Middle School Road Show Edition #6 (Air date: June 23, 2012)

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In this edition of the Middle School Radio Road Show:

CCS Radio from Cornwall Consolidated School in West Cornwall, CT
  • Interview with Colombian-born sixth grader Eliana Calhoune
  • A discussion of theocracy in the US
  • A visit with fourth grade song writer Arieh Said
  • A discussion of social media use by middle school students
  • Interview with Polish-born sixth grader Ewa Urbanowicz
CCS Radio is the product of a 5-week residency on media literacy taught by Richard Hill to sixth, seventh and eighth graders at Cornwall Consolidated School.
Special thanks to the CCS Parent Teachers Association and to Region #1 Board of Education for their support.

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Youth Radio Road Show Edition #5 (Air date: June 23, 2012)

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In this edition of the Youth Radio Road Show

EARTH RADIO from J.C. Daniels School in New Haven, CT
  • A School Tour
  • Public Service Announcements
  • Panel: The Civil Rights Movement
  • A Rain Forest Sound Scape
  • Limericks about Re-cycling
  • Family Stories
  • Roundtable Discussion on Re-cycling
  • Interview with the Vice-Principal
This radio show was produced by the third and fifth grade classes at John C. Daniel School of International Communications in New Haven, CT, as part of the HOT Schools program. These students met with Teaching Artist Richard Hill for 90 minutes twice a week for five weeks, learning about the ways that the media shape the lives of young people in our society. The students and teachers brainstormed ideas with Richard Hill about being good stewards of their planet, and worked together to develop segments for their show. We hope you'll enjoy our first radio production featuring elementary school students.
Special thanks to the New Haven Board of Education and the CT Office of the Arts for their support.

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Middle School Road Show Edition #4 (Air date: June 5, 2012)

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In this edition of the Middle School Radio Road Show

Lincoln Middle School Student Council Radio Project -- Meriden, CT
  • A tour of our school
  • A survey of student opinion on how to improve our school
  • HOT Topic:  How to create a safe school where we can thrive.
  • Interview with our Principal, Leo Lavallee
  • Assessing our Radio Project
This radio show was produced by six members of the Lincoln Middle School Student Council.  These students met for two hours once a week (January through March) with Teaching Artist Richard Hill to learn about how to communicate to their school community and to the world-at-large through the medium of radio.  In addition to learning about the role of media in our society, the students learned how to conduct interviews, surveyed their fellow students for their suggestions on how to improve their school, and brainstormed about the importance of creating a culture of kindness in their school community.  
Enjoy their great work!
Special thanks to the Connecticut Office of Culture and Tourism for their support.

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Middle School Road Show Edition #3 (Air date: July 5, 2011)

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In this edition of the Middle School Radio Road Show

The Lincoln and Washington Middle School Radio Show - Meriden, CT
  • Technology Class Report
  • Middle School Sports Update
  • REACH Boxing Class
  • Hot Topic: Bullying in our schools
  • Report on Video Games
  • Lincoln Middle School Hip Hop
  • Satire: You Got Punked!
Special features: P.J. Childs interviews Vincent Rodriguez about his Lincoln MS Technology Class; Callie Lapman provides a Lincoln MS Sports Update; the Radio Class interviews students in the all-girl REACH Boxing Workshop; Washington MS students share thoughts on the problem of bullying; a couple of Washington MS boys give their take on video games; Fred and William Anti (two students from Ghana) throw down some free-style Hip Hop; and Bari Rodriguez, Kelly Pathania and Esmeralda Feliciano improvise a wacky middle school version of the ever-popular You Got Punked.

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Middle School Road Show Edition #2 (Air date: June 1, 2010)

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In this edition of the Middle School Radio Road Show

The Lincoln Middle School Radio Show - Meriden, CT
  • Scary Stories
  • LMS Talent Show
  • Peer Mediation
  • Family Stories
  • Reflections on our Radio Class
  • Music from our principal
Special features:  Luis and Zach relate some actual ghost stories from their own lives; Jeremy Demers, a  Talent show winner, sings a Lincoln Park song and talks about the experience of performing on the big stage; two students enact an argument that should be resolved by peer mediation; Martin and Nick tell stories from their childhoods; Broadcast Radio students reflect on their experience in the class this year; and Leo Lavallee ends the show with his finale performance from the LMS talent show.

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Middle School Road Show Edition #1 (Air Date: June 9, 2008)

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In this edition of the Middle School Radio Road Show

The Hooker Middle School - New Haven, CT

  • School Tour
  • Peer Mediation
  • Pi Day
  • Music Performance by 7th grader Mel Eichler
  • Presidential Election Discussion
  • Town Meeting
  • Interview with our Principal
  • The Truth is ...
  • Making Radio
Special features: the students take us on a tour of their school, stopping at the cafeteria, the gym and the Peer Mediation class; a visit to the Hooker School Town Meeting, displaying the storying telling talents of lower grade students; a student interview with the retiring principal; and students share their "likes and dislikes" and best and hardest things about making a radio show.

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