Youth Express microphones were rolling at Clairton Summer School! Students in grades 5 – 8 shared their voices and perspectives on a wide variety of topics—and even conducted a few very cool interviews with Clairton’s mayor, Rich Lattanzi, and a wilderness …
Students at Clairton recorded a radio drama in the vein of such classic films as "Big" or "Freaky Friday," posing the hypothetical question: "What would you do if you switched bodies with your Math teacher?"
Over the past three weeks 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders from both Pittsburgh King and Clairton have been exchanging audio messages. The two groups have asked and answered a variety of questions, in turn learning a great deal about each other.
8th graders at Clairton assembled to record another installment of the student-led podcast, The Tscadop. Their topic this week? The animated film, "Frozen."
Students at Clairton reassembled to record another installment of the student-led podcast, The Tscadop! Their topic this week? The controversial, seemingly never-ending remaking of comic book properties.
Students at Clairton continued to experiment with radio dramaturgy, this time by performing part of an episode from the famous western series "Gunsmoke."
Remember radio dramas? Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds," "Gunsmoke," and "The Shadow" are but a few examples of a golden age of radio-based entertainment. Students at Clairton's CASTLE program--after listening to a couple plays--selected and performed part of a "Dragnet" episode... "The Big No Tooth!"
Middle school students at Clairton were asked to discuss their upcoming graduation and subsequent move to high school.
With the start of a new semester at Clairton School comes a new semester of Radio Club at the CASTLE after school program. It also means new Radio Clubbers!
Students at Clairton were asked to write about their typical day--with no detail being too small. "What happens? Where do you go? What do you do? What's the best part of your day?" And, finally, "what's the worst part?"