Plymouth High School International Baccalaureate teacher Casey Swanson was named the 2022 winner of the Mary Margaret Moffett Memorial Teaching Excellence Award. The award, which is administered by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, recognizes one high school teacher nationwide each year. Award winners are chosen based on a variety of criteria, including the ability to generate student interest in psychology, design effective and compelling instructional materials, engage in professional development that promotes growth as a teacher, and the proper use of national standards for the teaching of psychology to students. 88.1 the Park’s Bailey Wixon, spoke with Mr. Swanson about the honor and his career as a teacher.
Plymouth-Canton Educational Park’s Black Student Union has provided a connecting point for black students at Canton, Plymouth and Salem High Schools. 88.1 the Park’s, Jayden Jones, recently spoke with BSU’s Vice President, Jordyn Thompson, about the group’s work on campus and the impact they’re having for students.
Plymouth-Canton Educational Park is home to three great high schools and many award winning extra-curricular programs. Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Superintendent, Dr. Monica L. Merritt spoke with two of the Park’s Principals, Kim Villarosa (Salem) and David Reed-Nordwall (Canton) about changes with the attendance policy, Advisory periods, resources available to students and much more.
The program will air Tuesday November 29, December 6, 13, and 20 at 5:40 p.m.
Sam and Nasha Vida are teaming up to bring a World Cup viewing party to Kellogg Park in Plymouth on Tuesday October 29, at 2:00 p.m. The game will feature the United States taking on Iran. Sam is the President and Founder of Rocket Homes and Nasha is an attorney and creator/owner of Vida Voyager in Plymouth. 88.1 the Park’s, Sydney Viloria, talked with Sam and Nasha about the event.
The 88.1 the Park Thanks for Giving Pledge Drive is an annual fundraiser that gives the station’s listeners an opportunity to support Plymouth and Canton’s Hit Music, local news, high school sports and radio powered by students. 88.1 the Park’s, Sydney Capen, spoke with Assistant Manager, John Kreger, about the fundraiser.