Scholastic Games Archived radio high school quiz programs

February 23, 2022

Dialogues 22-05 A School Superintendent’s Warning About Social Media

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The Elyria Public School System, the City Administration and local law enforcement are taking action to educate the community on the risks posed by students misusing social media.  In this Dialogues program, hear from Elyria Superintendent Ann Schloss on how they are calling on parents to monitor the social media activity of their children after three separate threats involving social media platform TikTok resulted in one student being arrested and charged with inducing panic. 

Dialogues 22-04 Professional Advice About School Safety

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Should teachers be allowed to carry weapons in the classroom?  In this Dialogues program hear from the President of National School Safety and Security Services…Ken Trump.  He is an expert on school security and safety and he talks about what administrators need to do to combat the escalation of student violence and disruptive behavior during this pandemic and whether teachers should be allowed to carry weapons.    He offers expert insight on the matter of school safety and security during this Dialogues interview.

Dialogues 22-02 The Pandemic and School Violence

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The escalating problem of violence involving students in our schools due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.  These behaviors are discussed, and assistance is recommended in this Dialogues program featuring Rebecca Jones, Director of Children’s Behavioral Health Services with the Mental Health Addiction and Recovery Service Board of Lorain County.  Jones offers some help for parents and educators including access to the Crisis Text line which teenagers are more likely to use.

February 19, 2022

Dialogues 22-03 Oberlin Man Named “Teacher of the Year”

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This Dialogues program features a local educator who had been nominated, and subsequently was named “National Teacher of the Year.”   He came from a field of 3.2 million teachers and was one of four finalists at the time of this interview.  He has taught history in Room 200 at Oberlin high school for 25 years.  Russell explains his pursuit of teaching and history as his career.  Learn how three pictures…of MLK, JFK, and Jesus Christ influenced the pursuit of his vocation. His national fame, punctuated with several later interviews by major media, may be short lived, but his value as an educator lives on and is treasured by students he has mentored over the years.

February 18, 2022

Dialogues 22-01 From the Community Foundation of Lorain County

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Cynthia Andrews, the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Lorain County, a benefactor of Scholastic Games as well as countless other worthwhile activities in the region, provides us with an update of this areas philanthropic activity including opportunities for individuals to take part. She provides ample evidence of how the organization lives up to its motto of “People who care about causes that matter.” Examples include the foundation’s responses to critical needs during this Covid- 19 pandemic.  Immediately, a more than quarter million-dollar grant was awarded to Second Harvest Foodbank to help locals in need.  Andrews also talks about educational scholarships now offered to Lorain County students for various pursuits.

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