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Girl Scouts of Western PA – The Wonders of Water Journey

July 9, 2013 – 1:16 pm | 1,570 views
gswpaservicemark In the Spring 2013, 2nd and 3rd grade girls in the Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania after school program at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 learned about the many properties and uses of water through a variety of hands-on activities, named The Wonders of Water Journey. The Saturday Light Brigade worked with the scouts to discuss and demonstrate what they had learned from their different activities.

Pittsburgh King Prek-8, After School Workshop: Our Neighborhoods

February 27, 2013 – 5:36 pm | 1,414 views
On the fifth day of Pittsburgh King's Radio Club students were asked how they felt about their neighborhoods. The conversation then segued into a round table discussion on local gun violence.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Advice for Younger Kids

February 21, 2013 – 1:47 pm | 4,417 views
IMG_7763 Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 followed up their earlier conversations on what they learned from adults and role models with this discussion, which focused on the advice they would give to younger kids.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Teachers and Presidents

February 19, 2013 – 11:52 am | 13,538 views
DSC_15 Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 had an opportunity to listen back all the hard work they've done in this program to date. They had the opportunity to record pieces from a day they missed or to choose their own subjects. Many chose to talk about what they would do if they were in a position of authority, such as a teacher or a president, and others talked about who their favorite role models were.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8, After School Workshop: Role Models

February 18, 2013 – 5:39 pm | 1,252 views
On February 13th the Radio Club met again at The Saturday Light Brigade's radio studio, where third graders from Pittsburgh King reflected on what being a good role model means.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Role Models

February 12, 2013 – 3:11 pm | 1,823 views
DSC_10 Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 wrote and recorded these pieces about their role models.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: A Gift

February 7, 2013 – 1:42 pm | 1,297 views
IMG_7843 Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 went on a field trip to The Saturday Light Brigade broadcast studios, where they recorded these stories about an important gift they received.

Pittsburgh King Prek-8, After School Workshop: A Time I was Helpful

February 6, 2013 – 1:18 pm | 1,398 views
The Radio Club after school workshop continued on February 6th with a visit to The Saturday Light Brigade's radio studio!

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Childhood Memories

February 5, 2013 – 12:32 pm | 1,201 views
DSC_5 Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 wrote and recorded these pieces about their favorite childhood memory. The conversation continued in the fashion of an interview, and uncovered some heartfelt topics including death, loss, anger and abandonment.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: First trip to SLB Broadcast Studios

January 31, 2013 – 12:49 pm | 1,180 views
IMG_7767 Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 went on their first field trip to The Saturday Light Brigade broadcast studios, where they learned about the equipment used in live broadcast, as well as some new techniques.