Tuesday, February 20, 2018

S1E11: "It's Given Me My Own Voice"



Nic Baggetto is the editor-in-chief of the Elk Grove High School newspaper The Guardian.  As a senior at Elk Grove High School, he has evolved both personally and as a writer through his experiences.  He shares some of his favorite stories that he has written, as well as how much he has learned through this process.  He intends to pursue a career in communications to continue his passion for writing and film.



Nic mentions some favorite articles in the podcast.  Here are some of those, as well as a few other noteworthy and recent ones:






The music in this podcast was provided by

    Podington Bear, "Funk" from his Dance album (Creative Commons License 3.0)

    Podington Bear, "Golden Hour" from his  Springtime Album (Creative Commons License 3.0)

    Podington Bear, "Movin On Up" from his Bon Voyage album (Creative Commons License 3.0)

    Podington Bear, "Arboles" from his Encouraging album (Creative Commons License 3.0)

Monday, February 5, 2018

S1E10: "It Kinda Makes You Believe in Fate"

It's February and love is in the air! On this special Valentine's Day episode of We Are EG, Steve and Kristen Lesniak--the #EGLesniaks--tell their story of how they dated, got engaged and married while teachers at Elk Grove High School.  Listen below and scroll to see pictures. (And be sure to listen after the credits!)



Steve and Kristen appeared on TV during a Chicago Blackhawks game
and soon their secret was very, very public.

Steve proposing to Kristen, Labor Day Weekend, 2016

Steve proposing to Kristen, Labor Day Weekend, 2016.


The music in this podcast was provided by

Scott Holmes "Sandbox Jingle" from his Music for TV and Film, Vol 1 album (Creative Commons License-Attribution-NonCommercial)

Podington Bear, "Holding On" from his Passages album (Creative Commons License 3.0)

Podington Bear, "Four Leaf Clover" from his  Positive Album (Creative Commons License 3.0)

Podington Bear, "Seventh Hill" from his Indie Folk album (Creative Commons License 3.0)

Moby, "The Perfect Life (With Wayne Coyne)" courtesy of Mobygratis.com



Sunday, February 4, 2018

Coming on February 6th - Our Special Valentine's Day Episode

On Tuesday, we will drop our special Valentine's Day episode of We Are EG. This episode features teachers Steve and Kristen Lesniak - or, the #EGLesniaks - as we have been calling them.

On Super Bowl Sunday, we did a special live broadcast, featuring some behind the scenes on how a podcast like ours gets made.  If you are wondering about how we edit a podcast, check it out. And stay tuned for the release of our next episode.