Youth Expression Showcase

Our weekly radio program invites students in Grades K-12 to perform live on the air. Hear young musicians, singer/songwriters, photographers, writers, poets and other people who express themselves through the arts.

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Since 1978, The Saturday Light Brigade has broadcast LIVE spontaneous on-air phone calls from kids and adults as part of its Saturday morning radio program. Now you can hear some of the most memorable calls from people participating in on-air games and other participatory features or simply calling to tell us about something exciting.

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Join us as we celebrate the original talent in our midst with these weekly archives of in-studio performances by regional and national musicians and artists. Folk, bluegrass, jazz, singer/songwriter, international, storytellers and more!

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Articles in Propel Schools

Propel Homestead – Kindergarten – Animals on the Air

January 11, 2012 – 9:28 pm | 2,448 views
IMG_2912 As part of a 6-week Creative Arts program, Propel Homestead kindergartners shared information about animals through drawing, role play and storytelling while also learning about the technology used to make audio recordings. What follows are the stories they recorded about their favorite animals. These stories are also scheduled for distribution via The Saturday Light Brigade radio program.

Propel Homestead – 2nd Grade – Superhero Bug Stories

January 11, 2012 – 9:20 pm | 2,546 views
IMG_2891 As part of a 6-week Creative Arts program, Propel Homestead second graders wrote, illustrated and recorded original stories about heroes and bugs (and sometimes both!), while also learning about the technology used to make audio recordings. Here are some examples of those stories as well as some recordings of their career hopes. These recordings are also scheduled for distribution via The Saturday Light Brigade radio program.

Propel McKeesport – 3rd Grade – It’s Cool to Care!

January 11, 2012 – 6:12 pm | 3,057 views
IMG_2920 As part of a 6-week Creative Arts program focused on radio broadcasting, Propel McKeesport third graders identified social issues that concerned them. They then researched, wrote and recorded these public service announcements to promote organizations working to address these issues.

Propel McKeesport – 1st Grade – Original Stories

January 11, 2012 – 5:33 pm | 2,352 views
IMG_2931 These 36 original stories were created by Propel McKeesport first graders as part of a 6-week Creative Arts program provided by The Saturday Light Brigade, which focused on storytelling, audio technology and the power of the human voice.