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Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Fighting, Interim Grades, & If I Were Mayor

December 10, 2014 – 5:32 pm | 1,070 views
photo After School students at Brashear have been having some interesting candid discussions in Radio Club. During this week's round table, fighting in school was the main topic. Radio Club members talked about school policy, why fighting happens, and alternatives to violence.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Keystone Exams

December 3, 2014 – 3:39 pm | 1,252 views
Brashear3 Underclassmen at Brashear started mandatory state testing this week with the Keystone Exams. In a round table setting, students discussed and reflected on the Keystones.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Hall Sweeps

November 19, 2014 – 4:30 pm | 1,205 views
P1010902 There were lots of new faces in After School this week so we revisited the how to use the equipment and microphone technique. To get to know each other, students wrote and recorded "Three Things About Me" then, in a round table format, talked about a hot topic policy at thier school; hall sweeps.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Thankfulness & Holiday Traditions

November 12, 2014 – 3:59 pm | 972 views
P1010826 It's November already and the holiday season is nearly upon us. With that spirit in mind, Brashear students reflected on the things they are thankful for and shared some of their annual traditions.

Pittsburgh Brashear After School: Three Things About Me

November 7, 2014 – 12:21 pm | 1,053 views
pittsburghPublicSchools In our first Radio Club meeting, students and SLB staff got to know more about each other and some of the equipment we'll be using to create audio pieces together through the year. After School students shared a little bit about themselves by writing and recording "Three Things About Me."