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The Horizon Prep Lioncast is a production of the Horizon Prep Parent Teacher Fellowship, to INCLUDE, INFORM, and INSPIRE the Horizon Prep parents and teachers. Each week we talk about what's going on at the HP campus and then talk with one of the teachers or staff and learn about them and their role at the school.
 
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We talk with several of the graduating seniors of Horizon Prep's Class of 2018. We talk about their best memories from their years of High School at HP, some of the struggles they experienced, and what they would say to prospective high school students considering attending Horizon Prep. This is our last podcast of the school year and our last ever…
 
Courtney Palumbo spoke at the recent Horizon Prep Parent Teacher Fellowship meeting for the third and final message in our series on "Difficult Conversations". Courtney is the Head of School at Regents School of Charlottesville. She founded the school in 2010 with just seven students and has grown it into a thriving classical Christian school. The …
 
Chris Walls is the new Athletic Director of Horizon Prep. He joins us to talk about the vision for the sports program at the school and what we are doing to make it a reality. We talk about the plans for the sports field on the back side of the campus, including new tennis courts, football goal posts, and possibly a running track. We also talk abou…
 
We talk with Heidi Grosbeck and Heather Downing about Fifth Grade at Horizon Prep. — What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear from on the podcast? Send us an email at hplioncast@gmail.com or leave us a review on Apple Podcasts.Door Will Hicks of the Horizon Prep Parent Teacher Fellowship
 
A few weeks ago we talked briefly with Pastor Nate Smith about the topic "I spoiled my kids. Now what?". Now we get to hear the full message from the recent Horizon Prep PTF meeting with the same title. Learn what the Bible says about spoiling our kids, how we can show genuine love to our kids, and practical tips for demonstrating this in our famil…
 
Carly Cosentino and Bruce Gearhart stop by to talk about the latest HP musical production, The Music Man Jr. The show is performed entirely by 3rd to 8th graders, plus one 12th grader that joined the cast. Showtimes are: March 15: 7:00pm March 16: 7:00pm March 17: 2:00pm and 7:00pm March 18: 3:00pm Tickets are available at horizonprep.simpletix.com…
 
You love your kids. You want to give them good things. But what if we go too far? What if we've spoiled our kids? Now what? Pastor Nate Smith will be talking about this at our PTF meeting on March 8th at 8:45 in the Lion's Den on the Horizon Prep campus. In today's episode, Pastor Smith gives a preview of his Thursday talk and answers some question…
 
Melina Fischer and Corey Reschke stop by to talk about Fourth Grade at Horizon Prep. They talk about how they came to the school and what each student can look forward to in Fourth Grade. Among the things discussed are the Fourth Grade exclusive events, how long homework should take each night, and how we as parents can best set them up for success…
 
Kaitlyn Cook and Hannah Botsford join us to talk about Third Grade at Horizon Prep. Among the topics covered, they talk about homework, special Third Grade distinctive events, and how to tell if your student is ready for Third Grade. Both Kaitlyn and Hannah talk about the importance of reading proficiency in Third Grade. They say "The students have…
 
Stephanie Malme and Stacy Schafer join us to talk about Second Grade at Horizon Prep. Stacy is a longtime teacher at HP, in her first year as Second Grade teacher. Stephanie has taught Second Grade for many years now. Stephanie and Stacy talk about the special events for Second Grade, what parents should expect with their student's homework load an…
 
Dianne Tag and Laiah Blue stop in to talk about First Grade at Horizon Prep. Dianne and Laiah have both been at Horizon Prep for many years. Before she became a First Grade teacher, Laiah was a running and athletics coach at the school. Amoung the topic we discuss: What can parents and students expect from First Grade at Horizon Prep? What is the h…
 
Mary Flo Ridley will be the speaker at our PTF meeting on Thursday, January 25th. The meeting starts at 8:45 in the Lion's Den Gym on the Horizon Prep campus. Admission is free and all are invited. We are starting a three-part series entitled "Difficult Conversations". For many parents, the most difficult conversation they can have with their kids …
 
Tamara Cupples and Lindsey Cunningham stop by to talk about the Kindergarten program at Horizon Prep. We talk about how to tell when your child is ready for Kindergarten, the fun events Kindergarten gets to do, and how to set up your new Kindergarten student for success. — What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear on the podcas…
 
Dr. Konsmo and the directors of the Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric Schools give a sneak peek at what's ahead in 2018. Matt Davis is the Director of the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric. Abby Mayall is the Director of the School of Grammar. They let us know what 2018 holds for their grade levels. Dr. Konsmo is the Head of Schools for Horizon Prep. He giv…
 
Maggie McMahon joins us to talk about the Grammar and Logic School music programs. This is the first year at Horizon Prep for Mrs. McMahon and she is already making an impact on the lives of the students. We talk about the character students can develop through music and band, such as bravery, patience, striving for excellence and the importance of…
 
Susan Ferrari joins us to talk about the options available for families seeking financial aid or assistance with tuition. There are options available from short term help for families going through an emergency to a special award for high school students that demonstrate a remarkable level of leadership among their peers, and other options in betwe…
 
This Thursday, November 30th is the Horizon Prep Christmas Boutique! Jodi Battle joins us with a sneak preview of the vendors and some gift ideas for your family members. --- What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear from on the podcast? Send us an email at hplioncast@gmail.com or leave us a review on iTunes.…
 
Andrea Needham joins us to talk about the College application process and how Horizon Prep comes alongside the students and the families and helps them in the process. --- What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear from on the podcast? Send us an email at hplioncast@gmail.com or leave us a review on iTunes.…
 
Today we talk about building confidence in the students at Horizon Prep through the Musical Theatre program. Bruce Gearhart is the director of The Music Man Jr., the latest production from the Horizon Prep Musical Theatre department. Bruce talks about the show and how the students can be a part of it, as well as the benefits they can expect by work…
 
Mark and Jeff Coons are brothers with kids who are students at Horizon Prep. This year the School of Rhetoric has started an Investment Club with $100,000 of real money donated to the school for this purpose. That seed money will be invested by the members of the Investment Club. Mark and Jeff will offer guidance, but the decisions will be made by …
 
Part Two of our recent PTF Meeting with the new Head of Schools, Dr. Erik Konsmo. If you missed Part One, check out Episode 072 of the Horizon Prep Lioncast. It's a more casual chat with Dr. Konsmo, talking about his background and what he's like away from school. On this episode, Dr. Konsmo talks about the kind of administrator he wants to be, usi…
 
Dr. Erik Konsmo was the speaker at our first PTF meeting of the year. This is part one of the PTF meeting. Part two will air next week. Dr. Konsmo and Will Hicks opened the meeting with a brief Q and A seesion about Dr. Konsmo. They talked about his educational background, his doctorate, his hobbies, and the competitive streak he and his family sha…
 
Fatima Grismer and Kim Wang join us this week to talk about their story as Horizon Prep parents who left the school for different reasons and then came back. They had different reasons for leaving, but they were both happy to return. What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear from on the podcast? Send us an email at hplioncast@g…
 
Last week was the first ever HP Mother/Son Challenge at Horizon Prep. Mothers and their sons spend the afternoon playing dodgeball, laser tag, and running an obstacle course on the sports fields behind HP. Melissa Smith took the microphone out of the studio to see if the mothers and sons were having fun. Spoiler alert: They had fun. What did you th…
 
Will and Melissa talk about the upcoming events at Horizon Prep for the Fall. Among them: September 28: Mother/Son Afternoon October 1: Annual Impact Fund Campaign begins October 12: All School PTF Meeting with Dr. Konsmo October 20: Family Fun(d) Night What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear from on the podcast? Send us an e…
 
Jamie Urbina joins to us to talk about his job as Director of Marketing at Horizon Prep. Jamie shares the story of Horizon Prep in two directions; Outward, to the local community who may not know much about the school, and Inward, to help build community among those who have students at the school. What did you think of this episode? Who would you …
 
The Arrowsmith Program at Horizon Prep. Arrowsmith is a remarkable program. Families are selling their homes and moving to San Diego to enroll at Horizon Prep so their kids can be a part of the Arrowsmith Program. Arrowsmith is a program for sharp children that have a specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, or dysgraphia. Hori…
 
Coach Rich Nicolosi joins us to talk about the new eight-man tackle football program at Horizon Prep. Coach Nicolosi talks about the genesis of the program from no students, no equipment, and no money, to a full team with top of the line helmets and pads. Coach Nicolosi and Will talk about many aspects of the program including the steps taken to mi…
 
The school directors join us for a short conversation about the classes they watch over. They talk about the plan for the upcoming school year, new teachers in their department, and what students can look forward to this year. Abby Mayall is the Director of the School of Grammar, Matt Davis is the Director of the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric, and …
 
Introducing the new Horizon Prep Head of Schools, Dr. Erik Konsmo! Welcome back to school, HP! Dr. Erik Konsmo joins us to introduce himself and let us know a bit about him, his family, and his background. Dr. Konsmo and Will talk about vision for the school, short term and long term goals, and Dr. Konsmo's thoughts on a theme for the school year. …
 
Carly Gammel is the first person to graduate from the School of Rhetoric at Horizon Prep. She started at HP in Preschool and has been a fixture on campus every year since. Well, except for Third Grade. She mentions that in her talk with Will. Carly talks about her experiences at HP, from the good to the bad, and she gives advice to students in the …
 
At a recent PTF meeting we were joined by Julie Lynn, a deputy district attorney with the Family Protection Unit of San Diego. Her topic was "Internet Crimes Against Children and Cyber Bullying Prevention" We hold this PTF meeting on Internet Safety regularly. It is always one of the highest attended meetings of the year. This is the first time it …
 
Heather Downing and Heidi Groesbeck stopped by to talk about Fifth Grade at Horizon Prep. In Fifth Grade one of the main points of emphasis is the student taking responsibility for their homework and their assignments. Ms. Downing says "We want to grade what the student can do, not what their mom can do". The responsibility is on the student, not t…
 
Pastor Bob Botsford joined us recently for the final PTF meeting of the 2016-2017 school year. He led a question-and-answer panel made up of Bonnie Botsford, Abby Mayall, Matt Davis, Susan Ferrari, and Dr. Kush. During the meeting Pastor Bob and the panel answered questions about a variety of topics, including a status update on the hiring process …
 
Amy Caster and Corey Reschke join us to talk about the Fourth Grade at Horizon Prep. Amy and Corey have worked together for years now. Their chemistry in obvious in their conversation. In addition to talking about the math and reading programs in Fourth Grade, there were several other interesting things Amy and Corey discussed. For many of their st…
 
Dr. Kush joins Shane Wetmore and Will Hicks to talk about his upcoming retirement and what that means for Horizon Prep. He also talks about the upcoming reorganization of department heads and how that will look in the next school year. This is a special episode of the podcast. Let us know what you think of it by emailing HPLioncast@gmail.com Who wo…
 
Kaitlyn Cook and Erin Rose join us to discuss Third Grade at Horizon Prep. They discuss the math and reading programs in Third Grade and let parents know how much homework they should expect for their third grader. Kaitlyn talks about the studying the medieval period for history and how that included a section on chivalry for the boys. The boys sta…
 
Jessica Bradford and Stephanie Malme join us to talk about Second Grade at Horizon Prep. Jessica and Stephanie have great chemistry with each other. You can tell they sincerely enjoy working with each other and working with their students. What did you think of this episode? Who would you like to hear from on the podcast? Send us an email at hplion…
 
It's Easter Break at Horizon Prep and the campus is quiet. Before everyone cleared out, Melissa took the microphone out and talked to some of the faculty and students about their favorite Easter memories and traditions. What is your favorite Easter memory? Let us know at HPLioncast@gmail.com. What did you think of this episode? Who would you like t…
 
We're taking a trip through Grammar School on the podcast right now. Two weeks ago we talked with Abby Mayall and got an overview of the entire School of Grammar. Last week we talked with the Kindergarten teachers and this week we sit down with Suzanne MacInnis and Dianne Tag of First Grade. Suzanne and Dianne share the best parts of being a First …
 
Lindsey Martinez and Tamera Cupples join us as we take a trip around the Grammar side of the campus. Lindsey and Tamera are the lead teachers for the Kindergarten classes at Horizon Prep and they sat down with Will to talk about how great the Kindergarten students are. Other topics covered include the best thing about being a Kindergarten teacher, …
 
Abby Mayall is the Director of the School of Grammar at Horizon Prep and she joins us this week to talk about what has happened so far this year in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. The Grammar grades have been busy, and still have a lot to do before the end of the school year. Abby also talks about the Classical Education model that is the basis of …
 
UPDATED: Mrs. Mayall has Podcast Review Free Dress Passes printed up and ready to go! Leave a written review (not just the stars) and let Mrs. Mayall know. She's rarin' to give those free dress passes away! Lisa Jander joined us again at this months PTF meeting to talk about practical things you can do today to improve the relationship between your…
 
This is Episode 50 of the Horizon Prep Lioncast! Celebrate with us by writing a review on iTunes and letting people know what you enjoy about the podcast! For Episode 50 we're joined by Michelle Castiglione and Dr. Jorge Munoz to talk about the Logic and Rhetoric Science program. For Michelle the best part of being a science teacher is when a stude…
 
Carly Cosentino and Andrea Needham join us to talk about the Math program in the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric. Both Carly and Andrea have a love of math. Math was always Carly's favorite subject as a child. Andrea was inspired to love math by her high school math teacher who "made it come alive". Andrea encouraged parents not to force their childr…
 
Lisa Jander joined us at the most recent PTF meeting to talk about how our kid's brains work and what is going on with the chemicals inside them. This PTF meeting is part one of a three part series. Part two is the one-night only screening of the movie Screenagers at the La Paloma movie theatre in Encinitas. The movie will be shown March 2nd at 7:0…
 
Monday is President's Day and the rest of the week is off also, so Melissa and Will took the microphones out of the luxurious Lioncast Studio to see how much the faculty know about the U.S. Presidents. Did you know that Presidents Day was originally recognized as Washington's Birthday? At that time, Washington was the only individual recognized wit…
 
Alicia Ferrera and Marcos Trejo join us to talk about the Horizon Prep Arts and Music programs. This is part 4 in our Logic and Rhetoric series. If kids can practice their music just 5-10 minutes every single day, Marcos says parents won't have to worry about them wanting to practice more. They'll begin to enjoy it and naturally practice more. It m…
 
This is the third installment in our "Logic and Rhetoric" series. Greg Thornquest teaches 6th grade Ancient Civilizations and 8th grade American History in the School of Logic. Chris Maiocca teaches 9th grade World History and 11th grade Early American History in the School of Rhetoric. Greg talks about how he originally wanted to be a teacher for …
 
This is Week Two of our series on the Logic and Rhetoric schools here at Horizon Prep. Week One (#043) was an overview of Logic and Rhetoric and what's on the horizon for both schools. This week we talk with two of the English teachers to find out more about the English program at HP. Ellen Bennett and Tony Groesbeck joined Will to talk about Engli…
 
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