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Goodbye 2020 by Ana

Feb 2, 2021

Students in Ms. McCracken’s literature classes at Roaring Fork High School were asked to write sonnets to memorialize and say good-bye to 2020.  They were to highlight what they were ready to leave behind, what they learned, and what they are looking forward to in 2021.  We hope you enjoy their creativity and thoughtfulness expressed in a form that has inspired poets since the 13th century.

Goodbye 2020 by Alexa

Feb 2, 2021

Students in Ms. McCracken’s literature classes at Roaring Fork High School were asked to write sonnets to memorialize and say good-bye to 2020.  They were to highlight what they were ready to leave behind, what they learned, and what they are looking forward to in 2021.  We hope you enjoy their creativity and thoughtfulness expressed in a form that has inspired poets since the 13th century.

Dimensions in Diversity with Maya Lindgren

Feb 2, 2021

This month on Dimensions in Diversity, Steve Mills and Halle Zander interview Maya Lindgren, a senior at Roaring Fork High School about what it's like to be young and gay here in the Roaring Fork Valley. While highlighting the differences between generations, the group talks about how coming out is different from one decade to the next. 

Goodbye 2020 by Keiry

Jan 31, 2021

Students in Ms. McCracken’s literature classes at Roaring Fork High School were asked to write sonnets to memorialize and say good-bye to 2020.  They were to highlight what they were ready to leave behind, what they learned, and what they are looking forward to in 2021.  We hope you enjoy their creativity and thoughtfulness expressed in a form that has inspired poets since the 13th century.

Healthy is the New Happy: Keeping Kids Engaged and Connected

Jan 26, 2021

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On Healthy is the New Happy this Month, we welcome back Yolanda Gonzales from Focused Kids and Illiana Renteria from Raising a Reader who have lots of tips for staying building healthy relationships and habits with your kids during extended periods of time at home. This is a collaboration with the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program. 

Andy Zanca Youth News Team: Spring Semester Update

Jan 18, 2021

This week, we welcome back the Andy Zanca Youth News Team from Winter Break. Our student journalists speak to the most pressing issues of the day. You'll also hear an exclusive interview with Mountain Maes, who is now a freshman in high school and this show's production assistant.

Students Respond to Election and Capitol Riots

Jan 11, 2021


This year’s election has been eventful...to say the least. With a violent insurrection on the capitol last week amidst a surging pandemic, this election feels very out of the ordinary. But for a few million voters, it’s the only election they’ve ever participated in. High school seniors across the country have been turning 18, filing their voter registrations, and casting their ballots for the first time ever. Listen here for some of their perspectives.

 

AZYEP's Year in Rewind

Dec 30, 2020

This is AZYEP's bittersweet farewell to 2020. Listen to some highlights from brave and creative, local students over the past year. 

Healthy is the New Happy: Parenting in Quarantine

Dec 29, 2020

This week on Healthy is the New Happy, Yolanda Gonzales from FocusedKids and and Illiana Renteria from Raising a Reader discuss how to navigate the holidays with your children during a pandemic. 

AZYEP Youth News Team Shares Original Stories

Dec 23, 2020

For the last Youth News Team show of the year, students wrote and shared their original stories to uplift our community as 2020 comes to a close. Happy Holidays from the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program!

For their capstone projects, ten Bridges students participated in an original film project with the help of local non-profit, VOICES, and the 5Point Film Festival. While they were reluctant to share their stories at first, the teaching and editing team got creative to make this engaging production possible. 

In the last Dimensions in Diversity of 2020, AZYEP's Project Coordinator Halle Zander turns the tables and interviews Steve Mills, co-founder of Gay for Good Rocky Mountains and host of this program. Together they talk about community service, finding identity, and how to build community. 

How to Indentify Fake News by Sammy

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

How to Spot Fake News by Nico

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

Tips for Identifying Fake News by Miles

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

How to Spot Fake News by Maielle

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

How to Identify Fake News by Emmitt

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

Tips for Spotting Fake News by JP

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

How to Identify Fake News by Aisha

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

How to Spot Fake News by Yaqueline

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

Tips for Spotting Fake News by Sydney

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

How to Spot Fake News by Lexi

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

How to Identify Fake News by Hudson

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

Tips for Spotting Fake News by Erika

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

How to Spot Fake News by Carlos

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

Be Careful of Fake News by Bryson

Dec 5, 2020

Fifth grade students at Carbondale Middle School studied media literacy and researched how to detect fake news. Take a listen to tips about how to spot misinformation while consuming digital media.

2020 Youth Water Summit on Friday, December 11

Dec 3, 2020

Sarah Johnson is the founder of the Youth Water Leadership Program. She spoke with reporter Halle Zander about the Healthy Rivers Youth Water Summit, now in its fourth year. This story is a collaboration between KDNK and the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program.

'We Are What We Imagine' by David Good

Nov 12, 2020

Students in Ms. McCracken’s English classes at Roaring Fork High School were asked to write personal essays that explore who they are and what they think is important. Students wrote anecdotes modeled on the Lives essays published by the ​New York Times​, explored what their experience during the pandemic has taught them about themselves and each other, and revealed something about themselves by describing their connection to a meaningful object. One recording is inspired by N. Scott Momoday’s memoir, ​The Way to Rainy Mountain​.

'Between Uganda and Yemen' by Sachari

Nov 12, 2020

Students in Ms. McCracken’s English classes at Roaring Fork High School were asked to write personal essays that explore who they are and what they think is important. Students wrote anecdotes modeled on the 'Lives' essays published by the ​New York Times​, explored what their experience during the pandemic has taught them about themselves and each other, and revealed something about themselves by describing their connection to a meaningful object.

'All Minorities Should be Heard' by Jeysel

Nov 12, 2020

Students in Ms. McCracken’s English classes at Roaring Fork High School were asked to write personal essays that explore who they are and what they think is important. Students wrote anecdotes modeled on the 'Lives' essays published by the ​New York Times​, explored what their experience during the pandemic has taught them about themselves and each other, and revealed something about themselves by describing their connection to a meaningful object.

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