Students were introduced to the basics of interviewing as well as the H1, a handheld digital recorder. After forming groups of two, they took turns operating the equipment and asking insightful questions of their classmates.
Students at Woodland Hills Junior/Senor High School reflected on bullying and on ways to prevent further aggressive behavior.
Students who had not recorded their "Best Day Ever" pieces on Tuesday got a chance Thursday, while others--brimming with uncontrollable anticipation--wrote and recorded about Halloween.
Students at Woodland Hills were asked, "What would happen on your best day ever? From the moment you wake up to the moment you fall asleep, who would you meet, what would you eat and what would you do to make this your most memorable, exciting day?!"
Students at Woodland Hills Prime Time wrote and recorded about their love of video games. Mike also gave a surprise trombone performance for the whole class!
This week the 7th, 8th & 9th graders at Woodland Hills Prime Time were asked the classic question: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Some students wanted to join the various law enforcement agencies, one had his heart set on video game design, while another just wanted to design a Pokemon-themed car.
Students attending Woodland Hills Prime Time wrote and recorded these pieces about their neighborhoods--what they about them liked, what they didn't like, and what they would change.
Students at Woodland Hills Junior/Senior High School participated in their second session of Radio Club! This time they were asked to write and record stories that would make listeners' neck hair stand on end. Some revolve around a menacing mutant werewolf gorilla while others concern themselves with the all consuming nature of "Pokemon Go!"
7th & 8th graders at Woodland Hills Middle School had their first day of Radio Club, where they were introduced to the Saturday Light Brigade as well as the basics of audio production.
From: 11/28/2015: Ella Conti (11, Forest Hills) and Madeline Douglas (11, Swissvale) represent Woodland Hills academy winners of the Fairchild Challenge, a national program designed to foster environmental awareness and action in teens and coordinated locally by Phipps Conservancy & Botanical Gardens.