with our international and first generation students at King's to find out what it's like being an American student. With interviews with International Coordinator Ms. Tang, and students Andrew Siu, Elizabeth Ng, Ralen Kovara, Elma Lu, Jessica Yoon, Bethelhem Temesgen, Elsie Macharia.
Sophomore reporter Pamela Rodriguez investigates the hot topic of scamming your way into college through fake test scores, paying off college admissions and faking your athletic ability. Pamela interviews seniors Robin Cheung, Alexandra Christophilis, and college counselor Mrs. Lewis. Find out what it takes to get into college, and the price you pay when you cheat your way in.
Freshman Jada Wynn reports on the details of being recruited for college athletics! She interviews King's students Colin Hamilton (Junior), Dominique Kirton (Senior), and Jody Wynn (Head Women's Basketball Coach at the University of Washington). Tune in for these important perspectives!
Senior Sabina Etscheid reports on the controversy of the Senior Lot. In an attempt to get a well-rounded perspective on the issue, Sabina interviews Atley Shapiro (KHS 2018 graduate), Acadia Wong (Senior), Jameson Ward (Senior), and El'kahn Thompson (CRISTA Corporate Security Supervisor). Give this podcast a listen to hear what Principal Ruhlman and ASB have been discussing in regard to resolving the issue.
Sophomore reporter Elisabeth Kelly reports about the ups and downs of this year's mock trial season and their victories at districts and state competitions, and interviews senior Diego Lomba and sophomore Kathryn Morris.
Reporter Dalton Schwab goes behind the scenes on King's High School's Speech and Debate state competition. Find out the realities of competition through interviews with sophomores Victoria Smith and Sam Hutmacher. Get insight from coach Andrew Shimer on working with both Mr. Jablon and the students. Listen to find out what makes King's Speech and Debate team so good.
Editor in Chief, Ali Davenport, interviews five seniors: Lauren Blair, Adair Rosenau, Anthony Hart, Zoe Graff, and Alex Grimm, about how they are feeling at this point of the school year. She finds that some seniors are more motivated than others and a majority are ready for college. Listen in to learn more!
Sophomore Brighton Schott reports on what you can do to fill your time during Spring Break! He interviews Olivia Vos about her favorite hiking spots and also lists some fun activities in Seattle for spring break.
Reporters Casey Needham, Elisha Sergeant, and Ezra Stanley interview Emma Storkson, Anthony Scherrer, Catherine Jones, Ian Richards, and Ramiro Deo-Campo Vuong to get their take on a new season, attendance, and what they love about King's sports.
Brighton Schott, sophomore reporter, continues our King's family restaurant series. He interviews Gibson Marshall-Inman (freshman) about his family's popular eatery, Five Bistro. Brighton also interviews Isaiah Bullock, a sophomore.
Sophomore reporters Pamela Rodriguez and Anika Poulsen wonder why we have Daylight Savings and whether it's worth the lost sleep each spring. With interviews with freshman Mason Bloeser, senior Otto Harcrow, and math teacher Mr. Stiglets.
Reporter Hailey Burdett, sophomore, follows King's DECA students through their State weekend and gives listeners a taste of the fun, competition, nerves, and personal successes. Freshman Marie Ward, sophomore Lena Nguyen, and junior Gabby King weigh in.
Advisor Joanna Roddy and Editor-in-Chief Ali Davenport, King's senior, discuss our new journalism adventure: podcasting! What's coming up on KHS Radio, what we're excited about and where you can listen. And we're taking on the Senior Lot gate! Listen in.