Cause You Know They Look Older, They’re Growing The Beards | Drugs | Episode 11

Are you ready for a REAL conversation about drugs and alcohol? Then you have come to the right place. 

In this episode of Dragons Mic, we discuss the causes, pressures, and risks of drugs and alcohol. We also explore what has or hasn’t changed in terms of drug use in high school.

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If Someone Stepped On Your New Shoes, Things Would Go DOWN | Fashion Trends | Episode 10

Everything in high school revolves around what is ‘trending’ in terms of styles, colors, and fit. 

In this episode of Dragons Mic, we discuss what is trending right now, what people will wear to prom, and what might be considered cultural appropriation. 

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Convention Recap 2022 | Interlude

The long-anticipated recap of Convention 2022 has arrived. As always, the event included many surprises, highlights, and, of course, a new student leadership slate. 

Listen and find out all the juicy details. 

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Good Grades Does Not Equal Good Mental Health | Having A Learning Disability | Episode 9

What does it mean to have a learning disability? What the heck is a 504 or IEP? Are students with learning disabilities treated fairly or equally? 

This week on Dragons Mic we answer all of these questions with an experienced special education teacher. 

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Career Fest Profile | Interlude

In this profile, Dragons Mic interviews, Wendy Swanson,  the SVHS Work-Based Learning Coordinator about the Career Fest she is organizing next week (March 7 -9th). 

If you want to register, here is the Sonoma County Career Fest link: https://ctesonomacounty.org/careerfest/?playlist=6000df8&video=0af0def

You can also reach out to Wendy Swanson by emailing her at: wswanson@sonomaschools.org

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Everybody’s Going To Be Able To Vote If You Want To Vote | Convention 2022| Episode 8

Are you going to Convention next Monday? Maybe you haven’t even heard of it?… If so, that is totally okay! It is basically one giant election day for students – with a lot of fun games and information about how you can change SVHS. This week on Dragons Mic we give you a breakdown of what to know and look for at one of the best events at SVHS. Games, dancing, and plenty of costumes are guaranteed every year. Listen if you want to find out how to attend Convention as a delegate or spectator. 

We also ask students around campus “if Admin listens to students?” Or,  “if student voices and opinions are important?” Let us know what you think by messaging us on Instagram @dragonsmic

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Silly Teachers Are The Best Type Of Teacher | Curriculum & Learning | Episode 7

Public education in the U.S. hasn’t changed much over the past century, especially the subjects being taught. The global Covid-19 pandemic showed us that education could be radically altered – for good and bad – allowing us to consider new options for what students and teachers want in the future. 

This week on Dragons Mic we interview SVHS teachers and students to better understand how they see our education system today. Everything from new grading methods to curriculum, and even censorship is on the table. 

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We Just Have To Have Real Conversations Around It – Calling Out Homophobia | Episode 6

The pandemic caused an upheaval in our habits, behaviors, and expectations. Nearly two years after Covid-19 reached the U.S., our school is experiencing a rise in hate towards members of our LGBTQ+ community. Are these acts of discrimination a by-product of isolation and online learning, or are they the remnants of intolerance from previous generations?

This week on Dragons Mic we profile the experiences of the real people who face these acts of violence and abuse every day on our campus.  They share what steps need to be taken to change the culture and the support they need from allies. 

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Does This Feel Better Than It Would In Real Life – Metaverse & Crypto | Episode 5

Are you ready for the Metaverse? NFT’s? Crypto? Blockchain? All of these confusing buzz terms are part of what technologists are defining Web 3.0, an upgrade from our current 2.0 internet that shapes our world today. 

This week on Dragons Mic we discuss what all of this means – particularly for the future. Plug-in, relax, and get ready to explore the future of technology, maybe…?  

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I Have Never Had Pumpkin Pie – Holidays 2021 | Episode 4

The holiday season is a special time of year with decorations, gifts, and quality time with loved ones. However, it isn’t the same experience for everyone. What does it mean to have an American Christmas? What is the history behind this particular holiday and why is it so popular in the U.S.?

This week on Dragons Mic we discuss what the holidays, and Christmas in particular, mean to students. 

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