Ep.57 – “The Game Plan” with Max Caltagerone and Nick Fehrle

In this episode of the “Be Boylan Podcast,” Juniors Max Caltagerone and Nick Fehrle will update us on Week 2 and Week 3 of the NIC-10 Football Season. They will also give a preview of this week’s opponent Rockford Auburn.  We encourage you to listen to this episode to hear more about “The Game Plan!”


Ep. 051 – “State Champions Once Again,” join Jon Jaworowski for an update from the Fine Arts Department

In this episode of the “Be Boylan Podcast” Senior Jon Jaworowski updates us on the happenings in the “Fine Arts Department.”  Listen to the podcast to hear more about a “3-Peat State Championship” and the upcoming “Spring Musical.”



Ep. 050 – “An Interview with Justin Fatica” with Katie Dunn & Mr. Jeff Phad

In this episode of the “Be Boylan PodcastJustin Fatica of the Hard as Nails Ministry joins Senior Katie Dunn and Mr. Jeff Phad to discuss his calling as a Catholic Evangelist.  Listen to the podcast to hear more about “Justin Fatica” and “The Hard as Nails Ministry”.


Ep. 049 – “A visit with Daisy from Wenling Shiyan School in China,” with Katy Dunn, Isabel Maas, and Daisy.”

On this segment of the “Be Boylan Podcast” Senior Katy Dunn interviews our visitor from China, Daisy and her Boylan host Isabel Maas.  Daisy was one of our 28 student visitors from Wenling Shiyan School (our sister school in China) located in the Zhejiang ProvinceMrs. Tracy Cannell is the Chinese Instructor at Boylan and was the Boylan Catholic coordinator of the visit.  Listen to the podcast to hear more about  Daisy and her visit to Rockford.


Ep. 047 – “Introduction to Broadcasting” with Mr. Jeff Phad

In this Segment,  Mr. Jeff Phad introduces his elective course “Introduction to Broadcasting.”   Mr. Phad will briefly discuss the history of the school broadcast program and how it evolved into “TitanVision.”  He will cover the focus of the class, which is to connect the Boylan community. Students will get hands-on experience in creating and producing a TitanVision broadcast and a “Be Boylan Podcast.”  Listen to the podcast to hear more about Mr. Jeff Phad and “Introduction to Broadcasting.”


Ep. 046 – “St. Louis University or Grand Valley State?” Matthew and Allison will reminisce about their educational experiences.

In this episode of the “Be Boylan Podcast,” Mr. Phad invites his niece and nephew to reminisce about their educational experiences, grade school thru University.  Matt is a Senior at Grand Valley State, and Allison has her Masters Degree in Public Health from St. Louis University.  Matt is working on his degree in the field of Mathematics and plans to go on to graduate school upon his completion of undergraduate work.  Allison is now working as a research assistant at the Washington University in St. Louis.  Allison will also talk about her experience at SLU as a Residence Hall Assistant and her study abroad in Madrid Spain.


      St. Louis University

      Grand Valley State University

      St. Louis University / Madrid

      Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis)

Ep. 045 – “So you want to be a Police Officer?” An interview with Michael Phad of the Joliet Police Department.

In this episode of the “Be Boylan Podcast,” I (Mr. Phad) will be interviewing my Nephew, Michael Phad on his career as a Police Officer in the Joliet Police Department.  We will discuss how Mike started his journey to become a Patrolman and his educational background at Northern Illinois University. Michael will discuss his training at the Police Academy and his field training with Villa Park (Illinois) Police Department.  He will share what life is like as a Patrolman in the Joliet Police Department and his goals as he works to advance in the field of Law Enforcement.


Ep. 030 – “Food for the Soul” … Inspirational Chats with Zach Haney

Join our host Zach Haney in a chat with Mr. Jeff Phad about goal setting and what motivates us to be the best version of ourselves.  Zach talks about overcoming setbacks and failures and redefining the perception that recognizes life setbacks as negative.  Zach Haney has his own YouTube Channel “ZachHaney Speaks.”  He has over 225 subscribers with over 1000 views!  We are blessed to have Zach as a contributor to the “Be Boylan Podcast.”



I Saw Three Ships by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Carol Of The Bells by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Special Thanks to Mr. Jeffrey Hohn ’87 (Advancement), Mrs. Maria DalPra Bronowski ’87 (Advancement), Miss Jule Popanz (Physical Education Dept.) and Mrs. Sarah Scherer (English Department) for their contributions to this segment.