By USD262 Valley Center Public Schools
HornetCastFeb 15, 2023
What is Like to be a School Resource Officer?
USD 262 School Resource Officers Jeremy Manning and Jessica Smith talk about their roles in our district, safety in our schools, and share important information to help keep our students, staff, and schools safe.
A Guide to Internship
In this episode, Valley Center High School Intern Bella Kilman does a student takeover of HornetCast. VCHS senior Kennady Hess joins HornetCast to discuss the importance of the high school internship program.
School Bus Safety!
In this episode, USD 262 transportation director, Mark Marshall, joins HornetCast during School Bus Safety Week to discuss how we all play a role in helping keep our students and bus drivers safe.
A Back-to-School Discussion with USD 262 Principals
This episode of HornetCast is dedicated to providing back-to-school information to USD 262 families. The principal of each school was interviewed about what families can do to get ready for back to school, how to help their student(s) if they are experiencing anxiety about going back to school, when to bring school supplies, important back-to-school dates, and more!
Healthy Hornets: Eating Healthy During Summer Break
USD 262 Food Service Director, Molly Rainey, joins the podcast to discuss the importance of healthy eating habits during summer break and to offer ideas on how to achieve consistent healthy meals and snacks.
How to Avoid the "Summer Slide"
In this episode, Middle School math learning support specialist, Megan Thompson discusses the importance of engaging students with learning opportunities during the summer.
Getting Ready for Kindergarten!
West Elementary School principal, Mark Hoy shares information about Kindergarten readiness and what families need to know about the Kindergarten enrollment process in the USD 262 school district.
A Discussion About High School Pre-Enrollment.
Assistant High School Principal, Melissa Seacat, and High School Counselor, Amy McDonald discuss the important steps high school students will be taking to prepare for next year!
USD 262 School-Based Health Clinic
This episode is dedicated to sharing information about the USD 262 School-Based Health Clinic. If you are a USD 262 student or staff member and need to see a doctor, you will want to listen to this podcast! Guests are Kari Harris, MD, and Ashton Unrein, APRN-C.
A Mental Health Check-in with Jessica Van Tassell.
In this episode, USD 262 Social Worker, Jessica Van Tassell discusses the ways our district provides support and services to students, and how families can support the mental health of their children.