The Horizon Prep Lioncast: Classical Education in San Diego and Rancho Santa Fe, California

The Horizon Prep Lioncast is a production of the Horizon Prep Parent Teacher Fellowship, to Include, Inform, and Inspire the parents and staff of Horizon Prep. 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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The Horizon Prep Lioncast: Classical Education in San Diego and Rancho Santa Fe, California




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Aug 1, 2016

Amy Caster and the newly married Corey Reschke join us to talk about Fourth Grade at Horizon Prep. Corey got married over the summer, so there's no more Miss Davidson. Mrs. Reschke runs Fourth Grade now.

Amy tells how she almost went into Criminal Justice instead of teaching and how a little sign on the side of the street led to her becoming a teacher at Horizon Prep.

Amy Caster


For Corey education was just a side job until she felt God calling her to work with families and children through teaching to help them become better versions of themselves. 

Corey Reschke 


Jul 25, 2016

The Third Grade teachers of Horizon Prep join us today! Erin Rose and Michelle Hitchcock talk about how they got into education and how they came to Horizon Prep.

We talk about the best parts of their job and the hardest part of being a school teacher.

We also talk about the events the Third Graders can look forward to, including Charlotte's Web Day, the Invention Convention, and a field trip to Medieval Times in Buena Park.

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Jul 18, 2016

Jessica Bradford and Stephanie Malme join us to talk about Second Grade at Horizon Prep. They talk about the special events they hold for the students throughout the year like Olympic Week and the annual Thanksgiving Play and Feast.

They also talk about how you can help prepare your rising Second Grader for the upcoming school year.

Jul 11, 2016

Today we talk to Mrs. Morey and Mrs. Martinez about Kindergarten at Horizon Prep.

We talk about what incoming Kindergarten parents can do to help prepare their student for the year, as well as what they expect to learn while they're in Kindergarten.

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Jul 4, 2016

Chris Maiocca joins us for a special 4th of July episode of the Lioncast.

Chris talks about the role Classical Education played in the lives of some of the Founding Fathers and the history of the United States.

Chris also talks about how he came to be at Horizon Prep and how classically trained chefs can give us insight into the best way to educate our students.

Jun 27, 2016

Melissa Smith and Natalie Moser take a break from Lioncast announcements to talk about their other responsibilities on the Horizon Prep campus.

Melissa and Natalie both work in the Development Office and talk about the best part of their job and what their favorite events are.

We are also joined by a surprise guest toward the end of the episode.

"I think that the truth has nothing to fear" -Natalie Moser, HP Lioncast 013

Jun 20, 2016

Coach Matt Roy joins us to talk about the Horizon Prep School of Grammar Athletic Program.

Coach Roy also talks about the beginnings of the athletic department at Horizon Prep and the future of the program through the recent membership in the CIF.

Jun 13, 2016

Matt Davis joins us to talk about the Year in Review for the Logic and Rhetoric schools.

Matt talks about the three main areas he uses to gauge how successful the year was; Students, Teachers, and Events. Matt goes in depth in each of those areas.

Don't forget to vote for Horizon Prep in the Ranch and Coast "Best of San Diego" contest. You can vote for Horizon Prep twice; Once in "Best Preschool" and once in "Best Private School. Horizon Prep has won the "Best Preschool" category seven years in a row. You can vote once per email address and voting closes on June 26. Tell your family to vote too!

Jun 6, 2016

Abby Mayall joins us for the Horizon Prep Grammar School Year in Review. She talks about events, activities, and academics for Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Matt Davis will join us next Monday for the Logic and Rhetoric Year in Review.

Be sure to check for new episodes of the HP Lioncast every Monday morning, all summer long.

May 30, 2016

Dr. Jeff Pratt joins us to talk about the Programs and Curriculum at Horizon Prep.

Dr. Pratt talks about his motivation for what he does at the school and about the importance of every follower of Jesus being a minister of the Gospel. 

As the episode wraps up Dr. Pratt talks about his love of Taylor guitars and how important it is for students to have the opportunity to get hands-on experience as part of the education process.

May 23, 2016

Kelly Clausen joins us to talk about community life and college prep for the students at Horizon Prep.

Kelly helps coordinate everything outside the classroom for the Logic and Rhetoric students. Kelly goes into detail on some of those things, including the on-campus visits from colleges hoping to recruit the graduates of Horizon Prep.

May 16, 2016

Matt Davis joins us again. This time we talk about the 9th-12th grades in the HP School of Rhetoric.

In this episode we talk about some of the unique aspects of going to High School at HP including small class sizes, experience in self-governing and interpersonal skills via The Hub, and The God Project.

May 9, 2016

Dr. Kush joins us for the second and final part of our conversation on the mission of Horizon Prep and how Horizon Prep is building students into leaders.

May 2, 2016

Dr. Ken Kush joins us to talk about how he came to the school and the mission of Horizon Prep. We'll talk more with Dr. K next week.

Don't forget about the last all-parent PTF meeting of the year on May 5th, at 8:45 on the Horizon Church campus. No membership or reservations required. Just show up and hear about the year in review, what's in store for next year and then enjoy free breakfast tacos.

Apr 25, 2016

Dan Salas of the Horizon Prep Athletics Program joins us to talk about how he came to be at Horizon Prep and his vision for the Athletics Program.

Apr 18, 2016

Cathy Towner of the Horizon Prep Early Education program joins us to talk about the founding of the Early Ed program and how that led to the creation of Horizon Prep as we know it today.

Apr 11, 2016

In this episode we talk with Matt Davis, the Director of the School of Logic and the School of Rhetoric. Matt talks about his role at the school and what the students can expect in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.

Apr 4, 2016

In this episode we talk with Abby Mayall, the Director of the School of Grammar. Abby talks about how she came to HP and what she does as Director. She also talks about the importance of foreign language instruction at Horizon Prep and why each student studies five different languages each week.

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