HOPEWELL VALLEY

STUDENT PUBLICATIONS NETWORK

The Hopewell Valley Student Podcasting Network consists of HV Digital and the Hopewell Valley Student Podcasting Network.  HV Digital is a platform where students can submit and publish blogs, artwork, photos, short-stories, and videos.  The Hopewell Valley Student Podcasting Network is a collection of student-ran, teacher supported podcasts.  The opinions are those of the content creators.

OUR RECENT STUDENT PODCASTS

Album Review: Your City Gave me Asthma

Album Review: Your City Gave me Asthma

This episode is an Album Review and will Go over the album¨Your City Gave me Asthma¨.

Cross Examination- Kabuki Girl

Deep Dive: Cross Examination – Kabuki Girl

Today’s episode is a Deep Dive and will talk about Kabuki Girl and it’s music theory.

Lorde’s Liability

Deep Dive: Lorde’s Liability

Today’s episode is a Deep Dive and will analyze the lyrics and instrumentation of Liability by Lorde.

Lost For Words by Pink Floyd

Deep Dive: Lost For Words by Pink Floyd

Today’s episode is a “Deep Dive” on the song Lost For Words by Pink Floyd.

Rhapsody Episode 3

Deep Dive: Frank Ocean “Nights”

In this “Deep Dive” episode, we will discuss Frank Ocean’s “Nights” and how the lyrics and instrumentation set it apart from the rest.

Rhapsody Episode 1

Connect the Dots: Christmas Songs

In this “Connect the Dots” episode, we examine Christmas songs to find what makes them sound like Christmas, using music theory concepts as our guide.

Rhapsody Episode 6

Deep Dive: Cool Patrol

In this “Deep Dive” episode, we’ll break down NSP’s “Cool Patrol” and discuss what makes this song so unique.

Rhapsody Episode 2

Connect the Dots: Mingus

In this “Head to Head” episode, a classic jazz performance of ‘Moanin is pitted against its modern interpretation. Which is better?

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The HV Sources of Strength Podcast

The Sources of Strength Podcast focuses on our resilience and the strengths we all have in our lives, spreading a messages of hope, help, and strength.

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#Whathelpsus Sadness

On this episode of the HV Sources of Strength Podcast, our hosts David, Elliot, and Ms. Tonelli discuss one of the big three emotions: sadness.

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What is Sources of Strength?

In this episode of the HV Sources of Strength Podcast, we discuss the Sources of Strength wheel, student mental health, and ways to build our strengths.

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#Whathelpsus Anxiety and COVID

On this episode of the HV Sources of Strength Podcast,we discuss launching the #WhatHelpsUs campaign as well as one of the big three emotions: anxiety.

HomeFront Organization

HomeFront Organization

In this episode we talk about the national and global effects of the issue, and what resources are available to you if you are facing extreme poverty.

Epi 5 Mental Illness Mumbles

Mental Illness Mumbles

In this episode called Mental Illness Mumbles, Hannah and Jack chat about the differences in how guys and girls handle their mental health.

Hope Loves Company: Families Who are Affected by ALS

Hope Loves Company: Families Who are Affected by ALS

In this episode, we talk with two members of Hope Loves Company, a non-profit organization that supports families who are impacted by ALS.

GPS Podcast Episode 2 OxFam

An OXymoron: The Hopewell Hunger Banquet

In this episode, the hosts discuss the organization Oxfam, share a Oxfam success story, and debate the best gifts to give through the organization.

ABOUT HOPEWELL VALLEY STUDENT PUBLICATIONS NETWORK

The Hopewell Valley Student Publications Network is a student ran, teacher supported digital network where students are empowered to create and publish their work.  Students have the creative freedoms to blog, podcast, display artwork, share writing, and much more.  The goal of www.hvspn.com is to give students the creative freedoms to explore their interests while teaching career ready skills!

OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS

Whispers

Dealing with the Whispers

23 March 2021

Whispers is a short story that was published in Panorama and was written by Veronika Rembowski, a freshman at Hopewell Valley Central High School.

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Essay of Delight

Essay of Delight, A Greeting

01 March 2021

Essay of Delight, A Greeting is an essay by Hopewell Valley Central High School freshman Kenzie Bangerter & was published in Panorama, the literary arts magazine.

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The Voice

The Voice

01 March 2021

The Voice is a poem by Hopewell Valley Central High School junior Lola Banta & was published in Panorama, the literary arts magazine.

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Summer Fading, Slowly

Summer Fading, Slowly

01 March 2021

Summer Fading, Slowly is a poem by Hopewell Valley Central High School senior Mia Vaughn & was published in Panorama, the literary arts magazine.

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Storytelling Through Taylor Swift's Discography

Connect the Dots: Storytelling Through Taylor Swift’s Discography

20 January 2022

Rhapsody Blog Connect the Dots: Storytelling Through Taylor Swift’s Discography    Intro:   Today’s blog is a connect the dots and will explore the theme of storytelling through Taylor Swift’s discography.   Taylor Swift has been in the spotlight since she released her first album at age 16 and has been writing music since she…

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3 composers 1 song

COMPOSER’S CORNER: Three Composers, One Song

20 January 2022

COMPOSER’S CORNER: Three Composers, One Song Today’s episode is a Composer’s Corner where three different composers from three different musical backgrounds will write a song together, and give an inside look at the creative process of collaborating musicians. Segment 1: Brad: Mixing and Melodic Composition  Three Different Elements of the Chord Progression, Violin/Strings, Arpeggio, Sawtooth…

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The Girl From Ipanema

Head to Head: The Girl From Ipanema

20 January 2022

Rhapsody Blog Head to Head: The Girl From Ipanema Intro:   Today’s blog is a Head to Head and will analyze the similarities and differences between two different versions of the song “The Girl From Ipanema”, originally written by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes. The two recordings are by Stan Getz and João Gilberto,…

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Zappa

“What Defines the Music of Frank Zappa?”

22 March 2021

In this “Connect the Dots” episode, we go over several commonalities that occur in the works of Frank Zappa.

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Photography Club

Perspective by Payton Tuorto

04 February 2021

I have a area of woods in my neighborhood so I thought there would be some great photo opps in there. On the path into the woods there was a tree that had fallen across, and I noticed there was some fungus and mushrooms growing so I snapped some pictures.

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Photography Club

Admiration of Nature by Mimi Perez

04 February 2021

I took this photo in the mountains of the Pennsylvania Amish countryside. Using my prism, I created a rainbow effect in the corner, making the illusion that it came from the sun and sky. I hoped to portray my friend appreciating nature’s surroundings, with her placed in the woods, with flowers incorporated too and the rainbow shining on her.

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Architectural Unity by Kyla Machinga

04 February 2021

I took this photo in Frankfurt, Germany along with many other photos of architecture. In this specific photo, I thought the contrast in the color of the building against the sky was very interesting, especially because orange and blue are complimentary.

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Photography Club

Apollo with the Cherubs by Tatiana Correa

04 February 2021

I saw this at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. As someone who is a big fan of drawing and viewing old art this painting was really breathtaking to me. It was painted on the ceiling of a Victorian styled room. It was truly a sight to behold.

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Apotheosis

Apotheosis

28 February 2021

As the title suggests the piece is a metaphorical representation of my idea of an Apotheosis. (An Apotheosis is someone’s ascension to godhood or enlightenment.)

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A Connection in our lives

A Connection in Our Lives

28 February 2021

This chalk pastel piece was created to show how our childhood and adult lives are connected. The inspiration of this work came from an investigation of how pieces of our childhood symbolizes pieces of our adulthood.

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You are what you eat

You Are What You Eat

28 February 2021

The goal of this piece was to ultimately depict the way that the music I listen to often directly correlates to my mood. Music can both inform and enhance my emotions. It can make me extremely happy or extremely sad, and I chose to show that through a crying face.

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The Silly Side

The Silly Side

28 February 2021

This piece shows was created by Kristen McDonough, a student at Hopewell Valley Central High School.

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