Youth Voices

Runner in the Snow by Loren Sztajer via Flickr

Youth Radio Project: "Time Has Stopped" by Roman Schnobrich

Cook County High School student Roman Schnobrich shares his poem "Time Has Stopped" with the Youth Radio Project. He reflects on running Cross Country, and why it makes him happy.


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Youth Show: June 6

This week on the Youth Show, we revisit some old Youth Radio Project commentaries on "summer," and we launch our summer version of the show! Check it out.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: June 6

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


PSEO class (MathTeacherGuy/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Rachel Todd about PSEO

The Youth Radio Project interviewed senior Rachel Todd on her decision to enroll in PSEO courses at The College of Saint Scholastica her senior year.


Junior-Senior Banquet (TonySimkin/Flickr)

Youth Radio interviews junior Megan Lehto about Junior-Senior Banquet

This week on the Youth Show, we talked with junior Megan Lehto about her experience planning and attending the Junior-Senior Banquet.


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Youth Show May 30

This week on the Youth Show, it's graduation time!


Graduation (shiladsen/Flickr)

Class of 2013 Valedictorian & Salutatorian on graduation

Graduation has finally arrived for the Class of 2013.


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Youth Show May 9

This week on the Youth Show, it's prom time! We re-listen to some prom commentaries from the Youth Radio Project archive and play some tunes to get you ready for the dance this weekend.


Uganda (sweggs/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews student Michaela Peterson on 2014 Uganda trip

Cook County High School student Michaela Peterson of the Class of 2013 has big plans for next year.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: May 9

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: May 2

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


Paul Eiler & Ann Sullivan fill us in on hunter safety in this interview (Anders Lanzen/Flickr)

Instructors Paul Eiler & Ann Sullivan on firearm & hunter safety

Paul Eiler & Ann Sullivan are both instructors for the Cook County firearm & hunter safety course.


Cook County ISD 166

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS counselor Brian Hackbarth

Brian Hackbarth is the guidance counselor at Cook County Schools, and there's a lot that goes into his job.


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Youth Show May 2

This week on the show, we speak with CCHS guidance counselor Brian Hackbarth about what goes into school counseling and what students can get out of it.


CCHS Band Director Kerri Bilben & student Bjorn Johnson discuss upcoming concert (Conrad Kuiper/Flickr)

CCHS Band Director Kerri Bilben & student Bjorn Johnson on Spring Band Concert

Cook County High School Band Director Kerri Bilben, along with student Bjorn Johnson, joined us in the studio this week to discuss the upcoming Spring Band Concert. Check it out!


YRPers speak with Jim Wiinanen about youth & emergency management in this interview (lincolnblues/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Jim Wiinanen on youth & emergency management

County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Wiinanen joined us in the studio the week to talk about the role that youth play in the county emergency management, as well as volunteer opportunities at t


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Youth Show April 25

This week on the Youth Show, we bring you an interview with CCHS Band Director Kerri Bilben, along with student Bjorn Johnson about the upcoming CCHS Band concert.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: April 25

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


The Playhouse presents "First Baptist of Ivy Gap" April 25, 26 & 28 and May 2-5

Playhouse Director Sue Hennessy & castmember Sarah Larsen on "First Baptist of Ivy Gap"

In this Youth Radio Project interview, host Sterling Anderson talks with director Sue Hennessy and cast member Sarah Larsen about the Grand Marais Playhouse’s upcoming Spring play, “First


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Youth Show April 18

This week on the show, we speak with Grand Marais Playhouse director and cast member Sarah Larsen about the upcoming Spring play "First Baptist of Ivy Gap." We also speak with members of the


Students share their "This I Believe" essays with the YRP this week (Tony Hall/Flickr)

"This I Believe" Essay Readings: Part 6

Teacher Sarah Malkovich has been working with her students over the past few weeks to write "This I Believe" essays as part of her exploratory class.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: April 11

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


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Youth Show April 11

This week on the Youth Show, we bring you more This I Believe essays, an interview with Cook County dancers about their upcoming spring recital, new editions of School News, great music and much more!


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Youth Show April 4

This week on the show, we bring you two new "This I Believe" essays from students Maya McHugh and Meredith Sutton.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: April 4

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Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


Youth Radio speaks with CCHS Baseball in this interview (Karen Kleis/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Baseball Team

This week on the show, we were joined in the studio by CCHS Baseball Team Coach Jorgenson, along with team members Colin Everson, Joe Borud, and Thomas Anderson.


Students share their "This I Believe" essays with the YRP this week (Lew Holzman/Flickr)

"This I Believe" Essay Readings: Part 5

Teacher Sarah Malkovich has been working with her students over the past few weeks to write "This I Believe" essays as part of her exploratory class.


Czarina shares another original poem with us in this feature (TempusVolat/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Untitled Poem #9

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Czarina is a Youth Radio Project producer and poet. Each week, she shares an original poem on the Youth Show. In this week's poem, she shares the story of a prisoner being freed.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: March 21

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


Ty Backlund talks about his time in Afghanistan in the interview (401st_AFSB/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews 2009 CCHS graduate & Afghan War veteran Ty Backlund

2009 Cook County High School graduate and Afghan War Veteran Ty Backlund joined us in the studio this week.