Senior Class President, Jason McLaren hosts “Today Show with Jason McLaren”
Utilizing elements of the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jason began the show with an opening monologue and had special guests Dr. Roberto Padilla, Superintendent of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District and Mr. Matteo Doddo, co-principal of Newburgh Free Academy, North Campus. The keyboard player from the “house band” assisted in Jason’s writing of “Thank-you notes.” The show wrapped up with Jason and Mr. Doddo competing in a Lip Sync Battle.
Host: Jason McLaren
Band Name: The Tilted Towers, Newburgh Free Academy Alumni
Band Members: RJ Armstrong, Matthew De Cerbo, Marcos Perez.
Guests: Dr. Padilla and Mr. Doddo
Announcer: Anthony “Big Tone” Castrovinci, Security guard at Newburgh Free Academy, North campus
“I did this as a way to give back to the Seniors, put some smiles on people’s faces, and as a part of Dr. Padilla’s ‘Do it With Love’ campaign. It was perfect and I’m very proud of the turn out!” Jason McLaren, senior class president of Newburgh Free Academy’s class of 2018.
Students from GoldbackTelevision filmed the show. Stay tuned to their YouTube channel to view in its entirety.
TEACHERS: Are you and your students doing something great? Please contact your Communication Strategist. We’d love to attend or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district! Grades PreK-5 Angela Wise (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Grades 6-12 Cassie Sklarz (email@example.com).