HOPEWELL VALLEY SOURCES OF STRENGTH

The Sources of Strength Podcast and Blog is a collaboration between a diverse group of student leaders and caring adults within Hopewell Valley Central High School.  The goal of Sources is to spread messages of hope, help, and strength throughout our school and community.  We recognize that we all go through good times and bad times and our mission is to make sure that during the rough times no one gets so overwhelmed or hopeless that they want to give up.

                                     Recent Podcast Episodes

Chemistry of Mayonnaise

Chemistry of Mayonnaise

Hello, and welcome to Chemistry Connections episode #9. I’m your host Andrew, and today we’ll be discussing the chemistry behind mayonnaise.

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Chemistry of Apollo 11

Chemistry of Apollo 11

Welcome to episode #8 called Chemistry of Apollo 11. Today we will be discussing the chemistry and history of the Apollo 11 Mission.

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Chemistry of Thalidomide

Chemistry of Thalidomide

Welcome to Episode 7 called Chemistry of Thalidomide. Today I will be discussing The Thalidomide Tragedy.

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Chemistry of Vinyl Records

Chemistry of Vinyl Records

Welcome to episode 6 called Chemistry of Vinyl Records. Today I will be discussing The history of Vinyl records.

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Chemistry of Sunglasses

Chemistry of Sunglasses

Welcome to episode #5 called The Chemistry of Sunglasses. Today we will be discussing about radiation and the reaction that causes a tint in the glasses.

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Chemistry Behind Crime

Chemistry Behind Crime

Welcome to episode 4 called The Chemistry Behind Crime today we will be discussing forensics science and the chemistry behind it.

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                    Recent Blog Posts

Winter 2021-22 Edition

Winter 2021-22 Edition

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NAHS Juried Student Exhibition

15 members of the HVCHS chapter of the National Art Honor Society submitted artwork for consideration in the 2022 Juried Student Exhibition. 1,665 entries were submitted by students from around the world who participate in NAHS. Our school had 5 students selected for exhbition! Cormac Dow Brianna Fish Sylvia Hemenetz Sophia Noto Sofia Venezia Please…

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Capt. Cleave ep. 7 Blog Show Art Pages

New Aircraft

Last year Boeing created another aircraft called the ” Boeing 797″. This new aircraft is a smaller aircraft but larger than the Boeing 737. This aircraft seats between 220 and 270 passengers depending on the configuration by the airline. The 797 will have a twin aisle configuration as well that can travel up to 5,200…

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Storytelling Through Taylor Swift's Discography

Connect the Dots: Storytelling Through Taylor Swift’s Discography

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

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

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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