Inside the Rock show

Inside the Rock

Summary: Inside the Rock is a podcast hosted by Dr. Sherry Grate created to share and spotlight the latest and greatest happenings at Westfield Washington Schools .

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 032 Summer Food Rocks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 943

In this week’s episode of Inside the Rock, Dr. Grate talks with Sodexo’s Karen Ogden about the Summer Food Rocks program which begins at the end of this month! Great info for our Rocks families!

 031 The Award-Winning WMS Yearbook with Allie Staub | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1381

Dr. Grate’s guest on Inside the Rock this week is Middle School Art Teacher and Yearbook Advisor, Allison Staub! Listen and learn about Westfield Middle School’s yearbook awards and about how Allison won the Yearbook Advisor of the Year! We are so proud of our Rocks Family!

 030 School Board President Dan Degnan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1122

You won’t want to miss Inside the Rock this week! Dr. Grate talks to our school board president, Dan Degnan, about his role on the school board, projects their working on, and why he feels it’s so important to be involved in the community!

 029 The WWES Robotics team is baffled! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1520

In this week’s episode of Inside the Rock, Dr. Grate talks with Washington Woods Elementary School’s Robotics Team. This first year team is heading to the Robotics World Championship competition next month and they’re geared up to win!

 028 Robin Lynch from OTES | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1374

Oak Trace Principal Robin Lynch, who has guided the school since its opening, talks about the CLASS (connecting learning assures student success) framework and their student ambassador program. Learn more about Mrs. Lynch, a Westfield High School graduate, and the awesome work happening at Oak Trace!

 027 Principal Mike Hall from MTES | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1511

In this week’s episode of Inside the Rocks, Dr. Grate talks with Mike Hall, principal at Monon Trail Elementary. Listen and find out why Monon Trail's mantra this year is "Together is Better" and how that vision has been embraced in the classroom and guided their plan for this school year.

 026 Behavior with Carol Cramer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2162

Dr. Grate talks with Carol Cramer, WWS Behavioral Specialist, about bringing social and emotional learning elements into her role and how that has made a huge difference in her students’ lives. She is a huge inspiration!

 025 Education Foundation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1317

025 Education Foundation

 024 Kindness and Safety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2429

You won’t want to miss this week’s episode of Inside the Rock! Dr. Grate talks to HR and Safety Director, Chris Baldwin and Westfield High School Principal, Dr. Stacy McGuire about WWS safety protocols and the details surrounding next week’s awareness walks at WMS and WHS. Great information for our Rocks Family!

 023 Nutrition with Karen Ogden | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1348

This episode of Inside the Rock will definitely make you hungry! This week, Dr. Grate talks with Karen Ogden, Sodexo Food Service Manager, about nutrition, regulations, new recipes, and what to expect in the future for our food service.

 022 Student Support Programs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1192

022 Student Support Programs

 021 WMS Update with Ryan Haughey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1359

In this week’s episode of Inside the Rock, Dr. Grate talks with WMS Principal, Ryan Haughey, about moving from trimesters to quarters at WMS and maximizing student opportunities. He also talks about the WMS construction project which will get underway very soon!

 020 WHS Students | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1669

Dr. Grate interviews 4 high school students about their experiences in Westfield Schools and their very different plans for after graduation!

 019 Kristin Parisi and the Bridge Program at WWES | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1018

Dr. Grate talks to Assistant Principal, Kristin Parisi, about the very special Bridge Program at Washington Woods. Listen and learn how the staff at Washington Woods engages the students at Westfield Intermediate School to help with the transition from 4th to 5th grade.

 018 Dr. Chase Stinson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1521

In this week’s episode of Inside the Rock, Dr. Grate talks with Dr. Chase Stinson, Director of Student Support Services, about the amazing special education services our district provides for many students throughout our community.


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