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Chicago Free School Radio Show

One of our elective classes, “Chicago Free School Radio: We Are Talk Show!” is written, produced, and performed by our students in the class. Every week, we meet to discuss segments that range from sports to music to free school news to the paranormal! From interviews to comedy skits, the only limits are those of the imagination (and, well, class time itself). We hope you’ll enjoy the shows evolution, sound poetry, skits, bits, sound poetry, and more as we learned to put together our very own broadcast. Enjoy!

-Russell, teacher

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Our radio “tower”

EPISODE 1: 

EPISODE 2:

EPISODE 3: 

EPISODE 4: (SNOW DAY, so we decided to, well, skip to EPISODE 5!)

EPISODE 5: Due to a tragic technical issue, this episode was deleted! But we picked ourselves up and recorded the whole thing again from scratch! 

EPISODE 6: 

EPISODE 7: 

EPISODE 8: 

EPISODE 9: SEASON 1 FINALE! 

 

SEASON 2: 3/10/15

EPISODE 1: 

EPISODE 2 + 3 (Yep, technical difficulties again = bonus combined episode!):

EPISODE, UH, LET’S CALL IT 3. LAST ONE WAS 2.5. YES. THIS IS PROPER 3: 

EPISODE 4: 

EPISODE 5: 

EPISODE 6: SPRING BREAK SPECIAL 

EPISODE 7: 

EPISODE 8: 

EPISODE 9: 

EPISODE 10: THE GRAND FINALE 

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The show is recorded and mixed using Audacity. Students write, produce, star in, and create sounds and music for their own segments each and every week!

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Here, the “Tech” segment comes together using news from around the web and the student’s opinions and ideas about the latest trends in the world of technology.

 

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Live comedy segment on stage, recorded with homemade doggie woofs to boot!