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Stories and interviews from the staff of "HTV Magazine."
||CleanVacay||"Vacay" is all about two vacation trips taken by Bay 11 staffers. In part one, Sophia Vaughn shares her excitement (or is that dread?) as her family heads to Colorado, which includes that long, flat, boring trek across Kansas. In fact,...||7/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Bunch of North Side Kids||Rowdy, but relentless. The 1988 Hillcrest Hornets found a way to win, usually with their booming bats, or with an ace who threw heat and turned heads. Whatever the method, it worked, and they brought home the school's last state...||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParkland||We weren't even born the year Columbine happened. Thirteen people killed during a normal school day. It was a tragic wake-up call, but it wasn't the last one. Fast forward to the present, to another tragic school shooting in Parkland,...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Peacocks||Wild Bill Hickok and Davis Tutt etched their names in Springfield history in July of 1865. They faced off in the town square over a gambling debt, this one involving a pocket watch. These two young "peacocks" of the wild west were...||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoWildfire||A meme shared by a teen on social media before the horrific events in Florida unfolded stoked concerns at Hillcrest, leading some to believe an attack on our school was coming. It wasn't. But there were moments of doubt, lots of baseless...||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChernobyl: Frozen In Time||Amanda King recalls her haunting visit to Chernobyl, the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history. While she found it oddly beautiful, she says it is a city "frozen in time." Reporter: Ellen Fountain. In our second segment, the...||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJust 6,000 Miles Away||In "Just 6,000 Miles Away" our host Emily talks to her big sister Chelsea, home for a visit after spending the last 11 months in Sendai, Japan. The cultural differences are substantial, and Chelsea explains how she's adjusting. "Fighting for Her Life"..||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSo Full of Joy||Every day Katie Evans' students deliver the goods. They make the rounds with a snack cart, and some pretty cool things happen as they interact with teachers in our first segment. Then a 19-year-old musician has been dazzling audiences since his first...||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Summer of the Cobras||John Sellars is our special guest, describing something crazy from our city's past that he lived through--the great cobra scare of Springfield, MO, which happened during the blistering summer of 1953. The back story actually took 40 years to...||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTo Kill a Classic||We get reaction to the recent banning of a classic piece of American Literature by a school in Mississippi. "To Kill a Mockingbird" has been challenged before, and it can still spark a debate about how appropriate it is for the classroom. ...||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt Could Have Been Me||Teens from the north side of Springfield, MO recall the day they found out someone they saw every day had been accused of a horrific crime. Then we find out how sports concussions impacted the lives of two young athletes. And finally, special...||9/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
High quality reporting from HTV
Very good to see HTV available in this very portable format. Look to see more great reporting from the students at Hillcrest High School telling their stories.
Great New Podcast!
I love that you’re giving voice to high school students through podcast. HTV has a longstanding tradition of producing stories that might not otherwise be shared given the unique perspective and access of teenagers. I am excited to hear more as you use this new medium to explore content “by teens, for teens”!