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The Penrith Perception Podcast

The Penrith Perception Podcast

The Penrith Perception Podcast is produced by the Multimedia Team. The Penrith Perception Podcast highlights student voice and is designed to guide Penrith Selective High School students to succeed in life. Its aim is to share wholesome experiences and wisdom from prefects, teachers, successful alumni and professionals at the top of their field.

 
Episode Tile Date Published Description
All Episodes 02/03/2021-02/07/2022 The Penrith Perception podcast is designed to guide Penrith Selective High School students to succeed in life. Its aim is to share wholesome experiences and wisdom from prefects, teachers, successful alumni and professionals at the top of their field.
Welcome to the Penrith Perception 02/03/2021 Welcome to the first episode of the Penrith Perception podcast where Kokulaan and Rana brief you on the whys and the whats of this series. A special shoutout to Dr. Saxlove for the groovy jazz tunes!
PrefecTalk Episode 1.1: Resin on my Shorts ft. Mr. Matic 09/03/2021 Some may know him as Mr. Matic, others may know him as the absolute GOAT, but today we dive deeper and discover what lies under his rat tail hair... join us on our very first Prefectalk episode where Mr. Matic takes us back to his international competition days and talks to us about personal growth. With a special thanks to Dr. Saxlove for the music.
PrefecTalk Episode 1.2: Altruistic Tendencies 16/03/2021 Welcome to our second official episode where we dish out the hot tea on Valentine’s Day and talk quad schools (Baulko who..?) stay to the end to hear Alyna, Zach & Jahin talk leadership and how you can take ownership to make the world a better place. Once again, a special shoutout to Dr. Saxlove for his music!
Penrith High Press Episode 1.1: Career Progression 01/04/2021 Welcome to our very first Penrith high press episode with the one and only, James Maloney! Tune in to hear a very star-struck school captain Kokulaan and Social Justice Prefect Jamima discuss career progression with the NRL superstar. As always, a special thanks to Dr Saxlove for the music.
Penrith High Press Episode 1.2: Successful Mindset 06/04/2021 Welcome to the second ever Penrith High Press episode with the one and only James Maloney! In this segment the NRL superstar spills the tea about a successful mindset and how we can bounce back from our low points. Join Social Justice Prefect, Jamima and a still star struck School Captain, Kokulaan as they unpack his wisdom and gain some valuable insights into his life. As always, a huge shoutout to Dr. Saxlove for his music.
Penrith High Press Episode 1.3: Leadership 13/04/2021 Welcome welcome to the FINAL segment of our interview with James Maloney!!! The long-awaited moment is here. We’ll FINALLY be hearing about Maloney’s future at the panthers- so make sure you stay tuned till the end to hear it along with the answers to more burning questions about leadership with co-hosts Jamima and Kokulaan. A special shout-out to Dr. Saxlove for the music.
PrefecTalk Episode 2.1: Perseverance 18/05/2021 2nd episode of Prefectalk LETS GOOOO!!! Today we’re talking upcoming events, Perth, covid, perseverance and above all... formula one racing! Join today’s hosts; Sindy, Zach and Jahin in this not to be missed term 2 update. P.S. Sorry about the late upload- we’ve been busy planning content!!! As always, Thankyou to Mark Maxwell for the music!!
PrefecTalk Episode 3.1: Hype it up to the max 08/06/2021 AND WE’RE BACK! To the surprise of many, there is actually life after high school and there is a light at the end of this 6-year long tunnel. Today we’re in conversation with our 2020 Vice-Captain, Holly Gerrard, who is currently on a gap year after getting into a Law/Arts Degree at the University of Sydney. Holly and Ms Scardanas talk through their high school experiences and study tips with a few bants on the class of ‘20 ;) PS. Sorry about the late upload, took a week off for exam block.
PrefecTalk Episode 4.1  STEM potential Ft. Ms Alrubai 15/07/2021 Welcome to a STEM-centric chat with none other than Ms Alrubai who is a Mathematics Teacher at Penrith High School, AND an advocate for renewable energy through Sydney Alliance’s ‘Voices for Power’ initiative. In this episode, we talk all things STEM-related including the inspiration for working in the field, the corresponding hardships and what's in store for the future of STEM.
PrefecTalk Episode 4.2: Don't fit in to the expected 04/08/2021 Prefects, Elizabeth and Sinduja, talk about the real-world application of people challenging expectations in high school and beyond.
PrefecTalk Episode 5.1: Lockdown Diaries 17/09/2021 Back at it again, just in time to close off the term. In today’s episode, we’re hearing about the highlights of online school from our very own students and teachers in this lockdown diary segment. Thank you to everyone who participated. Stay tuned to the end to hear who won the coveted Jingle Competition and ETERNAL GLORY (oh, and a $20 canteen voucher!)
PrefecTalk Episode 5.2: Lockdown Diaries Pt.2 26/10/2021 Welcome to Lockdown Diaries Part Two: The Light at the End of Lockdown. With the multitude of stories we received last time for this episode we knew we had to do a follow up to capture the full voice of those in lockdown but also now with the roadmap out, there is light at the end of the tunnel. School return dates are up. Businesses are opening. Some sense of normality will be resuming and we cannot wait to hear your stories about how things will look afterwards.
PrefecTalk Episode 6: Meet the prefects - 2022 04/12/2021 To close off the year, it's time to meet our new Penrith Prefects for 2022 as well as hand over the baton to our new year 9 recruits to the podcast.
PrefecTalk Episode 7: Best & Fairest 21/03/2022 To kick off the year we thought we’d chat to some of last year’s High Achievers, All Rounders, Accelerated students and transfer students. The 2021 HSC year was rocky to say the least, with a large portion of their year 11 work disrupted, more remote learning in year 12, and a delayed start to the HSC examinations. But through the fog of it all, our Penrith High students came out the other side with glowing results and acceptance letters. This episode details their trials and tribulations and how they got through an unprecedented year of learning. We also hear from some transfer students and their experiences at our school.
PrefecTalk Episode 8: Putting On A Musical 27/05/2022 Penrith High School put on its first musical in over 30 years - The Little Shop of Horrors. The shows’ pop/rock musical journey takes audiences from the rough neighbourhood of Skid Row, right through to fleeting fame when Seymour’s flytrap plant gains him star botany status BUT can only thrive on human blood and grows bigger and bigger! In this episode we chat to the people involved in putting on a musical and hear all about its success.
PrefecTalk Episode 9: All About Duke of Edinburgh  02/07/2022 To finish off this term, we bring to you a discussion about DUKE OF EDINBURGH with Ms Andreatta and Mela as well as two special alumni of Penrith High School - Jola and Alison. Duke of Ed is an internationally recognised award that began in Penrith High School in the late 1900s. We talk all about the program from the camps to all other aspects of Duke Of Ed that you may not know of. Make sure to listen until the end to hear about some fun stories from all our Duke of Ed journeys.
The Athletic Mindset 03/08/2022 Listen to this episode from The Penrith Perception on Spotify. This episode we talk to students who compete in exceptionally high levels of sport in cycling and rowing and to discuss what it takes to sustain an athletic mindset. The team also chats to Mr McGinnis who played professional football in the 80s and 90s and when he was just starting off in his professional career.