By Ridgeview Classical Schools
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Hoplite Radio explores the importance of a classical education in the modern world through conversations with faculty and staff at Ridgeview Classical Schools in Fort Collins, CO.
||CleanEP#12 ON THE ROLE OF THE PRINCIPAL WITH MRS. KRISTINA MENON||Mr. Anderson is joined by Mrs. Kristina Menon to discuss how the role of principal has evolved over time at Ridgeview, and the ways in which this position has distinguished itself from the executive positions at other schools.||2/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP#11: On Economic Education with Mr. Spencer Nauman||In an interview with Spencer Nauman, we explore the notion of economic literacy and the manner in which one acquires some measure of economic education.||1/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP10: On Parent Discussion and the Community||This week, we welcome Mrs. Alexandra Hobaugh, a parent fairly recently arrived at Ridgeview, to talk about the parent discussion groups and the value these have for our community.||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP#9 On being a Ridgeview parent and board member, with guest Mr. Kelly Trosper.||In this episode, Mr. Anderson converses with Kelly Trosper, longtime Ridgeview parent and board member about his Ridgeview story: what brought him to Ridgeview, what has driven his involvement with the school as a volunteer, and what has kept him here..||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP#8 WITH GUEST JON KARR||In this episode of Hoplite Radio, Mr. Anderson sits down and talks with another Ridgeview graduate, Jonathan Karr to discuss the impact of Ridgeview for our alumni years after graduation. As Jonathan prepares to begin his graduate studies at UC...||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP#7 On the Ridgeview Experience with Anders Jorgenson, Class of 2018||In this episode, we consider the impressions of what Ridgeview came to mean to Anders Jorgensen, a recent Ridgeview graduate who had attended Ridgeview since kindergarten. We frequently tell parents that we want for them to think of their enrollment...||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP#6 On Summer Trips with Mr. Zak Smith||In this episode, we interview Zak Smith, co-owner of Thunder Beast Arms and owner of Competition Dynamics. Mr. Smith is a parent of two Ridgeview students who has provided tremendous support for our outdoor programs and adventures with students. We...||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP#5 On Teaching Music||The music program at Ridgeview has often dominated the lives of our students and parents. From the concerts to the musicals and madrigal performances, music has been an important part of the Ridgeview experience. Mr. Anderson and Ridgeview’s new music||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP#4 On Teaching Science||How is science taught at a classical school? Can a classical education produce students who will be competitive in the natural sciences? These are some of the questions we explore in this podcast with Mr. Hayhurst, Ridgeview’s Science Department Head.||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP #3: A History of Ridgeview||In this episode, we talk with Domenic Carpine, Ridgeview’s Assistant Principal, and an employee of the school from its inception. We discuss the school’s culture, its disciplinary practices, and much else. Mr. Carpine also talks through how he first||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP#2: On Teaching History||In Episode 2, Mr. Anderson, Principal of Ridgeview Classical Schools, and Mr. Herndon, a veteran history teacher at the school, examine what distinguishes the teaching of history at Ridgeview. They discuss the contingency of human experience, the...||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRCS HOPLITE RADIO: An Introduction to Ridgeview||Episode I Episode Title: Introduction to Ridgeview In this episode, Mr. Anderson explores Ridgeview’s history, introduces listeners to what it is that makes a charter school different, and talks with Mr. Herndon, a veteran Ridgeview history...||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|