Student Pack Podcasts

Student Pack Podcast - Season 2 Episode 5

In this brand new episode of the Student Pack Podcast, students from Mount View High School and River High School tell us stories about growing up through the winters in Appalachia!

"We were out of school for almost a month..."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 2 Episode 4

In this episode of the Student Pack Podcast, we’re sitting down with Mount View and River High School students to ask them about family values and what that means to them. This is not an episode you want to miss!

"If I become half the woman she was, I would consider myself blessed and thankful."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 2 Episode 3

In this episode of the Student Pack Podcast we’re talking social media. Is it bad? Is it good? How can we find a balance? Tune in and enjoy another great and meaningful conversation!

"Your social media profiles are a representation of who you are."

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Social Warning

Have you ever regretted something you posted on social media? This PSA tells a story about a girl in high school that published a negative video, and then tried to make up for the traumatic results. Be sure to show this to your family and friends to help them #thinkfirst and #postlater.

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 2 Episode 2

In this episode of the Student Pack Podcast, our teams discuss what motivates them and how those things have changed over the year!

"Apply for as many scholarships as you can."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 2 Episode 1

In this Season 2 premier episode of the Student Pack Podcast, our podcast teams talk about Creepy Pasta, a website that focuses on horror themed internet myths and legends!

"It grabs your attention and makes you wonder if that's the actual truth."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 12

In the season finale of the Student Pack Podcast, our podcast teams talk about what their experience has been like doing the show this year and what their hopes are for the future of the Student Pack!

"This is some of the most fun I've had this year."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 11

In this episode of the Student Pack Podcast, we sit down with students from Mount View High School and River View High School as they tell us about some of their spooky experiences with the super natural!

"I've never ran so fast in my life!"

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 10

In this episode, we’re talking Netflix. So what are you watching? We breakdown our favorite shows and also dive into the grand topic of the Marvel Universe. Watch out! There may be a few spoilers.

"I'm so particular about what I'm watching. I watch old movies too."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 9

It is time for a new school year! In this episode the Student Pack digs in and gives the upcoming Freshmen some advice on how to deal with being high school official.

"Make as many memories as you can, because these four years really fly by."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 8

With graduation arriving, the Student Pack felt it is necessary to speak on the preparation for such a feat, and also the nervousness that arrives when realizing that the Seniors will no longer be attending their school every single day.

"There's gonna be a last time for everything and you just need to take it all in."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 7

We go behind the scenes of our new film “Attendance” with Page Shelton who played the mother, also JJN Multimedia’s Social Media Director, and Samuel Dudgeon who played the lead role of Jacob. Here some fun stories about the two-day film shoot and enjoy learning about the production as a whole. Check out the film on the McDowell County Student Pack’s Facebook page.

"I would definitely tell them to speak up... People will be on your side."

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Attendance

Attendance matters. All of us know this when it comes to the school system. Sometimes there are different variables as to why students miss that we may not know about. The Student Pack shows us how having perfect attendance may be more difficult than it seems with this film.

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 6

In this episode we discuss preparations and the excitement that is involved with high school prom. There are some interesting perspectives, as Mount View recently completed their prom and River View is preparing for theirs.

"I feel like this is like our last hoorah..."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 5

On this episode we discuss food access with special guests Mackenzie Aime and Keisha Perkins. They are Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows and have spent the past few months in McDowell County working with the community. This one took us in several directions and you’ll hear some amazing ideas from the Student Pack on the subject.

"There are a lot of really cool things about Appalachian foods that I don't think a lot of people know about."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 4

We dive into “Our Future as We See It” in this month’s episode. Listen to the Student Pack’s thoughts on where McDowell County, West Virginia is headed for the long-term.

"For us, the future of McDowell is everything..."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 3

Since October is National Bullying Prevention Month we tackle the issue with this month’s theme entitled “How does bullying affect a student’s everyday life?” We hope you share the experience’s of these student’s and do your part to end bullying for good.

"We can only stop what we know about."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 2

This month we ask each other one simple question. “Who are we?” This is the first of many stories produced entirely by students from McDowell County, West Virginia. Take a listen and enjoy our words.

"People don't really see what we see..."

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Student Pack Podcast - Season 1 Episode 1

In our first episode, we introduce you to the Student Pack, take you behind the scenes of our latest film shoot, and get the opinion of the students of the usual national narrative of McDowell County, West Virginia.

"McDowell County to me is home... but they just don't show what we actually are."

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Make Your Voice Heard

If you are a Junior or Senior at River View or Mount View High School, make your voice heard by joining the Student Pack Podcast!

If you experience any issues completing the online form, feel free to DOWNLOAD and email your completed signup form to info@mcdowellcountystudentpack.com and be sure to include your name and “PODCAST SIGNUP FORM” in the Subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!