On March 9th, 2023, 7th grade students from the Environmental Charter School Middle School visited SLB Radio and the new Youth Media Center to research, write, and record a series of public service announcements.
From 7/18/2015: Students from the Nameless in August Summer Rock Academy, featuring Vyla Tomachesky (7, vocals, Thornburg), Sophia Kaulen (8, guitalele, Polish Hill), Henry Shaw (6, guitalele, Friendship), Oona Shaw (9, drums, Friendship), Evelyn Hertzog (9, cello, Upper St. Clair), and Estella Fritz (9, electric guitar, South Fayette).
Environmental Charter School 5th graders Anya Frazier, Lucha Batera, Kyra Harris-Hamilton, Molly Figas, Sophie Peters and Corinne Fisher with original poems on the topic "Piece for Peace".
From 4-25-15: Cordelia, Sophia, Molly, Aviv, Markus, Anna, Natalie and Anastasia with winning entries from the second grade Poetry Slam at Environmental Charter School.
Between March 7th and March 20th, SLB worked with 72 second graders at The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park as we used the tools of radio broadcasting to sharpen self-expression and persuasive writing. The pages below contain links to work written and recorded by each of the three second-grade classes. Our thanks to Shannon Shupak, Carly Catello, Joseph Burke and Nikole Sheaffer (Environmental Charter School) for the privilege of working with their students and Matt Luskey (Western Pa. Writing Project) for his support of this project.