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Brashear After School: Thoughts on Graduating

May 20, 2015 – 2:31 pm | 743 views
P1020633 The end of the school year is always a little bittersweet. On one hand, there are no more early mornings. No more class. Then again, there aren't the daily interactions with friends, teachers, and classmates. Underclassmen will return to Brashear next year, but for those graduating it marks the start of a brand new chapter of life.

Brashear After School: More Advice For Freshmen

May 13, 2015 – 2:36 pm | 991 views
20150513_160241 It had been discussed by a different block of After Schoolers earlier in the semester, but as the year comes to a close, other members of Brashear's Radio Club offered up some fresh advice to incoming freshmen.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Bullying

May 6, 2015 – 4:41 pm | 936 views
20150506_152153 Our After School group at Brashear High School once again chose their own topic for a round table discussion. Listen as students share their own personal experiences with bullying in school.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Earthquake in Nepal

April 29, 2015 – 11:38 am | 1,002 views
20150506_153220 With a few hundred Nepali students, Brashear High School was uniquely affected by the recent earthquake near Kathmandu. Listen below as students discuss and reflect on the tragedy.

Pittsburgh Brashear: ESL – Problem & Solution Essays

April 28, 2015 – 11:20 am | 1,523 views
P1020550 In March, the Youth Express microphones visited Ms. Heacock's ESL (English as Second Language) classroom to capture problem & solution essays that students had crafted over the course of the semester. Hear voices from Nepal, Mexico, Tanzania, & Jamaica as they offer their research and opinions on some of the problems facing today's youth.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: In 10 Years

April 22, 2015 – 11:36 am | 1,000 views
20150422_152650 Students at Brashear gazed into the future and talked about where they see themselves in 10 years. Some Radio Club members seem to have it all figured out, picturing themselves in a wide range of careers like pilot, software engineer, or professional soccer player.

Brashear After School: When I Get Home & Stress

March 25, 2015 – 10:39 am | 1,062 views
20150325_165436 Since students were gearing up for spring break, they decided to discuss what they do when school is over and they get home. Some Radio Club members helped their younger siblings with homework, hung out with friends, or immediately got something to eat.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Overrated/Underrated & Discussion of Drugs in School

March 18, 2015 – 4:36 pm | 994 views
P1020491 We asked Radio Club members in our first two blocks what they thought was overrated. The topic and subject were up to them. As you might imagine, there was a great variety of responses - everything thing from Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to blue jeans.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Language Week, Advice For Freshmen, & Reading

March 11, 2015 – 4:47 pm | 1,115 views
P1020384 Some great dialogue at Brashear last week! Each of our three blocks chose their own topic for discussion.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Who was John A. Brashear?

March 4, 2015 – 2:58 pm | 1,907 views
IMG_7814 Students knew that Brashear's namesake was John A. Brashear but they didn't know much else about the astronomer, inventor, and Western Pennsylvania native.