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Propel Montour 2023: Radio Club

June 13, 2023 – 7:54 am
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Students in 4th and 5th grade at Propel Montour share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they gain hands-on experience with recording equipment …

Propel Homestead 2023: Career Exploration

February 14, 2023 – 3:10 pm
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Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel Homestead share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices while thinking and learning about future career possibilities. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they …

Propel Braddock 2023: Career exploration

February 14, 2023 – 2:40 pm
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Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel Braddock share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices while thinking and learning about future career possibilities. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they …

Propel McKeesport 2023: Career Exploration

February 13, 2023 – 3:08 pm
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Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel McKeesport share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices while thinking and learning about future career possibilities. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they …

Propel Northside: Immigrant Oral History Project

January 1, 2020 – 2:33 pm
Listen to Propel Northside middle school students interview Aurora Ortiz about her life in Mexico and her immigration to the United States.

Propel Schools: Career Exploration

June 28, 2018 – 12:00 pm
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Sixth through eighth grade students at Propel Schools explore job and career opportunities that interest them. Through career research and interviews with people in the work force, these students gain insights to help inform career decisions.

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Interviews with

Propel Braddock Hills Middle School 2017-2018

November 21, 2017 – 12:00 pm
Students from Ms. Neal's class at Propel Braddock Hills Middle School share their thoughts, advocate for causes, and edit their own audio in the first trimester of radio club.

Propel Montour Middle School 2017-2018

November 21, 2017 – 12:00 pm
IMG_0831 Students from Mr. Pippen's podcast group share their opinions, thoughts and more during radio club.

Propel Hazelwood After School: Civil Rights and Radio Programs

January 18, 2017 – 2:14 pm
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Propel Hazelwood After School: Monsters

December 7, 2016 – 5:58 pm
P1030918 We asked After Schoolers at Propel Hazelwood to dream up a fantastical creature that lives behind their school. There were a few different approaches to monster creation; some classically scary, some misunderstood, and some friendly.