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Clairton CASTLE: What’s Important to Me

October 8, 2013 – 4:29 pm | 1,104 views
IMG_6995 On our fourth day of Radio Club students were asked what they cared about, what they wanted to change, and what would they do if they were elected President of the United States.

Clairton CASTLE: What Makes A Good Friend

October 1, 2013 – 11:07 am | 1,250 views
IMG_1666 On our third day of Radio Club, students were introduced to the H2 Digital Recorder and its multitude of buttons. After learning the basics of these handheld devices, they then recorded themselves on what they think makes a person a good friend. Their answers ranged from having the same interests, to your friend being a prince so you could steal all his jewels and then live a life of leisure.

Clairton CASTLE: What I’m Looking Forward to This School Year

September 24, 2013 – 12:18 pm | 1,157 views
IMG_0588 On our second day of Radio Club, students were asked what they were looking forward to this school year. Everyone was excited about the new blank slate and the opportunity to get better grades.

Clairton CASTLE: Three Things About Me

September 17, 2013 – 1:23 pm | 1,309 views
Today marked our very first day of 2013-2014's Radio Club at Clairton Middle School's CASTLE program! We met our new students and broke the ice with a recording session--the topic of discussion: "What are Three Interesting/Cool/Funny/Awesome/Unique Things about Me?"

Clairton CASTLE : Air Quality

March 19, 2013 – 12:14 pm | 1,251 views
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Students in Clairton’s CASTLE program wrote and recorded these pieces where they discuss local air quality and prescribe ways to improve it. These pieces are a result of their weekly sessions in which students will learn …

Clairton CASTLE: One Safe Space

March 11, 2013 – 11:11 am | 1,114 views
Jerry We asked elementary and middle school students in Clairton’s CASTLE program about one safe space, one caring adult or one opportunity for advancement. After a discussion about how each of these contributes to success, students wrote and recorded their thoughts.

Clairton CASTLE: What I Want to be When I Grow Up

February 26, 2013 – 12:36 pm | 1,397 views
Clairton CASTLE 2013 Students in Clairton's CASTLE program wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe what they want to be when they grow up. These pieces are a result of their weekly sessions in which students will learn about the microphones, mixers and digital recorders used in producing features for radio.

Clairton CASTLE : Good Friends

February 19, 2013 – 5:10 pm | 1,403 views
CASTLE Students of Clairton's CASTLE program made audio recordings about the qualities of a good friend. These pieces are a result of their weekly sessions in which students will learn about the microphones, mixers and digital recorders used in producing features for radio.

Clairton CASTLE : My Neighborhood

February 12, 2013 – 4:11 pm | 1,274 views
CASTLE Students in Clairton's CASTLE program wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe something they experience in their neighborhood. These pieces are a result of their weekly sessions in which students will learn about the microphones, mixers and digital recorders used in producing features for radio.

Clairton CASTLE: Three Things About Me

February 5, 2013 – 2:43 pm | 1,135 views
CASTLE After a discussion about microphones and digital recorders used in producing features for radio, 6th and 8th graders in Clairton's CASTLE program wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe themselves in three ways.