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The Unspoken Herd

The Unspoken Herd

By BGHS
Buffalo Grove High School's platform for students, parents, alumni, fans, and faculty to discover what's happening inside and outside the walls of the Bison.
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Game on with Coach Peterson (Ep. 5)
Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach and Social Science teacher, Keith Peterson joins hosts Spencer Smith '24 and Matt Wieser '24, & Jack Greenspan on this episode of The Unspoken Herd to talk about the importance of giving back to the community, communication, and leadership. This interview is a slam dunk and we hope you'll give it a listen! 
20:55
December 17, 2021
Gone fishing with the BG Bass Fishing Club (Ep. 4)
Bass Fishing Sponsor and Math teacher, Brian Foecking joins hosts Spencer Smith '24 and Charlie Schwartz '24, & Jack Greenspan on this episode of The Unspoken Herd to talk about the history of the club, competitions and how to get involved.  Nothing fishy going on here; just an episode you'll get hooked on! 
24:11
December 01, 2021
Behind the Bison
Welcome listeners to "Behind the Bison" where Jack Greenspan, Spencer Smith, and Charlie Schwartz discuss current events in a roundtable discussion. On this edition they talk self-driving cars and reflect on the Astroworld Tragedy. You won't want to miss this!
27:15
November 11, 2021
Let's Talk Local with Village President Beverly Sussman (Ep. 3)
Buffalo Grove Village President, Beverly Sussman, joins hosts Spencer Smith '24, Jack Greenspan '24, and Charlie Schwartz '24, on the third episode of The Unspoken Herd to talk about her role in local government, what she believes is great about Buffalo Grove, and how high school students can get involved. 
22:58
November 04, 2021
Spooky Halloween Episode
Welcome listeners to our VERY special Halloween Edition where Jack Greenspan, Spencer Smith, and Charlie Scwartz join special guest hosts, Ariadni Bissia and Justin Mendoza to talk everything Spooky and Fun!   --
15:39
October 29, 2021
Latin American Student Organization promotes service and inclusion (Ep. 2)
LASO Club members Gael Montesinos '23, Jacky Uriostegui '23, Alex Aca-Rosas '23, and Anahy Cardenas '23, join hosts Spencer Smith '24 and Charlie Schwartz '24, on the second episode of The Unspoken Herd to talk about the LASO club, culture and service. LASO Club, sponsored by Griselda Lobato, invites all students regardless of descent to join the club and learn about Latin American culture. 
21:55
October 29, 2021
Back to School with the Bison (Ep. 1)
Welcome back listeners! Business Education Teacher and DECA Sponsor, Karen Roberts, Matthew Allaire '22, and Alina Hussain '25 join hosts Spencer Smith '24 and Jack Greenspan '24, on the first episode of Season 2 of The Unspoken Herd to talk about what it has been like to be fully in person, compare Zoom school to now, and to discuss what makes BG great! Later, brand new Student Life Coordinator, Keith Bellof, joins to discuss his new role and how students can get involved. 
40:21
September 28, 2021
All about Books (Ep. 7)
 Rafael Olaguez '22 talks all about books with his sister Isaly and mom Adelina.  The trio chat about their favorite books of all time, recommendations, and what is on their "to-be-read" lists for the summer. Enjoy this special episode of the Olaguezs and their clearly evident love of books! 
16:15
May 27, 2021
Beatlemania (Ep. 6)
Jack Greenspan '24 takes us on a musical exploration of the Beatles as he dives into how the band began, their rise in fame, and why the group has such staying power. Additionally, Greenspan welcomes some special guests who reflect on their own exposure to the group. This special edition of The Unspoken Herd will keep you dialed in from start to finish.
27:00
May 26, 2021
Keeping us Safe (Ep. 5)
BGHS Police Liaison, Officer Taylor Franzen, joins Spencer Smith '24, Jack Greenspan '24 and Patrick Joy ' 22, on this episode of The Unspoken Herd to talk about school safety, mental health, cyberbullying and more! Franzen also plays "Trust your Gut!" where she reveals she has saved a life. You are going to want to hear this!
23:55
May 24, 2021
Behind the Bison - Sports Edition
On this special Sports Edition of Behind the Bison, Matt Wieser '09 and Carlos Delgado '09, join Spencer Smith '09, Jacob Moodhe '09 and Jack Greenspan '09 to preview the recently played Homecoming Football, talk about the NFL and more. You won't want to miss this exciting collaboration! 
38:40
May 24, 2021
Helping Designs Come to Life (Ep. 4)
Mrs. Sara Farrell - Buffalo Grove Graphic Design Teacher - joins Jobani Gonzalez '21 on the fourth episode of The Unspoken Herd to talk about how she got into teaching, creativity in design, and how she stays connected to former students. 
08:22
May 20, 2021
Leading through a Pandemic (Ep. 3)
Principal Jeff Wardle joins Spencer Smith '24, Jack Greenspan '24, and Patrick Joy '22, on the third episode of The Unspoken Herd to talk about what it has been like to lead Buffalo Grove High School through this unprecedented school year. Additionally, Wardle becomes our first guest to play our new game segment, "Trust your Gut!".  This is one you won't want to miss!
33:04
March 11, 2021
Making Music is for Everyone (Ep. 2)
Mr. Henry Kappler - Buffalo Grove Director of Bands - joins Jobani Gonzalez '21 on the second episode of The Unspoken Herd to talk about how he got into music, what it's been like teaching during a pandemic, and how it's never too late to make music. On this Episode's Club Connection Segment Alex Vasquez highlights the brand new Korean Club and is joined by student and founding club member  Mikayla Kim 21' and club sponsor Mrs. Jeanne Shin-Cooper.
22:57
March 02, 2021
An unconventional path to teaching (Ep. 1)
Mr. Phil - Buffalo Grove Engineering and Manufacturing teacher - joins Jobani Gonzalez '21 in the first full-length episode of The Unspoken Herd to reflect on his unconventional path to teaching, Robot Rumble, the future of the program and more. On this Episode's Club Connection Segment Alex Vasquez highlights the Multicultural Club and is joined by student and club member  Pranav Nair 21' and club sponsor Ms. Sarah Manos. Special thank you to BG student Charlie Morrison 23' who composed the theme song for The Unspoken Herd.
19:36
January 13, 2021