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A podcast series highlighting the people within the McDonell community!  Hosted by Molly Bushman, she brings on students, educators and community members to help bring you inside what is happening!

Check back Wednesdays for new episodes


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Episode #23  Click Here to Listen

Sponsor: Stelter Incorporated

Guests:  Carter Stelter and Eric Wedemeyer

Carter is a student and Eric is the principal at the McDonell and give us their perspective on what’s happening in the McDonell community.

Eric, who is a alum and long time staff member, details his transition to the principal position.

Carter is a senior student who participates in sports and gives us a peek at what student life is like.

How their faith plays a role in their school experience and philosophy.

Episode #22  Click Here to Listen 

Sponsor: Northwestern Bank

Guests:  Mary Jacobson and Jerry Jacobson


Community leaders and supporters of the McDonell Area Catholic School system, Mary and Jerry are the guests on this episode. We learn their background but more importantly why and how they support McDonell.

They give their advice to those interested in giving back.

Episode #21  Click Here to Listen

Sponsor: Cobblestone Hotels

Guests:  Greg Gilbertson


Molly introduces us to Greg who is here talking about Festival of the Falls, and also his expectations as a new high school theology teacher. Greg is a Mack alum from 1996.

Festival of the Falls is coming up September 9-11 and Greg tells us about the great community event. Opening night involves a tailgate before the first Macks first football game including a pig roast, polka band with more fun events planned the rest of the weekend. Such as a dinner theatre at Notre Dame and all day chicken bbq at Holy Ghost.


He also dives into his new classroom role, what drew him to the position and what his goals with the students are.