• 00:41

    THE GLOBAL REACH OF BOARDING SCHOOLS

    in Education

    THE GLOBAL REACH OF BOARDING SCHOOLS


    Our returning guest is Pete Upham, Executive Director of The Association of Boarding Schools. I love this subject as my son went to boarding school...and he's a world traveler today.


    www.boardingschools.org  @boardingschools


    Presented by SMARTBRIEF


    www.smartbrief.com  @sbeducation


     

  • 01:00

    Relay for Life in Montgomery County

    in News

    Relay For Life is an overnight community fundraising event, coordinated by the American Cancer Society. 


    Communities across the globe come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too many. Teams camp out overnight and take turns walking or running around a track or path at a local high school, park, or fairground. Events are up to 24 hours long, and because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have at least one participant on the track at all times. Relayers also provide a carnival atmosphere that is fun for whole families, a Survivor's Luncheon, and a closing event of lighted luminaries to honor those affected by the disease. Relay events are fun, informational, and inspiring!


    This week on a new episode of A Miner Detail, host Ryan Miner will interview individuals and team organizers in Montgomery County who will participate in Relay for Life events spread throughout the county. In the second half of the show, Ryan will host individuals on the show from Montgomery County impacted by the Relay for Life events. 


    Join Ryan Miner, host of A Miner Detail, this Wednesday, April 8 at 9:00 p.m. on the Change Montgomery County radio network! 

  • 00:26

    Interview: Logan Durham 2x NCHSAA State Wrestling Champion South Rowan HS

    in Wrestling

    Logan was a 2x NCHSAA State Wrestling Champion for South Rowan High School. He was the first wrestler in the history of South Rowan to acheive such a feat.

  • 01:01

    Poverty in Montgomery County

    in News

    In a new episode of A Miner Detail, host Ryan Miner will unwind Montgomery County’s progress in helping its needy residents. Last Tuesday, the Interfaith Works of Rockville held its 18th annual Companies Caring Breakfast in North Bethesda to discuss the state of Montgomery County’s safety net. 


    This week, in the first half of A Miner Detail, host Ryan will interview Interfaith Works of Rockville CEO, Shane Rock, Margo Fonoroff, and Mary Ann Sestili.


    Margo Fonoroff is a former public school teacher and principal. Both Fornoff and her husband have organized the annual Park Potomac Ice Cream Social for Charity, involving hundreds of residents and local businesses within the community, according to a news release. In the past five years, the event has collected thousands of donated new backpacks and school supplies for needy schoolchildren. Mary Ann Sestili received the Legacy of Leadership Award. Sestili has volunteered for the nonprofit’s Friends in Action Program, mentoring needy families. She then served on its board as secretary, chairwoman and now vice chairwoman of its Governance Committee.


    In the latter half of the show, Ryan will interview Diana M. Pearce, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Director, Center for Women’s Welfare of University of Washington, School of Social Work about the Self-Sufficiency Standard, and alternative measures of the costs of a basic-needs budget, varied by family type, and place.

  • 01:32

    Montrose County Commissioner Ron Henderson On Current Issues Regarding The Hospi

    in News

    Montrose County Commissioner Ron Henderson On Current Issues Regarding The Hospital Situation And Law Suits

  • 01:04

    Montgomery County Teacher of the Year

    in News

    Three Montgomery County Public Schools teachers are in the running for an annual award that honors one of the area’s top educators.


    The finalists for the county’s 2015–2016 Teacher of the Year award can be found leading classrooms in Chevy Chase, Gaithersburg and Damascus.


    Josephine Luster teaches in The Center Program for the Highly Gifted at Chevy Chase Elementary School, Jill Raspen is a sixth-grade English teacher at Ridgeview Middle School in Gaithersburg and Joseph Gannon Jr. teaches social studies at Damascus High School.


    Ryan Miner, host of A Miner Detail of the Change Montgomery County radio network, will interview Ms. Luster, Ms. Raspen and Mr. Gannon about their nominations for Montgomery County Teacher of The Year, and will listen in as they each discuss what drives them as educators and how their students challenge them inside of the classroom. 


    Tune in this Wednesday, March 25 at 9:00 p.m. for a new episode of A Miner Detail! If you miss the live broadcast, be sure to listen in to the podcast on Change Montgomery County's YouTube channel. 

  • 01:02

    Man of La Mancha at UW-Rock County Theatre

    in Current Events

    Join ArtSpark host, Edie Baran, as she talks to the directors and cast of Man of La Mancha during a rehearsal at UW-Rock Theatre! 

  • 01:00

    Linda Kissam Explores San Benito County, California

    in Travel

    Travel writer Linda Kissam 'Food, Wine & Shopping Diva' joins Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith for their Vacation Station travel show, to discuss her recent visit to Hollister and San Benito County, California. Linda is the President of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), and is a frequent Big Blend Radio guest and columnist for the digital interactive Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine. You can also read her stories at www.AllInGoodTaste.info. 
     

  • 00:46

    MONTROSE COUNTY SUED BY MONTROSE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC

    in News

    MONTROSE COUNTY SUED BY MONTROSE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC

  • 01:01

    school choice the Answer To failing Schools

    in Moms and Family

     Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and a host of other gangs plague our inner cities but is this the result of a society that has failed the children of this generation? When we look at the failure of the present school system that is validated by the number of failing schools especially in the inner city there is without question a "State of Emergency" in the public school system where ever you reside. Lets explore some answers to the problem and our responsibility to employ them.

  • 00:57

    Pushing Kids Towards Success vs. Pushing Them Out of School

    in Legal

    The “school-to-prison pipeline” refers to the policies and practices that push children, especially our most at-risk children, out of classrooms and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. This practice has been fueled by zero tolerance policies, the presence of police officers in schools, and under-resourced academic settings. These excessive practices have resulted in the suspensions, expulsions, and arrests of of millions of public school students, especially students with histories of abuse and neglect, those who are poor, students of color, those with disabilities or who identify as LGBT. The interruption of education is detrimental for long-term success. It is costing the success of future generations and our communities.  On this episode of Spotlight on Youth, guests will discuss this alarming national trend, why it is harmful, and what jurisdictions are doing to address it.

    Guests:
    Rebecca Ballard DiLoreto, Kentucky Litigation & Policy Director, Children’s Law Center, Inc.
    Dennis Parker, Director, Racial Justice Program, American Civil Liberties Union
    Brea L. Perry, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Indiana University

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